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Vocalist and pianist alumni perform moving concert

Vocalist and pianist alumni perform moving concert

Alumni Funderburk and Benter perform in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel Photo by Taylor Blackson On Friday, Jan. 13, Lawrence alumni Lacey Jo Benter ’09 and Brent Funderburk ’09 returned to the Lawrence Memorial Chapel to perform a guest recital. Benter, a soprano opera singer, was accompanied by Funderburk on piano. Since graduating from Lawrence, both

Alumni group crowdfunding for new diversity center

A group of young alumni called the Viking Gift Committee (VGC) have recently decided to campaign to fund changes at Lawrence, specifically focused on inclusivity, anti-oppression and diversity issues. So far, the campaign has raised $1,500 in less than 48 hours. The VGC is headed by alumni Erin Watson ’08 and Gayatri Malhotra ’14, who

Advice from Alumni

Retired CEO of Kraft Foods Group, Inc. Tony Vernon ’78 shared personal and professional lessons that he aquired during his career on Wednesday, April 13 in the Warch Campus Center Cinema. Emphasizing how significantly his personal values contributed to his professional career, he related valuable experiences and memories that helped him achieve his goals. Vernon

Letter to the Editor: Erin Campbell Watson

To the Editor, As a member of Lawrence University’s community of young alumni, I have watched in dismay as issues we struggled with while we were at Lawrence have recently been brought to light in a painful way. And I’ve been encouraged by watching current students take a stand. Many young alumni have responded to

Office of Development launches crowdfunding platform for students

This year, Lawrence University has developed a crowdfunding program called LU Blue Start. The program is designed to connect students seeking funding for extracurricular projects with alumni who want their donations to Lawrence to have an instant and visible impact on the lives of students. Crowdfunding is a type of investing that calls on smaller