Class of 2014

Samantha Druks '14

September 10, 2013

Samantha Druks ’14: My Invaluable Experience at a Financial Advising Firm

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By Samantha Druks ’14 During my internship over the summer, I received invaluable experience in the areas of finance and marketing at Westport Resources, Westport, Conn., a leading financial advisory and investment team that combines the major resources of a large company, yet the personal connections and genuine relationships of a small firm. I had [...]

Yen Joe Tan ’14 in Kenya

March 26, 2013

Yen Joe Tan ’14 Explores Waste Management and Swahili Culture in Kenya

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“I always thought that I wouldn’t face culture shock since I’ve lived in three countries [Malaysia, Singapore, and the United States], but this semester made me realize that no matter how much you’ve seen, there’s always a different way to do something that you’ve never thought of,” says Yen Joe Tan ’14. Tan, a dual [...]

Monica Girardi ’15 and Andy Muñoz ’15 with Barry Bregman ’77

March 15, 2013

Monica Girardi ’14 and Andy Muñoz ’15 Explore Executive Search Industry with Barry Bregman ’77

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Andy Muñoz ’15 (New York, N.Y.) and Monica Girardi ’14 (Scarsdale, N.Y.) learned the intricacies of the financial world and the executive search industry with Barry Bregman ’77, vice chairman of financial services at CTPartners in New York City. During the externship, Girardi and Muñoz researched companies for recruiting and sourcing; observed interviews, client meetings, [...]

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March 11, 2013

Virginia Logan ’81 Connects Arts and Nature at Brandywine Conservancy

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By Lori Burke As a college student, Virginia Logan ’81 encountered the rich connection between art and nature in a 19th-century gristmill in the Brandywine Valley. The Brandywine River Museum sparked her lifelong interest in the region and its influence on the area’s cultural heritage. Now, as the recently named executive director of Brandywine Conservancy, Logan [...]

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January 2, 2013

Three Students Receive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 Three Lafayette students are recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which will help fund their study-abroad experiences this spring.  Joel Vargas ’14 (Bronx, N.Y.) will travel to the Czech Republic, Nam Nguyen ’14 (Washington, D.C.) to China, and Edwin Liriano ’14 (Bronx, N.Y.) to Spain. Sponsored by the Bureau [...]

Madeline Fahan ’14

December 18, 2012

Spotted on Campus With…Madeline Fahan ’14

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Basketball student-athlete Madeline Fahan ’14 (Ventura, Calif.) discusses economics, studying art and culture in Italy, and the importance of doing the small things well on the court. Why did you choose Lafayette? I am from Southern California and wanted to go to school on the East Coast to get a new experience. I was looking [...]

Sarah Hardy '14 and Professor Art Kney in Acopian Engineering Center

December 13, 2012

Sarah Hardy ’14 Receives EPA Fellowship to Research Cleaner Ways to Treat Wastewater

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As essential as wastewater treatment facilities are to a modern society, not many people want to spend time in close proximity to these typically loud and foul-smelling plants. But what if there was a quieter, chemical-free, odorless way to treat wastewater? And what if it doubled as a thriving ecosystem of plants, fish, and many [...]

Michael Kelley '14

November 20, 2012

On the Ice: Michael Kelley ’14 Interns with New York Islanders

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For Michael Kelley ’14 (Westfield, N.J.), it’s his dream to make his career working for a professional sports team. By spending the summer interning with New York Islanders, he made a major step toward fulfilling that dream. “Going to sporting events my whole life, I always thought it would be an amazing job to be [...]

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September 14, 2012

Wesley von Dassow ’14 Studies Tectonic Plates on the Moon

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Wesley von Dassow’s geological studies took one giant leap this summer. Von Dassow ’14 (Sarasota, Fla.) interned with the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C.  There, he studied images freshly snapped by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, identifying and cataloguing geological features of the moon.  The information he generated could be used [...]

Nancy Freeborne, CHHS

September 7, 2012

Award-Winning Academic Adviser Nancy Freeborne-Brinton ’83 Advances Public Health

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By Matt Sinclair ’90 Add one unhealthy person to a household, and soon everyone is infected. In a broad sense, the same thing can happen in society. An awareness of that possibility informs the daily work of Nancy Freeborne-Brinton ’83, assistant professor and undergraduate program director, Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University. [...]