Alumnae in the News

Ilga Svechs ’64, MSW, Ph.D. received Honorary Membership in the American Psychoanalytic Association for her highly respected work at the Mandel School for Applied Science. She will be honored at a reception in New York in January 2016.

Lynn-Ann Gries’84 was listed in the Crains’ Cleveland Business honor roll of notable Northeast Ohio alums whose influence has extended outside the region (July 6-12, 2015 Yearbook Edition). Click here for article, pp 14-15.

Clara Rankin ’38
received a Lifetime Achievement Award in April 2015 from NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) of Greater Cleveland for her outstanding work in the field of mental illness.

Rebecca (Becky) Ruppert McMahon ’89
was named executive director of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association in December 2014, assuming her position in January 2015. Click here for the Press Release.

Gloria Steinem ’56 spoke at Severance Hall September 9, 2014 as part of the Case Western Reserve University Town Hall Speaker Series.