Class of 1986

James Winebrake '87

March 23, 2011

James Winebrake ’89 Links Liberal Arts and Technology as Scholar and Dean at RIT

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By Samuel T. Clover ’91 With an international reputation for research on alternative fuels, emissions control, and the environmental impact of global freight transportation, James J. Winebrake ’89 began his tenure as dean of Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Liberal Arts in January. “Finding integration among disparate disciplines has become my calling,” says Winebrake. [...]

Gayle Ephraim '86

October 1, 2010

Dr. Gayle Ephraim ’86 Helps Patients Live Final Days to Fullest

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In an era of skyrocketing medical costs and a changing health care system, here is a critical question:  How do we care for patients who have only months to live? Do we make them as comfortable as possible while we wait for them to die, or do we help them regain basic living skills through [...]

Lafayette College

January 12, 2010

Mary Stengel Austen ’86 Honored by Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

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She is selected as the recipient of the region’s most prestigious award for businesswomen Mary Stengel Austen ’86, president and chief executive officer of Tierney Communications, Philadelphia, has been selected as the recipient of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s 2010 Paradigm Award, the region’s most prestigious award for businesswomen. The award is given annually [...]

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August 7, 2009

Edgy TV For the Internet

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Lance Podell ’86 leads the way for online media networks When Lance Podell ’86 started selling irreverent T-shirts on campus with classmate Doug Godshall, he had no idea it was a big step toward his career. His profits financed a safari to Africa between semesters of his senior year, but more importantly, the experience spurred [...]

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June 2, 2009

Three Alumni Elected to Board of Trustees

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Mary Stengel Austen ’86, Donald E. Morel ’79, and S. Kent Rockwell ’66 will begin five-year terms July 1 Mary Stengel Austen ’86, Donald E. Morel ’79, and S. Kent Rockwell ’66 were elected to the Board of Trustees May 22 and will begin five-year terms July 1. Austen is president and CEO of Tierney [...]

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November 4, 2008

A Wall Street Broker

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Chris McConnell ’09 writes about his summer internship with Brett Muney ’86 at Saratoga Futures in New York City Economics and business major Chris McConnell ’09 (Scottsdale, Ariz.) served a summer internship with Brett Muney ’86, who works in sales and trading at Saratoga Futures in New York City. Brett Muney ’86 Teaches the Business [...]

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October 28, 2008

Teaching the Business of Investing

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Brett Muney ’86 writes about hosting an internship for Chris McConnell ’09 at Saratoga Futures in New York Brett Muney ’86, who works in sales and trading at Saratoga Futures, hosted a summer internship for economics and business major Chris McConnell ’09 (Scottsdale, Ariz.) at the New York City brokerage firm. Chris McConnell ’09 Interns [...]

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July 16, 2008

In the Bigs

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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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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. [...]