Class of 1983

Lafayette College

October 22, 2009

Michael ’82 and Linda Tedori Whitman ’83 Take Helm of Fleck Society

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The society honors the College’s consistent donors Michael ’82 and Linda Tedori Whitman ’83 have taken on new leadership roles for the College as co-chairs of the Fleck Consistent Giving Society. The positions have three-year terms. Founded in 2006 in honor of the late Cyrus S. Fleck ’20, the society is comprised of the more [...]

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September 14, 2009

Making the World a Safer Place

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Dan Sharp ’07 writes about his work on critical safety standards in mechanical engineering Since graduating from Lafayette, I have worked as a staff engineer for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a nonprofit dedicated to furthering the field of mechanical engineering. One way ASME does this is by developing codes and standards for [...]

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June 25, 2009

The Candy Man Can

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Tony Fernandez ’81 oversees supply chain involving nearly 100 countries at world’s largest confectioner Despite bearing no resemblance to a fuzzy bunny, Tony Fernandez ’81 is the one responsible for ensuring that cream-filled, chocolate eggs show up in Easter baskets worldwide. As chief supply chain officer of Cadbury plc, he oversees 20,000 people in nearly [...]

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September 27, 2008

Homecoming Shines

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Dreary skies don’t stop good times for alumni Forget about the gloomy skies and intermittent drizzle – all was bright and sunny at Homecoming. On a different kind of day, with sun blazing and temperatures balmy, the annual tailgate party and clam bake is held in mostly open air, in the parking lots and the [...]

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September 9, 2008

Finding My Career Path

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Alaina Masler ’09 writes about her summer internship with BDO Consulting in New York City Alaina Masler ’09 (Cortland, N.Y.), a Spanish and economics & business double major, spent her summer interning at BDO Consulting in New York City under the direction of David Berliner ’83, a partner with the firm. I was fortunate to [...]

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July 30, 2008

Opening Doors for Students in the Big Apple

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My experience as an internship host. By David Berliner ’83 David Berliner ’83, a partner with BDO Seidman Consulting, New York, is hosting internships for several Lafayette students this summer. Interns in BDO Consulting do not shadow any one individual consultant. Rather, they work independently or in teams on various business restructuring, bankruptcy litigation, or [...]

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April 23, 2008

Berrisford Boothe ’83 Encourages ‘Artsmaking’ in All Forms

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Professional artist and professor enjoys helping others stretch boundaries There aren’t enough hours in the day for Berrisford Boothe ’83. As a painter, printmaker, and installation artist, he wishes he had more time for his own creations, but his dedication to teaching and passion for watching his students succeed redirects his focus. An associate professor [...]

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April 3, 2008

Class of ’83 Has Its Dancing Shoes Ready

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Co-chairs promise Reunion Weekend as “action-packed or laid back” as participants choose When Reunion co-chairs Ellen Poriles Weiler ’83 and Terry Heaney Galla ’83 arrive on campus for the Class of ’83’s 25th Reunion, point them toward the dance floor and get out of their way. Weiler chaired her class’ 15th and 20th Reunions on [...]

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March 19, 2008

A Delectable Success

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19 alumni turn out to mentor 80 students at Etiquette Dinner For students preparing to embark on professional careers, the thought of participating in a business dinner can be daunting. The Offices of Career Services and Alumni Affairs partnered with Lafayette Dining Services to hold an etiquette dinner Feb. 28. The evening featured Anne Baum, [...]

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February 14, 2008

Love at First Bite

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At Council of Lafayette Women Conference, Ellen Poriles Weiler ’83 will serve up ways to create exceptional summertime cuisine By Carrie Pasternak ’08 The Council of Lafayette Women will host its biennial spring conference for women in the Lafayette community April 4-5. The weekend will be a wonderful opportunity for alumnae to gather together to [...]