Class of 1968

James Quay '68

December 23, 2013

Compass: James Quay ’68 Tells His Story

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Compass: Experiences that Launched Lives is a growing collection of stories from alumni about pivotal experiences that shaped their life direction and set the course for who they have become or the success that they have achieved. Share your Compass moment When I was at Lafayette, W. Edward Brown was a bachelor in his mid-’60s, [...]

Phil Krombolz ’84 (L-R), Margaret O. “Marti” Magee, Elizabeth Blake ’12, and Gordon E. Wright ’56.

October 16, 2013

Five Alumni Help Support Community Counseling Center

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An informal network of alumni who give generously of their time and talent is a vital resource for Daemion Counseling Center, Berwyn, Pa., says Margaret O. “Marti” Magee, executive director, whose daughter is Emily O. Magee ’10.   The center charges clients based on what they can afford and funds its services through foundation grants and private [...]

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June 20, 2012

Dr. David Goldstein ’68 Teaches Next Generation of Doctors

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By Kate Helm “The business of medicine has moved us away from the practice of medicine, and we need to recapture that,” says Dr. David Goldstein ’68, chief of the Division of Geriatric, Hospital, and General Internal Medicine, University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles. “Most medical students want to know hard [...]

Alex Karapetian '04

June 5, 2012

Alex Karapetian ’04 Becomes President-Elect of Alumni Association

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At the Alumni Association annual meeting held during Reunion Weekend, Alex Karapetian ’04 was named president-elect, succeeding David Reif ’68, whose term as president of the Alumni Association will begin July 1. Reif, who has been a trial lawyer for the past 30 years, is partner at the Hartford, Conn., office of McCarter & English, [...]

Lafayette College

September 14, 2009

Making the World a Safer Place

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Dan Sharp ’07 writes about his work on critical safety standards in mechanical engineering Since graduating from Lafayette, I have worked as a staff engineer for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a nonprofit dedicated to furthering the field of mechanical engineering. One way ASME does this is by developing codes and standards for [...]

Lafayette College

May 19, 2008

Counting Down to the Big 40

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Class of ’68 will reconnect at Reunion Weekend — by Danielle Ward ’08 William Messick ’68, the reunion chair for his class, remembers planning for class reunions almost as fondly as the reunions themselves. “We look forward to getting together every five years for the reunion planning,” he says. Perhaps that’s the reason the original [...]

Lafayette College

March 24, 2008

David Van Schaik ’06 Advances Quickly at CRA International

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He secured full-time job with firm after serving internship sponsored by Alan Friedman ’68 Success is coming quickly for David Van Schaik ’06 at CRA International, a global economics and litigation firm. He was recently promoted from financial analyst to associate. Van Schaik secured his position at CRA after serving an internship the summer before [...]

Lafayette College

January 17, 2007

Alumni Association VP Reif ’68 Earns Respect of Peers for Legal Excellence

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  By Kevin Gray His most memorable case as an attorney didn’t come when Dave Reif ’68 represented a European seller of biologicals in U.S. distributorship litigation. Nor did it come when he participated in simultaneous litigation in three jurisdictions stemming from claims between steel importers and domestic customers. Rather, his most memorable case was [...]