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Pedersen rejoins Stephens as visiting artist

August 29, 2019 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre, Fashion

Matthew Pedersen, a costume designer, wearable artist and stylist based in Brooklyn, New York, has returned to Stephens College as a visiting artist for the 2019-20 academic year. He will teach courses in the B.F.A. in Costume Design.



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Gibson returns to Stephens as visiting artist

August 29, 2019 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Darren Gibson, a dance director, ballet master and musical theatre performer, has rejoined Stephens College for the 2019-20 academic year. He will teach courses and mentor students in the B.F.A. in Musical Theatre.



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Photo Feature: Suffragette Sash Party

August 27, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

On Aug. 26, Stephens College hosted a suffragette sash party in celebration of Women’s Equality Day, which marks the anniversary of the day that women in the U.S. were granted the right to vote (suffrage) and hold office at the national level.



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Photo Feature: Happy 186th Birthday, Stephens!

August 24, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

On Aug. 24, Stephens College students, faculty and staff celebrated the College’s 186th birthday a day early this year with treats and photo opps on our bedazzled bridge over Broadway.



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Blakemore named Master in Physician Assistant Studies Director

August 24, 2019 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, College & Campus, School of Health Sciences

Dr. Megan Blakemore, PA-C, was named director of the Master in Physician Assistant Studies program this past spring. An assistant professor in the PA program since its inception in 2016, Blakemore previously served as interim program director. 



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Columbia vies for Nicest Place in America distinction

August 19, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Columbia, Missouri, is no stranger to accolades. In the past two years, the city has been named No. 6 of the Top 100 Places to Live by Livability.com and Business Insider’s Best Place to Live in Missouri. Now, College Town, U.S.A., is in the running for a new honor: The Nicest Place in America according to Reader’s Digest.



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Stephens College Esports announces new head coach

August 19, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Alyssa Tinker will enter her first season as head esports coach for Stephens College this fall, taking over the team founded in 2017 as the first varsity esports team at a women’s college.



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Photo Feature: Move-In Day 2019

August 16, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

This morning, the Stephens College Entering Class of 2019 moved into their residence halls with the assistance of returning students, faculty and staff. Students also started getting acclimated to campus at a “Navigate Your Way” informational event that included tables staffed by the Student Success Center, Financial Aid, Study Abroad and more.



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Photo Feature: Archives Dedication

August 15, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

On Aug. 15, Stephens College dedicated its archives in the name of Dr. Alan R. Havig in recognition of his deep commitment and extraordinary contributions to the College. Dr. Havig taught history and social sciences for over 40 years, and upon his retirement in 2005, he volunteered countless hours as the College archivist.



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Photo Feature: Stephens student-athletes move in

August 13, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, College & Campus

On Aug. 12, Stephens College welcomed to campus 41 student-athletes from three sports (cross country, soccer and volleyball). Stars coaches and returning student-athletes helped 21 newcomers move in to the residence halls ahead of the start of preseason camps. New Student Move-In Day is Aug. 16, which is followed by three more days of orientation. Returning students arrive on campus on Aug. 18 with classes beginning on Aug. 20.



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