Notable international alumna: Eunice Purdy ’39

Eunice Purdy ’39 knew in an instant that she wanted to attend Smith College. Purdy once wrote,

“When I found a major in landscape architecture listed in the Smith College catalogue, I knew right away that this was IT—my two great loves, art and nature combined. The outline of my life plan was formulated at […]

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander ’44 wins international landscape architecture award

According to, Canadian alumna Cornelia Hahn Oberlander ’44 will receive the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award, the International Federation of Landscape Architect’s (IFLA) premier award.

The award will be presented at the IFLA’s World Congress 2011 in Switzerland for Oberlander’s “outstanding contribution to landscape architecture through her life-long commitment to her chosen profession. Her achievement […]