Great Experiences

Forester on his game

Lake Forest's Jason Morrall ’15 lands one of two coveted internship positions at Citigroup in Chicago this summer.

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Perspectives

"The notion that a liberal arts education and career preparation are incompatible is being widely discredited."

Read Liberal Arts Education is as Vital as Ever by Bobby Fong, president of Ursinus College, available online at the Philadelphia Media Network website.

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Scripps College

Scripps College was founded in 1926 by Ellen Browning Scripps, a pioneering philanthropist and influential figure in the worlds of education, publishing, and women’s rights. Today, Scripps is a nationally top-ranked liberal arts college and women’s college with approximately 950 students, and is a member of The Claremont Colleges in southern California. The mission of Scripps College is to educate women to develop their intellects and talents through active participation in a community of scholars, so that as graduates they may contribute to society through public and private lives of leadership, service, integrity, and creativity.

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By the Numbers

Liberal Arts Colleges Stand Out in National Alumni Study

Graduates of the 130 liberal arts colleges that make up the Annapolis Group are substantially more likely to say they graduated in four years or less than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

A strong professional foundation

Randolph-Macon College alumna Hannah Tisson Shields ’09 steps up to become curator of the Historical Resources & Museum Program at the Department of Cultural Resources in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Healthy Attitude

Buffie Longmire-Avital ’02, assistant professor of psychology at Elon University, is researching why young black women in the U.S. are contracting HIV.

Southwestern alum on the path to opening a new school

Juan Juarez '11 is one of the youngest applicants to receive the Miles Family Fellowship, which trains teachers who want to lead public charter schools.

McDaniel alumna named director of Maryland Higher Education Commission

McDaniel alumna Catherine McCullough Shultz '71 has been appointed acting secretary of Maryland's higher education coordinating board.

Google Marks 115th Birthday of Legendary Research Chemist Percy Julian '20

The 4/11 Today's "Google Doodle" -- the cartoon atop the main search page of Google.com -- is a sketch of DePauw University's Percy L. Julian '20.

Randolph-Macon Alumna Heads to Oxford

Carlie Pendleton '13 will pursue an M.Phil. in Modern British and European History.

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