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Requiem, Ectopistes Migratorius, the multimedia exhibition of artist-in-residence Michael Pestel, opens Sept. 1 and runs through Dec. 13 in the Williams Center Gallery of Lafayette College. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, includes a participatory gallery installation, videos, and collaborative performance works to mark the centennial of the extinction of North America’s Ectopistes migratorius, the passenger pigeon.

August 26, 2014

Lafayette Gallery Exhibition Marks Centennial of the Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

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Requiem, Ectopistes Migratorius, the multimedia exhibition of artist-in-residence Michael Pestel, opens Sept. 1 and runs through Dec. 13 in the Williams Center Gallery of Lafayette College. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, includes a participatory gallery installation, videos, and collaborative performance works to mark the centennial of the extinction of North […]

Kim Spang has been named vice president for development and college relations at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

August 19, 2014

Kim Spang Named Vice President for Development and College Relations at Lafayette

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Kim Spang has been named vice president for development and college relations at Lafayette. She has served as acting vice president since April of this year, following four years as associate vice president. Lafayette President Alison Byerly announced the appointment to the campus community today. “I am delighted that I will have the opportunity to […]

Lafayette College has named a new director of the Performance Series at the Williams Center for the Arts effective Sept. 2, 2014. Hollis Ashby, former associate director of Cal Performances at UC Berkeley, succeeds Ellis Finger, who founded the Performance Series when the Williams Center opened in 1983 and retired June 30.

August 5, 2014

Hollis Ashby Named New Director of Performance Series at Lafayette

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Lafayette College has named a new director of the Performance Series at the Williams Center for the Arts effective Sept. 2, 2014. Hollis Ashby, former associate director of Cal Performances at UC Berkeley, succeeds Ellis Finger, who founded the Performance Series when the Williams Center opened in 1983 and retired June 30. “Throughout her career, […]

In 2013 area students at Lafayette’s STEM camp for fourth to sixth graders played a video game, trying to make an island completely green and sustainable.

July 31, 2014

Lafayette Students Hold STEAM Camp for Area Youth

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For more information or a schedule of camp activities, contact Kathleen Parrish, parrishk@lafayette.edu, (610) 330-5524. More than 60 fourth through sixth graders from throughout the Lehigh Valley are expected to attend Lafayette College’s four-day STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 to Thursday, Aug. 7. Funded […]

Michael Kiser

July 21, 2014

Michael Kiser Named Vice President for Marketing and Communications at Lafayette College

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Michael D. Kiser, vice president for communications at Colby College, has been named vice president for marketing and communications at Lafayette College. The appointment is effective Sept. 1, 2014. Kiser will succeed Robert J. Massa P’08, who is stepping down after five years of service as vice president for communications to join Lafayette’s Development Office […]

Lafayette College student Allie Nagurney ’16 helps set up Veggie Van stand.

July 15, 2014

Veggie Van Returns to Easton’s West Ward

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      Easton’s Veggie Van will resume distribution of locally grown cucumbers, squash, snap peas and other fresh vegetables to residents of the West Ward starting from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 17 and continuing every Thursday thereafter until Sept. 4  at the community garden at 10th  and Pine streets. This is the second season for […]

DOMESTICA, an exhibition by six Pennsylvania artists, is on display at Lafayette College's Williams Visual Arts Building in Easton, PA.

July 10, 2014

Lafayette’s Gallery to Display Exhibition from Pennsylvania Artists

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From July 12 through Aug. 16, Grossman Gallery of Lafayette College will feature DOMESTICA, an exhibition by six Pennsylvania artists that exemplify the breadth of creativity across the state. There will be a reception from 5-7 p.m. for the artists on Saturday, July 12. In DOMESTICA, Amze Emmons (Philadelphia), William Hudders (Easton), Dee Jenkins (Harrisburg), […]

Amaya Espinoza , artist-in-residence at Lafayette College's Experimental Printmaking Institute

July 9, 2014

Easton Gallery Exhibits Works by Lafayette Artist-in-Residence

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Paintings and works on paper by Spanish artist Amaya Espinoza will be exhibited at RE:find Gallery, 437 Northampton St., Easton until Aug. 3.  An artist’s reception will be held there at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 12. Artist-in-Residence at Lafayette College’s Experimental Printmaking Institute this summer, Espinoza has produced a series of original images and […]

Book cover of new work titled "SCALIA: A Court of One" (Simon & Schuster), by Supreme Court scholar Bruce Allen Murphy, Kirby Professor of Civil Rights at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

June 6, 2014

‘Scalia: A Court of One’ Book Signing

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Supreme Court scholar, author and Lafayette professor Bruce Allen Murphy will sign copies of his new book SCALIA: A Court of One at the Barnes & Noble in the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17. SCALIA: A Court of One is the compelling story of one of […]

Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica, will be the principal speaker at Lafayette College’s 179th Commencement May 24, 2014.

May 22, 2014

Lafayette College Holds 179th Commencement on Saturday, May 24

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Lafayette College will hold its 179th Commencement at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 24 outside on the campus Quad. The academic procession will begin at 2:15 p.m.  In case of rain, one or both ceremonies may be held in Kirby Sports Center. The prime minister of Jamaica, The Most Honorable Portia Simpson Miller, is the […]