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Congratulations Class of 2018!

Today, Lehigh welcomes over 1,500 graduates into our alumni family. Make us proud, Brown and White! It’s your turn to shine. Get all the Commencement details and watch live streaming video of the Commencement ceremony >

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20+

interdisciplinary programs spanning multiple colleges

$61K

average starting salary of 2017 graduates

9:1

student-to-faculty ratio

6th

university in the world recognized as an NGO by the United Nations

29

average class size

87%

of students have an internship or co-op experience while at Lehigh

1,050+

undergraduate students involved in research

100+

undergraduate degree programs and majors

1,979

graduate students

16

themed residential communities

5,075

undergraduate students

2,358

acre campus on three contiguous campuses

25

NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women

150+

clubs, plus 43 intramural and club sports and 31 fraternities and sororities

99%

of Lehigh students participate in an extracurricular activity

65,000+

hours of community service performed by the Lehigh community

43%

of the Class of 2016 studied overseas at least once

78

countries represented within our campus community

100+

fully funded internship opportunities around the world

250

Study abroad programs in 74 countries

80K

graduates in the Lehigh alumni network

96%

of the class of 2017 are employed or attending graduate school within 6 months of graduation

2,754

interviews with employers on campus

5,000+

full-time positions and internships posted on Lehigh's Center for Career & Professional Development job board

Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert to Graduates: ‘Do What Hasn’t Been Done’

The Lehigh alum spoke to the Class of 2018 as part of the university’s 150th commencement.

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Lehigh Breaks Ground for SouthSide Commons

University and city officials join in milestone moment as Lehigh breaks ground for new student living facility.

Lehigh students and Anu Jain at Jain Women's Safety Prize event

Lehigh Soterra Team in Finals for $1 Million Jain Women's Safety Prize

The team demonstrated its device during the final round of competition in Mumbai, India.

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Liuba Belkin publishes study on effect of ambient temperature on people’s behavior.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Here are just a few of our new graduates who are heading out to enact positive change around the world.

  • Lehigh ’18

    Broad Experiences, Transferable Skills

    Between playing club soccer, tutoring students through the Community Service Office, and being actively involved in the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Cultural Greek Council, graduate student Scott Grant ’16 ’18G credits his role as President of Kappa Alpha Psi for helping him grow the most as a person and a leader here at Lehigh. Grant will graduate this year with a master’s degree in healthcare systems engineering and join Merck, where he landed a spot in the competitive three-year Manufacturing Leadership Development Program.

    Scott Grant
  • Lehigh ’18

    A Rigorous Environment; A Competitive Edge

    When Elise Fredericks ’18 walked onto the Women’s Varsity Rowing team, she brought the work ethic and spirit of leadership that would eventually lead her to being named co-captain and to the Academic All-Patriot League. Fredericks, a supply chain management and marketing major, also applied this mindset to her work as a University Admissions Fellow as well as a Peer Mentor in the College of Business and Economics. She believes the competitive edge she brings to the marketplace comes from the opportunities she took advantage of at Lehigh.

    Elise Fredericks
  • Lehigh ’18

    President, Mentor, Leader

    Kiran Singh ’18 thrives on opportunities to help her community. Her impact begins with incoming students as a Student Orientation Leader, continues as she helps students develop their writing skills in her role as a TRAC Fellow and she “leads with integrity” as president of the Women in Business club. After graduating with a double major in finance and management and a minor in global studies, Singh is heading to Deloitte in Washington, D.C. and plans to explore social entrepreneurship.

    Kiran Singh
  • Lehigh ’18

    First Generation Student to Marshall Scholar

    As a journalism and global studies major, it’s no surprise that first-generation college student Klaudia Jazwinska ’18 would take the opportunity to travel abroad during her time at Lehigh. But it was her intellect, passion and leadership that took her to Uganda, India, Brazil and Italy, and will now take her, as a prestigious Marshall Scholar, to the United Kingdom. There she will pursue a Master of Science in computational and data journalism at Cardiff University and a Master of Philosophy in international relations and politics at the University of Cambridge.

    Klaudia Jazwinska
  • Lehigh ’18

    A Mindful Approach to Learning

    Jason Pollack ’18, an English major and economics minor, saw his opportunity to learn at Lehigh just a little bit differently. While Pollack dove into his academics like any other ambitious Lehigh student, he also thought the opportunity to learn from other students was even bigger. Through Pollack’s work as a TRAC fellow, he relished in the opportunity to engage with others and grow from their perspectives. This purposeful and open-minded approach was evident in his role as Editor-in-Chief when he brought a new vision to the 2018 Lehigh Review.

    Jason Pollack

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