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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 […]

Lafayette College: IDEAL Race Car Project. A multidisciplinary student team at Lafayette College has designed and built a high-performance race car for the Formula SAE Collegiate Design Competition.

May 19, 2014

Lafayette Students Win Three First-Place Awards in International Race Car Competition

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An interdisciplinary team of Lafayette students won three first-place honors for its high-performance race car at the Formula SAE Collegiate Design Series this past weekend (May 14-17) at Michigan International Speedway. Lafayette competed against 120 teams from colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad, including Brown, Duke, Cornell, Georgia Tech, Lehigh, Penn State, Purdue, Rochester […]

Tour de Ville, a photo scavenger hunt created by Carlos Barata'14 that runs from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, uses history, puzzles and riddles as clues to guide members of the Class of 2014 throughout Easton, College Hill and Lafayette’s campus.

May 19, 2014

Lafayette College Senior Week Features New Photo-Scavenger Hunt

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Tour de Ville prompts participants to explore Easton, College Hill and Campus  What would Senior Week at Lafayette College be without graduates paying final homage to downtown Easton, their adopted home for the past four years? Tour de Ville, a photo scavenger hunt that runs from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, […]

Two documentary films produced by Lafayette students highlighting the reality of teen parenthood and poverty in Easton will be screened as a fundraiser for the Easton Area Neighborhood Center’s ASPIRE Program and “Roofover Shelter”."

April 29, 2014

Lafayette Screens Student Documentaries on Poverty and Teen Parenting

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Donations benefit Easton Area Neighborhood Center programs Two documentary films produced by Lafayette students highlighting the reality of teen parenthood and poverty in Easton will be screened as a fundraiser for the Easton Area Neighborhood Center’s ASPIRE Program and “Roofover Shelter” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 3 in the college’s Limburg Theater. This one-hour […]

Joseph S. Bohrer, an investment director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has been named chief investment officer at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

April 25, 2014

Lafayette Names Chief Investment Officer

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Joseph S. Bohrer, an investment director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has been named chief investment officer at Lafayette College. Bohrer will be the first person to serve in the new position. His appointment is effective July 1. Bohrer brings more than 25 years of experience in asset management. He joined the Sloan Foundation […]