Class of 2009

Treyvon Jackson '10

June 16, 2010

Designing their Own Major Gives Lafayette Students an Edge

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Working as an analyst in currency operations at Goldman Sachs, Treyvon Jackson ’10 is certain that creating his own major had a lot to do with getting the job. At Lafayette, Jackson designed an interdisciplinary major in performance studies, which explores the political implications that the performing arts have on society. “I strongly believe that [...]

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May 18, 2010

Students, Young Alumni Earn National Honors

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Recent awards include Goldwater Scholarship, three National Science Foundation Fellowships, two Fulbright grants, and NCAA Scholarship A number of students and young alumni have been recognized recently for their academic excellence with funding for future studies. Recent awards include a Goldwater Scholarship, three National Science Foundation Fellowships, two Fulbright grants, and an NCAA Scholarship. Lauren [...]

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May 3, 2010

Students Present Research at American Chemical Society National Conference

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They worked in close concert with chemistry professors on numerous projects A total of 11 students presented research at the American Chemical Society’s national meeting and exposition in San Francisco, Calif. The society’s two annual national meetings each attract more than 11,000 chemists, chemical engineers, academicians, and graduate and undergraduate students.All of the students have [...]

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April 27, 2010

Lafayette Provides the Keys to Success

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Despite a challenging job market, members of the Class of 2009 have found employment at top organizations and been accepted into prestigious graduate programs Hannah Fink ’09 believes the academic and professional preparation she received at Lafayette has been vital to her success in the Ph.D. program in toxicology at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). [...]

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April 12, 2010

Student Work in New Orleans Will Be Recognized at Clinton Global Initiative University Conference

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Members of the College’s Economic Empowerment and Global Learning Project will attend the meeting April 16-18 A team of students and faculty who have been working to help rebuild New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward will be recognized at the upcoming Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) conference. Katherine Reeves ’10 (Colorado Springs, Colo.), Ting Chiu ’11 [...]

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April 7, 2010

Ashley Cramer ’10, Alyssa Batula ’09, Ryan McGinnis ’09, and Scott Crown ’08 Receive Graduate Research Fellowships from National Science Foundation

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Awards consist of a $30,000 annual stipend; Eight students and alumni also receive honorable mentions Ashley Cramer ’10 (East Stroudsburg, Pa.) is passionate about research. “I first became interested in performing research because I’m a very hands-on person, and the hands-on nature of research helps me to better learn and apply concepts. I had always [...]

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November 21, 2009

Press Releases, Pitches, and Planning Trade Shows

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Danielle DeVita ’04 is senior account manager at New York PR firm — by Jess Wason ’11 Danielle DeVita ’04 was well over the age of 21 when she took her corporate clients out to lunch, but, as she says, “I have the face of a 12-year-old.” “I had been working at Novita for just [...]

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July 10, 2009

Navigating The Global Economy

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After serving as IBM’s top lobbyist and helping pass the America Competes Act, Chris Caine ’78 founds own firm Like his firm’s namesake, Gerardus Mercator, who created a cylindrical map projection that shook the navigational world in 1569, Chris Caine ’78 is a forward thinker. Drawing on nearly 30 years’ experience, the man once described [...]

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June 15, 2009

Frank Sabatini ’09 Receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

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He plans to use $50,000-per-year award to study law at Harvard University Frank Sabatini ’09 has been selected from more than 1,000 students nationwide to receive a 2009 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship.Sabatini, who graduated May 23 with an A.B. with a major in English, will use the award to attend law school at [...]

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June 9, 2009

Mortgaging the Big Boys

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CEO Robert Jacoby ’80 originates more than $500 million in loans, debt, and equity annually Robert A.C. Jacoby ’80, the CEO and primary shareholder of commercial mortgage banking firm U.S. Realty Capital LLC, began his rise to success in some of the same classes we at Lafayette take today. He took small steps at several [...]