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Stephens College to host distracted driving presentation on March 13

March 6, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

With Columbia students and families about to hit the road for spring break, Stephens College and community partners will be hosting an eye-opening presentation on the dangers of distracted driving. “Distracted Driving: End the Epidemic,” which will be held at 7 p.m. on March 13, 2019, aims to educate the mid-Missouri community about the very real dangers of distracted driving.



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Associate Professor Kristy Buchanan ’83 has Japanese beetle art selected for international film festival design competition

March 2, 2019 | Tags:

The artwork of Stephens College Associate Professor Kirsty Buchanan ’83 is on sale right now at the True/False film festival. Her Japanese beetle design, “Infestation,” was selected by the festival, among the work of other artists, as best exemplifying the theme “STRANGER HOST.”



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Three student films will be shown at this year’s True/False Film Festival Gimme Truth! competition

March 1, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Digital Filmmaking

The True/False Film Festival will feature the work of four Stephens students as part of the Saturday night event, Gimme Truth!. Billed by the international festival as “America’s favorite documentary game show,” Gimme Truth! challenges the audience and a panel of contestants to determine the “truthiness” of two-minute documentaries.



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Stephens College hosts Black History Month Panel

February 26, 2019 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, College & Campus

Stephens College Trustee Anita Parran ’73 joined a panel of local leaders on the Stephens College campus as they addressed “What does Black History Month mean to Columbia and Missouri?”



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Photo Feature: Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series hosts Becca McCharen-Tran

February 22, 2019 | Tags: School of Design, Fashion

Becca McCharen-Tran, the founder of Chromat, visited the Stephens College campus as part of the Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series on Feb. 20. Her designs have been worn by Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Madonna and Ariana Grande.



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Stephens students attend Women in STEM policy seminar

February 18, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences

Two Stephens College School of Health Sciences students, Micah Weirich ’19 and Carissa Stevens ’21, recently attended the PLEN Women in STEM Policy seminar in Washington, D.C., which allowed students to hear firsthand from women in science, health and technology who are shaping our nation’s STEM agenda.



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Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series to host Chromat’s Becca McCharen-Tran at public lecture

February 14, 2019 | Tags: School of Design, Fashion

The Stephens College School of Design will host Becca McCharen-Tran — the mind behind fashion label Chromat — as the next speaker for the Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series.



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Stephens students participate in annual Citizens for the Arts Day

February 8, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Three Stephens College School of Creative and Performing Arts students, Sarah Martin ’19, Erika Martinez ’19 and Hope Pena ’19, attended the Citizens for the Arts Day on Feb. 6 at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. This year marked the fourth time the School of Creative and Performing Arts participated in the event that is annually hosted by Missouri Citizens for the Arts (MCA).



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Okoboji Summer Theatre announces its 62nd season

February 7, 2019 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST), owned and operated by Stephens College, is proud to announce its 2019 season in Spirit Lake, Iowa.  Celebrating 62 years this season, OST is a professional summer-stock company, featuring advanced students at Stephens participating as a part of their B.F.A. program and professional guest artists from across the country creating nine main-stage productions and four Boji Bantam Children’s Theatre productions in 10 weeks each season.



YMA Scholarship Students

Stephens students receive prestigious scholarships from YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund at NYC gala event

February 6, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, School of Design, Fashion

Three Stephens College fashion program students have each received $5,000 scholarships from the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. The School of Design students, Joyce Gayo ’20, Haylee Johnson ’19 and Brandy Shaw ’19, were honored as recipients at the annual YMA gala in New York City this January.



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