Class of 1958

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July 14, 2012

Dr. Richard Edlich ’58 Advanced Medicine, Advocates Medical Reform

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By Kevin Gray This summer, Dr. Richard Edlich ’58 of Brush Prairie, Wash., hopes to receive news from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that will cap a nearly lifelong pursuit—a ban of cornstarch-treated medical gloves. A respected pioneer in the surgical field, Edlich has dedicated his career to improving the safety and outcome [...]

Judge Joel Pisano '71

June 7, 2012

Joel Pisano ’71 Rules on High-Stakes Cases as U.S. District Court Judge

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Now in his 20th year, U.S. District Court Judge Joel Pisano ’71 presides over high-stakes cases in Trenton, N.J., involving virtually every aspect of the law. As he oversees a weighty caseload, Pisano is energized by the variety of his docket and the enthusiasm of young minds that come to his office to learn and [...]

Elbern H. "Ed" Alkire Jr. '58

April 11, 2011

Ed Alkire ’58 Will Be Awarded the Lafayette Medal for Distinguished Service at the 176th Commencement

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Edward W. Ahart ’69, chair of the Board of Trustees, will present the Lafayette Medal for Distinguished Service to Elbern H. Alkire Jr. ’58 on Saturday, May 21, at Commencement. Alkire, a retired management consultant and former Lafayette trustee, is being recognized for his extraordinary commitment and devotion to the College since 1958, holding every [...]

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April 20, 2010

George Jarden ’58 Brings Gilbert and Sullivan to Life

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He wrote and performs one-man show featuring 75 characters George Jarden ’58 enjoys being a character, literally. The fun-loving pediatrician has turned his lifelong interest in Gilbert and Sullivan into a one-man show with a loosely connected medley of songs and dances written by the duo. It debuted this month at the Rio Grande Theatre [...]

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November 15, 2009

Memorial Service Honors Trustee Emeritus Robert L. Yohe ’58

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Trustee emeritus Robert L. Yohe ’58, vice chair of the search committee that recommended the hiring of President Daniel H. Weiss, died Oct. 13, 2009. Yohe served on Lafayette’s Board of Trustees from 1992-07, when he was elected to emeritus status. He was the board’s vice chair from 2004-07, vice chair and chair of its [...]

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November 13, 2009

Memorial Service Will Honor Robert Yohe ’58 in Colton Chapel

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Reception will follow in Pfenning Alumni Center A public memorial service will honor the life of the late Robert Yohe ’58 2 p.m. Saturday in Colton Chapel. The Yohe family will greet friends at a reception following the service in the Wilson Room of Pfenning Alumni Center. An emeritus trustee, generous benefactor and volunteer for [...]

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September 17, 2009

Washington State Bar Awards Top Honor to Lem Howell ’58

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Attorney has won justice for African-Americans and the injured in groundbreaking cases Lem Howell ’58 has received the President’s Award from the Washington State Bar Association “in recognition of a career devoted to the tenacious pursuit of civil justice for the injured and the passionate protection of civil rights for all.” Early in his career, [...]

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March 31, 2009

Using Himself Up

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Charley Rose ’58 learns, helps others in world travels For Charley Rose ’58, one of the most fulfilling joys in his life is experiencing different cultures and meeting people from other countries. After retiring at age 55 from Scott Paper Company, where he was vice president and mill manager, Rose searched for overseas work. He [...]

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March 31, 2009

Challenging the Business Culture in Cairo

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Charley Rose ’58 leads reversal of fortunes for Egyptian companies Working in a different country and business culture can be challenging and frustrating, but for me, it has been a very rewarding experience. My work in Cairo, Egypt began in 1993 and in December 2008, I returned from my 24th visit working as a business/management [...]

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June 3, 2008

A Half-Century Later, Second Leopard is Born

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Class of 1958 reprises its gift of bronze leopard for College — by Danielle Ward ’08 What does the original “Leopard Class” do to commemorate its 50th Reunion? Give Lafayette another leopard, of course. When the Class of 1958 graduated, members wanted to give Lafayette a one-of-a-kind gift, something different than the outdoor bulletin boards [...]