Notes from Paradise
‘Our World Needs You’
In her Commencement address Sunday, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith told members of the Smith class of 2016, “Take that Smith intensity, which I love about you, and take it with you. You have deep talents and extraordinary training—and our world needs you.”
Meg Thompson ’89 Named Head of Cornell Vet Hospital Smith Students Teach High School Science Smith Appoints New Chief Information Officer
Meg Thompson ’89, associate clinical professor of imaging at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named director of the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, one of the most respected veterinary hospitals in the country. Smith students used hands-on activities to teach biology at Northampton High School. The program was funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Precollege and Undergraduate Science Education Program. President Kathleen McCartney announced that Samantha S. Earp has been named Smith’s chief information officer. Earp is currently executive director of HarvardX, a university-wide initiative that creates open online learning experiences.
Reunion and Commencement Weekend
Close to 1,000 alumnae from around the world joined the class of 2016 in the Ivy Day parade, one of Smith's most moving traditions. Relive the parade, Illumination Night and other great Reunion/Commencement Weekend traditions through this collection of photos, speeches and videos.
The Power of Endowed Scholarships
As Smith College celebrates receiving a record number of applications for admission for the ninth straight year, Vice President for Enrollment Audrey Smith talks about how endowed scholarships make the dream of a Smith education possible for talented students from around the world.
College Bids Farewell to Retiring Faculty
Seven retiring Smith faculty members were honored at a reception earlier this month for their more than 176 combined years of service to the college.
An Inside Look at College Admissions
Is there a young woman in your family who is beginning the college search? The Office of Admission would like to invite you both to attend "Smith Connection: An Inside Look at College Admissions," offered exclusively to Smith alumnae and their families. Smith's team of admission professionals will share strategies for successfully navigating the college admission process. Sign up now for this special on-campus workshop, Friday, June 24. The cost is $50 per family and includes lunch.
Selected items from the news media featuring Smith College people and programs
Springfield Republican: Amy Cahillane ’93 will lead downtown Northampton association
Springfield Republican: Northampton among best small U.S. cities
USA Today: Prof. Andrew Zimbalist on college sports budgets
Boston Globe: Megan Smith addresses Smith College grads
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