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Stephens filmmaking students take first, second in Gimme Truth competition

March 15, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Film

Stephens College digital filmmaking students took first and second place in the annual Gimme Truth! competition that is part of True/False, the international documentary film festival held in Columbia every spring. For the game show-style competition, filmmakers must create a film that is entirely true or entirely false.

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Stephens College will bring together Missouri’s higher ed community for first U.S. Fulbright Scholar Forum

March 7, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus

Stephens College will host representatives from a wide range of colleges and universities across Missouri for a discussion around the Fulbright Scholar Program this Friday, March 9. The 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Competition just opened and the inaugural forum will center on scholar opportunities, the Fulbright in Missouri and ways to integrate international experiences on campuses.


The "King of the Copycats," fashion designer Victor Costa, visits Stephens College

March 6, 2018 | Tags: School of Design, Fashion

On March 5, Houston-based fashion designer Victor Costa, who is known as the “king of the copycats,” visited Stephens College fashion classes. Stephens students had the opportunity to talk with and share their fashion collections with the famed designer.

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Renowned New York fashion designer Victor Costa to talk as part of Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series

February 14, 2018 | Tags: School of Design, Fashion

The Stephens College School of Design has invited famed New York fashion designer Victor Costa to present a free public lecture on March 5 as part of The Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series. Costa is known as the “king of the copycats” and has been called the “maestro copier” by Vogue magazine. As post-World War II American fashion hungered for Parisian style, Costa’s photographic memory and passionate love of fashion allowed him to translate what he saw on the European runway into affordable pieces for the U.S. market. His “copycat” ability made Costa into a multi-million-dollar business.

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Stephens hosts riding clinic with world champion trainer, author

February 12, 2018 | Tags: School of Health Sciences, Equestrian

Stephens College Equestrian hosted Smith and Alexandra Lilly for a two-day clinic and book signing at the historic Stephens College Equestrian Center in late January. Kelly Hulse’s Saddle Seat majors and 16 outside equestrians participated in this enriching opportunity to learn from a multiple world champion trainer and author. In addition, Stephens equestrian students and faculty, as well as members of the Missouri Horse Show Association, held a networking event as part of the visit. The MHSA also held its awards banquet on campus this year.

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Stephens College to present second annual organ benefit concert

February 9, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Performing Arts

The Stephens College School of Creative and Performing Arts, in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Advancement and Initiatives, is once again presenting an organ benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 in the Firestone Baars Chapel. 

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Photo: Stephens hosts grand opening for Black Cultural Resource Center

February 8, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus

On Feb. 1, Stephens College held a grand opening for the Black Cultural Resource Center (BCRC), located on the second floor of the Hugh Stephens Library. The BCRC, which opened last semester, serves as a resource center for information on black culture. It features a book collection of over 130 books and also offers comfortable seating for studying and meetings.

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Public safety agencies to partner with Stephens College to practice preparedness for active assailant event

February 7, 2018 | Tags:

The Columbia Police Department, in partnership with Stephens College, the Columbia Fire Department, and the University of Missouri Ambulance Service is coordinating a full-scale active assailant exercise on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 6-9 p.m. on the Stephens College campus.

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Stephen Brotebeck named new OST artistic director

February 2, 2018 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Performing Arts

Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST), Stephens College’s summer-stock theatre in Spirit Lake, Iowa, has announced Stephen Brotebeck as artistic director. Resident actor Rob Doyen, a longtime Stephens theatre arts professor, also joins this summer as associate artistic director.

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Creative Ink takes on ‘The Heiress’ design challenge

January 26, 2018 | Tags: School of Design, Performing Arts

Members of Creative Ink, Stephens College’s student-run marketing firm, recently designed promotional materials for the upcoming Playhouse Theatre Company’s production of “The Heiress,” which runs Feb. 2-4 and 9-10 in the Macklanburg Playhouse.

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