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Elise Buffinton '14

March 11, 2014

Elise Buffinton ’14 Wins Pole Vault at ECAC Championships

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Elise Buffinton ’14 (Lewisburg, Pa.) became Lafayette’s second woman to win an Eastern College Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship when she pole vaulted 12’ 11 ½” last weekend at Boston University. Buffinton, an engineering studies major, is the indoor and outdoor school record holder in pole vault. She won the Indoor and Outdoor [...]

Lafayette Literacy Day

March 9, 2014

Photo Gallery: Literacy Day Cultivates a Passion for Reading

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Last weekend, local children took part in a variety of student-organized activities based on the book Falling Up by Shel Silverstein during Lafayette’s 14th annual Literacy Day. Organized by the College’s America Reads-America Counts team, the program promotes enthusiasm for reading. View more images of Literacy Day on Flickr Four student groups chose a different poem [...]

Cord Stasolla ’15

March 6, 2014

Cord Stasolla ’15 Accepted to Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program

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After a rigorous yearlong application process that culminated in a personal interview with Admiral John M. Richardson, Cord Stasolla ’15 (Morrisville, Pa.) has been accepted into the Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate (NUPOC) program. Stasolla has been preparing for this moment his entire life. Influenced by his grandfather, who served as an Army medic during [...]

Ezra Keough ’17 speaks about Type 1 Diabetes at Morristown Medical Center’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital.

March 5, 2014

Ezra Keough ’17 Encourages Type 1 Diabetes Patients to Live with No Limits

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When Ezra Keough ’17 (Basking Ridge, N.J.) was diagnosed with Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes in fifth grade, he didn’t know much about the disease, but he knew one thing—it wasn’t going to stop him from accomplishing his goals. A competitive swimmer at the time of his diagnosis—rapid weight loss and exhaustion caused him to see [...]

Angel Mendez ’82 and Matthew Schultheiss ’15 at Cisco Systems, Inc., in San Jose, Calif.

March 3, 2014

Matthew Schultheiss ’15 Learns about Career Possibilities at Cisco Systems

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By Shehtaz Huq ’14 Matthew Schultheiss ’15 (Shaker Heights, Ohio) had a great chance to see how his interests in business and technology are combined through a week-long externship at networking giant Cisco Systems, Inc., in San Jose, Calif. Angel Mendez ’82, senior vice president of Cisco Transformation, provided the opportunity. “Throughout the week with Kavinda [...]

Nicola Coakley ’15 and Kidane Kinney ’15

March 3, 2014

Nicola Coakley ’15 and Kidane Kinney ’15 Explore Urban Studies around the World

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For Nicola Coakley ’15 (Devon, Pa.) and Kidane Kinney ’15 (Staten Island, N.Y.), their semester abroad did not involve just one country, but four. “Sao Paulo was a very busy city, which reminded me a lot of New York City,”  says Kinney, who is majoring in international affairs. ”I loved the food and samba music there. [...]

Rachel Pena '14

March 3, 2014

Rachel Pena ’14 Wins Patriot League Championship in Weight Throw

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English major Rachel Pena ’14 (Ridgefield Park, N.J.) won the weight throw at the Patriot League Championships last weekend, tossing the weight 18.87 meters and earning a place on the All-Patriot League First Team. She was also one of 11 track and field athletes named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team. To be eligible, a [...]

Chris Reginer '15 competes at last year's Easton Regional Mock Trial Tournament.

March 3, 2014

Lafayette Advances to Mock Trial Opening Round Championships

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Lafayette’s mock trial team has advanced to the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Opening Round Championship series March 22-23 in Washington, D.C. The team earned the berth by placing fourth at the Bristol, R.I., Regional Tournament hosted by Roger Williams University last month. Tricia Riordan ’14 (Baldwin, N.Y.) received an outstanding witness award and Aaron Freedman [...]

Cassidy Reller ’16, who won the novice national championship in extemporaneous speaking, prepares for the national championship during the annual Forensics performance night.

February 21, 2014

Cassidy Reller ’16 Wins State Title in Forensics

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Cassidy Reller ’16 (Fremont, Neb.) took home a state championship in impromptu speaking during the Pennsylvania Forensic Association’s annual tournament Feb. 15-16 at Bloomsburg University. The Forensics Society placed second overall and is preparing to compete in the National Forensics Association’s national tournament April 18-21 at Eastern Michigan University. The College has excelled on the [...]

Tiffany Phuong ’16; Robert Kurt, associate professor and head of biology; Kofi Boateng ’16; and Chun Wai Liew, associate professor of computer science, work in the lab.

February 18, 2014

Students Will Present Research at Annual Meeting of Pennsylvania Academy of Science

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Twenty-one students will present research papers with their biology faculty mentors at the 90th annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science March 21-23 at Susquehanna University. Michael Butler, assistant professor of biology, worked with the following students who will present at the conference: Michael Astor ’17 (Ogdensburg, N.J.), biochemistry Samantha Gleich ’17 (East Windsor, [...]