Social Impact

Jennifer Gurev '20 at her internship

Summer is the season for internships, particularly for Claremont McKenna College students. In the most recent available College Senior Survey of CMC students (Class of 2016), 95 percent of CMC seniors completed an internship during their time enrolled at the College.

CMCers garnering internship opportunities during their time at the College has been a rapidly rising trend for the past seven years, with the percentage of CMC students completing internships increasing annually.

 

Photo of Ontario International Airport sign

Recently named CEO of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA), Kelly J. Fredericks, will be the keynote speaker at a conference hosted by the Inland Empire Center at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) on Friday, March 4, 2016. This will be one of the first opportunities for area leaders to meet Mr.

Harvard Law Professor Randall Kennedy

Randall Kennedy, the Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School, wanted input from attendees of his Marion Miner Cook Athenaeum talk (“The Race Line in American Life”) last Wednesday.

The project for which he solicited input stems from Martin Luther King Jr.’s last public speech; the famous “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech he gave on April 3, 1968, the day before he was assassinated.

Aircraft from the 452nd refueling

March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif. has an annual economic impact totaling $579 million in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, according to a report issued today by the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College.

Ferguson, Missouri, a once obscure suburb of St. Louis, found itself on the national stage for an issue that dominated headlines and public debate for much of the last six months. The death of Michael Brown in an encounter with a police officer focused attention on the issue of fatal use of force by police. Confusion over the facts of the encounter between Michael Brown and the officer, Darren Wilson, left a vacuum that was quickly filled by allegations of police brutality and charges of police racism.

Remarks made by CMC Board of Trustees Chairman David Mgrublian '82 P'11 on April 10, 2015

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

Remarks made by John K. Roth, CMC Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, on April 10, 2015

A classroom full of curious eyes stare back at me. I am the first American they have ever met. I am shorter and barely older than they are. I do not have teaching certification or a relevant degree. And yet, I am their English teacher. But as I have come to realize, I am also – in a way – their leader.

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