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Jordan Schwartz ’15 to be Honored at National Philanthropy Day

Posted October 18, 2012

Jordan Schwartz ’15 is among the honorees for the 28th annual National Philanthropy Day. She will be honored for her work with the Children’s Bilingual Theater, which she founded in 2004. Schwartz started the program by raising $3,000 in donations and performing her shows in schools. Since 2004, Schwartz has produced six shows and 15 […]

Bryn Mawr Students Praised by Haverford Township Board of Commissioners

Posted October 18, 2012

Bryn Mawr students were praised at the Sept. 10 meeting of the Haverford Township Board of Commissioners for work they did researching the cost and benefits of the township using a geothermal heating system for its community center, which opened in June, reports the Delaware County Daily Times. The decision to go with the geothermal […]

Civic Engagment Office Sponsors Coat Drive

Posted December 1, 2011

The Civic Engagement Office is collecting coats, scarves, and mittens for ACLAMO Family Centers. The coats should fit small children (pre-school) and women (petite if possible). Coats are being collected until December 9 and can be dropped off at the Civic Engagement Office. Call Cathy Chezik at x7802 if you need to have coats picked […]

Bryn Mawr Strengthening Partnerships with Norristown Elementary Schools

Posted October 6, 2011

GASP! The Bryn Mawr College Civic Engagement Office is developing a new community partnership program with Gotwals Elementary School in Norristown, PA. The program, Gotwals After School Program, or GASP, puts Bryn Mawr volunteers into the established Gotwals Elementary after-school program that is designed to build the literacy skills of first- and second-graders. Bryn Mawr students […]

Bryn Mawr Students Can Sign Up to Participate in Dialogue About Philly’s Future

Posted September 29, 2011

This year, Bryn Mawr College will be participating in Young Involved Philadelphia’s annual event series, State of Young Philadelphia. The series brings together and leverages the voice of young Philadelphia. Last year’s series, Imagining Philly’s Future, focused on generating a vision for the future of the city. This year’s series, Building Our Future, will focus […]

Staff Association Year-End Sale Garners $1,990

Posted June 27, 2011

The Bryn Mawr College Staff Association’s annual year-end sale of items left behind by departing students garnered, $1,990 this year, reports sale organizer Ann Ogle. Volunteers organized and sold thousands of items. After the sale wrapped up, the association recycled and donated much of the remainder. Here’s where some of those items went: Project Home […]

Bryn Mawr Swim Team Offers Lessons for Children

Posted April 6, 2011

Head Swim Coach Nikki Whitlock recently announced that this spring, the Bryn Mawr varsity swim team will be offering the inaugural program for learn-to-swim lessons in the newly renovated pool at the Schwartz Fitness & Athletics Center. A discount price will be offered for Bryn Mawr and Haverford faculty and staff families, as well as […]

Yearlong “Class Dismissed?” Initiative Aims to Spark Discussion of Socioeconomic Class on Campus

Posted March 3, 2011
poster for film screening associated with the "Class Dismissed" initiative

A college education is widely regarded as a mark of socioeconomic status. Yet in an environment where that education takes place, class differences are seldom a topic of  conversation, according to a survey of Bryn Mawr’s campus community. Class differences, the survey found, were more likely than any other aspect of social identity to inspire […]

GSSWSR, CEO Contribute to Norristown Mural

Posted October 21, 2010

Bryn Mawr students, faculty, and staff will gather in Norristown this Saturday, Oct. 23, for Community Mural Day, a new event sponsored by the Graduate School of Social Work and Research, the Civic Engagement Office, and the Artists Cooperative for Personal and Professional Advancement Community Arts Center. How to Register The CEO van will leave […]

Book Drive to Benefit Educational Initiatives in Africa

Posted October 14, 2010

The student organization Project Educate in Africa will begin its annual book drive to benefit educational initiatives in Africa on Monday, Oct. 18, says book-drive coordinator Eris Dillon. “We’re accepting any sort of book. Cookbooks, workbooks, textbooks, study guides, any sort of novel (even Twilight!), travel guides, reference books, ad infinitum,” Dillon says. Books will […]

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