Class of 1981

Virginia Logan '81. Credit: Hayward Photo

December 2, 2011

Virginia Logan ’81 to Lead Brandywine Conservancy

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As the newly appointed executive director of Pennsylvania’s Brandywine Conservancy, Virginia Logan ’81, of Rosemont, Pa., will lead the respected nonprofit organization in its efforts to preserve the natural and cultural legacy of the Brandywine watershed. Logan will assume her new role in January 2012. “The Brandywine River Museum’s unparalleled collections, exhibitions, and programs are widely [...]

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July 7, 2011

Alumni from Top Ranks in the Financial World Give Students Career Advice

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Being prepared to answer probing and thoughtful questions about the financial world, the company where you are being interviewed, and your own professional aspirations are crucial aspects for a successful interview. More than 50 students absorbed that prescription, which was just one part of the intense and pointed discussion provided during a spring semester Finance [...]


June 14, 2011

Reunion 2011: John Pierce ’81 Describes Role of 3-D Modeling and New Yankee Stadium

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 John Pierce ’81 was the only 2011 Reunion College speaker who wore a New York Yankees hat. The cap was a prop during his Skillman Library presentation on how his employer, Turner Construction Company, used 3-D modeling to manage the building of the new Yankee Stadium, the $2.3 billion successor to [...]

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December 20, 2010

Mark Goldstone ’81 on the Front Line for ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repealed by Senate Dec. 18

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By Kate Helm Don’t expect to see attorney Mark Goldstone ’81 chained to the White House fence anytime soon. But do expect him to be standing side-by-side with prominent liberal activists, defending their rights to free speech and non-violent protest. He calls it his own way of contributing to political change. Goldstone is chief counsel [...]

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September 24, 2009

The Value of Staying Connected

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Kristen MacCartney Fitzpatrick ’81 finds personal and professional reasons for using Alumni Online Community In posting to the Alumni Online Community, little did Kristen MacCartney Fitzpatrick ’81 know that her guest list and photo of her and husband Scott’s St. Patrick’s Day party would hold a greater significance. “A classmate we hadn’t seen in a [...]

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June 30, 2009

Hiding a Stunning Secret

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Ellen Fenlon Beal ’81 kept to shadows while working with apocryphal gospel In the bowels of the nation’s capital, the precious cargo snug against her hip, she lost herself amid the rush-hour subway crowd. Japanese tourists fired off snapshots as they waited to board, so she kept her head down and walked in shadows. They [...]

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June 25, 2009

The Candy Man Can

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Tony Fernandez ’81 oversees supply chain involving nearly 100 countries at world’s largest confectioner Despite bearing no resemblance to a fuzzy bunny, Tony Fernandez ’81 is the one responsible for ensuring that cream-filled, chocolate eggs show up in Easter baskets worldwide. As chief supply chain officer of Cadbury plc, he oversees 20,000 people in nearly [...]

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April 29, 2008

Delta Tau Delta Alumni Will Renew Old Friendships at Reunion

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Brothers again will enjoy golf outing In addition to the annual class get-togethers, Reunion Weekend is an exciting time for alumni of social groups and sports teams to gather. Members of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity will return to campus during the weekend of June 6-8 for a golf outing and more. Online registration and extensive [...]

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April 15, 2008

Our Proximity Advantage: Externships in New York City

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During winter break, 74 students shadowed alumni and parents at ESPN, ABC News World News, The New York Times, CNN Headline News, and many others During January’s interim session, 74 students participated in externships at 39 business firms, government agencies, and other organizations in nearby New York City. Lafayette alumni and parents hosted the students [...]

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March 19, 2008

A Delectable Success

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19 alumni turn out to mentor 80 students at Etiquette Dinner For students preparing to embark on professional careers, the thought of participating in a business dinner can be daunting. The Offices of Career Services and Alumni Affairs partnered with Lafayette Dining Services to hold an etiquette dinner Feb. 28. The evening featured Anne Baum, [...]