Class of 2008

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Bill Griese '91

November 24, 2010

“Zoom” by Bill Griese ’91 Is Soundtrack for Fujifilm TV Commercial; Phil Silverberg ’09 Plays Keys for Video

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“Zoom,” a new song on the soon-to-be-released CD Too Long Coming by Bill Griese ’91, is the soundtrack for two Fujifilm TV commercials. The spots, which began airing Nov. 14, advertise the company’s line of long-zoom digital cameras. On a day in late October when the music video for “Zoom,” was to be filmed in [...]

Amanda Niederauer '08

August 1, 2010

Amanda Niederauer ’08 Works at Sotheby’s and Supports Autism Cause

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On Thursday, Aug. 5, more than 900 people attended a sold-out special event at the New York Stock Exchange to help raise funds for Autism Speaks to Young Professionals. Earlier that morning, Amanda Niederauer ’08, co-chair of the event, was briefly interviewed by Dave Price in the outside studio of the CBS Early Show. Niederauer, [...]

Treyvon Jackson '10

June 16, 2010

Designing their Own Major Gives Lafayette Students an Edge

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Working as an analyst in currency operations at Goldman Sachs, Treyvon Jackson ’10 is certain that creating his own major had a lot to do with getting the job. At Lafayette, Jackson designed an interdisciplinary major in performance studies, which explores the political implications that the performing arts have on society. “I strongly believe that [...]

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May 18, 2010

Students, Young Alumni Earn National Honors

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Recent awards include Goldwater Scholarship, three National Science Foundation Fellowships, two Fulbright grants, and NCAA Scholarship A number of students and young alumni have been recognized recently for their academic excellence with funding for future studies. Recent awards include a Goldwater Scholarship, three National Science Foundation Fellowships, two Fulbright grants, and an NCAA Scholarship. Lauren [...]

Bradley Williams '10 works with Jena Newman '04, senior art director for Catapult Marketing. As part of Williams' independent study with Lew Minter, Newman provided a professional perspective on his graphic design project.

April 30, 2010

Jenny Boyar ’08, Amanda Pisetzner ’10, and Bradley Williams ’10 Receive Fulbrights

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Bradley Williams ’10 (Marriottsville, Md.) believes the semester he spent studying in Argentina was one of the most exciting times of his life. “I didn’t know anyone upon arriving, and I quickly found that I had much to learn with respect to the language,” says Williams. “However, I left with some unforgettable memories, made many [...]

Lafayette College

February 1, 2010

From Crunching Numbers to Catching Fish

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A love of sports and an alumni-sponsored externship led Courtney Dixon ’08 to a job at ESPN — by Jess Wason ’11 Courtney Dixon ’08 is surrounded by sports in her job at ESPN, but she learned to appreciate outdoor sports the hard way: through her own experience. “I love all sports, and working at [...]

Lafayette College

July 27, 2009

Dartmouth Medical School Features Art of Chiquita Palha De Sousa ’08

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Magazine and web site highlight her depictions of AIDS’ impact on African children The Summer 2009 issue of Dartmouth Medicine features Chiquita Palha De Sousa ’08, a second-year student at Dartmouth Medical School, and “Sisters,” a painting she created as part of her senior art project at Lafayette. The painting “depicts a young girl, orphaned [...]

Lafayette College

July 8, 2009

Matchmaker, Matchmaker

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Barry Bregman ’77 brings leaders to companies as vice chairman of major executive search firm A company’s success often depends on the right fit between corporate culture and a leader’s talent. That’s where Barry Bregman ’77, vice chairman of executive search firm CTPartners, comes in. Strong relationships are an important part of what Bregman does [...]