Class of 1985

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July 16, 2012

Keith Hanigan ’85 Is Senior Technical Adviser for New U.S. Embassy in London

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By Kate Helm In midst of an intense spring and early summer with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and preparations for the Summer Olympics, Keith Hanigan ’85, facility manager for the U.S. Mission to the United Kingdom, representing the Embassy in London, has also been playing a key role in planning for the new U.S. Embassy [...]

Joseph Heaney '85 (right) with Michael Werner '07

March 6, 2012

Joseph Heaney ’85 Has Hosted More Than 45 Student Interns

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By Kevin Gray An avid scuba diver and successful businessman, Joseph Heaney ’85 draws comparisons between his two passions. Both start, he says, with a plan. Founder and principal of Walden Associates, Oyster Bay, N.Y., an environmental consulting firm, he has designed soil and groundwater remediation systems, water and wastewater treatment systems, and corrective action for [...]

Kristian Smith ’13 and Pete Reinke ’85 at the LVEDC offices in Bethlehem, Pa.

February 14, 2012

Kristian Smith ’13 Explores Economic Development with Pete Reinke ’85

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“This externship gave me a new perspective on architecture because it exposed me to the processes that take place in the relocation of a business to the Lehigh Valley, incentives to encourage businesses to locate to brownfield sites, and the various other steps that foster the environment for businesses long before the architect comes into [...]

Bill Bull '85

September 21, 2011

World Citizen Bill Bull ’85 Has Led Peace Corps Effort in Many Parts of Africa

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By Matt Sinclair ’90 Early in his travels with the Peace Corps, Bill Bull ’85 was crossing an African river with another Peace Corp volunteer and some American visitors on a raft connected to the shore by cables. “We were halfway across when the cable snapped,” he recalls. As the raft slowly drifted, the visitors [...]

William F. Casey III '85

September 16, 2011

Locust Capital Partner Bill Casey III ’85 Builds New Philadelphia Alumni Council

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By Dan Edelen “Hometown Boy Makes Good” is the classic feel-good story. For Philadelphia native son William F. Casey III ’85, his success in the financial world and networking is not only a personal triumph but also a boon to his city and Lafayette. Casey, managing partner since 2009 of the boutique Philadelphia investment firm [...]


November 21, 2009

Press Releases, Pitches, and Planning Trade Shows

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Danielle DeVita ’04 is senior account manager at New York PR firm — by Jess Wason ’11 Danielle DeVita ’04 was well over the age of 21 when she took her corporate clients out to lunch, but, as she says, “I have the face of a 12-year-old.” “I had been working at Novita for just [...]

Lafayette College

December 18, 2008

Thriving in a Man’s World

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Sherry Welsh ’85 brings unique perspective to global auto supplier By Nora Isaacs ’94 When Sherry Welsh ’85 walked into her first meeting of the North American Sales Team at automotive supply giant ArvinMeritor, she discovered only one other woman among the 40 team members. But that didn’t faze her. As she’s moved up the [...]

Lafayette College

August 21, 2008

‘Another Great Lafayette Experience’

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Hosting a summer internship for Natalie Cothren ’09. By Danielle De Vita ’04 Danielle De Vita ’04 is a senior account executive for Novita Communications, a public relations firm specializing in architectural design in Brooklyn, N.Y. This summer, she hosted an internship for English major Natalie Cothren ’09 (Akron, Ohio). During my sophomore year at [...]

Lafayette College

May 1, 2008

How Engineering and Medicine Mesh

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My externship with Charles Gatt Jr. ’85, an orthopedic surgeon at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. By Carolyn Stolfi ’09 During the interim-session, Carolyn Stolfi ’09 (Chatham, N.J.) spent a week shadowing Charles Gatt Jr. ’85, an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (UMDNJ-RWJ) [...]

Lafayette College

April 6, 2008

Council of Lafayette Women Conference Hits the Mark

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By Carrie Pasternak ’08, Lesley Kline ’09, and Danielle Ward ’08 This weekend the Council of Lafayette Women held its biennial conference. Well over 100 alumni, staff, students, and visitors celebrated a weekend of “Broadening Horizons Deepening Understanding.” One of the highlights for many was the keynote address Friday evening by Mary Stengel Austen ’86. [...]