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Stephens students are taking the lead for ‘March Family Christmas’ production

November 16, 2017 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Performing Arts

There’s a new twist on an old tradition this holiday season at Stephens College. For the first time in 20 years, students are taking center stage for the annual Victorian holiday celebration, which this season focuses on the exceptional women of the March family portrayed in “Little Women,” penned by Louisa May Alcott.



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N.Y.C. fashion designers urge students to "make a statement" during lecture series event

November 14, 2017 | Tags: School of Design, Fashion

Passion and integrity are important qualities for a young designer to possess in the rough-and-tumble world of fashion say New York designers Stan Herman and Michael Harlan Schwarz. However, it’s most imperative that a young designer knows herself, the New Yorkers told Stephens fashion students during a recent visit.



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Assistant Professor Stephanie Carlo to be honored as Exceptional Fashion Educator

November 12, 2017 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Design, Fashion

Stephanie Carlo, assistant professor of fashion at Stephens College, will receive the first Exceptional Fashion Educator Award from Rightfully Sewn, a not-for-profit program. The Kansas City non-profit provides seamstress training for at-risk women as well as professional development opportunities for young designers and individuals considering a career in fashion design. Carlo will be honored during the program’s inaugural Golden Gala at 7 p.m., Dec. 2 in The Grand Hall at Power & Light in Kansas City, Mo.



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Seven earn AMC Volleyball Academic All-Conference nod

November 8, 2017 | Tags: Student Success

The 2017 American Midwest Conference Volleyball Academic All-Conference list was prior to Tuesday evening's Quarterfinals round of the American Midwest Conference Tournament. Seven Stars' players received the recognition prior to the start of their match at Columbia College. In addition, Halan Mann[http://www.stephensstars.com/roster/14/7/934.php] was recognized as a member of the AMC Champions of Character team.



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Best in Show among honors received as Stephens Life earns more design awards

November 2, 2017 | Tags: Student Success, School of Design

Stephens Life, a student-run magazine, has once again come home a winner from the national College Media Convention. Among the many accolades, the Associated College Press (ACP) recognized Stephens Life as a Pacemaker Award winner. The Pacemaker is considered the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate publications. The winners were announced during the convention, which was held Oct. 25-29 in Dallas. 



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Stephens singers bring home awards from three-state voice competition

November 1, 2017 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts

Three Stephens College singers took home prizes during a three-state event hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Singers (NATS) Central Region on Oct. 28-29. Sicily Matheniai ’18 received first place in the Upper College Women Musical Theatre category while Natalie Irlmeier ’20, and Mackenna Morrow ’19 took home second and third places, respectively, in the Lower College Women Musical Theatre category. Each winner received a certificate and a cash award. 



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Stephens' Summer Film Institute production will show at 10th anniversary Citizen Jane Film Festival

October 24, 2017 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Film

A short film that was produced, shot and edited by digital film students at Stephens College will premiere this weekend during the 10th annual Citizen Jane Film Festival, which runs Oct. 26-29, 2017 on the Stephens campus. “Chasing AllieCat” a 14-minute film directed by Steph Borklund, assistant professor of digital film, will be shown as part of the festival’s “Ms. Ouri Made” short films, which begin at 10 a.m., Oct. 28 in the Warehouse Theatre.  



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Stephens College to host Arts Integration in Education Summit

October 19, 2017 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Education

Stephens College School of Creative and Performing Arts is hosting a daylong Arts Integration in Education Summit Nov. 4, 2017, that will bring together classroom teachers, teaching artists, principals and more to explore integrating the arts into any K-12 classroom. 



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The Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series to host Nov. 8 public lecture with N.Y.C. designers Stan Herman and Michael Harlan

October 16, 2017 | Tags: School of Design, Fashion, College & Campus

The Stephens College School of Design has invited New York designers Stan Herman and Michael Harlan Schwarz to share their experience creating “Designer Uniforms” – think Federal Express and JetBlue Airlines – and how they integrated the concepts of function and form into their own lines of accessories and apparel.



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Welcome Home Family & Friends Weekend brings families back to campus

October 13, 2017 | Tags: College & Campus

When Brianna Bunker began looking at colleges, she searched for a small school in a hip university town that also offered her major, digital filmmaking. Her dad found Stephens College, which had an added bonus in his eyes: it’s a women’s college. Today, Daryl and Sarah Bunker of Lumberton, Texas, are visiting their daughter during Welcome Home Family & Friends Weekend at Stephens. Though she’s only a couple months into her freshman year, Brianna Bunker couldn’t be happier – and neither could her parents.



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