Nearly 100 students stopped by the Farinon Center on Thank a Donor Day to sign thank you cards, which were mailed to alumni, parents, and friends who supported Lafayette this year.
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.
Mark Oldham, the design architect for the Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center, discusses the strategy behind the design and construction of the center.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Marquis Society, two members, who graduated nearly fifty years apart, share why they give back to Lafayette.
A Creative and Performing Arts Fellowship funded by Bruce ’65 and Jackie Maggin P’02 helped propel Nina Horowitz ’11 to her career as a director and producer.
A student team created a prosthetic finger to help Liz Atkinson ’18, who lost her finger in an accident. The mechanical engineering course was supported by the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network.
A student team created a robot archerfish that swims and squirts water. Their course was supported by funding from the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network.
Susan Carras ’76 and Barb Levy ’77 created the First Women of Lafayette Scholarship to not only help the next generation of Lafayette women, but also provide a purposeful incentive to get together with classmates.
Donovan Rasamoelison ’19 traveled back to Madagascar to help high school students. He got his own assistance via a scholarship that funded the trip.
A study abroad scholarship provided Aliza Furneaux ’17 with insights that brought clarity to her focus on sustainable development.
More than a dozen students from different majors worked together to create the Spirit Guide digital interface. Their work was supported by a grant from the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network.