Class of 1964

Natalie Bartner '89 and Kaaren Anderson Sagastume '89

June 9, 2014

Reunion 2014: Celebrating Special Memories and Friendships

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 More than 1,100 alumni returned June 6-8 to enjoy Reunion Weekend with their classmates, recall favorite times from their undergraduate days, and catch up on recent events as well as happenings at their alma mater. Here’s an inside view of the groups marking key anniversaries: 50th, 25th, and 5th. Check back [...]

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August 19, 2010

Student-Faculty Team Strives to Improve the Technology Used to Diagnose Eye Diseases

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Richard Koplin ’64, clinical associate professor at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, spent a year seeking someone to help complete research he began with his deceased business partner, going as far as Paris to no avail. Then he had an epiphany – why not tap into his alma mater’s strong engineering reputation? Koplin, who [...]

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April 18, 2010

Bob Capperella ’64 Leads National Health Care Consulting Firm

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When Bob Capperella ’64 first began working on the U.S. Healthcare account as a hugely successful IBM sales representative, he had no idea it would plant the seed for a second career. But after several meetings with U.S. Healthcare founder Leonard Abramson, Capperella found himself drawn to managed care. “[Abramson] was a fascinating person; his [...]

Lafayette College

September 25, 2008

Sight & Insight

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Inventor and ophthalmologist Richard Koplin ’64 has improved lives of millions worldwide Through his vision as an inventor and as one of the world’s foremost ophthalmologists, Richard Koplin ’64 has brought sight to the blind and improved the lives of millions worldwide. LASIK corrective eye surgery owes much to Koplin, who, along with his partner [...]

Lafayette College

December 28, 2007

Coming To The Rescue

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Robert L.G. White ’64 heads industry leader for helicopter rescue equipment As president and CEO of Breeze-Eastern Corp. in Union, N.J., Robert L.G. White ’64 is instrumental in ensuring that the hoists, hooks, and lifting devices used in helicopters for rescues are strong and perfect. In emergency situations, less than perfect can be deadly. White [...]

Lafayette College

July 6, 2007

Stepping Up for Lafayette

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Board chair Alan Griffith ’64 ends distinguished career at The Bank of New York Lafayette Alumni News, September 2005 – Accustomed to being at the sharp end of organizations, Alan R. Griffith ’64, chair of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees, won’t let his recent retirement as vice chairman of The Bank of New York end his [...]