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Stephens College Esports announces new head coach

August 20, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Alyssa Tinker will enter her first season as head esports coach for Stephens College this fall, taking over the team founded in 2017 as the first varsity esports team at a women’s college.

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Columbia vies for Nicest Place in America distinction

August 19, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Columbia, Missouri, is no stranger to accolades. In the past two years, the city has been named No. 6 of the Top 100 Places to Live by and Business Insider’s Best Place to Live in Missouri. Now, College Town, U.S.A., is in the running for a new honor: The Nicest Place in America according to Reader’s Digest.


Photo Feature: Move-In Day 2019

August 16, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

This morning, the Stephens College Entering Class of 2019 moved into their residence halls with the assistance of returning students, faculty and staff. Students also started getting acclimated to campus at a “Navigate Your Way” informational event that included tables staffed by the Student Success Center, Financial Aid, Study Abroad and more.

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Photo Feature: Stephens student-athletes move in

August 13, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, College & Campus

On Aug. 12, Stephens College welcomed to campus 41 student-athletes from three sports (cross country, soccer and volleyball). Stars coaches and returning student-athletes helped 21 newcomers move in to the residence halls ahead of the start of preseason camps. New Student Move-In Day is Aug. 16, which is followed by three more days of orientation. Returning students arrive on campus on Aug. 18 with classes beginning on Aug. 20.

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Stephens’ career services and professional programming earn national acclaim

June 10, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, Admissions

The Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) at Stephens College has been recognized by the national student-advocate Colleges of Distinction organization for its comprehensive career development and professional programming.

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Stephens College named among the “Best Fashion Schools in the World”

June 6, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Design, Fashion

The Stephens College School of Design has been honored by The Business of Fashion, London with recognition as one of “The Best Fashion Schools in the World 2019.” The announcement was released on June 3, 2019, by the online and print publication recognized as the international voice for fashion.

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Local leaders sign agreement to strengthen behavioral health education, services in Missouri

June 4, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Health Sciences

Burrell Behavioral Health and Stephens College signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Friday, May 31, 2019, as a first step toward an innovative co-branded partnership focused on developing highly qualified behavioral and mental health professionals to serve mid-Missouri.


Columbia rises to No. 6 best place to live in U.S.

May 14, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

Columbia, Missouri (the home of Stephens College), has been named No. 6 on the 2019 “Top 100 Best Places to Live” list. The Top 10 nationwide accolade for the city — aka CoMo and College Town, U.S.A. — comes following a No. 21 ranking last year.

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Photo Feature: May 2019 Commencement

May 13, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, College & Campus

On May 10, the official Stephens College Class of 2019 photo (shown above) was taken during rehearsal for the Undergraduate Commencement ceremony, which took place the next day on Stephens’ Historic Quadrangle for the first time in decades. The Graduate & Online Commencement ceremony was held in the Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall on May 10 as well. Over 130 degrees were awarded during the two ceremonies on May 10-11. 


Stephens College Commencement ceremonies to be held May 10-11

May 6, 2019 | Tags: Student Success, College & Campus

This weekend, May 10-11, 2019, Stephens College will host two Commencement ceremonies, with over 130 graduates earning their degrees.

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