Class of 1998

Lafayette College

June 20, 2008

Our Proximity Advantage: Internships in New York City – Merrill Lynch

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Creating career opportunities for Lafayette students. By Jonathan Ellis ’98 Jonathan Ellis ’98 is an analyst in the equity research department at Merrill Lynch in New York City. This summer, he is providing internship experiences for Jill Carey ’09 (Sparta, N.J.), Michael Feniger ’09 (Westfield, N.J.), and Samantha Speer ’09 (Kempton, Pa.). My success in [...]

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May 9, 2008

Documentary Highlights Jason Burrell ’98 and $74 Million ‘Green’ Building

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Senior project manager is featured in The Greening of Southie – by Danielle Ward ’08 As senior project manager for Bovis Lend Lease, Jason Burrell ’98 has been overseeing construction of the $74 million Macallen Building, a 140-unit condo in South Boston. For the past three-and-a-half years, Burrell has been instrumental in the development of [...]

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April 29, 2008

Rediscovering College Life

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Reunion is “great way to rekindle friendships” for Class of ’98 – by Lesley Kline ’09 Nicole Magnant Morrissey ’98 is proud to have served as class Reunion chair for the past 10 years. Morrissey, a psychology graduate, is looking forward to seeing old friends and “revisiting what life was like back in our late [...]

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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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September 6, 2007

Changing Lives Through Poetry

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Throughout the Germanton, Pa., community where Yolanda Wisher Palacio ’98 lives and works, the rippling effects of her love for poetry resonate. Her passion touches the tenth-grade students she instructs as an English teacher at Germantown Friends School; audiences she captivates while performing original poems at Philadelphia venues; and community members she rallies by organizing [...]

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August 17, 2007

Jason Burrell ’98 Goes Green with $74 Million Building Project

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He’s using environmentally-friendly methods and materials for Boston condo It’s not easy being green. Just ask Jason Burrell ’98, senior project manager for Bovis Lend Lease. Tasked with overseeing construction of the $74 million Macallen Building, a 140-unit condo in Boston, Burrell also manages the cutting-edge, environmentally-friendly building methods and materials used in the project. [...]

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August 15, 2007

Qiong Wu ’09 Learns Teamwork at Merrill Lynch

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He served a summer internship with Jonathan Ellis ’98 Working as a member of a team is an integral part of many post-collegiate endeavors. As an intern for Merrill Lynch this summer, Qiong Wu ’09 (Shanghai, China), is learning first-hand what it means to be a good team leader. Wu, under the direction of Jonathan [...]

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August 6, 2007

Alumni Break into Highly Competitive Fragrance Industry

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Frank Fazzinga ’01, Andrew Mitchell ’01, and Anthony Dimarco ’98 offer alumni discount at FragranceUP.comFrank A. Fazzinga III ’01 can smell the sweet scent of success. The distinct odor can be found among the 4,000 fine fragrances available through Aspen Industries, a wholesale perfume distributor, and FragranceUP.com, its online store. Fazzinga and Andrew Mitchell ’01 [...]

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July 6, 2007

Don Dellavia ’98 Runs to Top of Field in Officiating Youth Soccer

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He was among 12 to referee a final at national championships A passion for soccer and a seed of inspiration from his mother led Don Dellavia ’98 to referee intramural soccer matches during college. “At that time it was a hobby – something I was lucky enough to be able to indulge in and make [...]