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April 9, 2012

Taking Root: Students Help Honduras Coffee Project Come Full Circle

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Rural Honduras is a long way to go for a good cup of coffee. But for a team of Lafayette students representing the College’s Economic Empowerment and Global Learning Project (EEGLP), it’s worth the effort. Over the winter break, the EEGLP team visited Lagunitas and other communities in Honduras where they have been assisting residents [...]

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November 25, 2011

Matt Mezger ’13 Inspired by Visit to Gravesite of the Marquis de Lafayette in Paris

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By Matt Mezger ’13 This past summer I spent six weeks studying in Paris, through a program sponsored by New York University and affiliated with Lafayette College. View and share more photos in Flickr I lived in a residence occupied by students in the study program in which I was involved and with students from [...]

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October 14, 2011

Engineers Without Borders Pays It Forward through Latest Trip to Honduras to Install Water-Delivery System

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A native of Bogotá, Colombia, Juan Puerta ’12 is acutely aware of the problems rural communities face in Latin America, particularly the lack of potable water. His involvement with Lafayette’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is his way of expressing gratitude for the opportunities he’s had. The chapter has been working for a number [...]