A portrait of the Marquis de LafayetteWho was this guy, Lafayette? What was his background? What did he look like?

What motivated him to come to America and get involved in our war with Britain? How did he come to be such a celebrity in America? Why was our College named after him?

Lafayette is known as the hero of two worlds for his roles in the American and French Revolutions. John Becica ’69 will give a ConnectEd talk on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 6:55 p.m. on Lafayette 101, how the Marquis affected the United States—his early life, his impact on the American Revolution, and his two return visits to America. Register.

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