A collection of songs lyrics they from the early days of the school to celebrate its 65th Anniversary in 1983.
Katherine Brownell Oetinger, M.S.S. 1925, became chief of the Children’s Bureau, an undersecretary in the federal Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in 1957 during the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration.
Elizabeth Moore Manwell, one of the first SSW graduates, wrote this essay for the Smith Alumnae Quarterly in 1962. She asked, “Society needs unselfish women leaders, now more than ever, for the great women pioneers have gone but injustice and misery have not. Who will take their places?”
In her oral history about attending SSW in the mid 1980s, Joanne Frustaci said “the racism course” was a standard part of the curriculum and, in her experience, the only class during which race was discussed. How does her experience fit into the history of the SSW curriculum? Explore this page to find out!
In 1964, Dean Howard Parad sheperded the Program for Advanced Study (PAS) into a Doctoral Program.
This Golden Jubilee issue contains a history of the Alumni Association, a letter from Dean Howard Parad on the cusp of curriculum changes, and reminiscences about the very first years of the SSW from Mary Cynthia Smith, M.S.S. 1920.
In this video, alumnae remember the complicated learning relationships they had with SSW faculty, including being challenged and inspired. The diverse years the alumnae graduated in also shows changes in the way faculty and students related to each other.