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  Your monthly update from Ecolint and the Ecolint Alumni Web Community.
  MARCH 2017


IT'S FONDUE TIME AGAIN IN GENEVA!

The Alumni Association in Geneva is holding its traditional Soirée Fondue on 16 March, returning to the Café de l'Amitié in Eaux-Vives. Laughter, lively conversation and a warm atmosphere are guaranteed, as usual! Sign up via Facebook, or email Anna Szabados (anna_szabados@yahoo.com). more...



CHARITY SINGLE RELEASED BY ALUMNI-LED BAND

The Flocking Murmuration, a melodic folk rock band counting three alumni among its members, released their upbeat single and video Brave in mid-February. The proceeds are going to charities working with refugees and with people suffering from depression and cystic fibrosis.  more...


ALUMBLOG: ADVENTURES OF AN UMBRELLA BOY

Dan LaCombe (La Chât '78) recently retired early so that he could finally "do what I want, when I want, and be in good enough shape to do it." With minimal possessions and no permanent address, Dan now lives as a modern day nomad, working odd jobs and writing about his unconventional lifestyle. more...



NATIONS AND LGB CAREER EVENINGS NEED VOLUNTEERS

The annual career evenings at LGB and Campus des Nations are looking 
for Geneva-based alumni to provide advice, in an informal setting, on university courses and career paths. Those willing to help are invited to contact the respective organizer at LGB (14 March) and Nations (26 April).



CAN YOU HELP A YEAR 10 STUDENT?

The Secondary School at LGB is looking to offer its Year 10 students two days of work-shadowing experience, on 27-28 June. Do you work in or around Geneva? Would you be willing to welcome one or more students to your workplace and show them what your job entails? more...



FIFTY-YEAR REUNION FOR THE CLASS OF '67

The Class of '67 will celebrate its 50th anniversary on 20-21 May, coinciding with the LGB Kermesse. Members of the Class of '67 and friends from previous and later years are invited to contact Ashwani Singh (a_singh@apexserv.com) and visit the reunion's Facebook page. Fun and reminiscing guaranteed!  more...



DEATH OF A CENTENARIAN ALUMNA

Margaret Millett-Fowler died on 19 January at her retirement home in Switzerland. She was among Ecolint's very first students, enrolled when the school opened in 1924. She went on to become an accomplished poet. more...



WERE YOU TAUGHT BY JACQUELINE HATCH?

Jacqui Hatch will retire from La Châtaigneraie Secondary School this summer after a quarter century of teaching Art. Former students who would like to share some memories or wish her well are invited to send a note to Beatrice Hoesli before the end of March 2017. Contact: beatrice.hoesli@ecolint.ch


MEET THE GOVERNING BOARD CANDIDATES!

Registered members of the Ecolint Alumni Community received, during February, an invitation to vote electronically in this year's Governing Board elections. Voting will open on 7 April, while a Meet the Candidates event will take place from 12h30 to 14h00 on Tuesday 4 April at Campus des Nations.

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>> Newest Members: J. Fayon  (LGB '16), P. Joly de Lotbiniere (LGB '77), S. Raffaelli (La Chât '84), A. De Candia (La Chât '16), L. Bredow (LGB '63).

>> Updated Profiles: K. Fedor (LGB '90), C. Collins (LGB '00), A. Takagi (La Chât '07), EJ van Tuinen (LGB '70), R. van de Lelij (LGB '99).


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SUPPORTING ECOLINT 

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