Lawrence J. Ramer ’50

November 5, 2012

Remembering Former Trustee Chair Lawrence J. Ramer ’50

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Lawrence J. Ramer ’50, former chair of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees, died Nov. 2 at his home in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He was 84. Services and a tribute to his life will be held today at Hillside Memorial Park in Los Angeles. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that [...]


August 3, 2012

Michael Heaney ’86 and Leo Helmers ’87 Begin Terms on Board of Trustees

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Two alumni were elected to the Board of Trustees May 18 and began five-year terms July 1. They are Michael C. Heaney ’86, a managing director at Morgan Stanley and global head of credit sales and trading, municipals, and emerging markets credit, and Leo A. Helmers ’87, a managing director of the Carlyle Group and [...]

Richard A. Grossman ’64

May 18, 2012

Trustees Richard A. Grossman ’64, Jefferson W. Kirby ’84, and Walter Oechsle ’57 Elected to Emeritus Status

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Trustees Richard A. Grossman ’64, Jefferson W. Kirby ’84, and Walter Oechsle ’57 have been elected to emeritus status and will be recognized at the 177th Commencement May 19. Visit the Commencement website Grossman has served on the Board of Trustees from 1987-97 and from 2002 to the present. Currently a member of the Committee [...]

Robert E. Sell '84

April 16, 2012

Robert E. Sell ’84 Named Accenture Group Chief Executive for Communications, Media, and Technology

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Robert “Bob” E. Sell ’84, a member of the College’s Board of Trustees, has been named group chief executive of Accenture’s Communications, Media, and Technology Operating Group. Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company based in New York City, made the announcement April 13. Sell joined Accenture in 1984 and became a [...]

Peter Simon '75

January 27, 2012

Peter Simon ’75 Receives Simon School Dean’s Medal Award from University of Rochester

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J. Peter Simon ’75, a member of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees, was presented with the Dean’s Medal Award by the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the school’s 25th anniversary celebration. Simon is co-chairman of William E. Simon and Sons, LLC, Morristown, N.J., and its investment group and leads [...]

Paul McCurdy '82

January 23, 2012

Paul McCurdy ’82 Named Chair of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

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Paul McCurdy ’82, a College trustee and former Alumni Association president, has been elected chair of his law firm, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, Stamford, Conn. He is recognized as a leading practitioner by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. McCurdy was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2010 after completing a two-year [...]

Barb Levy '74

December 21, 2011

USA Today Spotlights Barb Levy ’77

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Barb Levy ’77 is featured in USA Today for her contributions to the phenomenal success of the nation’s fastest-growing company. The newspaper spotlights Levy, a foremost merchandising expert, for her role as senior strategy advisor at the discount fashion website Ideeli, which is ranked No. 1 on the Inc. Magazine list of the nation’s fastest-growing [...]

Michael Trejo ’12 and Martha Heinze ’86

December 19, 2011

Global Banking: JJ Houldin ’12 and Michael Trejo ’12 Go Inside JPMorgan Chase

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Joseph “JJ” Houldin ’12 (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Michael Trejo ’12 (Falls Church, Va.) spent the summer exploring the world of global banking as interns with Martha Heinze ’86, executive director of treasury and securities services at JPMorgan Chase in New York City, and a member of the Lafayette Board of Trustees. Houldin, an American studies [...]


October 28, 2011

College Dedicates Morel Field House

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Lafayette dedicated its new, state-of-the-art indoor batting facility during a ceremony last week. The Morel Field House, located at the Metzgar Fields Athletic Complex, will be used by the baseball and softball programs. The generosity of Don Morel ’79, a former Lafayette pitcher, allowed for the construction of the facility, which opened for use this [...]


October 14, 2011

Laneta Dorflinger ’75 Places Humanity at the Heart of Scientific Pursuits

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By Kate Helm Science is often controversial—stem cells, contraception, and HIV. And it’s often the people affected by those issues who get lost amid the politically and emotionally charged debates. That’s why Laneta Dorflinger ’75, distinguished scientist and vice president of FHI 360, keeps her head down and lets science speak for itself. “I try [...]