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After three decades as an airline pilot, Gary Oleson ’70 still finds the job challenging, exciting, dynamic, and rewarding. Oleson, who hosted an externship at the United Airlines pilot training center in Denver, says he’s glad to mentor Lafayette students, because his own experience at the College was “a critical building block” in his life and career. “It literally laid the foundation in self-direction, discipline, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and general broadening of my knowledge and experience.”

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