Notes from Paradise
Alumna Named Disney's First Female CFO
The Walt Disney Company named Christine McCarthy ’77 as its new chief financial officer, making her Disney’s first female CFO and the company's highest-ranking woman. McCarthy, who earned an MBA at UCLA after graduating from Smith, joined the Walt Disney Company in 2000 and most recently served as treasurer.
White House Council on STEM An Art Wrong Made Right
Pioneers in Education
For the first time, the White House Council on Women and Girls focused on STEM education, and Smith was there. Learn how Smith is playing a leading role in the national conversation on strategies for increasing diversity in STEM fields. In the 1940s, 80 paintings were sold from Smith’s early collection at bargain-basement prices. After a little detective work, one valuable piece (deemed “unimportant” at the time) is back at the museum. In honor of the Ada Comstock Scholars Program’s 40th anniversary, Dianne Jester-Wieland AC presented a capstone project tracing the history of the program that illustrates just how trailblazing these early Adas really were.
Alumnae Chorus Cuba Tour
Registration is now open for the 2016 Smith College Alumnae Chorus international concert tour, which will be in Cuba from July 23 to 31, 2016. Click here for more information.
Alumnae High School Teachers
Smith is on the lookout for the best and brightest young women. Register with the Office of Admission, which can assist you in helping your students imagine themselves at Smith.
A Toast to Retiring Faculty
The college recently honored 13 retiring faculty members for their contributions to their academic disciplines and their students, as well as their support for the Smith community.
Lessons in Healing
Smith School for Social Work Professor Joshua Miller recently brought community leaders from Africa to campus to explore strategies for healing traumatized communities.
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