Alumni

Can a chance encounter lead to greater mutual understanding?

It did for David Shlachter ’03, whose role in bringing together business partners divided by the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is chronicled in a video now featured at The Huffington Post.

Ever since her undergraduate years at CMC as a Government major, Jennifer Waggoner ’95 has been interested in creating positive social outcomes across a variety of sectors, ranging from the non-profit to the for-profit.

Klumpp (cropped) Allan Klumpp '53

Many children have dreams of becoming firefighters, ballerinas, doctors, or teachers, but when Allan Klumpp ’53 was a boy, he wanted to become a mechanical engineer. That boyhood fantasy turned into a career that helped propel the dream of a nation.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Head coach Paul Settles of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team has been named College Coach of the Year by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA). The USPTA announced its 2013 award winners on Friday, Sept. 27 at its annual World Conference in Florida.

A strong CMC alumni networking effort is spreading across the US and could come to a city near you.

The brainchild of Aron Khurana ’09 and Rick Voit ’78 from the Chicago Chapter of the CMC Alumni Association, the program aims to help CMC job-seekers by connecting them to other alums in the cities where they’d like to work.

CMCers clearly like a challenge. Throughout Teach For America’s 23-year history, 126 CMC alumni have taught as corps members. Eleven of them joined this year, and about 13 percent of CMC’s graduating seniors applied to Teach For America's 2013 corps. On a just-released list by TFA, the College ranked 15th among small colleges and universities (2,999 or fewer students) contributing the greatest number of graduating seniors to its 2013 teaching corps.

David Doss photo[1] David Doss '75Qatar-based network Al Jazeera recently announced David Doss '75 has been appointed Senior Vice President, Al Jazeera America (AJAM).

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