Class of 1844

Lafayette College

October 29, 2008

Video: Art Students Study ‘Transcendence’

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New sculpture commemorates the life of David Kearney McDonogh 1844 Art students working with Jim Toia, director of the art department’s Community-Based Teaching program, have been studying “Transcendence,” a new sculpture on the north side of Skillman Library which commemorates the life of David Kearney McDonogh 1844. Watch a video. McDonogh, the College’s first black [...]

Lafayette College

September 27, 2008

Homecoming Shines

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Dreary skies don’t stop good times for alumni Forget about the gloomy skies and intermittent drizzle – all was bright and sunny at Homecoming. On a different kind of day, with sun blazing and temperatures balmy, the annual tailgate party and clam bake is held in mostly open air, in the parking lots and the [...]

Lafayette College

September 25, 2008

Sight & Insight

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Inventor and ophthalmologist Richard Koplin ’64 has improved lives of millions worldwide Through his vision as an inventor and as one of the world’s foremost ophthalmologists, Richard Koplin ’64 has brought sight to the blind and improved the lives of millions worldwide. LASIK corrective eye surgery owes much to Koplin, who, along with his partner [...]

Lafayette College

September 18, 2008

Artwork by Professor Curlee Holton Recognized Internationally

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Prints included in permanent collections of Yale University and the American Embassy in Dakar, Senegal Original works by Curlee Raven Holton, professor and head of art and director of Lafayette’s Experimental Printmaking Institute, have been inducted into permanent collections. A 1994 piece entitled Bred For Pleasure is now part of Yale University’s Art Gallery collection. [...]

Lafayette College

February 5, 2008

Healing Patients, Mending Disparities

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Physician Ernest Levister ’58 has dedicated himself to helping communities lacking accessible medical care By April Helmer Physician Ernest Levister ’58 has spent his career helping others heal and curing a healthcare system that gives inadequate attention to poor communities. This year the California Wellness Foundation presented its Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award to [...]