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Janet Reinschmidt

Stephens student affirms interest in film history during L.A. internship

January 5, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, English/Creative Writing

Anyone who has ever met Janet Reinschmidt ’18 knows she’s crazy about film archiving and film history. So when Tegan Zimmerman, assistant professor of English and creative writing at Stephens College, told her student about a summer internship with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences film archive in Los Angeles, Reinschmidt wasted no time applying.



Audrey Lockwood

Stephens duo receives prestigious YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund scholarships

January 4, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Design, Fashion

Two Stephens College fashion students—one for the second consecutive year—are among the 226 recipients nationwide of the highly competitive 2018 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund (FSF) scholarships. Each student will receive $5,000 from the YMA FSF, which is the fashion industry’s leading educational nonprofit, granting the largest sum of money and total number of scholarships.



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Photo: Stephens welcomes local children to President's Home for the holidays

December 19, 2017 | Tags:

It’s a longtime holiday tradition to invite students from Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School (Stephens College's Partner in Education) and The Children’s School at Stephens College to celebrate with President Dianne Lynch. This year was no exception. The students sang, enjoyed stories, snacks and a tour of the President’s Home, which was decked out with the children’s artwork. 



Liz Isherwood

Liz Isherwood balanced school, family and full-time job to obtain graduate degree

December 14, 2017 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences

Twenty-two years after earning her bachelor’s degree, Liz Isherwood ’17 enrolled in the Master of Education in Counseling program at Stephens College. At the time, the 48-year-old was a wife, mother and full-time community support specialist at Burrell Behavioral Health in Columbia. Making time for college would be tough. But Isherwood was determined, and Stephens was willing to make it work.



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School of Design professors speak at Missouri School of Journalism

December 13, 2017 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Design

Associate Professor Kirsteen Buchanan ’83 and Assistant Professor Lisa Lenoir, both in the School of Design, recently spoke about trends and concepts in wearable technology with journalism students at the University of Missouri. Their presentation was part of a series of informational sessions to help student teams prepare for the 2017-2018 RJI Student Competition, sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism.



Anna Torchia

Theatre graduate Anna Torchia destined to attend Stephens from young age

December 12, 2017 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Anna Torchia ’17 was 13 and playing a munchkin in a community theater production of “The Wizard of Oz” when she first heard about Stephens College. The young woman playing Dorothy told her she would be attending Stephens and that Toto was coming to college, too.



Kat Nguyen

Kat Nguyen ’17 lands job with help from alumnae network

December 7, 2017 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, Digital Filmmaking

The Stephens alumnae connection has done it again.



Jennie Greenberry

Jennie Greenberry ’08 shines in top-drawer acting opportunities

December 1, 2017 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

For anyone who has seen Jennie Greenberry ’08 take the stage, she is clearly an acting-singing-dancing sensation on the rise. Even the Los Angeles Times has called Greenberry, who graduated from Stephens College with a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts, “a star in the making.”



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Stephens College to present Cole Porter classic ‘Anything Goes’

November 27, 2017 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre, Dance

Even before auditions in mid-October, Carol Schuberg was working to prepare performing arts students for the demands of “Anything Goes,” Cole Porter’s fabulous and funny musical extravaganza that opens Dec. 1 in the Macklanburg Playhouse.



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Stephens students are taking the lead for ‘March Family Christmas’ production

November 16, 2017 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

There’s a new twist on an old tradition this holiday season at Stephens College. For the first time in 20 years, students are taking center stage for the annual Victorian holiday celebration, which this season focuses on the exceptional women of the March family portrayed in “Little Women,” penned by Louisa May Alcott.



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