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Students earn national scholarships, entrée into fashion industry

January 21, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, School of Design

Nicole Bidwell ’21, Jessica Gayo ’19, Aurola Wedman Alfaro ’20 and Caila Parks ’21 stepped into the 83rd annual Fashion Scholarship Fund Awards Gala in New York City last Tuesday, and paused for a moment to take it all in. Everywhere they looked, there were giants of the fashion industry — designers and company leaders they had studied and even dreamed of becoming.

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Meet the students who are transforming Susie's

January 9, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, College & Campus

Last month, the students who run Susie’s gathered for their last staff meeting of the semester. Ahead of them: one final sale. Behind them: five months of thinking creatively, applying knowledge learned in classes, and working hard to turn Susie’s into a store by and for Stephens students.

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Faculty professional development highlights in 2019

January 7, 2020 | Tags: Student Success, Faculty Excellence, School of Design, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre, Fashion, Digital Filmmaking

This fall, Stephens College faculty presented on professional development activities they undertook this year, supported by grants awarded by the College’s professional development committee. Faculty may submit applications for spring grants by February 15, 2020.

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Fashioning the Future: Students apply skills through internships

December 5, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, School of Design, Fashion

This past summer, 23 students in fashion design and product development, fashion communication and fashion marketing and management completed internships all over the United States and in Europe.

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Photo Feature: Bach's Lunch Voice Recital

November 12, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts

Students in the School of Creative and Performing Arts gave inspiring performances during Bach's Lunch on Oct. 31 at Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall. Soloists and ensembles performed a variety of musical theatre, vocal jazz, classical and choral works. Free and open to the public, Bach's Lunch will take place throughout the academic year at 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 21, March 19 and April 30. 

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Undergraduate student recognized for outstanding research in sports medicine

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

Carissa Stevens ’21 was one of two undergraduate finalists for the Outstanding Research Award at the Central States Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine. Stevens presented her research on Oct. 24-25 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

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Students bring home top awards, inspiration from National College Media Convention

November 5, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, College & Campus, School of Design, English/Creative Writing, Fashion

A group of proud and tired students gathered in a Stephens College computer lab on Monday with President Dianne Lynch to celebrate, eat some cake, and get back to work on the next issue of Stephens Life.

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Stephens Life named Best of Show at National College Media Convention

November 4, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, College & Campus, School of Design, Fashion

Beating out hundreds of student magazines across the country, Stephens Life[/academics/programs-of-study/sod/stephens-life/] received a Pacemaker Award and was named Best of Show at the National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 31-Nov. 3.

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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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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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