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Archive for March, 2010

Author of Book on Student Engagement and Diversity to Speak in Conjunction with Campus Climate Findings

Posted March 11, 2010

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Assistant Professor Shaun Harper, author of Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations, will give a talk in connection with the recently released 2009 Campus Climate Assessment. The Campus Climate Assessment was conducted to provide a snapshot of how we all—students, staff, […]

Celebration of Kevin J. Robinson’s Life Sunday, March 14

Posted March 9, 2010

Dean Darlyne Bailey of the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research invites family, friends, colleagues, and students of the late Dr. Kevin J. Robinson to a celebration of his life and work at Bryn Mawr. The remembrance will take place Sunday, March 14, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall. […]

Professor of Anthropology Philip Kilbride Speaks at Berkeley Conference

Posted March 4, 2010
photo of Phil Kilbride

Professor of Anthropology Philip Kilbride was invited to speak at an international conference titled “Children in Crisis” at the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Urban Ethnography last fall. The conference brought together researchers from around the world to share their findings on the difficult circumstances in which many children live and offer insights into […]

Career Development Office Staff Members to Host Webinar

Posted March 4, 2010
photo of Sharon Powers, Jennifer Barr, and Amy Feifer, of the Bi-College Career Development Office

Jennifer Barr, Amy Feifer, and Sharon Powers of the Bryn Mawr-Haverford Career Development Office have been asked to present a Webinar through the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers, a professional association of career-services and human-resources professionals. Titled “Creative Partnerships: Enhancing Career Development with Strategic Collaboration,” the presentation will focus on ways college and university […]

Submissions Now Being Accepted for Seymour Adelman Poetry Award

Posted March 4, 2010

The Seymour Adelman Poetry Award is open to students, faculty, and staff members of Bryn Mawr College. This $1,000 annual award was established through a generous gift from Daniel and Joanna Semel Rose ’52, in honor of Seymour Adelman, bibliophile and longtime friend of the College and the Library. The purpose of the award is […]

Project Educate in Africa Book Drive to Build Library for High School in Swaziland

Posted March 4, 2010

Project Educate in Africa is holding a new book drive to build a library for the students at La Mawandla High School in Swaziland. PEIA, which hopes to reach the goal of collecting 1,000 children’s books, invites the Bryn Mawr community to provide support for the education of the children of Africa by donating books. […]

Soles4Souls Looking for Used Shoes

Posted March 4, 2010

Are shoes overrunning your closet at home or in your dorm room? About to throw out a pair of sneakers? If so, consider donating your gently used shoes to Soles4Souls, a nonprofit organization that sends shoes to areas in need. There will be a drop box in the Campus Center where you can donate your […]

Deadline for McPherson Award Nominations Extended to March 8

Posted March 4, 2010
2010 McPherson Award nomination form

Download the McPherson Award nomination form The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2010 McPherson Awards has been extended to March 8. Each year, the College honors McPherson Fellows from the faculty, the staff, and the graduate and undergraduate student bodies. Recipients are recognized for excellence and service to the community, either within or beyond […]

New “Kudos” Column To Recognize the Achievements of Faculty and Staff

Posted March 4, 2010

Kudos (pronounced /ˈkuːdɒs/, or often /ˈkuːdoʊz/), from the Greek κῦδος (not to be confused with κύδος “taunt”), kydos, (literally “that which is heard of”) means “fame” and “renown” resulting from an act or achievement. Extending “kudos” to another individual is often done as a praising remark. It entered English as British university slang in the […]

Fit Club Adds New Vinyasa Yoga Class

Posted March 4, 2010

The Bryn Mawr College Faculty and Staff Fit Club has added a new Vinyasa Yoga class to the March schedule. Featuring challenging, invigorating, yet relaxing poses, this new class is being held every Wednesday evening in March from 6 to 7 p.m. in Cambrian Row 217-219. The Fit Club was created by the Department of […]

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