Alumni

Tom Hill ’67 Embodies Lifelong Learning Through Piano Recital

Tue, 2013-11-05 21:56 | |

To do so, he had to rent a concert hall, enlist a piano professor and spend two years practicing.

Hill, a 67-year-old lawyer, played seven classical pieces on Saturday at the McCoy Community Center for the Arts in New Albany for scores of friends and relatives invited to his “second senior recital.”

The first one took place 46 years ago at Grinnell College in Iowa.

“I wasn’t a piano major, but I was a fan of classical music, and I played not particularly well but ... as best I could.”

Angela Onwuachi-Willig ’94 Speaks on White Privilege

Mon, 2013-10-28 20:54 | | Online

As decades of debates over affirmative action have revealed, many whites spend so little time having to think about, much less deal with, race and racism, that they understand race as nothing more than a plus factor in the admissions process. Like Fisher, they fail to see the many disadvantages that stem from simply existing as a person of color in this country—disadvantages that often hamper opportunities to achieve the badges that help students "win" in the admissions game.

Elizabeth Gosch ’87 Speaks on ADHD

Wed, 2013-11-06 21:53 | | Online

Dr. Elizabeth Gosch is Director of the MS Program in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology and a core faculty member of the PsyD program in Clinical Psychology. A licensed clinical psychologist, she is board certified by the American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and serves as a diplomate examiner for this board. Dr. Gosch received her BA in 1987 from Grinnell College and her doctorate in clinical psychology in 1997 from Temple University.

Grinnell College VP Houston Dougharty Is Honored by National Professional Association

Grinnell, Iowa -- Houston Dougharty, vice president for student affairs at Grinnell College, was honored earlier this month at the regional meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

The organization recognized Dougharty for Outstanding Performance as a Senior Student Affairs Officer, an honor that is presented to an individual who has excelled as a dean in the student affairs profession.

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