- Class of 2014
- Stony Point, NY
2014 Jul 3
Rachel Bohlander of Stony Point, N.Y. graduated cum laude from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics and economics .
Commencement speaker, the Honorable Portia Simpson Miller, prime minister of Jamaica, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree. She delivered her address titled "Balancing the Books While Balancing People's Lives" on the campus Quad to family and friends.
President Alison Byerly conferred degrees upon the graduates and delivered farewell remarks.
Lafayette is a top liberal arts college with 2,400 students and 215 full-time faculty that offers a wide variety of undergraduate degree programs including engineering.
With close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia, Lafayette has one of the highest endowment-per-student rates in the nation. This means ample resources to fuel student research and provide opportunities for study abroad, internships, and field work. It means outstanding facilities, Division I sports, and funding for 250 student groups on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country.