Community Outreach

Lafapalooza 2013

May 13, 2013

Lafayette Serves Communities in Easton and around U.S. for Lafapalooza

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Hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and alumni helped community organizations in Easton and cities across the country in April during Lafapalooza ’13: Lafayette’s National Day of Service. View more images of student and alumni projects on Flickr Students in the Easton Community On April 27, students volunteered for projects benefiting Easton Area Neighborhood Center, Easton [...]

Relay for Life

May 10, 2013

Photo Gallery: Students Camp Out to Fight Cancer

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Last month, students came out to show their support for the battle against cancer during the Camp Out for Cancer Relay for Life on the Quad. Sponsored by Lafayette’s chapter of Colleges Against Cancer, the overnight event has teams walking for 12 hours to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. View and share more [...]

Literacy Day

March 4, 2013

Photo Gallery: Students Share Passion for Reading During Literacy Day

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Local children took part in a variety of activities to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 109th birthday last weekend in Farinon College Center during Lafayette’s 13th annual Literacy Day. Organized by the College’s America Reads-America Counts team, the program promotes enthusiasm for reading and includes a teen conference in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights. Literacy Day is [...]

A coach gives instruction to a football player at the Lauren's First and Goal camp

October 18, 2012

Lauren’s First and Goal Highlighted on ESPN

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Lauren’s First and Goal, a nonprofit started in 2004 by John Loose, defensive coordinator of the football team, was highlighted recently on ESPN in a video segment that also aired at halftime of last week’s home football game against Yale. Watch the video John and Marianne Loose founded the charity in honor of their daughter, Lauren, a [...]

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May 9, 2012

Lafayette Serves the Community during Lafapalooza

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Hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and alumni helped community organizations in Easton and cities across the country last month (April 21) during Lafapalooza ’12: Lafayette’s National Day of Service. View and share more images of Lafapalooza on Flickr Students in the Easton Community Students volunteered for projects benefiting Easton Area Community Center, Easton Area Neighborhood [...]

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September 23, 2011

Landis Center Allows Students to Work with Communities Locally and Around the World

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The Landis Community Outreach Center hosts dozens of programs and organizations dedicated to helping local, national, and international communities.  Students can participate in one-time service opportunities, co-curricular service-learning programs that run on a weekly basis, and through an academic course with an integrated service component. Volunteer opportunities include Hunger and Homelessness Week, America Reads America [...]

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April 19, 2011

Lafayette Serves the Community during Lafapalooza

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Hundreds of Lafayette students, faculty, staff, and alumni helped community organizations in Easton and cities across the country last weekend for Lafapalooza ’11: Lafayette’s National Day of Service. Hosted by the College’s Landis Community Outreach Center, students volunteered for projects benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Easton, ProJeCt of Easton, Habitat for Humanity, the [...]

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February 24, 2011

Global Service Learning: Morgan West ’13 and Student Team Work with Shaur People of Amazon Rainforest

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Waking up every morning sore, blistered, and bitten may not sound like that much fun, but for Morgan West ’13 (Huntington Beach, Calif.) it was the experience of a lifetime living among the indigenous Shaur people of the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador. Through Lafayette’s chapter of Alternative School Break (ASB), West led an interdisciplinary team [...]

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November 12, 2010

Campus Will Fight Hunger and Homelessness Nov. 12-19

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Students, faculty, and staff will take part in the fight against poverty in America and around the world during the College’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week activities Nov. 12-19. The activities, which are organized by the Landis Community Outreach Center, will include students sleeping outside in a hut on the Quad, making and delivering sandwiches [...]

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November 1, 2010

Weaving Together Art and Understanding: Students and Female Inmates Learn From Each Other

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Through the Landis Community Outreach Center’s Journey Home program, Lafayette students and female inmates from Northampton County Prison held an informal discussion group and put the finishing touches on a rug made of recycled Lafayette T-shirts. The activity was held at Landis’ new Center for Public Dialogue and Conversation on North Second Street. Journey Home [...]