CMC Press Release Archive

Claremont McKenna College named “Top Producing Institution” of Fulbright Students by U.S. Secretary of State

In a recent congratulatory letter to Claremont McKenna College President Hiram Chodosh, U.S. Secretary of State, the Honorable Anthony J. Blinken, designated Claremont McKenna College a “Top Producing Institution” of Fulbright U.S. Students for 2023-2024.

Mgrublian Center for Human Rights Director Meets with Filmmakers Sean Penn, Evgeny Afineevsky to Discuss Crisis Leadership and Upcoming Documentaries on the War in Ukraine
Professor Wendy Lower, Director of Claremont McKenna College’s Mgrublian Center for Human Rights, recently met with Sean Penn and Evgeny Afineevsky about their new documentary films, Superpower and Freedom on Fire, both on the war in Ukraine.
Claremont McKenna College Senior From Africa Named Rhodes Scholar

For the second time in three years, and fourth time in Claremont McKenna College’s history, a student from the elite liberal arts college has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, the most competitive and prestigious scholarship in the world.

Claremont McKenna College raises nearly $1.1 billion, shattering fund-raising record for liberal arts colleges
Claremont McKenna College (CMC) announced today that it raised nearly $1.1 billion in its Campaign for CMC: Responsible Leadership, breaking a fund-raising record among all liberal arts colleges and far exceeding its goal of $800 million. The most successful fundraising endeavor in its 75-year-plus…
Claremont McKenna College dedicates extraordinary glass sculpture by celebrated artist Pae White as latest installment in its Public Art Program

A 250-foot-long glass sculpture known as Qwalala and created by American artist Pae White, will be unveiled on Claremont McKenna College’s campus on Sept. 20th as the latest installment in the campus’ public art program.

Claremont McKenna College Celebrates More Than 75 Years of its Mission to Prepare Students for Responsible Leadership by Ringing NYSE Closing Bell
Claremont McKenna College rang the New York Stock Exchange closing bell on August 17, 2023 in celebration of more than 75 years of preparing students for thoughtful and productive lives and responsible leadership in business, government, and the professions.
CMC’s Rose Institute Study on California City Managers Released
California City Management Foundation (CCMF), in partnership with the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College, developed the “2023 California City Manager Survey: A Profile of the Profession” which provides a comprehensive overview of city managers in California.
Claremont McKenna College Student Named Truman Scholar

Claremont McKenna College junior Pieter van Wingerden has been awarded a Truman Scholarship, the nation’s most prestigious and competitive scholarship for aspiring public service leaders.

Joyce Kim ’24 named Barry Goldwater Scholar

Joyce Kim ’24, a Claremont McKenna College biochemistry major, has been awarded the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship, the highest governmental honor for undergraduate STEM researchers.

Leading humanist and renowned political scientist, Robert Putnam, selected as Claremont McKenna College’s 2023 Commencement speaker

Claremont McKenna College (CMC) will celebrate its 75th Commencement ceremony and the Class of 2023 on May 13, with leading humanist and renowned political scientist, Robert Putnam, offering the keynote address.


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