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Stephens to host master classes, admissions event for prospective students on March 3

January 22, 2018 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts

Prospective students interested in dance at Stephens College can experience the program March 3 during a comprehensive, daylong event that will showcase what the School of Creative and Performing Arts has to offer on the dance floor and in the classroom. 



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Columbia named best place to live in Missouri

January 19, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus

Columbia is the best city in Missouri to live in, according to Business Insider. The publication recently identified the best place to live in each state.



Traces in the Wind

School of Creative and Performing Arts takes ‘Traces in the Wind’ on road to Arizona

January 12, 2018 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Performing Arts

Dr. Gail Humphries Mardirosian, dean of the School of Creative and Performing Arts, has long believed in the power of theater for social change. She hopes her musical staged reading “Traces in the Wind,” a tribute to three women who survived the Holocaust through the sustenance of their art, will do just that when it is performed from Jan. 19-20 for high school students and community members in Peoria, Ariz. The cast of Stephens alumnae have already performed the tone poem of remembrance twice in Washington, D.C., debuting at the International Psychoanalytical Conference and shown again at the Embassy of the Czech Republic.



Janet Reinschmidt

Stephens student affirms interest in film history during L.A. internship

January 5, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Film

Anyone who has ever met Janet Reinschmidt ’18 knows she’s crazy about film archiving and film history. So when Tegan Zimmerman, assistant professor of English and creative writing at Stephens College, told her student about a summer internship with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences film archive in Los Angeles, Reinschmidt wasted no time applying.



Audrey Lockwood

Stephens duo receives prestigious YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund scholarships

January 4, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Design, Fashion

Two Stephens College fashion students—one for the second consecutive year—are among the 226 recipients nationwide of the highly competitive 2018 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund (FSF) scholarships. Each student will receive $5,000 from the YMA FSF, which is the fashion industry’s leading educational nonprofit, granting the largest sum of money and total number of scholarships.



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Photo: Stephens welcomes local children to President's Home for the holidays

December 19, 2017 | Tags:

It’s a longtime holiday tradition to invite students from Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School (Stephens College's Partner in Education) and The Children’s School at Stephens College to celebrate with President Dianne Lynch. This year was no exception. The students sang, enjoyed stories, snacks and a tour of the President’s Home, which was decked out with the children’s artwork. 



Liz Isherwood

Liz Isherwood balanced school, family and full-time job to obtain graduate degree

December 14, 2017 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences

Twenty-two years after earning her bachelor’s degree, Liz Isherwood ’17 enrolled in the Master of Education in Counseling program at Stephens College. At the time, the 48-year-old was a wife, mother and full-time community support specialist at Burrell Behavioral Health in Columbia. Making time for college would be tough. But Isherwood was determined, and Stephens was willing to make it work.



School of Design professors speak at Missouri School of Journalism

December 13, 2017 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Design

Associate Professor Kirsteen Buchanan ’83 and Assistant Professor Lisa Lenoir, both in the School of Design, recently spoke about trends and concepts in wearable technology with journalism students at the University of Missouri. Their presentation was part of a series of informational sessions to help student teams prepare for the 2017-2018 RJI Student Competition, sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism.



Anna Torchia

Theatre graduate Anna Torchia destined to attend Stephens from young age

December 12, 2017 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Performing Arts

Anna Torchia ’17 was 13 and playing a munchkin in a community theater production of “The Wizard of Oz” when she first heard about Stephens College. The young woman playing Dorothy told her she would be attending Stephens and that Toto was coming to college, too.



Kat Nguyen

Kat Nguyen ’17 lands job with help from alumnae network

December 7, 2017 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, Film

The Stephens alumnae connection has done it again.



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