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Archive for August, 2014

Bryn Mawr Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Posted August 28, 2014

The following email was sent to faculty, students, and staff by President Kim Cassidy on Monday, Aug. 18. Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, I am delighted to announce that Kari A. Fazio, Acting Vice President of Finance and Administration at Lafayette College, will be joining Bryn Mawr as the College’s Chief Financial Officer.  Kari will assume […]

Learn-to-Swim Lessons Offered by Swim Team

Posted August 28, 2014

The following email was sent to faculty and staff by Head Swim Coach on Nikki Whitlock on Friday, Aug. 22. Dear Faculty and Staff: Coming this Fall, the Bryn Mawr varsity swim team will be offering learn-to-swim lessons at the Schwartz Fitness & Athletics Center in our newly renovated pool. Lessons will be offered for […]

International Student Friendship Program Seeks Volunteers

Posted August 28, 2014

The following email was sent to faculty and staff by Assistant Director of International Student and Scholar Services and Advising Patricia Lausch on Tuesday, Aug. 26. Dear Colleagues, I am writing to extend to you the opportunity to participate in the International Student Friendship Program. On August 25, 2014 , we will welcome 90 new students with citizenship from outside the […]

Stairs at Rhoads Drive Closed Sept. 2 to Oct. 7

Posted August 28, 2014

The curving north stairs at the end of Rhoads Drive will be closed from Tuesday, Sept. 2 until Tuesday, Oct. 7 for major repairs. Please direct any questions to Facilities Services at x7930.

Trapeta B. Mayson, MSS ’93 Appointed Executive Director

Posted August 25, 2014
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Historic Germantown announced the appointment of Trapeta B. Mayson, MSS ’93 as its new Executive Director. Mayson, a Germantown resident, brings her experience as a leader in program development and administration, as well as a strong background in the arts to Historic Germantown. She most recently served as Project Manager at the Philadelphia Folklore Project for […]

Note from Dean Bailey to the Community…

Posted August 25, 2014

Dear GSSWSR Community, The tragic events of the last two weeks in the community of Ferguson, Missouri have been reminders of social challenges that remain to be addressed, especially for us as Social Workers who strive for social justice for all. For some among us, this may seem like a single incident confined to one […]

Professor Emeritus Frank Mallory Named ACS Fellow

Posted August 19, 2014
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W. Alton Jones Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Frank Mallory has been named a fellow by the American Chemical Society (ACS). A faculty member at Bryn Mawr since 1957, Mallory is best know for the “Mallory reaction,” which he discovered serendipitously as a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology in 1955. The Mallory reaction became […]

Sheena High, MSS/MLSP ’13 helps reunite family

Posted August 18, 2014

One Step Away: A worldwide search for family pays off After 30 years estranged from his family, 82-year-old Sam Foster, known affectionately as “Mr. Sam,” is soon going to be reunited with them in England. His journey of homelessness and dedication to finding his family seemed stalled in a series of Philadelphia shelters and on […]

“StoryCorps” Coming to Campus for Move-In Day

Posted August 12, 2014

First-year families! Making your plans for move-in day? We are excited to announce that StoryCorps, a national oral history project, will be on campus to record conversations between new BMC students and parents. Amidst the excitement of meeting roommates and making beds, we invite you to sign up for an interview appointment, as an opportunity […]

Honora Miller, MSS, MLSP ‘99 new appointment

Posted August 11, 2014

Honora Miller, MSS, MLSP ‘99  is the newly appointed Director of the LGBTQ Commission of the County of  San Mateo, CA.  For the past eight years, Miller was Director of the County’s  Commission on the Status of Women.