Class of 2006

Nkrumah Pierre ’06

April 9, 2014

The Connector: Nkrumah Pierre ’06 Excels at Corporate Matchmaking

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By Samuel T. Clover ’91 Talking with Nkrumah Pierre ’06 is like boarding a high-speed luxury train: He’s polished, solid, agile, and speaks with a rapid cadence that drives the conversation forward while never losing focus of the topic—or you. Key qualities from someone who makes his living by networking. Pierre was recently recognized by [...]

Xiao Cui ’13, Maurice Bennett ’06, Danielle Harris ’09

October 12, 2012

Xiao Cui ’13 Learns Importance of Confidence to Economy through Credit Suisse Internship

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As Maurice Bennett ’06, an equity sales and trading analyst at Credit Suisse in New York City, will tell you, an internship with the bank is “a real job in the real world and not an experience just anyone gets.” This summer, three Lafayette students landed 10-week internships with Credit Suisse through its innovative virtual [...]

Michael Raynor '84

October 5, 2012

Michael Raynor ’84 Appointed Ambassador to Benin

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By Lori H. Burke Though far from being the largest nation on the African continent, the Republic of Benin is a powerful beacon of hope for supporters of democracy and human rights around the world. As the West African country makes steady progress, it will be supported by the newly appointed U.S. ambassador, Michael Raynor [...]

Stephen Parahus '84 at Alumni Summer College 2012

July 24, 2012

Alumni Summer College 2012 Is Feast for Lifelong Learners

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Alumni and friends returned to campus July 19-22 for the third annual Alumni Summer College. Some were back for the second and third time, citing the camaraderie and intellectual focus as the drawing forces. “This was fertilizer for the brain,” says Mark Goldstone ’81. “I especially loved the creative writing, the film study, and Russian [...]

Matthew Verbyla ’06 in Honduras

May 23, 2012

NSF Research Fellowships Help Four Alumni Pursue Graduate Degrees

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To call Brian Carey ’11 motivated is an understatement. The civil engineering and economics graduate is living in Trinidad and Tobago on a Fulbright Scholarship, where he is working at the Seismic Research Center at University of the West Indies to conduct a seismic assessment of the residential construction in Trinidad. Carey is no stranger [...]

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December 27, 2011

T.J.Maxx and Good Day New York Call on Fashion Expert Lindsey Calla ’06

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By Kevin Gray Creator of the fashion blog Saucy Glossie, Lindsey Calla ’06 worked with T.J.Maxx on the discount designer store’s “Maxxinista” campaign and appeared in one of the commercials. “Working with T.J.Maxx has been an amazing experience,” says Calla, noting that she was a true Maxxinista even before this dream job. “It was a [...]

Farrell Sharkey '06

November 9, 2011

Farrell Sharkey ’06 Turns First Grade into a “Lafayette” Homeroom

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By Kevin Gray For a recent homework assignment, Farrell Sharkey ’06 asked her first-grade students to answer a question: If you could go anywhere, where would you go? Most of the responses—child-focused restaurants and amusement parks—were expected. Some were not. “A few students had written ‘college,’ and one even wrote ‘Lafayette College’ specifically and had [...]

Meghan Baker ’07 and Rebecca Heslin ’12 at Fox News

September 23, 2011

Students Have ‘Amazing, Truly Life-Changing Experiences’ through Intern Scholars Program

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Six students learned the ins and outs of the working world this summer, with the assistance of alumni, through the Bob Beane ’58 Intern Scholars Program. “This summer has been filled with amazing, truly life-changing experiences,” says Michelle Mariconda ’12 (Wayne, N.J.), an anthropology and sociology major who worked at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). [...]

Blake Costanzo ’06

August 18, 2011

Catching Up with San Francisco 49er Blake Costanzo ’06

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Former Lafayette football star Blake Costanzo ’06 took some time to answer questions about his career in the National Football League. The anthropology and sociology graduate is playing with the San Francisco 49ers after spending the past two seasons with the Cleveland Browns. Between your former teammates and coaches, who has made the most impact [...]

Blake Costanzo ’06

August 8, 2011

Former Lafayette Football Standout Blake Costanzo ’06 Signs with San Francisco 49ers

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Former Lafayette football standout Blake Costanzo ’06 has inked a new deal with the San Francisco 49ers, putting his name on a contract that could be worth as much as $800,000, according to The Bergen Record. Costanzo spent the past two seasons with the Cleveland Browns under current 49ers assistant head coach and special teams [...]