Smith College’s European alumnae are only 11 days away from the end of an exciting fundraising participation challenge.
Europe: Stand and Be Counted Challenge challenged alumnae to raise Smith’s percentage of alumnae who make a gift—of any size—to the college each year. Why is participation so important? Well, one of the inputs to the US [...]
Smith College recently challenged European alumnae to raise their percentage of participation in making gifts to the college. The Europe: Stand and Be Counted challenge aims to double European alumnae participation from last year’s 15% to 30% by March 23.
To reach the goal, 145 more Smithies in Europe need to give. Many alumnae [...]
Last summer, Smith’s Classics and Geosciences departments collaborated to lead a Global Engagement Seminar. Led by Scott Bradbury and John Brady, the seminar, titled “From Labyrinth to Parthenon: Greek Myth & History in their Geological Context” began in the spring at Smith and then continued in Greece over the summer. After three weeks in the Greek [...]
Classics majors at Smith College are in the unusual position of being required to study two unrelated foreign languages (Latin and Ancient Greek). Because of this, the Department of Classical Languages and Literatures encourages students to explore English-language study abroad options, with some programs offering an opportunity take Modern Greek or Italian language classes in [...]
Alumnae can now read the Spring 2012 issue of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly in print or online. As always, the magazine’s pages are peppered with stories about Smithies all over the world.
One story in the latest quarterly details a project founded by current Canadian resident Susan Gilbert Tileston ’63 (page 18). Susan, a professional [...]
Students studying Ancient Greece and Rome in the Department of Classical Languages and Literatures are eligible for a number of prizes and can apply for funding for study abroad.
The John Everett Brady Prize is open to all classes and is awarded for excellence in the translation of Latin at sight; a second prize is [...]
Following the success of last year’s inaugural Global Engagement Seminars in Costa Rica and Jerusalem, the Global Studies Center has announced next year’s seminars.
In 2012, Smith College will again offer Global Engagement Seminars in Costa Rica and Jerusalem, and will add a seminar in Greece. The seminars are an intensive, credit-bearing summer seminars taught [...]
Diamandouros is the European Ombudsman. He is Emeritus Professor of comparative politics the University of Athens.
The latest of the Global Salon series features European Ombudsman Nikiforos Diamandouros for an afternoon tea and discussion on the European Union.
The discussion, The European Union at a Crossroads: Reflections on a Structural Asymmetry, begins at 2:30 [...]
After a record 4,128 applicants, Smith College has 797 new students joining the college this fall. The incoming first year class has enrolled 711 students and there are 30 new Ada Comstock Scholars coming to campus.
This year marks Smith's largest group of incoming international students. Students are joining the college from the 36 [...]
Smith College President Carol T. Christ receives an honorary degree from the American College of Greece, June 26.
On Sunday, June 26, the American College of Greece awarded Smith College President Carol T. Christ an honorary degree for service to education and public life.
President Christ joined more than 500 members of the graduating [...]