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Feb 26
thru
May 10

 

The Day. The Dress. The Dream.

(Community)

Time: Wednesdays 12-1 p.m.; Thursdays 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays 12-3 p.m.
Location: Historic Costume Gallery, Lela Raney Wood Mezzanine

This semester's much-anticipated exhibit features bridal gowns and wedding attire from three centuries. Highlights include a dress worn at Grace Kelly's wedding; a Vera Wang dress and a 1949 design by Ceil Chapman. Also on display will be custom designs by Stephens alumnae; multi-generational dresses worn by grandmothers, mothers and daughters; and other wedding attire such as mother-of-the-bride dresses and grooms' attire.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Apr 24
thru
May 08

 

Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show

(Campus - Academics)

Location: Davis Art Gallery

The School of Design, Organizational Leadership and Strategic Communication program presents Connections: Senior Graphic Design Show. The capstone and portfolio show will feature the work of seniors Sara Barnett, Kala Jones, Fiona Kerr, Haley Padilla and Jasmine L. Taylor, as well as Creative Ink.

The opening reception will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. on April 24. Graphic design students will talk about their work and award winners will be announced. Refreshments also will be served.

Note: The opening reception only will be worth 3 Community Engagement Points.

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Apr 28

 

Stress Awareness Group

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: The Counseling Center, Lower level of Stamper Commons

During the month of April, Sexual Assault Awareness, Alcohol Awareness and Stress Awareness are emphasized nationally. Each week, the Stephens College Counseling Center is hosting groups to join in the effort to raise awareness, offer support, and increase education on these important topics!

In the Stress Awareness group, join us as we explore stress management strategies and skills in a supportive environment.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Apr 28

 

Movie Night: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Prunty Hall Main Lounge

Join us for our weekly movie nights! This week we are watching The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. All students are welcome!

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Apr 29

 

Compliment Cupcakes

(Campus - Student)

Time: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: The Pit

Come join the Freshman SGA and compliment yourself and/or another Susie!

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Apr 29

 

Open Mic Night

(Campus - Student)

Time: 10:30 p.m.
Location: Arena Classroom

Join us for the last open mic night of the school year. There will be music, fun and skits.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Apr 30

 

Bach’s Lunch Student Recital Series

(Performing Arts - Music)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall, 100 Waugh St.

Free monthly recitals bring uplifting art to your lunch hour

Relax in the elegant surroundings of Historic Senior Hall and support Stephens students as they perform a variety of musical theatre, vocal jazz, classical and choral works. These monthly recitals are free and open to the public.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Apr 30

 

Building Self-Esteem Group

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: The Counseling Center, lower level of Stamper Commons

Come join us if you are interested in:

  • Defining self-esteem
  • Understanding why self-esteem is vital to academic, social, emotional and personal development
  • Changing behaviors or thoughts that lead to low self-esteem 

Members will assist one another to understand their difficulties and will support each other through the process of positive change. 

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Apr 30

 

An Evening of Dance

(Campus)

Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall

Join us for an evening of dance showcasing student choreography.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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May 01

 

Art Reception

(Campus - Academics)

Time: 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Location: Hugh Stephens Library Penthouse

Please join the Topics in Art: Illustrations From Around the World class for a reception opening the exhibit of their story illustrations and studies inspired by other artists' works. There will be refreshments and a chance to talk with the artists at the reception. The exhibit will be on view in the Penthouse all day.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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May 01
thru
May 03

 

Gypsy

(Performing Arts - Theatre)


7:30 p.m., May 1-2; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, May 3

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Jule Styne and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

[Musical, PG-13]

Let us entertain you with some of the most memorable musical numbers from the American stage

Join Rose, June and Louise on their trip across the United States during the birth of burlesque. You’ll be tapping your toes to favorites like “Let Me Entertain You,” “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” and “Together (Wherever We Go)” as we end our season with one of America’s quintessential musicals. 

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

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May 01

 

May Day Play Day

(Campus - Student)

Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Senior Hall Quad

Who said field day was just for grade school? Relieve some stress before finals, channel your inner-child and join SGA for May Day Play Day, the ultimate field day! We've got lots of fun stuff in store such as inflatables, henna tattoos, a slip n’ slide, ice cones, giveaways and more.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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May 03

 

Party in the Quad

(Campus - Student)

Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Residence Hall Quad

Party in the Quad! Come for one last party before school is over!

