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Teri Miller ’69 helps drum up Stephens student vote

March 9, 2020 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, College & Campus

Teri Miller ’69 and Dr. Sharon Schneeberger, a former Stephens College education professor, set up a table in Stamper Commons this past November to help students register to vote — and remind them to show up at the polls on election day. The women represented Columbia’s League of Women Voters, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in December. The chapter was established just after the 19th Amendment, establishing women’s right to vote, was passed by the United States Congress.  

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Stephens launches new graduate program in health information management

December 17, 2019 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, Alumnae Achievement, College & Campus, School of Health Sciences, Admissions

Continuing its commitment to excellence in the health sciences, Stephens College announces the launch of a new Master of Science in Health Information Management (MS-HIM).

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Krysten Hill ’08 brings poetry to Stephens College

October 23, 2019 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, School of Creative & Performing Arts, English/Creative Writing

Krysten Hill ’08 returned to Stephens on Oct. 17 as a guest of Writers on the Edge, a reading series hosted by the Stephens College English, Creative Writing and Women’s Studies program. Hill's visit was sponsored by Professor Emerita Judith Clark.

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Stephens low-residency M.F.A. program expands leadership

October 14, 2019 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, Alumnae Achievement, College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts

The Stephens College M.F.A. in Television and Screenwriting, established in 2014, has named Dr. Rosanne Welch as the new executive director. Program founder and former director Ken LaZebnik will serve as Writer-in-Residence, while Khanisha Foster ’17, a graduate of the M.F.A. program, will serve as associate director. The program also features 15 faculty mentors and a rotating group of guest lecturers, all working writers, members of the Writers Guild and successful industry professionals.

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Rush recognized for excellence in elementary education

October 10, 2019 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Education

Katelyn Rush ’17 is a Jefferson City, Missouri, native, a Westminster College softball coach and a fifth-grade teacher. This fall, she began her third year at East Elementary with a new moniker: Railton New Professional of the Year. Open to any Jefferson City School District educator in her first three years of teaching, the award is funded by the trust of Mrs. Billie Railton and presented to 10 teachers per year by the Jefferson City Public Schools Foundation.

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Stephens Life honored by Associated Collegiate Press

October 3, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, Alumnae Achievement, School of Design, Fashion

The Fall 2018 issue of Stephens Life has been recognized by the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) for having some of the best designs among collegiate publications in the United States and Canada this year. The magazine as a whole was named one of 24 Pacemaker finalists in the feature/general interest division.

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Stephens designers featured at New York Fashion Week

September 13, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, Alumnae Achievement, School of Design, Fashion

(L-to-R) Catherine Hake ’19; Samantha Knaust ’20; Stephanie Carlo, assistant professor of fashion; Rose Carter ’20 and Jillian Turner ’20 traveled to New York for Fashion Week this month.

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An interview with Michaela Dehning ’08 of Sony Pictures

September 12, 2019 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement, College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts, Digital Filmmaking

Sony Pictures visual effects producer Michaela Dehning ’08 will return to Stephens next week as a guest of the Citizen Jane Masterclass series. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Charter Lecture Hall in Helis Communication Center on the Stephens College campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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Foster named Health Information Management Director

September 5, 2019 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, College & Campus, School of Health Sciences, Alumnae Achievement

Dr. Susan L. Foster ’06 B.S., ’10 M.B.A. joined the Stephens faculty this fall as Health Information Management Director. Foster has worked for more than 25 years in health informatics and information management and higher education, serving as director of health information management at Missouri Western State University and Crowder College. She also is a Registered Health Information Administrator, is certified in healthcare privacy and security and has experience as a privacy officer. 

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Stephens College awards top alumnae awards

April 19, 2019 | Tags: Alumnae Achievement

Stephens College presented the highest alumnae awards on April 12 at Celebrate Stephens, the College’s annual alumnae weekend. Vice Admiral Nancy Brown ’73, a former Stephens College trustee, received the 2019 Alumnae Achievement Award, and Diane Hunter Robertson ’86 was awarded the 2019 Jean Clinton Roeschlaub Alumnae Service Award. 

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