September 1, 2017 | Tags: College & Campus
Stephens College decided to do Academic Opening Convocation the “Stephens way” this year. Instead of bringing in an outside speaker, Stephens turned to its own faculty and student leaders to address the campus-wide gathering and mark the start of the academic year. After all, who better to talk about what it means to be a member of the Stephens community and a part of all its traditions than the people who call it home?
August 28, 2017 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre
The School of Creative and Performing Arts is celebrating 70 years of inspiring, entertaining and often thought-provoking theatre, music, dance and film performances at Stephens College. “Season 70: A Season That Will Move You” will showcase a blend of classic works and those with a modern twist. The box office opens Aug. 31.
August 25, 2017 | Tags: Student Success, School of Design
Stephens Life, the student magazine of Stephens College, has been named a Best of Collegiate Design Pinnacle Award finalist in three categories. The Pinnacle Awards are presented by the College Media Association, the national association for collegiate media and its advisers, and honor the best in college media organizations and individual work.
August 23, 2017 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre
This was no ordinary Saturday morning at Barnes & Noble at the Columbia Mall. A voice over the loudspeaker had just announced that two Disney characters will be arriving soon to read stories to children at the bookstore. Boys and girls gather around the children’s reading stage, wiggling and giggling with excitement.
August 17, 2017 | Tags: College & Campus
Brianna Duncan and her parents drove 200 miles in the pouring rain last night to arrive in time for her first day at Stephens College this morning. She had already tamped down one case of nervous hives on the long ride and was hoping her excitement about moving in would override her nerves.
August 15, 2017 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre, Dance
Two outstanding visiting guest artists have joined the faculty this academic year in the School of Creative and Performing Arts. Each artist will stay one semester and teach technique classes in all dance styles. The first to arrive is Carol Schuberg, a seasoned educator who will not only teach dance classes, but work as the choreographer on “Anything Goes,” which will show at the Macklanburg Playhouse in early December.
August 14, 2017 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, School of Design, Fashion
Amy Bond ’92 is one of 16 fashion designers who will compete on the 16th season of “Project Runway,” the popular, Emmy-Award winning reality television contest. The season premieres at 7 p.m. CST, on Aug. 17, 2017, on Lifetime. Bond, 46, isn’t the first Stephens alumna to appear on the show. Qristyl Frazier ’91 competed in season six in 2009 and made it through episode four of the competition.
August 11, 2017 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Creative & Performing Arts
Stephens College has reorganized its majors this academic year into three schools, each focused on providing students with the best learning environment and opportunities.
August 1, 2017 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre
The Stephens College theatre program has been ranked No. 6 in the nation for the second consecutive year, according to The Princeton Review. The ranking is part of the new “The Best 382 Colleges: 2018 Edition,” which names Stephens one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates and places it among the “top 20” in several categories, including Quality of Life.
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