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June 1, 2012

Students Prepare for the Future at Annual McDonogh Network Event

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Alumni and students came together on campus last month to discuss what it takes to succeed in a career and what new graduates should do when entering the workforce.  The second networking conference of this type, it was hosted by the McDonogh Network, Lafayette’s black and African-American alumni association. View and share more images of [...]

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March 23, 2012

Latest Edition of McDonogh Voice Available Online

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The latest edition of McDonogh Voice is now available on the College’s website. The magazine celebrates the contributions of African Americans to the Lafayette community. The issue features the work of Terence Byrd ’74, president of the Healthfirst NJ managed care provider; Reco Collins ’05, vice president of public finance for PNC Bank; Danlami Gomwalk ’01, [...]

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March 13, 2012

Photo Gallery: Black History Month at Lafayette

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Lafayette concluded its celebration of Black History Month with its finale performance night in Farinon College Center. Hosted by the Association of Black Collegians, the event had a range of performances including step, oration, poetry, interpretive dance, and music. View and share more images of the finale on Flickr Black History Month Finale The celebration’s [...]

Members of the Precision Step Team perform during last year's Black History Month finale.

January 22, 2012

Lafayette Celebrates Black History Month

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Lafayette will celebrate Black History Month with art, a historical exhibit, a research symposium on race, music, discussions, and performances. The celebration’s keynote talk will be presented by award-winning author Siddharth Kara 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in Oechsle Hall room 224 as part of the President’s McDonogh Lecture Series. One of the world’s foremost [...]

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December 8, 2011

Photo Galleries: Poet Jayne Cortez and Artist Clifford Charles Work with Students

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South African artist Clifford Charles and poet and film director Jayne Cortez visited campus last week for a series of student workshops, poetry readings, and lectures. Their residencies were made possible by Lafayette’s David L. Sr. and Helen J. Temple Visiting Artist Fund and the African studies program. Clifford Charles Jayne Cortez The David L. [...]

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June 1, 2011

McDonogh Network Conference Prepares Students for Success

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Accomplished alumni shared their experiences and perspectives with students at the first McDonogh Network Conference and senior celebration last month in the Marlo Room of Farinon College Center.  The theme for the conference was “Connecting You to Me: Building a Personal Brand.” The first networking conference of this type, it was hosted by the McDonogh [...]

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May 6, 2011

Diversity Awards Celebrate Students and Faculty Who Are Making a Difference on Campus and in the Community

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Lafayette students and faculty were honored for their dedication to academics and furthering diversity on campus and in the surrounding community at the annual Diversity Awards held April 30, in the Wilson Room of Pfenning Alumni Center. Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Development and the Office of Dean of the College, the ceremony celebrates [...]

Students and Faculty Honored for Promoting Diversity

April 30, 2010

Students and Faculty Honored for Promoting Diversity

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Award ceremony celebrates individuals who are making a difference on campus and in the community Lafayette students and faculty were honored for their dedication to academics and furthering diversity on campus and in the surrounding community at the annual Diversity Awards held April 29, in the Wilson Room of Pfenning Alumni Center. Sponsored by the [...]

Meredith Castor '10, Leslie Raucher '10, and Kelly Giles '10 worked with Curlee Raven Holton, professor of art and director of EPI, to produce a limited edition print with artist Faith Ringgold to benefit the children of Haiti.

April 19, 2010

Experimental Printmaking Institute Produces Print by Artist Faith Ringgold to Benefit Children of Haiti

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Three students worked on limited edition print with Professor Curlee Holton; an open house will be April 24 Three students worked with Curlee Raven Holton, professor of art and director of the Experimental Printmaking Institute (EPI), to produce a limited edition print with artist Faith Ringgold and her foundation, Anyone Can Fly, to benefit the [...]

Award-Winning Author and Filmmaker Molefi K. Asante, Jr. '04 Speaks April 17

April 16, 2010

Award-Winning Author and Filmmaker Molefi K. Asante, Jr. ’04 Speaks April 17

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He will discuss his work during a public lecture in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights Award-winning author and filmmaker Molefi K. Asante, Jr. ’04 will present the talk “Being the Change” 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17 in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights room 104. Asante was scheduled to be the keynote speaker for Lafayette’s celebration [...]