Smith College Club of Great Britain to host annual winter dinner

Howard J. Gold, Smith College professor of government, will speak in London this month.

On Saturday, January 18, the Smith College Club of Great Britain will host its annual winter dinner. The featured guest speaker is Howard Gold, professor of government at Smith. He will speak on “The Great Political Divide: Partisan Polarization in [...]

European alumnae invited to meet new Smith president in London

Smith President Kathleen McCartney and her husband, on their way to the inauguration ceremony, October 19, 2013.

Smith’s new president Kathleen McCartney was inaugurated on October 19 and is now embarking on visits to meet alumnae.

On Monday, November 18, President McCartney will be in London for a special welcome reception. An internationally renowned [...]

Smith College Club of Great Britain to host Annual Winter Dinner

Janet Clarke McKinley '76 is the featured speaker at a Smith Club dinner in London.

On Saturday, January 19, the Smith College Club of Great Britain will host its Annual Winter Dinner featuring guest speaker, Janet Clarke McKinley ’76.

Janet, an alumna and former Smith trustee, is investing what she learned on Wall Street—-along [...]

Alumna’s Oscar-winning film to be shown on campus

On Friday, April 20, EKTA, the South Asian Student Association at Smith College, will host a screening of Saving Face, the Academy Award winning film by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy ’02. The 50-minute documentary won the Best Documentary Short category at the Oscars this February.

Saving Face is billed as “a journey to heal, and a fight [...]

London Children’s Ballet in 18th year, founded by Smithie

Lucille Briance '75 founded the London Children's Ballet in 1994. Here, dancers rehearse for an upcoming production.

Smith alumna Lucille Briance ’75, founded the London Children’s Ballet (LCB) in 1994 “to give talented young dancers… a unique opportunity to perform as part of a professional ballet production.” The company’s next show is a production [...]

President Christ scheduled to give talk to Great Britain Club

While in London, President Christ will give a talk on the works of Jane Austen, December 7, 2011.

This December, Smith College President Carol Christ is visiting London.  On December 7, 2011 she will give a talk entitled Courtship, Money, and Imagination in Jane Austen’s Fiction to the members of the Smith College Club [...]

Smith Club of Great Britain to host talk about AWLU

The Smith College Club of Great Britain (SCCGB) is hosting SCCGB Salon — Asian Women’s Leadership University Project on Wednesday, November 30.

Asian Women’s Leadership University (AWLU) Project is in the process of building a world-class educational institution in Asia dedicated to empowering women to become successful entrepreneurs and engaged leaders.  Recognizing that a country’s [...]

Fall SAQ gets new look, highlights global Smithies

View the latest issue of the SAQ online at saqonline.smith.edu.

The latest issue of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly magazine is available in print and online.

In addition to articles and updates on Smithies living in the United States, the Quarterly also touches on women throughout the world.  International alumnae and global-minded Smithies are featured [...]

Notable and quotable: Susan Hiller ’61

“I was one of the first generation of feminists in the art world, and I was told it would ruin my career. I had a profile as an interesting conceptual artist, and then after feminism, my position upset a lot of opinion-makers. They weren’t helpful…. I wouldn’t have developed such a core of persistence if [...]