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Your photos: Lehigh-Lafayette Telecasts 2016

On November 19, 2016, Lehigh and Lafayette alumni, parents, and friends gathered at telecast parties across the country to watch Lehigh take on Lafayette in the 152nd game of the nation’s most-played rivalry. Lehigh won 45-21! Thank you to everyone who sent in photos! Have more photos? Feel free to post them in the comments. … Continue reading Your photos: Lehigh-Lafayette Telecasts 2016

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Shannon Jaeger: Remembering Eugene Chovanes ’50

We all know of a legend. Chances are, we all remember the first time we heard of or met a legend. I remember the first time I met Eugene Chovanes ’50 or – excuse me – “Gene, Gene, the dancing machine.” It was Lehigh Reunion Weekend 2012. Gene was a fixture at Reunion. He always … Continue reading Shannon Jaeger: Remembering Eugene Chovanes ’50

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Ariella Scalese ’14: Being a Meteorologist

Ask anyone who knows me, and they will tell you that being a meteorologist has been my dream job since 5th grade. I graduated from Lehigh with a bachelor’s in Earth and Environmental Science, and I am currently earning a certificate in Broadcast Meteorology through Mississippi State University. Recently, I accepted my second Broadcast Meteorology position … Continue reading Ariella Scalese ’14: Being a Meteorologist

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Lehigh First-Year Student Rally 2016 (Storify Edition)

On Saturday, August 27, Lehigh University welcomed its newest family members – the Class of 2020! During the annual tradition, attendees were encouraged to use #Lehigh20 on social media, and with several posts from alumni, students, and friends, we captured this special evening on Storify. View the official 2016 First-Year Student Rally gallery here! [View the … Continue reading Lehigh First-Year Student Rally 2016 (Storify Edition)

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Denny Diehl ’70: Remembering Lehigh Rallies

For many reasons I’m especially excited to be attending my 18th “Freshman/Alumni Rally,” which has changed its name to “First-Year Student Rally,” since the event began over six decades ago. The reason is that transfer students are also welcomed, which doesn’t change one great annual tradition: that this year’s “Great Class of 2020” will be … Continue reading Denny Diehl ’70: Remembering Lehigh Rallies

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Stefanie Burke: Experiencing Lehigh’s First-Year Student Sendoff

It’s that exciting (and sometimes anxious) time of the summer when moving away from home and starting orientation feels like it cannot come quick enough and yet the summer is flying by too quickly. As the Director of First-Year Experience at Lehigh, I know that feeling all too well. There is anticipation and excitement for the … Continue reading Stefanie Burke: Experiencing Lehigh’s First-Year Student Sendoff

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Lehigh Home Club Sendoff Provides Wisdom to Incoming Students

For a majority of the Lehigh University Class of 2020 — filled with 17- and 18-year old incoming students — there is a good chance that they didn’t know who guest speakers Joe Sterrett ’76 and Charlie Lieb ’70 were before the 2016 Lehigh Home Club Sendoff on July 13. Rest assured, Joe and Charlie … Continue reading Lehigh Home Club Sendoff Provides Wisdom to Incoming Students

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Rich Earl ’80: My Search for Lehigh’s Spiritual Roots

During Lehigh Alumni Weekend 2016, alumni, students, friends and I gathered for Celebrating Lehigh’s Spiritual Roots, which was an event to examine the role of religion and spirituality at Lehigh University. Here are the findings that I shared during that service and the motivation that fueled my research. Searching for the spiritual heritage of Lehigh University has … Continue reading Rich Earl ’80: My Search for Lehigh’s Spiritual Roots