Class of 1975

Robert S. (Bob) Franco '75

September 24, 2012

A Personal Salute to Hugh H. Jones Jr. ’52

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In a mere six weeks in 1981, my life changed in several fundamental and exciting ways. On May 24, I graduated from Meharry Medical School, Nashville, Tenn., and two weeks later, married Alicia Boswell. We moved to Florida, near where I was to begin an orthopaedic surgery residency in Jacksonville on July 1. I wrote [...]

Amy Sichel '75

May 14, 2012

Amy Sichel ’75 to Lead National School Administrators Group

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Superintendent of Abington School District in Montgomery County, Pa., Amy Silverstein Sichel ’75 is president-elect of American Association of School Administrators, the professional organization of more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and internationally. She will become president in 2013 and will be the first Pennsylvania school chief to lead the national association [...]

Lanette Rozier '75

May 2, 2012

Lanette Rozier ’75 Helps Others as Therapist and Community Activist

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As she helps others follow their instincts, therapist Lanette Rozier ’75 allows her own inner voice to guide her through life’s most challenging decisions. Her choices have led her to a thriving practice in Millstone Township, N.J., and to the inauguration of President Barack Obama in January 2009. During the 2008 presidential election, Rozier was [...]

Peter Simon '75

January 27, 2012

Peter Simon ’75 Receives Simon School Dean’s Medal Award from University of Rochester

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J. Peter Simon ’75, a member of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees, was presented with the Dean’s Medal Award by the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the school’s 25th anniversary celebration. Simon is co-chairman of William E. Simon and Sons, LLC, Morristown, N.J., and its investment group and leads [...]

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October 14, 2011

Laneta Dorflinger ’75 Places Humanity at the Heart of Scientific Pursuits

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By Kate Helm Science is often controversial—stem cells, contraception, and HIV. And it’s often the people affected by those issues who get lost amid the politically and emotionally charged debates. That’s why Laneta Dorflinger ’75, distinguished scientist and vice president of FHI 360, keeps her head down and lets science speak for itself. “I try [...]

J. Peter Simon '75

February 23, 2011

J. Peter Simon ’75 Appointed to New Jersey State Board of Education

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  J. Peter Simon ’75, a member of Lafayette’s board of trustees and co-chairman of William E. Simon & Sons, LLC, Morristown, N.J., was sworn into office in February as one of four new members of the New Jersey State Board of Education. They are appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of [...]

Lafayette College

April 30, 2010

Coming to the Rescue

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How an alumni family is working to preserve the biological diversity of Armenia A magnitude 6.9 earthquake rocked northwestern Armenia Dec. 7, 1988, destroying the small mountainous city of Spitak.  In a matter of minutes, 25,000 people were killed, 15,000 injured, and 517,000 left homeless. It was one of the worst earthquakes of the century. [...]

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January 23, 2009

Team Player

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Terrence Byrd ’74 thrives in providing access to quality health care Nearly 50 million people in the United States lack health insurance or access to proper medical care. Ask Terrence Byrd ’74; he knows. The same intensity he brought to the gridiron as a wideout at Lafayette he summons daily on behalf of the needy—and [...]

Lafayette College

December 22, 2008

President Bush Honors Donald Landry ’75

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He receives Presidential Citizens Medal, the second-highest award given to civilians Donald Landry ’75 was among 23 people honored in December 2008 by President George W. Bush with the Presidential Citizens Medal, the second-highest award that the President can confer upon a civilian. It was established in 1969 to recognize U.S. citizens who have performed [...]

Lafayette College

September 18, 2008

Artwork by Professor Curlee Holton Recognized Internationally

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Prints included in permanent collections of Yale University and the American Embassy in Dakar, Senegal Original works by Curlee Raven Holton, professor and head of art and director of Lafayette’s Experimental Printmaking Institute, have been inducted into permanent collections. A 1994 piece entitled Bred For Pleasure is now part of Yale University’s Art Gallery collection. [...]