Class of 1987

Lafayette College

October 21, 2008

Relentless Determination Pays Off

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Author Peter Krass ’87 describes journey from Lafayette student to biographer The lyrics from a Talking Heads tune, “Once in a Lifetime,” have resonated strongly with me over the years; specifically, the line, “And you may ask yourself, well…how did I get here?” Here for me is a dozen-plus years of making a living as [...]

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May 13, 2008

Lafayette Community Thrives Across the Pond

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London chapter is model international alumni group By Kate Helm Travel anywhere in the U.S. and you may have a Leopard sighting. The same is true of 91 countries around the world. That’s why, with 36 established alumni chapters in the U.S., the Office of Alumni Affairs and the Alumni Association have set their sights [...]

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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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July 19, 2007

Lee Pesky Learning Center Helps Hundreds of Children Each Year

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Alan Pesky ’65 helps provide brighter future through Idaho nonprofit By Deb Schlosser In the 1970s, Lee Pesky ’87, son of Alan Pesky ’65, was diagnosed with a learning disorder. The family’s experience afterward was the impetus for the founding of the Lee Pesky Learning Center after Lee’s death in 1995. “Lee had started a [...]

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October 10, 2003

Suriya Chindawongse ’87 is First Secretary and Political Officer of Thailand’s Mission to U.N.

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On a bench outside a closed room at the United Nations, Suriya Chindawongse ’87 waits to buttonhole a diplomat or two and drum up some news. Like a reporter, he has made acquaintances and cultivated sources. Deadline driven, he’s got an audience to feed. But Chindawongse isn’t any old news hound, though sometimes relegated to [...]