Category Archives: Career

2017 Women of the Wall Street Council Gathering

In September, alumni and friends gathered in New York City for the Second Annual Gathering of the Women of the Wall Street Council. It was a terrific evening of networking, shared stories during an open-mic session, and remarks by guest speaker Stephanie J. Stiefel ’08P and her incredible story and connection to Lehigh.

Set Designer Colin McGurk ’06 Taps Lehigh Education

Colin McGurk ’06 explains the process and technical and artistic attributes that go into set design with the students, alumni, faculty and staff who attended the backstage tour and performance of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Click here to see more photos. Traveling across the country as an associate scenic designer with the touring … Continue reading Set Designer Colin McGurk ’06 Taps Lehigh Education

Alumni Spotlight: Lynda Asadourian D.D.S ’13

Originally from Old Brookville, NY in Long Island, Young Alumni Council member Lynda Asadourian D.D.S ’13 is currently a pediatric dental resident at Children’s National in Washington, D.C.. This past May 2017, Lynda graduated from Columbia University School of Dental Medicine with highest honors and various awards. Why did you decide to attend Lehigh? What … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Lynda Asadourian D.D.S ’13

Norman Rumpf ’59 Helps Students Toward Their ‘Next Step’

Retired engineer Norman Rumpf ’59 returned to Lehigh for a week in summer 2017 as an expert-in-residence to mentor students in the LaunchBayC program of the Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Innovation and students in the Mountaintop Program. Rumpf was chief engineer within the Defense Support Program of Northrup Grumman Electronic systems. He earned … Continue reading Norman Rumpf ’59 Helps Students Toward Their ‘Next Step’

The Adventures of Skylie Doodle and Lauren Huston ’99

Lauren Huston ’99 and her superstar pup @skyliedoodle had a fun and productive visit to campus today. 🐶☀️📸#LehighAlumni #DogsOfInstagram #Instadogs #Petstagram A post shared by Lehigh University Alumni (@lehighalumni) on Aug 17, 2017 at 1:30pm PDT Hours before her recent visit to Lehigh’s campus in August, Lauren Huston ’99 was up late putting the finishing … Continue reading The Adventures of Skylie Doodle and Lauren Huston ’99

Alumni Spotlight: Kerry Mallett ’15

Kerry Mallett ’15, a recent appointee to the Young Alumni Council, graduated from Lehigh with a B.A. in Journalism and Political Science and is currently a graduate student at Columbia University studying Higher and Postsecondary Education. Kerry also works at Stevens Institute of Technology as a resident director where she oversees resident assistants, plans community-wide … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Kerry Mallett ’15

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Thomson ’13

Executive Young Alumni Council member, Sarah Thomson ’13, graduated from Lehigh with a degree in Psychology and is a corporate strategy analyst at Vanguard, where she advises Vanguard senior leadership around some of largest strategic priorities of the company (e.g. market entry, divisional strategy). Sarah lives in Lansdale, PA with her fiancée Michael (getting married 10/14/17), … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Thomson ’13

Alumni Spotlight: Juan Palacio Moreno ’16 ’17G

Originally from Medellin, Colombia and a fifteen-year resident of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Young Alumni Council member Juan Palacio Moreno ’16 ’17G graduated from Lehigh with degrees in Political Science and is currently working for the City of San Francisco as a “San Francisco Fellow.” As a “San Francisco Fellow”, Juan is part of a one-year immersive … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Juan Palacio Moreno ’16 ’17G

Ariella Scalese ’14: The Great American Eclipse

Ariella Scalese ’14, a meteorologist at WSAV News 3 in Savannah, GA, experienced the recent solar eclipse with a group of local students, using a weather balloon to capture photos and measure temperature, pressure, and humidity. Continue below for photos, video, and Ariella’s recap of the day. A week before the big event, I was … Continue reading Ariella Scalese ’14: The Great American Eclipse

Why Sustainability Is Important to Me: Patricia Chaves ’92G

In January, President John Simon ’19P announced Lehigh’s new Campus Sustainability Plan 2020. This ambitious plan establishes a long-term vision for sustainability at Lehigh with meaningful short- and intermediate-term goals. It is one example, among many, of Lehigh’s commitment to environmental stewardship, economic prosperity, and social equity. Katharine Targett, Lehigh Sustainability Program Manager, spoke with … Continue reading Why Sustainability Is Important to Me: Patricia Chaves ’92G