Class of 2006

Daria Szkwarko '06

August 5, 2011

With Experience in Kenya, France, and Tanzania, Medical Student Daria Szkwarko ’06 Plans to Practice in Africa

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By Barbara Mulligan When medical student Daria Szkwarko ’06 arrived in Kenya for a clinical research experience last August, she hoped to figure out what area of medicine she wanted to pursue, become proficient in Swahili, collaborate with professionals, and establish a “side project.” But first of all, she wanted “to learn what it takes [...]

Elizabeth Ciampa '06

June 13, 2011

Reunion 2011: More than 1,200 Alumni Connect with Friends and the Lafayette Spirit

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 They came to Reunion 2011 at Lafayette College on June 10-12 to celebrate major class anniversaries: 5 years, 25 years, a half-century. They came from as far away as London and Sweden, after absences as long as 40 years. They came for the usual reasons: to reminisce and catch up. They [...]

Patrick Kelly '88

February 17, 2011

Patrick Kelly ’88 Heads National Recruiting for IBM

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By Samuel T. Clover ’91 An old joke among IBM employees is that the acronym stands for, “I’ve been moved.” While it once had a pejorative edge, in today’s global economy moving means opportunity. Over the last seven years, Patrick Kelly ’88, currently IBM’s director of recruiting for North America, has helped hundreds of people—including [...]

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January 14, 2010

The Power of the Alumni Network

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After fulfilling a life goal with a job at the Food Network, Kelly Barrows ’06 switches to media studies By Jess Wason ’11 Kelly Barrows ’06 declared eight majors before she finally picked the right one — American studies with a minor in math. She was more decisive when it came to seeking a post-graduation [...]

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October 11, 2009

A Talk With NFL Linebacker Blake Costanzo ’06

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He discusses the violent, uncertain world of the National Football League By Kevin Gray Sprinting down the field as fast as he could, Blake Costanzo ’06 blasted into the legs of the opponent returning the game’s opening kickoff. The player lost control of the football and Costanzo fell on it, giving his Cleveland Browns possession [...]

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October 11, 2009

Blake Costanzo ’06 Continues to Excel in NFL

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He set up game-winning field goal today with third fumble recovery in past four games Blake Costanzo ’06, a special teams standout for the Cleveland Browns in the National Football League, has recovered three fumbles in the past four games, all on kickoff and punt returns. He leads the NFL in defensive fumble recoveries. Today [...]

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May 22, 2009

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

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Tripp Williams ’06 tests several career paths before returning to political arena By Sarah Costlow ’09 After graduating from Lafayette, Seattle’s Tripp Williams ’06 worked for Rep. Rick Larsen from the 2nd Congressional District in Bellingham, Wash. Eager to return east, he left Washington and lived in Maine, working as a camp counselor. He returned [...]

Lafayette College

November 7, 2008

Collaborative Research Explores How Products Affect Environmental Policy-making

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Professors Chris Ruebeck, Sharon Jones, Jeff Pfaffmann, and Kristen Sanford-Bernhardt create an interdisciplinary experience for students By Elizabeth Kemmerer A group of professors and students from economics and business, computer science, and engineering is using an interdisciplinary approach to see how environmental policy-making is affected by the life cycles of products. According to Sharon Jones, [...]

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July 15, 2008

Stephanie Marcon ’06 Catches Up With Old Friends Online And Makes New Ones

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She’s an enthusiastic member of the Alumni Online Community Even before graduation, Stephanie Marcon ’06 knew she wanted to be part of the Alumni Online Community. “I remember hearing about it when I got my cap and gown,” recalls Marcon, an Africana studies graduate. “I signed up for it right away.” Marcon, now head women’s [...]

Lafayette College

June 12, 2008

On The Job With Efrem Stanley ’07

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Lafayette’s small size and undergraduate focus provided right setting for accounting assistant – by Lesley Kline ’09 I recently spoke with Efrem Stanley ’07 to find out what his life has been like after graduation. As a senior math-economics major, Efrem was not sure what he wanted to do when he graduated. He did know [...]