Class of 2007

Terese Brown ’07 with Liang Ren ’17 (L-R), Jennifer Schroeder ’15, Kristina Beaudouin ’16, Gates Lawler ’17, and Glynnis Lawler ’17, who appeared in a video fashion show featuring Sydonna creations. Brown’s silk hurricane skirt marries art with couture.

January 24, 2014

Design Entrepreneur Terese Brown ’07 Fuses her Talents in Art and Business

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By Sharon Sanders Elegant, yet edgy, creations by Terese Brown ’07 are drawing national attention. Owner and creative director of Philadelphia-based Terese Sydonna Contemporary Women’s Design, Brown was a finalist for Project Runway seasons 10 and 11, a semi-finalist for NBC’s Fashion Star season two, and was recently included in the Philadelphia Magazine “Fashion Project.” [...]

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June 27, 2013

Drive to 40%: Oldest Alum Steps Up for Annual Fund

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With less than two weeks to reach the alumni participation goal of 40%, a gift from the College’s oldest alumnus, Howard C. Lindemann ’32, arrived! The gift was received just a few days prior to his 102nd birthday on June 23. In the hand-written note accompanying his check, he said: “Greetings from the 100th graduating [...]

Brad Wertheim '07

May 10, 2013

The Danger of Iron Explored by Brad Wertheim ’07 in The Atlantic

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Too much iron—is that possible? Yes, for people who have a gene resulting from an ancient DNA mutation that causes iron to accumulate to toxic levels in their organs. When Dr. Brad Wertheim ’07 learned about “the Celtic curse” of hereditary hemochomatosis during medical school, he wondered why it had a predilection for those of [...]

Danielle Bero '07 with her class at the Broome Street Academy in New York City

January 7, 2013

Danielle Bero ’07 Helps Inner City Youth Find Their Voices

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By Kate Helm Whether in the classroom at Broome Street Academy in New York City or on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, Danielle Bero ’07 is never without one accessory—a bracelet an Easton child made for her while participating in Lafayette’s Kids in the Community (KIC) program. It reminds her of what is important [...]

Travis Hutson '07

December 11, 2012

Political Newcomer Travis Hutson ’07 Takes Seat in Florida House of Representatives

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Elected in November, Travis Hutson ’07 will begin his term as District 24 representative in the Florida legislature in mid-January. A resident of Elkton, he is well known throughout St. Johns County where he received the Character Counts Award as a high school senior. As a businessman, he has served on the HandsOn Jacksonville board of [...]

Anny Lopez '10 (L-R), Joseph Lanzot '07, Washcarina Martinez '11

April 23, 2012

Three Lafayette Graduates Excel at Rutgers Law School

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Prepared by their Lafayette experiences, Joseph Lanzot ’07 of Hoboken, N.J.; Anny Lopez ’10 of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and Washcarina Martinez ’11 of New York, N.Y., have excelled at Rutgers School of Law, Newark, N.J. Lanzot was selected to serve on the staff of Rutgers Law Review and was an editor in 2009-10. A government and [...]

Kate Hardin '08 (left) and Adam Bozick '06 attend a reception for prospective Lafayette students.

February 9, 2012

Admissions Staff and Alumni Volunteers Hold Interview Receptions for Prospective Students across the Country

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By Kate Helm When John Sperduto, a prospective Lafayette student from Middletown, N.J., arrived on campus for an alumni admissions reception with his father, he immediately liked the vibe. Lafayette was the first school among 10 others he’s applied to that saw him as something other than a walking application. “Through the event, the admissions [...]

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October 3, 2011

Michael Leff ’07 Creates Website with Support of Entrepreneurial Mentor Jim Fisher ’77

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In your favorite city looking for a restaurant with fusion cuisine or a bar specializing in tropical martinis? The new website barHappy.com has the answers. The brainchild of Michael Leff ’07, barHappy.com is a guide to restaurants and bars in 18 major cities across the country. It features not only the name and location of [...]

Vanessa Youngs '07

April 12, 2011

Vanessa Youngs ’07 Helps Manage the Big Apple Budget

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By Robert Bruce Slater As a budget analyst for the City of New York, Vanessa E. Youngs ‘07 has the opportunity to participate in policy decisions that can better the lives of city residents. “The most meaningful part of my work,” reports Youngs, “is the opportunity to participate in issues that have an actual impact in the neighborhoods [...]

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April 5, 2011

Big Dreams and Preparation Allow Lafayette Graduates to Succeed Right Out of the Gate

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A producer with The Today Show; a laser communications system developer for the Navy, a makeup artist with Abercrombie & Fitch, Nautica, and Ralph Lauren; features manager for The Nate Berkus Show; advertising director for Macy’s, lobbyist on Capitol Hill with IBM. These are just a few examples of high-profile careers that young Lafayette alumni [...]