Class of 1979

Lafayette College

October 10, 2008

Update: Enabling Others to Face the World

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Dr. Alex Greenberg ’79 heals traumatic facial injuries and deformities By Dan Edelen The robotic voice on Alan Doherty’s talking keypad said, “Can you get me a new face?”Born with otofacial syndrome, one of only two known cases, the Irish teen lacked what most of us take for granted: a lower jaw. He was unable [...]

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September 25, 2008

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

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Catherine Hanlon ’79 reaches summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in celebration of her 50th birthday At 8 a.m. on the morning of Feb. 25, Catherine Hanlon ’79 was enjoying the sunrise. Six months to the day from when she had celebrated her 50th birthday, Hanlon was taking in that sunrise through three layers of clothing at [...]

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April 19, 2008

Mike Milano ’79 Leads Rebuilding in Baghdad

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Brigadier Gen. Mike Milano ’79 leads comeback of public utilities and services in Iraq’s capital By Dan Edelen When Mike Milano ’79 arrives at the office at 6:45 a.m., his typical schedule includes trips to local markets, checking the status of civic works projects, chatting with residents about issues like trash removal, and meeting with [...]

Brigadier Gen. James M. Milano '79

April 19, 2008

Brigadier Gen. James M. Milano ’79 Leads Comeback of Public Utilities and Services in Iraq’s Capital

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By Dan Edelen April 19, 2008 — When James M. Milano ’79 arrives at the office at 6:45 a.m., his typical schedule includes trips to local markets, checking the status of civic works projects, chatting with residents about issues like trash removal, and meeting with area political officials—all the duties expected of a mayor or [...]

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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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November 27, 2007

Alumni, Students Come Together for Regional Phonathons

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Events in Lehigh Valley and New Jersey raise $25,000 Eight alumni and more than ten students participated in the Lafayette-Lehigh Week Alumni Regional Phonathon 6:30-9 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Wilson Room of Pfenning Alumni Center. The effort garnered 30 pledges totaling $12,107. In addition, 13 individuals are still considering donating to the cause. The [...]

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October 2, 2007

Video: Alumni Give a Unique Gift to the Policy Studies Program

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Carolyn Romney ’08 documents how a desk used by President John F. Kennedy has come to Lafayette As an independent study project, government & law and French double major Carolyn Romney ’08 (Ridgewood, N.J.) has produced a video documenting how a desk used by President John F. Kennedy has come to Lafayette due to the [...]

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May 24, 2007

Two Alumni Elected to Board of Trustees

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Samuel R. Chapin ’79 and Martha A. Heinze ’86 were elected May 18 and will begin five-year terms July 1 Samuel R. Chapin ’79 and Martha A. Heinze ’86 were elected to the Board of Trustees May 18 and will begin five-year terms July 1. Chapin is vice chairman and a member of the Executive [...]