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Great American Songbook comes to Stephens stage

October 17, 2019 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Students will bring the Great American Songbook to life on the Stephens College stage Oct. 25-27. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave. Columbia, MO 65201.



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Stephens low-residency M.F.A. program expands leadership

October 14, 2019 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, Alumnae Achievement, College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts

The Stephens College M.F.A. in Television and Screenwriting, established in 2014, has named Dr. Rosanne Welch as the new executive director. Program founder and former director Ken LaZebnik will serve as Writer-in-Residence, while Khanisha Foster ’17, a graduate of the M.F.A. program, will serve as associate director. The program also features 15 faculty mentors and a rotating group of guest lecturers, all working writers, members of the Writers Guild and successful industry professionals.



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Broadway star directs ‘Mamma Mia!’ production

October 10, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Stephens College theatre students had the unique opportunity to work with Broadway actor Jennifer Hemphill for the Playhouse Company production of “Mamma Mia!” in September. Hemphill, who is an assistant professor of musical theatre and coordinator of musical theatre at Stephens, directed, choreographed and acted in the hit musical.



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Rush recognized for excellence in elementary education

October 10, 2019 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Education

Katelyn Rush ’17 is a Jefferson City, Missouri, native, a Westminster College softball coach and a fifth-grade teacher. This fall, she began her third year at East Elementary with a new moniker: Railton New Professional of the Year. Open to any Jefferson City School District educator in her first three years of teaching, the award is funded by the trust of Mrs. Billie Railton and presented to 10 teachers per year by the Jefferson City Public Schools Foundation.



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Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series to host Brandon Maxwell at Stephens College

October 7, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Design, Fashion

The Stephens College School of Design will host Brandon Maxwell, an American fashion designer, television personality, director and photographer, as the next speaker in the Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series. The presentation begins at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall. The event is free and open to the public.



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Photo Feature: 'Over the Edge' with Dr. Brian Sajko

October 4, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Representing Stephens College on Sept. 28, Dr. Brian Sajko, vice president for enrollment management, went “Over the Edge” of the historic 8th Street Tiger Hotel as part of a fundraiser for Love Inc., a Columbia nonprofit that coordinates services for those who are moving out of poverty.



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Stephens Life honored by Associated Collegiate Press

October 3, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, Alumnae Achievement, School of Design, Fashion

The Fall 2018 issue of Stephens Life has been recognized by the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) for having some of the best designs among collegiate publications in the United States and Canada this year. The magazine as a whole was named one of 24 Pacemaker finalists in the feature/general interest division.



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Historic Costume Gallery explores role of fashion in women’s suffrage

October 2, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Design, Fashion

The Stephens College Costume Museum and Research Library presents its fall 2019 exhibit, “Suffrage: What’s Fashion Got To Do With It?,” on Saturday, Aug. 24 through Dec. 13 at the Historic Costume Gallery, mezzanine of Lela Raney Wood Hall. The exhibit is free and open to the public.



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Dr. Brian Sajko goes ‘Over the Edge’ for worthy cause

September 25, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Dr. Brian Sajko, vice president for enrollment management at Stephens College, will represent the College and go “Over the Edge” on Sept. 28 as part of a fundraiser for Love Inc., a Columbia nonprofit that coordinates services for those who are moving out of poverty.



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Stephens named Champions of Character Five-Star Institution

September 16, 2019 | Tags: Student Success

KANSAS CITY - For the 10th-consecutive year, Stephens has been named a NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Institution, the national office announced Tuesday. The Stars earned 89 points and a silver-level distinction for the third-consecutive year.



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