Class of 2010

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March 8, 2012

Jeff Zimmer ’10 Helps Secure Workers’ Rights around the Globe

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By Kate Helm After landing a much sought-after job with the American Center for International Labor Solidarity in Washington, D.C., Jeff Zimmer ’10 was told why he was hired. “[My supervisor] said it was my passion that made me stand out, and Lafayette can take a lot of credit for that,” says Zimmer. “Lafayette doesn’t [...]

Kate Hardin '08 (left) and Adam Bozick '06 attend a reception for prospective Lafayette students.

February 9, 2012

Admissions Staff and Alumni Volunteers Hold Interview Receptions for Prospective Students across the Country

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By Kate Helm When John Sperduto, a prospective Lafayette student from Middletown, N.J., arrived on campus for an alumni admissions reception with his father, he immediately liked the vibe. Lafayette was the first school among 10 others he’s applied to that saw him as something other than a walking application. “Through the event, the admissions [...]

Mathew Pezon '10

January 19, 2012

Mathew Pezon ’10: Hitting the Ground Running

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By Matt Sinclair ’90 Some people like to hit the ground running when they start a new job. Mathew Pezon ’10 is the type who hits it at a sprint. A chemical engineering graduate, Pezon is a process engineer with Air Products in Allentown, Pa., where he interned between his junior and senior years. He [...]

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October 3, 2011

Michael Leff ’07 Creates Website with Support of Entrepreneurial Mentor Jim Fisher ’77

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In your favorite city looking for a restaurant with fusion cuisine or a bar specializing in tropical martinis? The new website barHappy.com has the answers. The brainchild of Michael Leff ’07, barHappy.com is a guide to restaurants and bars in 18 major cities across the country. It features not only the name and location of [...]

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May 10, 2011

Delivering Aid to Belarus — ‘My Adopted Homeland’ — on the 25th Anniversary of Chernobyl

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By Hannah Smock ’10 On April 26, 2011 – the 25th anniversary of the world’s largest nuclear disaster at Chernobyl – I joined a delegation of Belarusians and Americans on the tarmac at Minsk-2 International Airport to welcome the arrival of a cargo plane bearing $6.2 million in pharmaceuticals and medical supplies for the survivors [...]

Kristen Tyler '10

April 18, 2011

Kristen Tyler ’10 Finds Teach for America a Challenging and Rewarding Experience

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When you sign up for Teach for America, you agree to accept the first job offer you receive. For Kristen Tyler ’10 that was Jesse H. Jones High School in Houston, Texas, where school fights have drawn national publicity and which has been cited in a Johns Hopkins study as a dropout factory with at [...]

Natalia Ibanez ’10

April 4, 2011

Natalia Ibanez ’10 Receives Research Fellowship from National Institutes of Health

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                Natalia Ibanez ’10 has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) post-baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award, which provides the opportunity to spend two years performing full-time research at the NIH. It is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in a scientific field or an [...]

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January 28, 2011

Steve Serling ’10 Selected Ninth in Major League Lacrosse Draft

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Former Lafayette men’s lacrosse star and economics graduate Steve Serling ’10 was drafted ninth in the 2011 Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Collegiate Draft held in Baltimore, Md. Serling, who is now a graduate student at Hofstra University, was selected by the Denver Outlaws. While at Lafayette, Serling garnered a number of awards both on and [...]

Nancy Keller Shumeyko '80

December 22, 2010

Expert Surgeon Nancy Shumeyko ’80 Receives Award and Mentors Students

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By Dan Edelen When gynecologic surgeon Nancy Keller Shumeyko ’80 stands before her med students at SUNY-Binghamton Clinical Campus and delivers 23 years of accumulated medical wisdom, she empowers them to transform the lives of their future patients—and does so gratis. For that reason and for her excellence in training the next generation of doctors, [...]

Ashley Juavinett '11

November 13, 2010

Ashley Juavinett ’11 and Meredith Castor ’10 Named Finalists for Marshall Scholarships

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Ashley Juavinett ’11 (Blackwood, N.J.) and Meredith Castor ’10 have been selected as finalists in the 2011 Marshall Scholarship competition. Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to 40 scholars are selected each year to study at the graduate level at a U.K. institution [...]