Tower: End of the year stuff exchange

Pillsbury: Sponge water wars, chalk and bubbles

Searcy: Volleyball 

Prunty: Tie-Dye (Bring your items to tie, and we will provide the dye!)

Wood: BBQ (hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers and corn on the cob)

Community Engagement Points: 3

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May 04
thru
May 07

 

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May 06
thru
May 08

 

Gypsy

(Performing Arts - Theatre)


7:30 p.m., May 6-8

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Jule Styne and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

[Musical, PG-13]

Let us entertain you with some of the most memorable musical numbers from the American stage

Join Rose, June and Louise on their trip across the United States during the birth of burlesque. You’ll be tapping your toes to favorites like “Let Me Entertain You,” “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” and “Together (Wherever We Go)” as we end our season with one of America’s quintessential musicals. 

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

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May 08

 

Graduate & Online Commencement

(Academic Calendar)

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall

Stephens College graduates will receive their degrees. Tickets are required for admission to the ceremony.

For more information, visit here.

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May 09

 

Undergraduate Commencement

(Academic Calendar)

Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Missouri Theatre, 203 S. 9th St.

Stephens College graduates will receive their degrees.

For more information, visit here.

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May 11
thru
Jun 22

 

Summer Theatre Institute

(Academic Calendar)


The Summer Theatre Institute gives first-year theatre students at Stephens the chance to produce, direct and act in community performances. During the fast-paced program, students learn essential theatrical skills and give free, public performances.

On the Web: here

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May 13
thru
Jun 27

 

Stephens Summer Dance

(Academic Calendar)


Stephens Summer Dance Intensive (SSD) is an exciting opportunity for aspiring young dancers to study with international guest faculty in the Stephens College studios. Students will receive professional, individually focused training that prepares them for success in today’s diverse dance world.

On the Web: here

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Jun 01
thru
Jun 05

 

Summer Riding Program - Adult Evening Camp

(Community)

Time: 5-7:30 p.m.
Location: Stephens Equestrian Center

Join the thousands of Columbia community members who have been experiencing the summer riding program since the 1940s.

  • Open to adults (age 15 and up) at all riding levels
  • Learn the basics of riding (Western and Huntseat skills), horse care management and safety
  • Receive personal instruction from Stephens students with extensive teaching experience

Fee: $375 

Visit website.

For more information, please contact Sara Linde Patel at (573) 876-7166 or [email protected].

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Jun 05
thru
Aug 16

 

Okoboji Summer Theatre

(Academic Calendar - Theatre)


Okoboji Summer Theatre, a stock theatre company in Spirit Lake, Iowa, gives students intense theatre training the summer before they begin their senior year. 

View schedule of performances here.

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Jun 08
thru
Jun 19

 

Camp Citizen Jane - Session One

(Community)

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Camp Citizen Jane Session 1 covers the basic tools of filmmaking and media literacy is discussed as it pertains to girls and women and how they are portrayed in life and media. This course is taught in conjunction with Stephens and CPS faculty.

Limited enrollment. For students entering grades 7-12; girls only

For more information, click here.

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Jun 08
thru
Jun 19

 

Trends to the Runway Fashion Camp

(Community)

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Join the Stephens College fashion program for two fun-filled weeks of hands-on fashion exploration. Plan to learn the basics on how fashion trends emerge and then become part of your personal style. Explore fashion history and see actual historical clothing. Other topics include fashion styling, quick sketching, fashion journalism and garment development. Local field trips are part of the course. Follow us on our daily fashion blog.

Limited enrollment. For students entering grades 7 and 8; girls only

Fore more information, click here.

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Jun 08
thru
Jun 12

 

Summer Riding Program - Child Evening Camp

(Community)

Time: 5-7:30 p.m.
Location: Stephens Equestrian Center

Join the thousands of Columbia community members who have been experiencing the summer riding program since the 1940s.

