Reunion 2011

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June 14, 2011

Reunion 2011: Photo Galleries

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More than 1,200 alumni returned to campus to share memories and good times during Reunion Weekend. Check out photos from the annual parade, singing on the steps of Pardee Hall, and various dances and social events. View, share, and download additional photos in Flickr Read more Reunion coverage Reunion Parade Dances, Dinners, and Picnics 50-Plus [...]

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June 14, 2011

Reunion 2011: President Daniel H. Weiss Delivers State of the College Address

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 The State of the College address given by President Daniel H. Weiss on June 10, the opening night of Reunion 2011, could have been subtitled “Making Lafayette a Sounder, Healthier Investment.” Read more Reunion coverage. Five minutes into his speech in Colton Chapel, the president noted that Bloomberg Businessweek, a major [...]

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June 14, 2011

Reunion 2011: The Band ‘Weird People’ Rocks the Quad

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 Seven Lafayette graduates are performing a very special concert under a tent on the Quad. They’re celebrating the 20th reunion of the Class of 1991, the graduating class for five members of the band. They’re also celebrating their first joint show since they graduated. They sound so fun and funky, it [...]

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June 14, 2011

Reunion 2011: Amy Herman ’88 Reveals the Power of Keen Perception

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 Two dozen spectators in a Kirby Hall lecture room are watching a video of two basketballs passed by a half dozen people. After the video ends they’re asked to count the number of passes. Their answers range wildly, from 11 to 26. Then they’re asked if they noticed the person in [...]

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June 14, 2011

Reunion 2011: John Pierce ’81 Describes Role of 3-D Modeling and New Yankee Stadium

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 John Pierce ’81 was the only 2011 Reunion College speaker who wore a New York Yankees hat. The cap was a prop during his Skillman Library presentation on how his employer, Turner Construction Company, used 3-D modeling to manage the building of the new Yankee Stadium, the $2.3 billion successor to [...]

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April 22, 2011

Register Now for Reunion 2011

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From Reunion College presentations to the annual parade to class socials and many more events, there will be a lot to enjoy when the Classes of 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, and 2006 gather on campus June 10-12. Mark your calendar to catch up with old friends and make new [...]