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Stephens hosts 300 high school leaders with health professions focus

October 25, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

From Oct. 17-18, Stephens College welcomed the Missouri chapter of HOSA-Future Healthcare Professionals for its annual student leadership conference. More than 300 high school students and their advisers attended the event, which drew students from all around the state.  

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Krysten Hill ’08 brings poetry to Stephens College

October 23, 2019 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, School of Creative & Performing Arts, English/Creative Writing

Krysten Hill ’08 returned to Stephens on Oct. 17 as a guest of Writers on the Edge, a reading series hosted by the Stephens College English, Creative Writing and Women’s Studies program. Hill's visit was sponsored by Professor Emerita Judith Clark.

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Stephens welcomes Designer of the Year Brandon Maxwell

October 18, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Design, Fashion

On Oct. 16, Brandon Maxwell, a 2019 Project Runway judge and 2019 Council of Fashion Designers of America Womenswear Designer of the Year, visited the Stephens College campus as part of the Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series.

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Great American Songbook comes to Stephens stage

October 17, 2019 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Students will bring the Great American Songbook to life on the Stephens College stage Oct. 25-27. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave. Columbia, MO 65201.

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Stephens low-residency M.F.A. program expands leadership

October 14, 2019 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, Alumnae Achievement, College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts

The Stephens College M.F.A. in Television and Screenwriting, established in 2014, has named Dr. Rosanne Welch as the new executive director. Program founder and former director Ken LaZebnik will serve as Writer-in-Residence, while Khanisha Foster ’17, a graduate of the M.F.A. program, will serve as associate director. The program also features 15 faculty mentors and a rotating group of guest lecturers, all working writers, members of the Writers Guild and successful industry professionals.

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Broadway star directs ‘Mamma Mia!’ production

October 10, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Stephens College theatre students had the unique opportunity to work with Broadway actor Jennifer Hemphill for the Playhouse Company production of “Mamma Mia!” in September. Hemphill, who is an assistant professor of musical theatre and coordinator of musical theatre at Stephens, directed, choreographed and acted in the hit musical.

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Rush recognized for excellence in elementary education

October 10, 2019 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Education

Katelyn Rush ’17 is a Jefferson City, Missouri, native, a Westminster College softball coach and a fifth-grade teacher. This fall, she began her third year at East Elementary with a new moniker: Railton New Professional of the Year. Open to any Jefferson City School District educator in her first three years of teaching, the award is funded by the trust of Mrs. Billie Railton and presented to 10 teachers per year by the Jefferson City Public Schools Foundation.

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Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series to host Brandon Maxwell at Stephens College

October 7, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Design, Fashion

The Stephens College School of Design will host Brandon Maxwell, an American fashion designer, television personality, director and photographer, as the next speaker in the Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series. The presentation begins at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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Stephens students earn ribbons at St. Louis National Charity Horse Show

October 7, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences, Equestrian

Stephens College Equestrian Studies program students had the opportunity to compete against horses from around the United States in the St. Louis National Charity Horse Show from Sept. 25-28 at the National Equestrian Center in Lake St. Louis, Missouri.

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Photo Feature: 'Over the Edge' with Dr. Brian Sajko

October 4, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Representing Stephens College on Sept. 28, Dr. Brian Sajko, vice president for enrollment management, went “Over the Edge” of the historic 8th Street Tiger Hotel as part of a fundraiser for Love Inc., a Columbia nonprofit that coordinates services for those who are moving out of poverty.

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