  • Open to children (ages 8-14) at all riding levels
  • Learn the basics of riding (Western and Huntseat skills), horse care management and safety
  • Receive personal instruction from Stephens students with extensive teaching experience

Fee: $375 

Visit website.

For more information, please contact Sara Linde Patel at (573) 876-7166 or [email protected].

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Jun 11
thru
Jun 12

 

Volleyball Youth Camp

(Community)

Time: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.


This camp is tailored to the beginning player who wants to learn and improve basic volleyball skills and fundamentals. Camp instructors will introduce appropriate movements and volleyball skills in a fun and exciting environment.


Rising 5-7 grade students (ages 10-12); girls only

Cost: $120

For more information, click here.

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Jun 15
thru
Jun 16

 

Volleyball Junior High Camp

(Community)

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

This camp covers all aspect of the game of volleyball with an emphasis on skill development. The technique and skills taught are designed to provide a strong foundation that allows athletes to develop into high-level players as they continue to play.

Rising 8-9 grade students (ages 13-14); girls only

Cost: $160

For more information, click here.

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Jun 15
thru
Jun 19

 

Summer Riding Program - Child Day Camp

(Community)

Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Stephens Equestrian Center

Join the thousands of Columbia community members who have been experiencing the summer riding program since the 1940s.

  • Open to children (ages 8-14) at all riding levels
  • Includes field trips, arts and crafts and more
  • Learn the basics of riding (Western and Huntseat skills), horse care management and safety
  • Receive personal instruction from Stephens students with extensive teaching experience

Fee: $500

Includes field trips, arts and crafts and more!

Visit website.

For more information, please contact Sara Linde Patel at (573) 876-7166 or [email protected].

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Jun 17
thru
Jun 18

 

Volleyball High School Camp

(Community)

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

This camp is designed to help athletes master their position. Each athlete will have the opportunity to develop skills through individual instruction, group instruction and game-time experience. Campers will also come away knowing how to lead and leverage their talents to succeed in volleyball at an elite level.

Rising 10-11 grade students (ages 15-17); girls only

Cost: $160

For more information, click here.

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Jun 20
thru
Jun 25

 

Summer Riding Program - Overnight Experience

(Community)

Location: Stephens Equestrian Center

Open to rising 8th to 12th-grade girls (ages 13-18)

Stephens’ equestrian tradition continues with a camp designed for the more experienced rider. You’ll have the opportunity for riding or driving twice a day. All sessions will be taught by talented, award-winning faculty with champion-level assistants. Enjoy field trips exposing you to the equestrian world and careers. Stay and learn right here on our historic campus for a complete equestrian program experience. 

Fee: $1,450 (includes housing and meals) 

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For more information, please contact Kelly Hulse at (573) 590-2557 or [email protected].

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Jun 22
thru
Jul 02

 

Camp Citizen Jane - Session Two

(Community)

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Camp Citizen Jane Session 2 focuses on helping students create finished short film projects for possible submission to festivals. The course is taught by a collaboration of Stephens College and CPS teachers, and Stephens College Digital Film program students.

Limited enrollment. Prerequisites required. For students entering grades 7-12; girls only

For more information, click here.

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Jun 22
thru
Jun 26

 

Intensive Showcase Choir

(Community)

Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Stephens College School of Performing Arts invites girls and boys to immerse themselves in a one-week intensive showcase choir. During the week-long camp, campers will have the opportunity to sing, dance and act.

For students entering grades 6-9; co-ed

Cost: $225

For more information, click here.

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Jun 24
thru
Jun 26

 

Basketball Youth Camp

(Community)


Stephens College’s youth basketball camp for girls focuses on fundamental skill instruction during morning sessions and game-time situations during afternoon sessions. The camp also includes NAIA Champions of Character training.

Rising 5-8 grade students; girls only

Session Times:

  • Wednesday, June 24: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 25: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Friday, June 26: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Cost: $50

For more information, click here.

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Sep 25
thru
Sep 27

 

Family Weekend 2015

(Campus - Student)

Location: Campus

A weekend event with your name on it.

During Family Weekend, families will have many opportunities to see where their daughter lives, where she learns and the tons of amazing opportunities that are available to her on campus.

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