Class of 2011

Rob Froio '11

March 21, 2011

Spotted on Campus With … Rob Froio ’11

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  Centerfielder Rob Froio ’11 (Midlothian, Ill.) discusses chemical engineering, his ping-pong skills, and the importance of being prepared. What do you like about your major? I am a chemical engineering major. I like engineering in general because engineers have to be smart enough to find the best solution to a problem, but they also [...]

Kara Boodakian ’07, left, and Millie Gonzalez ’11 at The Nate Berkus Show

March 18, 2011

Millie Gonzalez ’11 Goes Backstage with Kara Boodakian ’07 at The Nate Berkus Show

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Over winter break, Millie Gonzalez ’11 (New York, N.Y.) got a hands-on look at what it takes to produce a day-time talk show.  Gonzalez, a psychology and English double major, took part in an externship hosted by Kara Boodakian ’07, the features manager for The Nate Berkus Show. Berkus is an award-winning design expert and [...]

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March 18, 2011

Building a Better Bridge: Students Prepare for National Competition

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Alec Bernstein ’11 (Colts Neck, N.J.) walks into a lab in Acopian Engineering Center and chats with his classmates about the progress of their class assignment. The members of Lafayette’s steel bridge team are hard at work designing and fabricating a bridge for this year’s national competition. “Many students on the steel bridge team frequently [...]

Megan Livak '09, new business development asst., Van Cleef Engineering Associates, Hillsborough, N.J.

March 11, 2011

Engineering and Science Alumni Give Students Career Advice

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One of the most effective ways for students to shape their career paths is to talk to people who are already working in their fields of interest. “We wanted to provide a platform for students to communicate with alumni in their fields on a one-on-one basis,” says civil engineering major Abseen Anya ’11, president of Minority [...]

Lucas Reilly '13 at the Globe Theatre in London.

March 10, 2011

Students Explore London in Lafayette’s New Faculty-Led Semester Abroad

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A friend once told Lucas Reilly ’13 (Sayre, Pa.), “When the opportunity to go abroad presents itself, the answer is always ‘yes.’” That’s why the English and music double major jumped on the chance to spend the fall semester in London as part of Lafayette’s new faculty-led semester abroad program at Goldsmiths College of University [...]

Elizabeth Virgin '11

March 10, 2011

Spotted on Campus With… Elizabeth Virgin ’11

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  Engineering studies major Elizabeth Virgin ’11 (Sacramento, Calif.) discusses her final year on the women’s basketball team and the importance of communication and leadership. One class every Lafayette student should try to take: I recommend my VAST course, Technology at the Dinner Table, taught by Annette Diorio [dean of students]. It was all about [...]

Students study during a session at the Academic Tutoring & Training Information Center (ATTIC).

March 4, 2011

Student Athletes Thrive at Lafayette: College Is Third in the Nation in Graduation-Success Rate

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In the NCAA’s most recent report on graduation-success rates at the nation’s Division I schools, released in October, Lafayette ranks No. 3, with a rate of 97 percent. Lafayette has placed among the leaders in the last several NCAA reports, consistently posting a graduation-success rate above 90 percent. The national average is in the 70 [...]

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March 4, 2011

High-Flying Learning: Students Design Rocket for NASA Competition

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Once he earns his degree in mechanical engineering, Andrew King ’11 (Lebanon, Pa.) wants to work for Boeing, with an eye toward the company’s space division. With that goal in mind, it can’t hurt that he is getting valuable real-world experience designing and building a sophisticated rocket for a NASA rocketry challenge. King is one [...]

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February 19, 2011

Spotted on Campus with … Steve Gadomski ’11

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      Steve Gadomski ’11 (Moorestown, N.J.) sat down and discussed biology, swimming, medical school, and the importance of leadership. What’s your major and what do you like about your major? I’m a biology major. I’ve had keys to the building since my first year, which is when I started doing research. I am [...]

Meghan Cicchi ’11

February 11, 2011

101 Students Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

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From the College’s fall sports teams, 101 students were named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for the honor roll, student athletes need to record at least a 3.20 grade point average during the semester. The men’s and women’s cross country teams combined for 22 students named to the honor roll. [...]