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31 Smithies named Fulbright Finalists

In the 2014-2015 competition year, Smith College had a record 42 candidates, of which 31 have been named finalists for the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship.

The finalists, who hope to impact 23 countries, have the support of 250 Smith faculty and staff members in the form of 45 Faculty Fulbright Mentors, 101 recommenders, 78 consultants, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

European alumnae challenged to “Stand and Be Counted”


Smith College recently challenged European alumnae to raise their percentage of participation in making gifts to the college. The Europe: Stand and Be Counted challenge aims to double European alumnae participation from last year’s 15% to 30% by March 23.

To reach the goal, 145 more Smithies in Europe need to give. Many alumnae […]

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 […]

Smith students swim the English Channel

Rising Smith juniors Emma Reim ’13 and Mackenzie Bradley ’13 were successful in their attempt to swim the English Channel.

The swimmers have been tracking their progress on a blog. On Saturday, August 6 they posted an update that they “hit the French coast in the early hours of Saturday morning.” Mackenzie finished in 13 […]

Class of 2015 by the numbers

After a record 4,128 applicants, Smith College has 797 new students joining the college this fall. The incoming first year class has enrolled 711 students and there are 30 new Ada Comstock Scholars coming to campus.

This year marks Smith's largest group of incoming international students. Students are joining the college from the […]