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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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Stephens College renews status as national College of Distinction

September 13, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, Admissions

For the second year in a row, Stephens College has been named a national College of Distinction based on its engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes. The Center for Career and Professional Development received express recognition, and new in 2019, the Education program was specially honored for its innovative curriculum and investment in experiential learning.



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Stephens designers featured at New York Fashion Week

September 13, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, Alumnae Achievement, School of Design, Fashion

(L-to-R) Catherine Hake ’19; Samantha Knaust ’20; Stephanie Carlo, assistant professor of fashion; Rose Carter ’20 and Jillian Turner ’20 traveled to New York for Fashion Week this month.



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An interview with Michaela Dehning ’08 of Sony Pictures

September 12, 2019 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Digital Filmmaking

Sony Pictures visual effects producer Michaela Dehning ’08 will return to Stephens next week as a guest of the Citizen Jane Masterclass series. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Charter Lecture Hall in Helis Communication Center on the Stephens College campus. The event is free and open to the public.



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Photo Feature: National Arts in Education Week

September 12, 2019 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Education

In celebration of National Arts in Education Week, which is Sept. 8-14, 2019, we bring you views from The Children’s School at Stephens College, where the integration of art is engrained in the curriculum. National Arts in Education is a national celebration recognizing the transformative power of the arts in education. Learn more.



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Wedman Alfaro receives scholarship from Columbia Women’s Network

September 10, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, School of Design, Fashion

Aurola Wedman Alfaro ’20 takes women’s leadership seriously. In addition to her studies in fashion communication and digital filmmaking at Stephens, she is the visual information intern at Truman VA hospital, the editor-in-chief of Stephens Life, diversity chair of the Student Government Association and vice president of scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa.



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Singh joins School of Health Sciences faculty

September 9, 2019 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Health Sciences

Dr. Rakesh Singh joined the Stephens College faculty this fall as assistant professor of pharmacology in the School of Health Sciences. Singh taught previously at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Kansas.



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Stephens College announces fall campus visit dates

September 9, 2019 | Tags: Admissions

Stephens College has announced fall campus visit dates for prospective students and their families to explore firsthand what the College has to offer. The open houses, held from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., include the opportunity to explore the College’s academic programs, meet with faculty, tour campus with current students, and meet with financial aid to discover how affordable college can be. 



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Foster named Health Information Management Director

September 5, 2019 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, College & Campus, School of Health Sciences, Alumnae Achievement

Dr. Susan L. Foster ’06 B.S., ’10 M.B.A. joined the Stephens faculty this fall as Health Information Management Director. Foster has worked for more than 25 years in health informatics and information management and higher education, serving as director of health information management at Missouri Western State University and Crowder College. She also is a Registered Health Information Administrator, is certified in healthcare privacy and security and has experience as a privacy officer. 



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Dial named Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

September 3, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Stephens College has named Shaashawn S. Dial ’98 to the newly created position of Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion reporting directly to the Office of the President. 



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