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Johann Olay Koss

Claremont McKenna College announced today that four-time Olympic gold medalist and nonprofit leader Johann Olav Koss has been awarded the eighth annual Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. The Kravis Prize, which carries a $250,000 award designated to the recipient organization, recognizes extraordinary leadership in the nonprofit sector. Koss will be presented with The Kravis Prize at a ceremony on April 18 held on the CMC campus.

Edward Haley and Tareq Azim P. Edward Haley (left), the W.M. Keck Foundation Chair of International Strategic Studies and director of the Center for Human Rights Leadership, with Tareq Azim.

Jennifer Mattson Jennifer Mattson

The Center for Writing and Public Discourse is sponsoring a workshop for faculty and staff on writing the 800-word essay with journalist Jennifer Mattson on Friday, February 22, from 9-11 a.m. in Roberts South 103.

Sharon Olds at athenaeumOne of contemporary poetry’s leading voices, Sharon Olds, gave a reading of her work at the Athenaeum on Monday, Feb. 11.

Book Cover of One Goal One Goal was published in November 2012 by Burn Magazine.

Something different happened recently at the Athenaeum. The venue, which has hosted political heavy-hitters, literary lights, and distinguished men and women from all over the world, was rocking in rhythm.

Jamaica Kincaid

 

Claremont’s eclectic A cappella singing group performed for the Board of Trustees dinner as they welcomed President-elect Chodosh last week. Their soul-pleasing sound enchanted the audience as they sung through a set list that included I Won't Give Up and You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.

Alex Hwang '08, Daniel Chae, John Chong, Jennifer Rim, Sally Kang and Joe Chun

Alex Hwang '08, Daniel Chae, John Chong, Jennifer Rim, Sally Kang and Joe ChunDon't worry, Monsters Calling Home isn't going away.

But their band name is.

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