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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)

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

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

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 … Continue reading Lehigh Home Club Sendoff Provides Wisdom to Incoming Students

“Pokemon Go” is taking over Lehigh University

In case you didn’t know, Pokémon Go is everywhere — including Lehigh’s Asa Packer campus. Just take a look at a recent post by the official Lehigh University Instagram account: #PokemonGo Campus tour 2.0! #pokestops A photo posted by Lehigh University (@lehighu) on Jul 11, 2016 at 11:08am PDT Pokémon Go has provided an added … Continue reading “Pokemon Go” is taking over Lehigh University

Lehigh Student Sendoffs 2016

Central New Jersey (Hosted by Sharon Siegel Voelzke ’88) Lehigh Valley/Home Club (With guest speakers Joe Sterrett ’76 and Charlie Lieb ’70)   Philadelphia (Hosted by Susan Shea ’84)   Jersey Shore (Hosted by Kelley & Brian Duddy) Denver (Samantha Bennett ’94 & Andy ’94)   Long Island (Hosted by Eve Mongiardo ’86)   Westchester County … Continue reading Lehigh Student Sendoffs 2016

Chris Diggs ’07 ’08G: Celebrating and Remembering

  For many members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and allied community (LGBTQ+), June is a celebratory month.  Around the country, cities, towns, and communities come together to celebrate pride month with special events, parades, and gatherings.  Following the tragedy in Orlando, FL where members of the LGBTQ+, Latinx, and other communities lost … Continue reading Chris Diggs ’07 ’08G: Celebrating and Remembering

Create Your Own Lehigh Cornhole Boards

Hello Young Alums! With summer right around the corner, it is officially time to start showing your Lehigh spirit and practicing for everyone’s favorite tailgating/barbecue past-time: Lehigh-themed corn-hole!  We embarked on the weekend adventure of creating our own boards three Lehigh football seasons ago and these “L-Train” boards have provided countless hours of friendly competition and fun. … Continue reading Create Your Own Lehigh Cornhole Boards

Julie Frehafer ’11: Create A Lehigh Experience

On behalf of the Ken Fuirst 86′ Giving Challenge and the Lehigh Fund, Julie Frehafer ’11 sat down with us for a Q&A to discuss her Lehigh memories, reasons for philanthropy, and the importance of getting young alumni to join the 550.  The Goblet: What would you say is your favorite memory during your time at Lehigh? JF: Obviously all of … Continue reading Julie Frehafer ’11: Create A Lehigh Experience