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summer riding

Photo Feature: Summer Riding Camp

July 11, 2018 | Tags: School of Health Sciences, Equestrian

Earlier this summer, young riders participated in Stephens College’s annual Summer Riding program, a Columbia tradition since the 1940s. Campers learned the basics of riding, horse care and safety from Stephens equestrian program faculty with assistance from current students.

Jan Marino Scholarship

Playwright, former Marine receives inaugural Jan Marino Scholarship for Women Over 55

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

The Stephens College Master of Fine Arts in TV and Screenwriting program[/academics/programs-of-study/sopa/mfa/] has awarded the inaugural Jan Marino Scholarship for Women Over 55 to Lesli “Z” Zephyr, a playwright and former U.S. Marine. Zephyr, who will begin her program of study in August, also was one of San Francisco’s first female teamsters.

MACCStephens agreement signing

MACCStephens agreement streamlines transition to Stephens College for MACC students

June 26, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus

Stephens College and Moberly Area Community College have partnered to form the MACCStephens agreement, which will offer expanded educational opportunities and a streamlined admissions process to Stephens College for MACC students as well as community-building benefits to MACC faculty and staff. 

Bob Sobule

Assistant Professor Bob Sobule nationally recognized

June 18, 2018 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Health Sciences

Stephens College Associate Professor Bob Sobule recently earned a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Psychiatry from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. He teaches on the faculty of the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program[/academics/programs-of-study/sohas/pa/] in the School of Health Sciences. 

Godspell fullcast

OST season opens with ‘Godspell’

June 18, 2018 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST) kicked off its 61st season in Spirit Lake, Iowa, with the musical “Godspell” from June 12-17. 


Photo Feature: Summer Theatre Institute

June 11, 2018 | Tags:

This summer, Stephens College theatre students between their first and second years have participated in Summer Theatre Institute (STI), a six-week intensive on campus.  During STI, students pursuing B.F.A. degrees in theatre arts and musical theatre receive intensive training from a variety of guest artists and directors while working to produce five shows. (Pictured above: “Yes & …!,” an evening of improv theatre, which was performed on June 8.) 

Delainey Phillips

Stephens College graduate Delainey Phillips named Constance W. McMillin Fellow

June 7, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

*Delainey Phillips ’18*, a recent graduate of the Stephens College theatre program and the School of Creative and Performing Arts, has been selected as the Constance W. McMillin Fellow for the 2018-19 theatrical season. The fellowship is funded by Constance McMillin ’59. McMillin is a long-term supporter of both Stephens and Theater Works, which is located in Peoria, Ariz., where she now makes her home.

Ann Breidenbach

Assistant Professor Ann Breidenbach to present research at summer conferences

May 23, 2018 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Creative & Performing Arts

Stephens College Assistant Professor Ann Breidenbach, Ph.D., has been selected to present her research on women’s film festivals, and the Citizen Jane Film Festival, in particular, at two peer-reviewed conferences this summer.

commencement 2018

Stephens College to hold two Commencement ceremonies

May 1, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, College & Campus

Stephens College President Dianne Lynch will confer 165 bachelor’s degrees and 45 master’s degrees during two Commencement ceremonies this weekend.

MThompson Ninalem

Marlena Thompson ’18 receives Critics Award for Entrepreneurial Spirit

April 30, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Design, Fashion

*Marlena Thompson ’18* recently received the Critics Award for Entrepreneurial Spirit for the presentation of her publication, Ninalem, at 1 Million Cups of Columbia, founded by the Kauffman Foundation. The weekly event provides entrepreneurs an opportunity to share their business ideas and seek advice and support from the local community.

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