Category Archives: Lehigh Memories

Alumni Spotlight: Tierney Gallagher ’13 ’14G

What was your major and class year? B.A. History 2013, M.Ed. Secondary Education 2014 As an undergrad, what organizations/clubs were you involved in? Orientation Leader, PreLUsion Leader, Greek Organization Delta Gamma, Panhellenic Council, Greek Emerging Mentors, Homework Club. Why did you decide to attend Lehigh? My mother joked with me that Lehigh was the only … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Tierney Gallagher ’13 ’14G

Daniel Beadle ’18: The Lehigh University Dink

For years, the entire freshmen class at Lehigh had to wear a “dink” — a brown hat adorned with white embroidery displaying the owner’s class year. Dinks were to be worn, at all times when out and about, from when the student began the season until the Lehigh-Lafayette rivalry game at the end of the … Continue reading Daniel Beadle ’18: The Lehigh University Dink

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Bombard ’06 ’08G

What was your major and class year? Psychology, 2006. Secondary School Counseling, 2008. As an undergrad, what organizations/clubs were you involved in? Marching 97, tour guides, STAR tutoring, symphonic band, admissions fellows, Kappa Kappa Psi, and SAE Mini Baja. Why did you decide to attend Lehigh? I chose Lehigh because no required gym class, there … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Bombard ’06 ’08G

Ariella Scalese ’14: The Crying Lehigh Cheerleader

Five years ago, Lehigh defeated Duke in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament. With the five-year anniversary approaching on March 16, Ariella Scalese ’14 took time to reminisce about the day of Lehigh’s historic victory and explain the unique impact the win has had in her life. Click here to check out the “When … Continue reading Ariella Scalese ’14: The Crying Lehigh Cheerleader

Why I Remain Close to Lehigh: Shannon Varcoe ’15 ’16G

“Why I Remain Close to Lehigh”  is a collection of feature stories about Lehigh University alumni volunteers and their motivation to stay involved with their alma mater. The group of alumni were interviewed by Klaudia Jazwinska ’18 and Carina Bonasera ’19. From the start of her first year at Lehigh University, Shannon Varcoe ’15 ’16G knew that … Continue reading Why I Remain Close to Lehigh: Shannon Varcoe ’15 ’16G

“L-ove yo-U” Valentine’s Day Card

Did you meet your significant other at Lehigh University? Do you like them (almost) as much as you like Lehigh? Give them a special Lehigh themed Valentine’s Day card! Instructions:  Click here Print the PDF  (Note: make sure you print in color and “scale” is set to 100%) Fold the card along the lines  (use the above … Continue reading “L-ove yo-U” Valentine’s Day Card

Celebrate Lehigh Couples

This Valentine’s Day, help us spread the Lehigh alumni love! For many Lehigh couples, South Mountain is where their relationship began. Whether you met during a study session for that difficult engineering 4 o’clock or at a Lehigh event after your graduation, we want to hear YOUR story. During the week of Valentine’s Day (February … Continue reading Celebrate Lehigh Couples

Why I Remain Close to Lehigh: Patricia Girke ’55W

“Why I Remain Close to Lehigh”  is a collection of feature stories about Lehigh University alumni volunteers and their motivation to stay involved with their alma mater. The group of alumni were interviewed by Klaudia Jazwinska ’18 and Carina Bonasera ’19. After Louis R. Girke graduated from Lehigh in 1955, he and his wife, Patricia, wanted to … Continue reading Why I Remain Close to Lehigh: Patricia Girke ’55W

Why I Remain Close to Lehigh: Steve Bartosik ’77

“Why I Remain Close to Lehigh”  is a collection of feature stories about Lehigh University alumni volunteers and their motivation to stay involved with their alma mater. The group of alumni were interviewed by Klaudia Jazwinska ’18 and Carina Bonasera ’19. Steve Bartosik has only missed one Reunion Weekend since 1978, and it was because he was … Continue reading Why I Remain Close to Lehigh: Steve Bartosik ’77

Why I Remain Close to Lehigh: Steve Rittler ’99

“Why I Remain Close to Lehigh”  is a collection of feature stories about Lehigh University alumni volunteers and their motivation to stay involved with their alma mater. The group of alumni were interviewed by Klaudia Jazwinska ’18 and Carina Bonasera ’19. Steve Rittler ’99 says he learned as much from being a computer engineering major at Lehigh … Continue reading Why I Remain Close to Lehigh: Steve Rittler ’99