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Annual honors convocation recognizes scholarship, achievement

April 12, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, Faculty Excellence, College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts, English/Creative Writing

During the annual Honors Convocation on April 11, Stephens students and faculty were recognized for their scholarship and achievement. 



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Stephens performing arts seniors shine in showcase

April 11, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Theatre

Stephens College graduating seniors displayed their flair for theatre and musical theatre during the Senior Showcase on April 9 at the Folly Theater in Kansas City.



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Stephens fashion seniors showcase work at Kansas City Fashion Week

April 2, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Design, Fashion

Stephens College students Fey Chavez ’18 of New Haven, Mo., and Tobie Roberts ’18 of Overbrook, Kan., showed their collections on the runway at Kansas City Fashion Week, which ran March 25-31.



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Stephens filmmaking students take first, second in Gimme Truth competition

March 15, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Digital Filmmaking

Stephens College digital filmmaking students took first and second place in the annual Gimme Truth! competition that is part of True/False, the international documentary film festival held in Columbia every spring. For the game show-style competition, filmmakers must create a film that is entirely true or entirely false.



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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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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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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.



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Seven earn AMC Volleyball Academic All-Conference nod

November 8, 2017 | Tags: Student Success

The 2017 American Midwest Conference Volleyball Academic All-Conference list was prior to Tuesday evening's Quarterfinals round of the American Midwest Conference Tournament. Seven Stars' players received the recognition prior to the start of their match at Columbia College. In addition, Halan Mann[http://www.stephensstars.com/roster/14/7/934.php] was recognized as a member of the AMC Champions of Character team.



Liz Wells

Stephens Scholars inspires, challenges honor students

November 6, 2017 | Tags: Student Success

Asya Hristova ’18 has always been a hard worker, eager to try new things and to challenge herself. So when she enrolled at Stephens College and learned about Stephens Scholars[/academics/academic-mission/honors-program/], the College’s honors program, she didn’t hesitate to join the select group of students.



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