Class of 1963

Lamar Smith (L-R), Danielle Bero '07, Sarah Kolb '07, Lai Huang '07, and Chris Johnston '08.

June 10, 2013

Reunion 2013: Coming Back for Usual and Unusual Reasons

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 More than 1,200 alumni returned June 7-9 to enjoy Reunion Weekend with their classmates. Here’s an inside view of the groups marking key anniversaries: 5th, 25th, and 50th. Read or watch the annual State of the College address Read about the special event on Gettysburg, Lafayette, and the Civil War Read [...]

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June 10, 2013

Reunion 2013: Physicians from Class of ’63 Discuss Future of Health Care

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By Lori McFerran When the three physicians who presented a Reunion College session during their 50th reunion Saturday graduated from Lafayette in 1963, medicine was entering a boom era. It was fueled by new treatments, technology, and an influx of funding from the newly passed Medicare Act. According to Dr. Bert Zarins ’63, those events [...]

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April 4, 2012

Inspired Leadership: Former Girl Scouts CEO Frances Hesselbein Discusses a Promising Future

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Despite massive problems and conflicts across the globe, Frances Hesselbein, considered one of the country’s greatest leaders, said she remains hopeful for the future because students at Lafayette and other colleges are eager to challenge systems and improve society. View and share photos from Frances Hesselbein’s lecture “This is the crucible generation,” said Hesselbein, who [...]

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September 27, 2008

Homecoming Shines

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Dreary skies don’t stop good times for alumni Forget about the gloomy skies and intermittent drizzle – all was bright and sunny at Homecoming. On a different kind of day, with sun blazing and temperatures balmy, the annual tailgate party and clam bake is held in mostly open air, in the parking lots and the [...]

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July 10, 2008

Foote’s Calling Moves Thousands of Feet

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Award-winner Ed Foote ’63 has called square dances around the world and guided many through books, videos, and classes In his 43-year career, Ed Foote ’63 has told more than half a million people in a dozen countries what their next step will be. CEO? Career counselor? Military commander? Try professional square dance caller. Foote’s [...]

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May 22, 2008

In His Own Words: Following in Their Footsteps

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Professors inspire Jay Carson ’63 to become one Like many Lafayette alumni, my life during college connected with my life after. Professionally, I went on to become an English professor, a choice I may not have made without the great teachers at Lafayette. I was fortunate enough to have two classes — Victorians and the [...]

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March 13, 2008

Class of ’63 Will Turn Back the Clock at Reunion

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Ronald A. Garfunkel has spent 40 years as committee chair By Lesley Kline ’09 As the Class of 1963 approaches its 45th reunion, Ronald A. Garfunkel ’63 can be considered a professional reunion organizer. That is because Garfunkel has been his class’ reunion committee chair for 40 years. He did not originally volunteer for this [...]

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December 28, 2007

Robert L. Simon ’63 Names Among 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America

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He shares honor with prominent athletes, coaches, scholars, and others Robert L. Simon ’63 has something important in common with Tiger Woods, Hall of Fame baseball player Cal Ripken Jr., Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson, Duke and U.S. National Team men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, and Emmy Award-winning [...]

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September 12, 2007

Policy Studies Presents ‘Visions of the Energy Future’ Oct. 11-12

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Lectures and discussions focus on critical policy and technological challenges The Policy Studies program, in collaboration with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Power Engineering Society (IEEE/PES), will host an energy conference on campus Oct. 11-12. The “Visions of the Energy Future” conference will feature lectures and discussions regarding current energy use and ways [...]

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September 3, 2007

From Patents to Paintings

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Robert Hinkelman ’63 coauthors Perpetual Innovation, exhibits art in galleries from NYC to Florida The leap from patents to painting is wide, requiring a person specializing in both to have a technical and artistic bent not often found in one individual. For Robert Hinkelman ’63, neither area was an intentional focus; he began painting as [...]