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Stephens College on-campus operations to remain closed, classes continued online through spring semester

March 25, 2020 | Tags: College & Campus

In light of the Stay-At-Home order issued by the City of Columbia for March 25-April 24, Stephens College announces that its on-campus operations will remain closed through the end of the spring semester.


Stephens College to temporarily suspend on-campus classes and deliver courses online

March 12, 2020 | Tags:

COLUMBIA, MO, March 12— As communities across the nation grapple with the challenges posed by the new coronavirus (COVID-19), the primary concern at Stephens College remains the well-being of its students, faculty and staff.  

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International Women’s Day 2020

March 10, 2020 | Tags:

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Stephens College students enjoyed cupcakes on March 9 in Stamper Commons. The Office of Student Development sponsored the event.

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Teri Miller ’69 helps drum up Stephens student vote

March 9, 2020 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, College & Campus

Teri Miller ’69 and Dr. Sharon Schneeberger, a former Stephens College education professor, set up a table in Stamper Commons this past November to help students register to vote — and remind them to show up at the polls on election day. The women represented Columbia’s League of Women Voters, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in December. The chapter was established just after the 19th Amendment, establishing women’s right to vote, was passed by the United States Congress.  

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Stephens student filmmakers take top awards as women sweep “Gimme Truth!” competition at True/False Film Festival

March 9, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, Digital Filmmaking

Freshman digital filmmaking student Rosey Howell ’23 (pictured right) took first place in “Gimme Truth!,” a game show style competition hosted by Brian Babylon and judged by documentary film world celebrities. Howell’s classmate, freshman Hope Daugherty ’23 (pictured left) took third place, while Columbia film director Pat Holt took second place, making for a sweep by women filmmakers.

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First-year Stephens students have films selected for True/False Film Festival sold-out event

March 5, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Digital Filmmaking

The films of two first-year Stephens College students, Rosey Howell ’23 (pictured left) and Hope Daugherty ’23 (pictured right) will be featured in this Saturday’s True/False Gimme Truth! film competition at the international True/False Film Festival in Columbia. The popular annual event, which is sold out at the Blue Note, is billed by the festival as “America’s favorite documentary game show.” Gimme Truth! challenges the festival audience and a panel of contestants to determine the “truthiness” of two-minute documentaries. Films must be entirely true or entirely false.  

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Stephens College to present 16th annual Student Film Showcase

March 4, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Digital Filmmaking

The Stephens College Digital Filmmaking program will present the 16th annual Student Film Showcase at 7 p.m. Friday, March 13, in Charters Lecture Theatre, located inside Helis Communication Center, 1405 E. Broadway.

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Stephens College Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2019 achieves 100% first-time pass rate

February 28, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences, Admissions

Stephens College is proud to announce for the second year in a row all graduates of the Master of Physician Assistant Studies received a first-time 100% pass rate on the National Certifying Exam. The pass rate is an indicator of the program’s dedication to excellence in teaching and the ability to prepare students to practice medicine.

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Faculty Feature: Kirsteen Buchanan ’83

February 24, 2020 | Tags:

Kirsteen Buchanan ’83 (pictured right), professor of fashion design and an alumna of the fashion program at Stephens College, recently won awards for two of her designs.

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Stephens College to host Virtual Spring Health Science Research Conference

February 19, 2020 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Health Sciences

Faculty, students and retired astronaut Dr. Linda Godwin will present during a free virtual conference on April 16.

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