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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 [...]

Professor Robert Kurt, Tiffany Phuong ’16, Kofi Boateng ’16, and Professor Chun Wai Liew 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, [...]

Students analyze photos and paintings during a session led by Amy Herman ’88 focusing on observational skills and communication. Accomplished alumni shared their experiences and perspectives with more than 200 junior and senior student leaders at the 2014 Lafayette Leadership Institute, themed “Leadership 24/7.” The annual conference focuses on developing skills and exchanging information relevant for student leaders on campus and after graduation. Chuck Zovko/Zovko Photographic llc February 8, 2014

February 11, 2014

Alumni Inspire New Generation of Leaders

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Accomplished alumni shared their experiences and perspectives with more than 200 juniors and seniors at the 2014 Lafayette Leadership Institute, themed “Leadership 24/7.” The annual conference focuses on developing skills and exchanging information relevant for student leaders on campus and after graduation. View more images of the Leadership Institute on Flickr The event consists of [...]

Shannon Moran ’14

February 6, 2014

Shannon Moran ’14 Gets Firsthand Look at Music of Composer Gabriela Lena Frank

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Shannon Moran ’14 is conducting undergraduate research — in person — on Gabriela Lena Frank, a Grammy-nominated and Latin Grammy-winning composer and pianist, who is serving a yearlong residency at Lafayette College.

Mark Ross '14 heads for the end zone. Photo by Kenya Allen

February 4, 2014

92 Students Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

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From the College’s seven Division I fall sports teams, 92 students were named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for the honor roll, student athletes need to record at least a 3.20 grade point average during the semester. The men’s and women’s cross country teams combined for 12 honor roll students. [...]

Tony Johnson '13 leads SPM Shooters in minutes per game (29.1) and is sixth in the league in assists (3.8 apg).

January 27, 2014

House on the Hill: Tony Johnson ’13 Plays Professional Basketball in Holland

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When he gets fouled these days, they’re more forceful and physical. Tony Johnson ’13 had a feeling that was coming. And when he and his teammates went to a Dutch farm to get accustomed to the culture in Holland, he enjoyed experimenting on a rope course and trying a zip line. Then he was asked [...]

Michele Tallarita '12 at her computer

January 24, 2014

Pard Tracks: Michele Tallarita ’12 Enjoys Fan Fiction Fame as ‘Angry Lobster’

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Michele Tallarita ’12 has a secret identity.  In the world of online fan fiction, she’s a popular author whose stories are read by thousands.  It’s all for fun, but she’s taken what she’s learned to graduate school for her master’s of fine arts in fiction.  Hear her talk about her fan fiction experiences in this episode [...]