Class of 1976

David Perlmutter '76

December 17, 2013

Dr. David Perlmutter ’76 Discusses Findings of Best-Selling Book on PBS

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Released in September, Grain Brain by neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter ’76 was listed in the top ten on The New York Times nonfiction hardcover best-sellers list in just a few weeks. The work reveals the negative effects of sugar and carbohydrates, even whole grains, on brain health. His 90-minute special aired on more than 100 [...]

Joe Maddon '76

November 17, 2011

Joe Maddon ’76 Is Named American League Manager of the Year – Again

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After leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a wild card berth in the wildest race in American League history, Joe Maddon ’76 has been named the league’s Manager of the Year for the second time by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He also won the award in 2008 after piloting the Rays to the [...]


September 3, 2010

Patient, Inspiring, and Smart, Joe Maddon ’76 Receives Degree after 38 Years

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“We play the liberal arts style of baseball,” said Joe Maddon ’76, manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. “We do a little bit of everything right. It’s the effort and grinding that makes the team successful. That’s our style and that’s how we win.” He made these comments on the occasion of being awarded an [...]


May 21, 2010

David Perlmutter ’76 is Recognized Internationally as Leader in Field of Nutritional Influences in Neurological Disorders

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Neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter ’76, author of the bestselling The Better Brain Book and Raise a Smarter Child By Kindergarten, has spent most of his career touting the benefits of good nutrition and healthy living to help prevent everything from memory loss to Parkinson’s disease. But in January, when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti, he [...]

Lafayette College

March 10, 2010

Providing Valuable Insight

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Gerry Kavanaugh ’76, founder and CEO of DCS Online Communications in Washington, D.C., hosted an eight-week summer internship for Amanda Whitbred ’11 (Doylestown, Pa.), an English and philosophy double major. Amanda Whitbred joined DCS Congressional the summer after her freshman year, working with four other interns to complement our staff. Our company is an online [...]

Lafayette College

December 15, 2009

Jamie McLaughlin ’76 Oversees Investment of $4 Billion in Assets

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Former Alumni Association president leads group serving exceptionally wealthy clients Jamie McLaughlin ’76 recently became CEO of Geller Family Office Services LLC, the wealth management division of Geller & Company, overseeing 40 employees and the advisement of more than $4 billion in assets. Geller serves ultra-high-net-worth clients, the majority of whom are successful entrepreneurs and [...]

Lafayette College

April 21, 2008

A Habit of Pioneering

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Maureen Graham Raquet ’76 blazes trails for women in college, law enforcement, and juvenile detention By Kevin Gray and Erin Ortolan Occasionally, around the Christmas holiday, the phone in the office of Maureen Graham Raquet ’76 rings and a familiar voice is on the line. One of her former probation cases is checking in to [...]

Lafayette College

April 15, 2008

Our Proximity Advantage: Externships in New York City

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During winter break, 74 students shadowed alumni and parents at ESPN, ABC News World News, The New York Times, CNN Headline News, and many others During January’s interim session, 74 students participated in externships at 39 business firms, government agencies, and other organizations in nearby New York City. Lafayette alumni and parents hosted the students [...]

Lafayette College

August 10, 2007

Marquis de Lafayette Historian David Clary will Deliver Convocation Address

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Event kicks off the school year and the 250th celebration David A. Clary, author of Adopted Son: Washington, Lafayette, and the Friendship that Saved the Revolution, will deliver the main address during Convocation, 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, to open the College’s 176th academic year. The event will be the official welcome for the incoming [...]

Lafayette College

July 13, 2007

Beth Goldstein Raucher ’76 Leads Growing Medical Center in Brooklyn

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She oversees care of 22,000 patients and staff education The promotion came quickly for Beth Goldstein Raucher ’76. Hired by Lutheran Medical Center (LMC) in Brooklyn in July as vice president for medical quality, she was promoted to medical director in September. She is responsible for assuring high quality of care and safety for the [...]