Commencement 2012

J. Ronald Martin

May 16, 2012

Retiring Faculty Elected to Emeritus Status

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Retiring faculty members Helen V. Dungan, cataloging librarian; Charles W. Holliday, professor of biology; J. Ronald Martin ’66, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering; and Arnold A. Offner, Cornelia F. Hugel Professor of History, have been elected to emeritus status and will be recognized at the 177th Commencement on May 19. Visit the Commencement website [...]

Garry Marshall

May 8, 2012

Lafayette Will Award Four Honorary Degrees at the 177th Commencement

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Lafayette will award honorary degrees to four distinguished leaders, including three who have special ties to the College, at the 177th Commencement Saturday, May 19. John and Marianne Loose of Forks Township, Pa., the founders of Lauren’s First and Goal Foundation, each will be awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Public Service. The foundation [...]

Caitlin Flood ’12

May 4, 2012

Caitlin Flood ’12 Wins George Wharton Pepper Prize, Will Speak at 177th Commencement

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Caitlin Flood ’12 (Bellerose Terrace, N.Y.) is the recipient of the 2012 George Wharton Pepper Prize, awarded annually to the senior “who most nearly represents the Lafayette ideal.” The prize was established in 1923 by George Wharton Pepper H’22, a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, attorney, and founding member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. In his [...]

Garry Marshall

March 9, 2012

Garry Marshall, Award-winning Director, Writer, Producer, and Actor, Will Speak at 177th Commencement

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Garry Marshall, the award-winning television and film director, writer, producer, and actor, will be the principal speaker at Lafayette’s 177th Commencement Saturday, May 19, and will be awarded an honorary degree. Best known for creating the popular television series Happy Days and The Odd Couple, Marshall also has directed more than 25 movies including The Flamingo [...]