Awards

Ashoka at Claremont McKenna

 

Claremont McKenna has been designated a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U for being a leader in social innovation in higher education. CMC is the 30th campus to join the Changemaker Campus Consortium.

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The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Claremont McKenna College’s Crown Challenge, a revolutionary strategy to maximize the impact of donor gifts, as a recipient of its top award among nationwide annual giving programs.

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Joel Susel '79 Joel Susel '79

From left: CEO of Fonderie 47 and Liberty United Peter Thum '90, actress Abigail Breslin, HKI president & CEO Kathy Spahn, and Claremont McKenna Trustee Douglas Peterson '80 P'14 P'15; inset photo: Spahn with Ernie Iseminger, Claremont McKenna vice p

A number of CMCers were in New York at the end of May to attend a Spirit of Helen Keller Gala, which raised approximately $1 million dollars for the nonprofit’s global, life-saving work in preventing blindness and malnutrition.

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Associate Professor of Mathematics Sam Nelson has received a prestigious Collaboration Grant for Mathematicians from the Simons Foundation.

Staff members Rosie Lupercio and Jennifer Sandoval-Dancs have been announced as recipients of the 2014 Exceptional Service Awards at CMC’s Spring Staff Luncheon on April 29.

Professor Audrey Bilger

The American Council on Education (ACE) has named CMC’s Audrey Bilger as one of 31 emerging college and university leaders for the 2014-15 class of the ACE Fellows Program. Established in 1965, the ACE Fellows Program—the longest running leadership development program in the United States—focuses on identifying and preparing the next generation of senior leadership for the nation's colleges and universities.

Pual Schimmel

The New York Times calls Paul Schimmel “one of the most respected authorities on postwar Los Angeles art.” On Thursday, April 17, Schimmel will be on campus for a lunch discussion at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, as a guest of the Gould Center.

Heather Ferguson, assistant professor of history and associate editor of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture, has been awarded a 2014 Faculty Fellowship from The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).

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