Honorary Degrees

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September 3, 2010

Patient, Inspiring, and Smart, Joe Maddon ’76 Receives Degree after 38 Years

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“We play the liberal arts style of baseball,” said Joe Maddon ’76, manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. “We do a little bit of everything right. It’s the effort and grinding that makes the team successful. That’s our style and that’s how we win.” He made these comments on the occasion of being awarded an [...]

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April 23, 2010

Lafayette Will Award Four Honorary Degrees at the 175th Commencement

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Three recipients have special ties to the College Receiving honorary degrees will be Father Thomas Hagan (top), founder of Hands Together in Haiti; Commencement speaker Joan Lunden, an author and TV journalist; Edward Ahart, incoming chair of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees, and the Marquis de Lafayette. Lafayette will award honorary doctorates to four distinguished leaders, [...]

Lafayette College

May 23, 2009

Honorary Degree Citations

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President Daniel H. Weiss conferred honorary degrees upon pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson, who delivered the Commencement address; Elliot J. Sussman, president and chief executive officer of Lehigh Valley Health Network; Nechama Tec, Holocaust scholar and author; and Riley K. Temple ’71, a principal in the Washington, D.C., strategic consulting firm Temple Strategies, today at the [...]

Lafayette College

May 21, 2009

Candidates for Honorary Degrees

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The College will recognize four distinguished leaders at the 174th Commencement Candidates for honorary degrees at the 174th Commencement are pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin S. Carson Sr., who will deliver the Commencement address (Doctor of Science); Elliot J. Sussman, president and chief executive officer of Lehigh Valley Health Network (Doctor of Public Service); Nechama Tec, [...]

Lafayette College

April 23, 2009

Lafayette Will Award Four Honorary Degrees at 174th Commencement

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Lafayette will award honorary doctorates to four distinguished leaders at the College’s 174th Commencement Saturday, May 23. Information for parents on Commencement Dr. Elliot J. Sussman, president and chief executive officer of Lehigh Valley Health Network, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree. Nechama Tec, Holocaust scholar and author, will be awarded [...]

Lafayette College

February 3, 2009

Commencement Speaker is the Inspiration for TNT Original Movie

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Turner Network Television will present an original movie, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, based on the inspiring memoir of world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin S. Carson Sr. Starring Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr., the movie will premiere at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 on TNT. Carson will be the principal speaker at Lafayette’s 174th [...]

Lafayette College

May 24, 2008

Honorary Degree Citations

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President Daniel H. Weiss conferred honorary degrees upon journalist Juan Williams, who delivered the Commencement address; the Rev. Samuel T. Lloyd III, dean of Washington National Cathedral; John A. Fry ’82, president of Franklin & Marshall College; and Nicholas Katzenbach, former attorney general of the United States, today at the 173rd Commencement. The candidates were [...]

Lafayette College

May 22, 2008

Candidates for Honorary Degrees

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The College will recognize four distinguished leaders at the 173rd Commencement Candidates for honorary degrees at the 173rd Commencement are journalist Juan Williams, who will deliver the Commencement address (Doctor of Journalism); the Rev. Samuel T. Lloyd III, dean of Washington National Cathedral (Doctor of Divinity); John A. Fry ’82, president of Franklin & Marshall [...]