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Stephens College honored among national Colleges of Distinction

January 23, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus, Admissions

Stephens College has been recognized for its committed implementation of high-impact educational practices, earning recognition as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction.

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Photo Feature: "We the People #Unity" MLK Jr. Day Celebration

January 22, 2019 | Tags: College & Campus

The Stephens College MLK Jr. Day committee produced "We the People #Unity" on Jan. 22 in honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

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Photo Feature: December 2018 Commencement

December 17, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, College & Campus

Stephens College held its December 2018 Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 14 in the Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall. A total of 75 degrees were conferred by Stephens College President Dianne Lynch. Among the graduates were the 20 members of the inaugural graduating class of the College’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies (M.P.A.S.) Program. Read more in this Columbia Missourian story: First class of physician assistants graduates from Stephens College.

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First class of PA students among those to earn degrees

December 13, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, College & Campus

History will be made at Stephens College tomorrow. Among those earning their degrees at commencement will be the 20 members of the inaugural graduating class of the College’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies (M.P.A.S.) Program.

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Gina Sholtis named interim vice president for institutional advancement

November 30, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus

Stephens College has named Gina Sholtis to the position of interim vice president for institutional advancement, effective Dec. 1. Sholtis comes to Stephens after a successful and extensive career in higher education institutional advancement, including leadership roles at Saint Louis University, Washington University, the University of Missouri and Marquette University in Milwaukee. 

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Photo Feature: The Marshall Lecture Series

October 26, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus

Earlier this week, The Marshall Lecture Series, made possible by Ms. Donna Ensign Marshall —a Stephens alumna and former member of the Stephens College Board of Trustees — presented a lecture about Bhutan, a country that bases its success on the concept of Gross National Happiness.

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Photo Feature: Welcome Home Weekend

October 8, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus

Stephens College hosted the annual Welcome Home Family and Friends Weekend from Oct. 3-5. Families and friends enjoyed events that included observing classes with their student, open houses in our administrative offices and academic programs, a welcome dinner and a fun BBQ with photo booth.

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Stephens College, Columbia Art League form partnership

September 17, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Creative & Performing Arts

This year, an even broader, richer arts experience is in store for those who patronize the Macklanburg Playhouse. Stephens College and the Columbia Art League have partnered to create pop-up art shows coinciding with plays produced by the School of Creative and Performing Arts.


Stephens launches College Affordability Plan

September 5, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus

Stephens College joins the growing number of prestigious private colleges that have stepped up to address the pressing problem of college affordability. Made possible by a strategic combination of donor support and financial planning, the College’s 2019 Stephens Solution College Affordability Plan reduces the College’s undergraduate tuition by $8,250.

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Photo Feature: Stephens College Turns 185

August 27, 2018 | Tags: College & Campus

Stephens College students, faculty and staff gathered on the College’s official 185th birthday (Aug. 24) to celebrate all that she is.

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