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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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Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series to host Brandon Maxwell at Stephens College

October 7, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Design, Fashion

The Stephens College School of Design will host Brandon Maxwell, an American fashion designer, television personality, director and photographer, as the next speaker in the Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series. The presentation begins at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall. The event is free and open to the public.



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Photo Feature: 'Over the Edge' with Dr. Brian Sajko

October 4, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Representing Stephens College on Sept. 28, Dr. Brian Sajko, vice president for enrollment management, went “Over the Edge” of the historic 8th Street Tiger Hotel as part of a fundraiser for Love Inc., a Columbia nonprofit that coordinates services for those who are moving out of poverty.



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Historic Costume Gallery explores role of fashion in women’s suffrage

October 2, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Design, Fashion

The Stephens College Costume Museum and Research Library presents its fall 2019 exhibit, “Suffrage: What’s Fashion Got To Do With It?,” on Saturday, Aug. 24 through Dec. 13 at the Historic Costume Gallery, mezzanine of Lela Raney Wood Hall. The exhibit is free and open to the public.



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Dr. Brian Sajko goes ‘Over the Edge’ for worthy cause

September 25, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Dr. Brian Sajko, vice president for enrollment management at Stephens College, will represent the College and go “Over the Edge” on Sept. 28 as part of a fundraiser for Love Inc., a Columbia nonprofit that coordinates services for those who are moving out of poverty.



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Stephens College renews status as national College of Distinction

September 13, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, Admissions

For the second year in a row, Stephens College has been named a national College of Distinction based on its engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes. The Center for Career and Professional Development received express recognition, and new in 2019, the Education program was specially honored for its innovative curriculum and investment in experiential learning.



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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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Dial named Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

September 3, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Stephens College has named Shaashawn S. Dial ’98 to the newly created position of Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion reporting directly to the Office of the President. 



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Stephens’ rich history, Ten Ideals focus of annual Academic Opening Convocation

August 30, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

The Stephens College community came together on Thursday, Aug. 29, for Academic Opening Convocation in Lela Raney Wood Hall. Stephens marked the beginning of a new academic year by looking back on her history and contemplating the Ten Ideals through the perspectives of 10 students, alumnae, faculty and staff who were selected to relate stories about each Ideal. 



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