Inaugural  History

College Hill inaugurations date back to 1832, when Rev. George Junkin became Lafayette’s first president—a mere 43 years after the U.S. inaugurated…

 Moving With Purpose

The College successfully moved the Portlock Black Cultural Center, a three-story, 330-ton stone house in about eight hours—an engineering feat.

In the Students’ Corner

Brian Samble works closely with faculty, staff, and parents to ensure the right structures are in place to provide a meaningful and safe collegiate experience…

In the Classroom With . . .

The course Organizations in Action is part of the College's new minor Organizational Studies, which launched this past fall.

Faculty Shorts

Justin Hines surpasses $1M in research funding The National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued its latest endorsement of Justin Hines’ study of the pathology…

Campus Additions

Updates to campus facilities, programming, and procedures will enhance opportunities for student scholars.

Engineering a Culinary Career

Learn how Emily Egge found herself on a unique career path that would combine cooking and entrepreneurism with a pinch or two of Lafayette mechanical engineering…

Champion for Cancer Care

Dr. Rashid Abdu ’56 fulfilled a promise to his wife that no woman in the Mahoning Valley of Ohio facing breast cancer would ever be without specialized…

Welcome Madame President

Tracy Hagert Sutka ’82 P’17 shares her remarks from President Hurd’s inauguration in October.

With a Clear Mind and a Kind Heart

Dear Lafayette family, As I reflect on inauguration week, I am filled with so much gratitude—gratitude for the warm welcome you have provided me and…