Extraordinary Campus and Facilities
With a beautiful campus in a great location near one of the world’s top cultural centers, Lafayette has advanced and fully-equipped academic facilities that are well suited to new curricular initiatives and to the evolving demands of research as an important part of undergraduate education. Arts and athletic facilities have also expanded in recent years on the campus and in the community to the benefit of students and local citizens.
Lafayette Dining Services is now serving Starbucks coffee, espresso creations, and non-espresso alternatives at Skillman Café. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was hosted last week by Student Government President Matthew Grandon ’12; Mitchell Wein, vice president for finance and administration; and Joseph Binotto, general manager of dining services. Starbucks is one of many new features and services [...]
Three Arts Projects Combine to Bring the Natural and Artistic Beauty of Lafayette and Easton to Life
The new Karl Stirner Arts Trail wends along the Bushkill Creek, past cascades, towering sycamores, a meadow, and a stone wall that was built as a public works project during the Great Depression. Named for the renowned sculptor and Easton arts pioneer, the 2.5-mile stretch is set to officially open at the end of September. [...]
Summer brings long hours of sunshine on Lafayette’s stately buildings and magnificent grounds. Check out a photo gallery of campus images.
A two-phase transformation of the Quad and Watson Hall courtyard, beginning this week, will be a major step toward a more walkable and environmentally-friendly campus with more open spaces connected by an enhanced network of pedestrian walkways, as envisioned in the Campus Master Plan. In the spring of 2010, the Board of Trustees advanced the [...]
The Lafayette College Organic Garden covers two acres on Sullivan Trail just south of the Metzgar Fields Athletic Complex. One acre is a community garden for Lafayette faculty, staff, and families to tend their own plots. The other section is where students work together spring through fall to grow healthy produce without the use of [...]