Personal & Social Responsibility
A CMC student-led effort to encourage student philanthropy is inspiring current CMCers from all class years to give back by donating their time, talent, treasure, and ties.
Launched in spring 2020, as students found themselves separated from the CMC community due to the pandemic, the Student Philanthropy Council (SPC) was organized as a way for students to come together to leave a positive impact on CMC.
The Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women recently announced The Claremont Colleges will receive a $749,998 grant to help students who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The DOJ award will strengthen existing resources and fund new programming and supportive services delivered by the EmPOWER Center, established in 2015.
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. met with Claremont McKenna College student leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 11, to discuss efforts the CMC community is taking to prevent violence and sexual assault.