McDonogh Students/Faculty

Jasmine Jay ’14 puts her thoughts down on paper.

May 21, 2013

Jasmine Jay ’14 Receives Prestigious Writers Institute Scholarship

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By Shehtaz Huq ’14 Among approximately 400 applications received, English major Jasmine Jay ’14 (Allentown, Pa.) is one of 50 students nationwide to be invited to the prestigious NY State Summer Writers Institute. Jay, a recipient of the institute’s merit scholarship that aims at promoting access and diversity, will spend four weeks over the summer [...]

Taylor Brown ’15, Barbara Olivier ’16, and Steven Shankman ’77 at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

February 26, 2013

Taylor Brown ’15 and Barbara Olivier ’16 Dive into the World of Medicine with Steven Shankman ’77

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Over winter break, Taylor Brown ’15 (Warren, N.J.) and Barbara Olivier ’16 (Brooklyn, N.Y.) got a taste of what day-to-day life is like in the medical field during an externship with Steven Shankman ’77, vice chairman and program director of radiology at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. While shadowing Shankman, Brown and Olivier observed [...]

Professor Wendy Wilson-Fall

February 8, 2013

Professor Wendy Wilson-Fall Stimulates Curiosity in the Classroom

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To say that Wendy Wilson-Fall is enthusiastic is an understatement. As Lafayette’s first professor hired specifically for the interdisciplinary Africana Studies Program, she is excited about its growth and future. She is equally enthusiastic about communicating her passion for Africana studies to her students as well as the upcoming publication of her new book. Inspired [...]

Homecoming 2012

October 23, 2012

Photo Galleries: Hundreds of Alumni Return to Celebrate Homecoming

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Homecoming 2012 included the annual tailgate picnic, a 30-13 win by the football team over Holy Cross, the McDonogh Network Homecoming Social, the McKelvy House Scholars program anniversary celebration, and various parties and dinners. Tailgate Picnic and Football Game View and share more images of the tailgate and game on Flickr McKelvy Scholars Celebration View [...]

Abenezer Solomon ’14 outside the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in New York City

August 28, 2012

Abenezer Solomon ’14 Spends Summer Fighting Injustice at EEOC

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Abenezer Solomon ’14 (Brooklyn, N.Y) aspires to have a career in which he battles injustice and inequality in our society. This summer, he gained experience doing just that as an intern with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in New York City. A double major in government & law and anthropology & sociology, Solomon worked [...]

Professor John T. McCartney

July 11, 2012

Memorial Resolution for John T. McCartney

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At its May 1 meeting, the faculty adopted the following memorial resolution for John T. McCartney, associate professor of government and law, who died March 28. John Talmadge McCartney, a committed teacher and mentor to hundreds of Lafayette students, an exemplary colleague in every way, and a dear friend to many of us, passed away [...]

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July 1, 2012

Samantha Jordan ’13 Receives Pickering Fellowship to Pursue Foreign Affairs in Grad School

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When Samantha Jordan ’13 learned she had won a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, her aspirations of a career in the Foreign Service took a giant leap forward. “It’s a dream opportunity,” says Jordan (Manassas, Va.), who is majoring in international economics and commerce. As a Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellow, Jordan is eligible [...]

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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 [...]

Joelle Neilson  '12 was named Field Performer of the Meet

February 28, 2012

Joelle Neilson ’12 Takes Patriot League Championships in Triple and Long Jump

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Joelle Neilson ’12 (Philadelphia, Pa.) took first place in both the triple and long jump at the Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 17-19 at Bucknell University. She was named Female Field Performer of the Meet. Neilson, who was also Patriot League Champion in the triple jump during the 2010-11 outdoor track and [...]

Kristian Smith ’13 and Pete Reinke ’85 at the LVEDC offices in Bethlehem, Pa.

February 14, 2012

Kristian Smith ’13 Explores Economic Development with Pete Reinke ’85

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“This externship gave me a new perspective on architecture because it exposed me to the processes that take place in the relocation of a business to the Lehigh Valley, incentives to encourage businesses to locate to brownfield sites, and the various other steps that foster the environment for businesses long before the architect comes into [...]