Class of 1984

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 [...]

Michael Raynor '84

October 5, 2012

Michael Raynor ’84 Appointed Ambassador to Benin

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By Lori H. Burke Though far from being the largest nation on the African continent, the Republic of Benin is a powerful beacon of hope for supporters of democracy and human rights around the world. As the West African country makes steady progress, it will be supported by the newly appointed U.S. ambassador, Michael Raynor [...]

Stephen Parahus '84 at Alumni Summer College 2012

July 24, 2012

Alumni Summer College 2012 Is Feast for Lifelong Learners

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Alumni and friends returned to campus July 19-22 for the third annual Alumni Summer College. Some were back for the second and third time, citing the camaraderie and intellectual focus as the drawing forces. “This was fertilizer for the brain,” says Mark Goldstone ’81. “I especially loved the creative writing, the film study, and Russian [...]

Robert E. Sell '84

April 16, 2012

Robert E. Sell ’84 Named Accenture Group Chief Executive for Communications, Media, and Technology

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Robert “Bob” E. Sell ’84, a member of the College’s Board of Trustees, has been named group chief executive of Accenture’s Communications, Media, and Technology Operating Group. Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company based in New York City, made the announcement April 13. Sell joined Accenture in 1984 and became a [...]

Jerry Berland '81

April 2, 2012

Jerry Berland ’81 Is One of the Country’s Leading Pediatric Ophthalmologists

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By Matt Sinclair ’90 Over the span of his career, Dr. Jerry E. Berland ’81 has operated on wounded soldiers whose eyes were injured during the Desert Storm conflict and taught ophthalmology residents as assistant clinical professor at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. A pediatric ophthalmologist and partner in Thomas Eye [...]

Rajesh Shah '84

November 10, 2010

Rajesh Shah ’84 and Peer Water Exchange Receive 2010 Tech Award

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Peer Water Exchange, invented in 2003 by Rajesh Shah ’84, of Bangalore, India, received the 2010 Intel Environment Award Nov. 6 from The Tech Museum in association with Santa Clara University. PWX, a project of Blue Planet Network, is a combination of process, technology platform, and people designed to unlock the global capacity and creativity [...]

Lafayette College

May 1, 2009

Directing Traffic for a TV Network

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New York City internship helped Kim Nieskens ’07 get her first job in the industry Kim Nieskens ’07 knows how important networking can be in making crucial professional connections. A student internship at NBC Universal in New York City enabled her to land her first job at Women’s Entertainment Network (WE).”Having an internship at NBC [...]

Lafayette College

December 17, 2008

An Entrepreneur With An Unsinkable Spirit

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After reaching her goals in the White House, real estate, and a board-game company, Karen Fried Young ’84 is onto her next venture By Nora Isaacs ’94 Karen Fried Young ’84 doesn’t like to take “no” for an answer. Her eagerness to take on challenges, shatter boundaries, and let intuition be her guide has been [...]

Lafayette College

October 23, 2008

Seeking Leopards in New Territories

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Alumni chapters joining effort to help recruit students in California, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, Southern Florida, and Texas By Kate Helm The vitality and enthusiasm of the College’s alumni chapters have long been a hallmark of Lafayette. The Office of Admissions is putting those strengths to use in a new recruitment initiative designed to help [...]

Lafayette College

July 7, 2008

Ted Gumbart ’84 Leads Atlantic Sun Conference

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Commissioner seeks greater visibility for 11-member league By Kevin Gray While Atlantic Sun Conference Commissioner Ted Gumbart ’84 might not have displayed the most memorable prowess on the College’s athletic fields, he does recall his participation with great humor. “I played one year of soccer and, fighting injuries, mind you, worked my way to the [...]