Class of 1994

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 [...]

Holly Helgerson Paul '94

August 7, 2013

Holly Helgerson Paul ’94 Is Nationally Recognized Authority on Human Resources

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By Margie Peterson “Managing people is all about motivating and inspiring them to get the most out of their work to achieve your goals,” says Holly Helgerson Paul ’94, an evangelist for human resources management who is regularly featured in Fortune, Forbes, CNNMoney.com, and The Wall Street Journal. Paul recently became chief human resources officer [...]

Kathryn Kerge '94

December 4, 2012

Kathryn Kerge ’94 Helps Drive Global Growth as Vice President of Ralph Lauren’s Club Monaco

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By Samuel T. Clover ’91 At Club Monaco, Ralph Lauren’s hip clothing and accessories division, Kathryn Kerge ’94 oversees the “nuts and bolts” aspects of human resources. She handles recruiting, employee relations, and performance management, as well as helping determine organizational strategy for Ralph Lauren’s international expansion. “I feel like there are very few opportunities, [...]

Nicholas Kalra '13 and Janna Hodge '94, senior vice president of sales and relationship management, in the members gallery overlooking the New York Stock Exchange.

September 7, 2012

Nicholas Kalra ’13 Improves Electronic Trading Software for NYSE Euronext

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Economics major Nicholas Kalra ’13 (New York, N.Y.) has always been tech savvy. In high school, he worked as a sales specialist at an Apple retail store. Then in his sophomore year at Lafayette, he and two Apple co-workers co-founded a technology consulting company. This summer as an intern with the technologies arm of the [...]

Kareema Gray '94

July 9, 2012

Kareema Gray ’94 Is Involved in Social Issues as Professor and Activist

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With both intellectual and practical expertise in the field of social work, Kareema J. Gray ’94 expresses her passion as a professor, adviser, researcher, and community leader. As assistant professor of social work and undergraduate program director for the Department of Social Work, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C., Gray says her favorite course to teach [...]

Vanessa Davis ’12 and Alberto Rojas ’94 at HarperCollins in New York City

March 9, 2012

Vanessa Davis ’12 Explores PR and Marketing at HarperCollins in New York City

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Before her externship with HarperCollins Publishers, Vanessa Davis ’12 (New York, N.Y.) hadn’t considered a career in publishing. But after observing the business first-hand, she can see how the industry could be a good fit for her. “This externship exposed me to a field that I could truly see myself striving in while furthering my [...]

Ruth Gilbert Crane '93

September 9, 2010

Ears To You Founder Ruth G. Crane ’93 Featured in Ladies Home Journal

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When Ruth Gilbert Crane ’93, of Medina, Ohio, wasn’t wearing her wig or earrings, she felt even more vulnerable than the breast cancer had already left her. Accessories allowed her to feel “normal,” and she knew she wasn’t alone. In 2008, Crane founded Ears To You, a jewelry donation program for women undergoing chemotherapy. To [...]

Lafayette College

April 3, 2010

A Test to Catch Pro Athletes Cheating in Their Tracks

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Thomas Dunlap ’94 leads company that’s quickly developed process for detecting human growth hormone By Kevin Gray Thomas Dunlap ’94 considered the options, about a dozen in all, for his new company’s first project. The decision was critical because Ceres Nanosciences needed to raise capital to ensure a viable launch. Two words leaped from the [...]

Lafayette College

February 25, 2010

Ruth Gilbert Crane ’93 Writes about Fighting Cancer and Founding a Program to Help Others

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When Ruth Gilbert Crane ’93 wasn’t wearing her wig or earrings, she felt even more vulnerable than the breast cancer had already left her. Accessories allowed her to feel “normal,” and she knew she wasn’t alone. In 2008, Crane founded Ears To You, a jewelry donation program for women undergoing chemotherapy. Read Crane’s firsthand account [...]

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 [...]