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Smith trustee to receive Ellis Island Medal of Honor

On May 9, Smith trustee S. Mona Sinha ’88 will receive the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. The medals are awarded annually “to a group of distinguished American citizens who exemplify a life dedicated to community service.”

The National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations has been presenting the Ellis Island Medal of Honor since 1986. This […]

Japanese alumna to perform benefit concert next month

On December 6, Smith alumna Claire Chino ’88, will perform a charity concert in Tokyo to benefit BEYOND Tomorrow.

Claire was born in the Netherlands and spent her early years in London, Los Angeles, and Tokyo. She studied government and music at Smith before going on to receive a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Cornell University. […]

Alumna named president of prestigious Foreign Correspondents’ Club

Smith College President Carol T. Christ (left) and Tara Joseph '88 (right) in Hong Kong, June 2012.

Tara Joseph ’88, Executive Producer, TV for Thomson Reuters (Asia) has been elected president of Hong Kong’s prestigious Foreign Correspondents’ Club.

Tara has served on the club’s board for the past three years, organizing and introducing […]

Smith College to host event in the UAE

On Monday, March 18, Smith College Trustee Mona Sinha ’88 and Director of International Advancement Kim Albright ’72 are hosting a dinner in Dubai. Smith alumnae and their parents are invited to the event, where they can meet other alumnae and parents from the United Arab Emirates. Mona and Kim will provide the latest news […]

Spring SAQ features alumnae from around the world

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 […]

Smith to serve as planning partner for AWLU

It was announced last week that Smith College will serve as the primary U.S. academic planning partner for the establishment of the Asian Women’s Leadership University (AWLU) in Malaysia.

Smith President Carol T. Christ said the college supports the idea of expanding women’s access to high-quality education and is attracted to the opportunity to help […]

Supporting women’s education in developing countries

This Thursday, March 1, Smith’s Southeast Asian Alliance will present Supporting Women’s Education in Developing Countries: Why We Should Care and How to Do It. Smith trustees Mona Sinha ’88 and Hoon Eng Koo ’73 will present and a Q&A session will follow.

The event is free and open to the public. It will take […]

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 […]

New South Asian students enjoy first week on campus

New Smith students from South Asia joined Mona Sinha '88 and Smith's International Advancement staff for tea during ISP.

More than 120 international students were on campus for the International Students’ Preorientation last week. In addition to a busy schedule of workshops and trips, Smith’s newest South Asian students visited the Alumnae House […]

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 […]