Class of 2011

Barb Levy '74

December 21, 2011

USA Today Spotlights Barb Levy ’77

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Barb Levy ’77 is featured in USA Today for her contributions to the phenomenal success of the nation’s fastest-growing company. The newspaper spotlights Levy, a foremost merchandising expert, for her role as senior strategy advisor at the discount fashion website Ideeli, which is ranked No. 1 on the Inc. Magazine list of the nation’s fastest-growing [...]

Danielle Hartl '11

December 14, 2011

Danielle Hartl ’11 Thrives in Prestigious White House Internship

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In preparation for a career in law, Danielle Hartl ’11 of Morris Plains, N.J., is getting an insider’s look at the country’s highest branch of government through the prestigious White House Internship Program. As an intern in the Office of Presidential Correspondence for the past four months, Hartl has been developing leadership skills and gaining exposure [...]

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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 [...]

William F. Casey III '85

September 16, 2011

Locust Capital Partner Bill Casey III ’85 Builds New Philadelphia Alumni Council

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By Dan Edelen “Hometown Boy Makes Good” is the classic feel-good story. For Philadelphia native son William F. Casey III ’85, his success in the financial world and networking is not only a personal triumph but also a boon to his city and Lafayette. Casey, managing partner since 2009 of the boutique Philadelphia investment firm [...]

Jennifer Bell '11 performed research on soil management at Lafayette's Organic Garden near Metzgar Fields as a Mellon Scholar.

July 27, 2011

Sustainability Scholars: Student Group Works to Solve Environmental Problems

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For Austin Weidner ’12 (Kutztown, Pa.), being involved with the Society of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (SEES) made sense because “solving environmental problems locally, as well as globally, requires a united effort. One person cannot make a large change, but rather many people making one small change.” Weidner serves as a project leader for SEES, [...]

Erik Adolfsson ’11 and fellow electrical and computer engineering students present the results of their senior design project.

July 22, 2011

Engineering Students Get Charged Up About Battery Technology

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For Erik Adolfsson ’11, his senior design project taught him a large range of skills that will help him as moves on to his first position as a technical sales associate for Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas. “I have learned about scheduling tasks, delegating work, and how difficult it is to design a system from [...]

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May 17, 2011

A Passion for Dance: Rebecca Mohler ’11 Overcomes Disease to Excel Onstage and in the Classroom

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When Rebecca Mohler ’11 was a first-year student, there were days when her joints hurt so much that she could barely walk to class or even down the hall. “It was very scary at that point, because I had no idea what was wrong with me, and it was probably one of the most painful [...]

Professor Alan Childs and Lauren Howland '11

May 13, 2011

Lauren Howland ’11 Is a Leader on Campus and in the Classroom

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When a task comes easily, some say, “It’s not brain surgery.” Lauren Howland ’11 (Vestal, N.Y.) moves so effortlessly between activities, she makes handling any task look simple—and the neuroscience major may even be a brain surgeon someday. While president of Lafayette Activities Forum, Howland helped orchestrate one of the most successful spring concerts on [...]

Professor Jamila Bookwala and Brendan Lawson '11

May 13, 2011

Brendan Lawson ’11 Prepares for Optometry School through Service, Research, and Academic Presentations and Publications

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For Brendan Lawson ’11 (Bernardsville, N.J.), his desire to become an optometrist was solidified during a service trip to Guatemala. “We provided over 1,600 pairs of prescription eyeglasses and an equal amount of sunglasses to patients who had never had a comprehensive eye exam before,” explains the psychology major. “I gave new glasses to a [...]

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May 6, 2011

Ines Amenabar ’11 Wins George Wharton Pepper Prize, Will Speak at 176th Commencement

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Ines Amenabar ’11 (Guatemala City, Guatemala) is the recipient of the 2011 George Wharton Pepper Prize, awarded annually to the senior “who most nearly represents the Lafayette ideal.” Read more Commencement coverage The prize was established in 1923 by George Wharton Pepper H’22, a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, attorney, and founding member of the Pennsylvania [...]