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