Drawn to Lafayette by professors and donors, Megan Schmidt ’17 feels empowered to pursue a career in filmmaking.
Celebrating Your Impact
Your investment in Lafayette is supporting transformative learning experiences in and out of the classroom, fueling student and faculty creativity and achievement, bringing the campus together in new ways, creating dynamic facilities, and advancing a bold strategy to enhance the College’s affordability and distinctiveness by growing the student body and faculty.
Below are some examples of the campaign’s far-reaching impact.
Lafayette’s leadership in undergraduate education has benefited from the extraordinary generosity, devotion, and commitment of alumni, parents, and friends over many generations. Learn more.
Thanks to a scholarship, Danhui Zhang ’18 experienced German culture and improved her fluency by taking courses and living with a family in Bonn.
Travis Shoemaker ’18 is developing a better method for evaluating the outer layer of rocks that holds the sides of a dam in place.
The Société was founded by the Board of Trustees to recognize exceptional lifetime generosity on the part of alumni, parents, and friends.
Through InternShift, students work on complex projects, participate in professional development, are mentored by senior executives, and earn competitive income.
Steering a friend away from self harm showed him the power of psychology. A scholarship from Robert ’58 and Silas R. ’88 Beane changed his own life.
Thanks to a gift from John ’43 and Mary Bolton, first-year students are adding to the world’s knowledge of phages.
A scholarship has enabled Chanel Mowatt ’17 to pursue her interests in English, theater, and anthropology & sociology, including studies in Britain and Australia.
42 women engineering majors are gaining research experience, mentoring, and travel to conferences through funding from the Henry Luce Foundation and Heidi Ludwick Hanson ’91 and Daniel Hanson.
“He was a giant in industry and a giant to the College,” says President Alison Byerly. “His legacy will continue to benefit students in so many ways.”