We welcomed new and returning Leopards

With health and safety policies in place to keep our community safe, on-campus life resumed. Even if things looked a little different, we were happy to be an in-person community again.

We announced Nicole Farmer Hurd as Lafayette College’s 18th President

We celebrated the Class of 2021

From capturing photos and videos of Commencement day, to recognizing Pepper Prize nominees, winner Basit Balogun ’21, and 2021’s seven (!) valedictorians, this collection of stories honored the talented and resilient Class of 2021.

We introduced new faculty members

The Lafayette community welcomed new tenure-track and visiting professors who joined Lafayette’s close-knit learning environment.

We kicked off the fall semester

The Class of 2025 was welcomed into the Lafayette family. See images from move in, convocation, and service activities.

We remembered Pards lost on 9/11

Friends, families of Eric “Rick” Thorpe ’89 and Neil Levin ’76 reflect on how their lives continue to make a difference.

We saw changes to campus

New additions enhanced campus for students and their families, staff, and the community.

We transitioned to new leadership

We took steps to improve access

We celebrated the Rivalry

As the Lafayette Leopards prepared to take on the Lehigh Mountain Hawks for the 157th Rivalry—the most-played football rivalry in the country—the entire Lafayette community got in on the action and enjoyed a weeklong celebration of traditions and activities.

We recognized stellar students

Lafayette students are outstanding scholars, athletes, and community members whose stories inspire those around them.

We cherished our spot at Lafayette

Whether it is a lab in Acopian, the Portlock Black Cultural Center, or Van Wickle Hall, there are many locations on Lafayette’s campus that are meaningful to Leopards.

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  1. Otieno Maurice says:

    Can’t wait to be a pardClass of 2026

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