Renowned New York fashion designer Victor Costa to talk as part of Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series
February 14, 2018 | Tags: School of Design, Fashion
The Stephens College School of Design has invited famed New York fashion designer Victor Costa to present a free public lecture on March 5 as part of The Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series. Costa is known as the “king of the copycats” and has been called the “maestro copier” by Vogue magazine. As post-World War II American fashion hungered for Parisian style, Costa’s photographic memory and passionate love of fashion allowed him to translate what he saw on the European runway into affordable pieces for the U.S. market. His “copycat” ability made Costa into a multi-million-dollar business.
February 12, 2018 | Tags: School of Health Sciences, Equestrian
Stephens College Equestrian hosted Smith and Alexandra Lilly for a two-day clinic and book signing at the historic Stephens College Equestrian Center in late January. Kelly Hulse’s Saddle Seat majors and 16 outside equestrians participated in this enriching opportunity to learn from a multiple world champion trainer and author. In addition, Stephens equestrian students and faculty, as well as members of the Missouri Horse Show Association, held a networking event as part of the visit. The MHSA also held its awards banquet on campus this year.
February 9, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts
The Stephens College School of Creative and Performing Arts, in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Advancement and Initiatives, is once again presenting an organ benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 in the Firestone Baars Chapel.
February 8, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus
On Feb. 1, Stephens College held a grand opening for the Black Cultural Resource Center (BCRC), located on the second floor of the Hugh Stephens Library. The BCRC, which opened last semester, serves as a resource center for information on black culture. It features a book collection of over 130 books and also offers comfortable seating for studying and meetings.
Public safety agencies to partner with Stephens College to practice preparedness for active assailant event
February 7, 2018 | Tags:
The Columbia Police Department, in partnership with Stephens College, the Columbia Fire Department, and the University of Missouri Ambulance Service is coordinating a full-scale active assailant exercise on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 6-9 p.m. on the Stephens College campus.
February 2, 2018 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre
Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST), Stephens College’s summer-stock theatre in Spirit Lake, Iowa, has announced Stephen Brotebeck as artistic director. Resident actor Rob Doyen, a longtime Stephens theatre arts professor, also will serve this summer as associate artistic director.
January 26, 2018 | Tags: School of Design, Theatre, School of Creative & Performing Arts
Members of Creative Ink, Stephens College’s student-run marketing firm, recently designed promotional materials for the upcoming Playhouse Theatre Company’s production of “The Heiress,” which runs Feb. 2-4 and 9-10 in the Macklanburg Playhouse.
January 22, 2018 | Tags: School of Creative & Performing Arts, Dance
Prospective students interested in dance at Stephens College can experience the program March 3 during a comprehensive, daylong event that will showcase what the School of Creative and Performing Arts has to offer on the dance floor and in the classroom.
January 19, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus
Columbia is the best city in Missouri to live in, according to Business Insider. The publication recently identified the best place to live in each state. Columbia – aka CoMo and College Town, U.S.A. – was described as “a charming college town that has good food, great public schools, diverse residents, and an excellent public transportation system.”
January 18, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus
The Stephens College campus came alive on Jan. 16 with an expression of remembrance for Martin Luther King Jr. through student performances of song, dance and spoken word.
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