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June 15, 2011

Building Connections Between Lafayette and Easton

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From June 1-3, I attended the 6th annual International Town & Gown Association University/City Relations Conference in Boulder, Colorado.  The conference brought together university officials, city administrators and students from around the United States, Canada and Australia to discuss growing successes and challenges to town-gown relations. Forty-five conference sessions took place over the three-day conference […]

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May 31, 2011

Town & Gown Relations

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On Tuesday, May 31, I will be traveling to Boulder, Colorado, to attend the 6th Annual International Town & Gown Association University/City Relations Conference.  A town-gown relationship is the relationship between a city (town) and a college (gown).  While a student at Lafayette College, I worked to increase the town-gown relationship between Lafayette College and […]

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May 16, 2010

My Four Years in Easton

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In September of my sophomore year, I conducted a project called One Word – One City.  I asked the people of Easton and the Lehigh Valley how they would describe Easton in one word, and by November of 2007, I received 350 responses.  This project was one of the ways I tried to introduce myself […]

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May 12, 2010

My Four Years at Lafayette

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On Thursday, May 6, 2010, I had my last undergraduate college class.  Four years ago, I could never have thought that graduation would come so quickly.  I still remember walking into my first year dormitory, meeting with my Orientation group, and sitting in my first class.  My first class, Possibilities of Community, helped put my four […]

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May 7, 2010

Lafayette Day in the Square

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Every September, Downtown Easton invites Lafayette College students, staff, and faculty to Lafayette Day in the Square.  Lafayette Day in the Square is Downtown Easton’s way of introducing the Lafayette College community to the amazing stores and restaurants that exist Downtown.  The first Lafayette Day in the Square was during my sophomore year, in September […]

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April 30, 2010

Easton Farmers’ Market

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Tomorrow marks the start of our Farmers’ Market’s 258th year!!  The Easton Farmers’ Market was first started in 1752, making Easton’s Farmers’ Market the oldest, continuous, open-air farmers’ market in the United States.  Every Saturday from May until October, come to Easton’s Centre Square in Downtown Easton to enjoy fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, freshly baked […]

Lafayette College

April 21, 2010

Lafayette College Family Weekend

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Every fall, Lafayette College organizes Family Weekend, a three day event celebrating the Lafayette College experience.  I served on the Family Weekend Committee for three years, helping organize Family Weekend 2008, Family Weekend 2009, and Family Weekend 2010.  The Family Weekend Committee is made up about fourteen students who work each week to bring about […]

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April 9, 2010

My International Experience

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A great asset of Lafayette College is their international student population.  From 2000 to 2006, I traveled abroad with People to People Ambassador Programs.  When I started Lafayette College, I did not want to leave behind the international exposure I gained growing up.  I tried to immerse myself in the international community at Lafayette College […]

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March 30, 2010

My Study Abroad Experience

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As an International Affairs major, I wanted to study abroad and experience another culture.  Lafayette College offers great study abroad opportunities, and I wanted to take advantage.  I was first interested in studying at Waseda University in Japan, but my involvement in Easton kept me from removing myself from the Lafayette College environment for an […]

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March 21, 2010

My Internship Experience

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Internships are an important part of the college experience.  Internships help with networking experience and help an individual gain work experience.  I had four internships throughout my four years in college, and each helped me gain the networking experience and the work experience I need for a career.  My final two choices for college were […]