Class of 1979

Charles "Chip" Bergh '79

July 23, 2013

CEO Charles “Chip” Bergh ’79 Recharges Levi Strauss

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By Andrew Faught When Chip Bergh ’79 became president and CEO of Levi Strauss & Co. in 2011, the iconic American company’s sales had dropped from a peak in 1996 of $7.1 billion to the $4 billion range through the 2000s. “I tell people I was only going to do the hard thing in my [...]

Joelle Neilson ’12 and Curt Allen ’79 at Clark Construction in Washington, D.C.

September 22, 2011

Joelle Neilson ’12 Explores Her Future Career at Clark Construction with Curt Allen ’79

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“Ever since I was a kid I had a fascination with drawing robots and building structures.  I love solving problems and getting that feeling of accomplishment after it is resolved.  It has always been a desire of mine to look back at a stadium, school, bridge, or even skyscraper and say, ‘I helped build that,’” [...]

Samantha Pollard '11 and Mike McDonough '79

December 3, 2010

Samantha Pollard ’11 Gets a Sneak Peak at Her Future at BNY Mellon

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Samantha Pollard‘s summer internship with BNY Mellon helped solidify her plans to pursue a career in banking. “I’ve been much more proactive in planning for my future because I’ve been so inspired by the possibility of having a career such as this one,” she says. “This experience has definitely lit a fire in me to [...]

Major General James M. Milano '79

November 2, 2010

Maj. Gen. James Milano ’79 Leads U.S. Army’s Largest Training Center

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By Kevin Gray Major General James M. Milano ’79 assumed duty as the commanding general of the U.S. Army Training Center and Fort Jackson, S.C. on June 16. While the command position requires a great deal of strategic planning and operational oversight, Milano believes there is also a key requirement of the position that isn’t [...]

Jud Linville '79

September 23, 2010

Citigroup Names Jud Linville ’79 CEO of Citi Cards

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Judson C. “Jud” Linville ’79, a member of the Lafayette College Board of Trustees, became chief executive officer of Citi Cards this month. Linville, of Princeton, N.J., will run Citi’s North America branded cards business. He will be a member of the executive committee and the global consumer banking council, and will head the global [...]

Edward W. Ahart '69

June 8, 2010

New Board Chair and Trustees Elected at Lafayette

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Edward W. Ahart ’69, managing partner and chairman of the law firm of Schenck, Price, Smith & King LLP, Florham Park, N.J., has been elected chair of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees. In addition, two alumni have been elected to the Board and will begin five-year terms July 1. They are Judson C. (Jud) Linville ’79, [...]

Lafayette College

February 14, 2010

A Three-Way ‘Pard Connection

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A pro soccer stadium project brings together alumni from three companies By Samuel T. Clover ’91 You never know when you’re going to meet a fellow Lafayette alum. For Carl Gambello ’94, a vice president of sales at an IT integration company in New Jersey, it happened during a typical business appointment — a meet-and-greet [...]

Lafayette College

September 1, 2009

Steve Hurlbut ’79 Pioneers 24-Hour College Sports Network

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The Mtn. airs 160 games annually and other programs for Mountain West Conference By Kevin Gray Steve Hurlbut ’79 was involved in a first-of-its-kind architecture project — building a television network entirely around a collegiate athletic conference — for which there was no blueprint. As he found out, this wasn’t as much a frustrating venture [...]

Lafayette College

June 2, 2009

Three Alumni Elected to Board of Trustees

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Mary Stengel Austen ’86, Donald E. Morel ’79, and S. Kent Rockwell ’66 will begin five-year terms July 1 Mary Stengel Austen ’86, Donald E. Morel ’79, and S. Kent Rockwell ’66 were elected to the Board of Trustees May 22 and will begin five-year terms July 1. Austen is president and CEO of Tierney [...]

Lafayette College

December 5, 2008

Strength in Numbers

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Alumni and students will network together at events in New York and Philadelphia Nothing packs more networking firepower for Lafayette alumni and students than a networking night. Students make valuable contacts in a comfortable environment while alumni network with one another and meet students who may represent future talent in their industries. Organized by career [...]