Class of 2012

Phil Krombolz ’84 (L-R), Margaret O. “Marti” Magee, Elizabeth Blake ’12, and Gordon E. Wright ’56.

October 16, 2013

Five Alumni Help Support Community Counseling Center

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An informal network of alumni who give generously of their time and talent is a vital resource for Daemion Counseling Center, Berwyn, Pa., says Margaret O. “Marti” Magee, executive director, whose daughter is Emily O. Magee ’10.   The center charges clients based on what they can afford and funds its services through foundation grants and private [...]

Brian Peacock '12

March 1, 2013

Brian Peacock ’12 Launches FastFig Scientific Research Tool

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Brian Peacock ’12 won three national awards for research while at Lafayette. So, when he saw a need for an improved mathematical tool optimized for scientific exploration, he launched FastFig, a cloud-based solution. Visit the FastFig website “I was inspired to create FastFig from my combined research experiences at Lafayette, abroad in New Zealand, and at [...]

Nicholas Kalra '13 and Janna Hodge '94, senior vice president of sales and relationship management, in the members gallery overlooking the New York Stock Exchange.

September 7, 2012

Nicholas Kalra ’13 Improves Electronic Trading Software for NYSE Euronext

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Economics major Nicholas Kalra ’13 (New York, N.Y.) has always been tech savvy. In high school, he worked as a sales specialist at an Apple retail store. Then in his sophomore year at Lafayette, he and two Apple co-workers co-founded a technology consulting company. This summer as an intern with the technologies arm of the [...]

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August 3, 2012

Nathaniel Kelley ’12 Records Rock Album for Honors Thesis

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Nathaniel Kelley ’12 was able to turn a dream into reality during his time at Lafayette.  He recorded and performed a rock album as his senior honors thesis. Kelly, who graduated in May with an A.B. with majors in music and a self-designed creative performance, is looking to make a career in rock music. Before [...]

Scott

July 19, 2012

Scott Kominkiewicz ’12 Will Teach in Japan through Prestigious Exchange Program

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Scott Kominkiewicz ’12 leaves this month for Japan, where he’ll spend the year teaching English through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. JET, administered by the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations, promotes grassroots international exchange between Japan and other nations. In addition to instructing students of all ages in English, Kominkiewicz will help [...]

Jared Katz '12 in Guatemala

May 31, 2012

Jared Katz ’12 Presents Research at International Archeology Conference

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 Jared Katz ’12 was one of the few undergrads selected to present research at the Society for American Archeology (SAA) annual meeting in Memphis, Tenn., last month.  Katz, who graduated May 19, presented a paper entitled “Music of the Grave: The Significance of Music in Ancient Maya Funerary Ceremonies.” The SAA [...]

Matthew Verbyla ’06 in Honduras

May 23, 2012

NSF Research Fellowships Help Four Alumni Pursue Graduate Degrees

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To call Brian Carey ’11 motivated is an understatement. The civil engineering and economics graduate is living in Trinidad and Tobago on a Fulbright Scholarship, where he is working at the Seismic Research Center at University of the West Indies to conduct a seismic assessment of the residential construction in Trinidad. Carey is no stranger [...]

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May 15, 2012

Jaclyn Avidon ’12 Presents Research at International Planetary Science Conference

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 Jaclyn Avidon ’12 (New York, N.Y.) has interned with NASA, done EXCEL Scholars research on the surface temperature of  Jupiter’s icy moon Europa, and now has presented work at the premiere conference for planetary scientists. Avidon, a physics major, presented her research at the 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in [...]

Jacob Dein ’12

May 14, 2012

Jacob Dein ’12 Designs Website to Predict Impacts of Shale Drilling in Delaware River Basin

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 Jacob Dein ’12 is from Honesdale, Pa., where layers of gas-filled Marcellus shale lie untapped beneath the landscape.  Just north of the Poconos, Honesdale awaits the finalization of regulations that will allow gas companies to enter the region and begin drilling.  This means that soon, homeowners will have to make a [...]

Caitlin Flood ’12

May 4, 2012

Caitlin Flood ’12 Wins George Wharton Pepper Prize, Will Speak at 177th Commencement

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Caitlin Flood ’12 (Bellerose Terrace, N.Y.) is the recipient of the 2012 George Wharton Pepper Prize, awarded annually to the senior “who most nearly represents the Lafayette ideal.” 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 Bar Association. In his [...]