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Students from China spend first week at Smith

On Tuesday, August 30, Director of International Advancement, Kim Albright '72, welcomed new students from China to Smith.

For the past week, the International Students’ Preorientation program has been a whirlwind of activities for incoming Smithies.

On Tuesday, new students from China gathered at the Alumnae House to meet International Advancement staff and […]

Smith T-shirts around the world

Mac Hamilton '13 wears her Smith T-shirt in Rwanda.

The Smith College Facebook page has posted a photo album titled, Where did you wear your Smith T-shirt this summer?

The album shows Smithies in places such as Kigali, Rwanda and Lele, Nepal, while commenters mentioned wearing Smith clothing in Italy and Morocco.

Have […]

Smith Museum acquires photos from Cuban artist

Adding to its richly diverse collection, the Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA) recently acquired El Muro, a series of 10 large-scale black-and-white photographic triptychs by Cuban artist Eduardo Hernández Santos. The museum will be the first in the U.S. to offer the exhibition, which has been added to its permanent collection.

On display from […]

Jeannie Cho Lee ’90 releases “Mastering Wine for the Asian Palate”

This summer Master of Wine Jeannie Cho Lee ’90 promoted the launch of her new book, Mastering Wine for the Asian Palate.

Jeannie, who was born in Seoul and is now based in Hong Kong, became a Master of Wine in 2008. In doing so, she joined fewer than 300 others with the title and […]

Campus prepares for international students

Wednesday marks the beginning of the International Students’ Preorientation (ISP) program at Smith College.

The week-long program allows incoming international students an opportunity to get to know one another and the Smith campus. During ISP, students can attend a variety of workshops and recreational activities. The week covers a good mix of practical workshops and […]

Notable and quotable: Jaya Jaitly ’63

“I take life as it comes: Personally, I have no goals for myself. I am confident, but not aggressive. I don’t believe in shrieking on the roadside. There is godliness within each one of us. I believe in being true to both myself and others. A calm bent of mind and a balanced […]

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 […]

Smith’s SSW announces partnership with Asian universities

Smith College’s School for Social Work (SSW) is internationally recognized for its specialization in clinical social work. This summer, three Asian social work scholars are observing SSW classes in order to develop some best practices for their home universities.

Two of the visiting scholars—Sha Wei and Li “Joyce” Jie—are doctoral students at the University of […]

Smith Alumnae Chorus travels abroad

This summer the Smith Alumnae Chorus traveled to Sicily where they performed Mozart’s Requiem with the Italian choir Ad Dei Laudem.

The group’s first international tour included alumnae ranging from the classes of 1947 to 2009. Two alumnae, Greta Motts Birkby ’82 and Deborah Garrett ’84, were featured as soloists.

Photo highlights from the trip […]

International Advancement goes to Michigan?

Proving that Smithies everywhere are interested in Smith’s global mission, President Carol T. Christ and International Advancement Director Kim Albright ’72 recently visited Traverse City, Michigan to give alumnae an international update.

President Christ shares Smith's global focus with alumnae in Michigan this week.

On August 10, a group of 22 alumnae attended […]