Drawn to Lafayette by professors and donors, Megan Schmidt ’17 feels empowered to pursue a career in filmmaking.
Initiative: Williams Arts Campus
A gateway to campus and a signal of Lafayette’s commitment to the arts, the Williams Arts Campus benefits students, faculty, and community alike. Spaces include the anchor Williams Visual Arts Building, William C. Buck Hall, the Ahart Family Arts Plaza, and 248 N. Third Street.
Here are some examples of the impact of your investment.
A scholarship has enabled Chanel Mowatt ’17 to pursue her interests in English, theater, and anthropology & sociology, including studies in Britain and Australia.
Thanks to Paul Staubi ’88, students got to work with theater professionals, stage and perform an Off Broadway play, and audition at the Kennedy Center.
The hero of a historic win for Lafayette’s men’s basketball team, Paul Staubi ’88 is extending his legacy for student-athletes and theater students.
Philanthropy has made the Williams Arts Campus a reality, strengthening the arts and bolstering the kinship between the College and its community.
Lafayette’s newest building, with a black box theater and a cinema, will be named William C. Buck Hall in recognition of a major gift from William C. ’50 and Laura Buck.
The Creative and Performing Arts Fellowship helped Sean Ryon ’12 gain experience leading to Columbia Journalism School and a living creating documentary films.
New facilities are boosting Lafayette’s programs in theater and film and media studies and enhancing artistic opportunities for students in all disciplines.
The signature space at the Williams Arts Campus is named in honor of Edward W. Ahart ’69 and Catherine Ahart P’97 ’03.
Named in honor of Edward W. Ahart ’69 and Catherine Ahart P’97 ’03, the plaza was showcased in the Prague Quadrennial, featuring innovative projects from around the world.