Summer program instructs international women

This week a group of young women came to Smith as part of the Smith College American College Immersion Program (ACIP). ACIP helps international students—for whom English is not a first language—succeed in an American college or university.

Smith College has partnered with the International Language Institute of Massachusetts in Northampton to bring English language [...]

Photos from Smith College’s Reunion & Commencement weekend

Smith College celebrated Commencement and the reunions of Smith classes 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, and 2008 last weekend.  Here are some photos from the festivities.

Graduating seniors from EKTA enjoy a champagne & dessert reception on May 16.

Marching in the Ivy Day parade: Future Smithies? May 17.

International guests invited to Global Studies Center reception

Coming to Commencement or Reunion this year? International alumnae, students, families, and guests are invited to join the Office of International Advancement for receptions in the Global Studies Center during Commencement and Reunion weekends.

The receptions will offer international guests the opportunity to mingle with other guests who have come for Commencement and Reunion weekends [...]

American Studies Diploma alumni raise money for the program

As they celebrate their 50th anniversary, the alumni of Smith College’s Diploma in American Studies Program have launched a fundraising effort to raise money for the Peter and Hedy Rose Diploma in American Studies Program Scholarship Fund.

The American Studies Diploma Program at Smith College—a one–year, one–of–a–kind opportunity for international students to study in the [...]

Smith College to host summer program for international students

This summer, Smith College will launch an English Language Learning program to “empower young women around the world with the skills for success in their pursuit of higher education in the United States”.

The program, which begins on July 7, 2013 and runs for four weeks, will be held on the Smith campus. Students will [...]

Annual international food festival attracts hundreds

Learning about the world through the stomach: Monday's International Students' Day Food Festival was a huge success.

With a walk around the Campus Center Carroll Room, hundreds of Smith College students, faculty, and visitors took a gastronomical trip around the world this Monday afternoon.

Sponsored by the International Students Organization (ISO) and the Office [...]

Jill Ker Conway Challenge to raise funds for international student scholarships

Judy Campagnari '85 and President Emerita Jill Ker Conway at Smith's Women's Global Leadership Celebration on October 13, 2012.

This weekend Smith announced the Jill Ker Conway Challenge—an attempt to raise $1 million for international student scholarships in Jill’s name.

As Smith’s first female president (serving from 1975 to 1985), Jill Ker Conway understood [...]

East Asian Studies lecture scheduled for Monday

On Monday, October 1, Nancy Abelmann of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will be speak on “The American University Meets the Pacific Century: Notes from the University of Illinois”. Drawing on the findings of an interdisciplinary collaborative study, this lecture will address the University of Illinois’s encounter with rapidly increasing numbers of Chinese and South [...]

Save the Date: Global Studies Center celebrates 50 years of American Studies Diploma Program

This October, the Global Studies Center will celebrate 50 years of the American Studies Diploma Program with a program honoring the contributions of current & former directors Peter Rose, Jim Hicks, and Lane Hall-Witt.

Vera Kutzinski, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Vanderbilt University, Director of the Center for the Americas, Director of Alexander [...]