On April 16, ASCMC and CPB teamed up to produce the first-ever “CMC’s Got Talent.” The show, about two hours in length, provided a night of music, dance, and comedy. Mirroring NBC’s television show “America’s Got Talent,” CMC’s version had a panel of student judges, comedic hosts, and lots of talent. Student judges based the winning groups off of crowd noise level. Between performances, Pickford Auditorium fluctuated with the amount of students in attendance.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The rise of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics on the national stage continued this winter, as CMS moved up from 19th after the fall, to 14th in the final winter Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Division III standings for 2014-15. The latest rankings were announced on April 2 by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
CMS has had continued success in the 19-plus year existence of the Directors’ Cup competition which awards points based on a team’s finish at the NCAA Championships.
Women’s and men’s swimmers & divers from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps competed at the NCAA Division III Championships March 18-21 in Shenandoah, Texas.
For the third-straight season, the CMS men's swimming & diving team secured a top-10 finish at the NCAAs. This season, the Stags wrapped up the four-day NCAA Championships which ended on March 21, with a fifth place finish, which continues the program's upward trend at nationals in recent years. Over the last four seasons, the Stags have finished in 27th (2012), 10th (2013), 7th (2014) and now 5th.
Each of the four winter sports teams for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics are participating in their respective NCAA Championships. Below is information on each of the teams including game and event times, information on where to watch and follow along and much more.
For the second-straight year, all four winter sports teams for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps have each won their respective Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) championship, to earn a clean sweep in the winter sports at the conference level. The conference’s four winter sports offered which CMS competes in are women’s swimming & diving, men’s swimming & diving, men’s basketball and women’s basketball.
Matt Edwards has been selected as the sixth head coach in the 46-season history of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s soccer program, CMS Director of Athletics Michael Sutton, the William B. Arce Professor and George R. Roberts Fellow for Claremont McKenna College announced on Jan. 13. Edwards takes over a CMS program that is coming off a 9-7-1 season in 2014 and that has won four SCIAC Postseason Tournament championships and made four appearances in the NCAA Division III championships in the last six seasons. He begins his head coaching duties with CMS at the beginning of February.
Harry V. Jaffa, a preeminent professor of political philosophy whose views contributed to CMC's early identity as a bastion of conservatism on the West Coast, passed away last week, on January 10 at Pomona Valley Hospital. He was 96.
Rita Gilles '15 provided the following update on Jan. 22:
We're up to 16 mile runs on the training plan. We have over 30 students already registered to run. We hold yoga classes every Sunday evening, thanks to talented yoga-certified Kosta Psaltis '15. And we could not be more excited for race day to arrive! Below are a few quotes from CMC runners, because they say it better than we ever could.