IDEAL Center

May 22, 2014

Congratulations IDEAL students and Professor Scott Hummel!

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Congratulations to our IDEAL students and their leader, Scott Hummel, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Interim Jeffers Director of the Engineering Division, for their hard work! They received three first-place awards at this year’s Michigan International Speedway competition for their innovative race car. Read more about their accomplishments on Lehigh Valley Live:

May 8, 2014

“A Roof Over Our Heads,” a community-based learning film project

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“A Roof Over Our Heads” is a short film created by Athletes C.A.R.E., founded by Alec Golini ’14, and the students of Lafayette College’s IDEAL Center. The film documents the Roofover Shelter of Easton, Pennsylvania. Led by Professor Deborah Byrd. See the film on YouTube here: For more information on Athletes C.A.R.E. visit: […]

Lafayette College

March 3, 2014

Entrepreneurship 101 with Brad Franco ’90

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Join Lafayette alumnus, lawyer-turned-technology entrepreneur Brad Franco ’90, for a presentation and Q&A, as a continuation of the IDEAL Center’s Entrepreneurship 101 Series. Brad Franco has hired Lafayette students to intern at his technology company, Summit Communication Services, and will be offering practical advice for those interested in starting their own venture. Location: Kirby Hall […]

February 11, 2014

Brown Bag discussion with Entrepreneurial Alumni

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Join panel participants, alumni entrepreneurs Alexandra Meis ’08, co-founder of Kinvolved, and Keith Angell ’98, CEO of, for a Q&A session about what it takes to start your own venture. This discussion will be led by Economics professor Gladstone, aka “Fluney,” Hutchinson. Pizza will be served. Date: Friday, February 21 Location: Interfaith Chapel, Hogg […]

December 4, 2013

Environmental Poster Conference

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The IDEAL Center is co-sponsoring the Lafayette Environmental Poster Conference this Thursday, December 5, 2013, from 7:00-9:00pm at the Farinon Center. Students from a variety of majors will be presenting their semester-long research projects. Other co-sponsors include the Department of Biology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Programs in […]