Topic: "Alumni"

Alumni Association Honors Mudd Alumni and Friends

February 12, 2015


The Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABOG) has announced its annual awards, which recognize impact on Harvey Mudd College as well as service to society. The awards will be presented Saturday, May 2, during the College’s annual Alumni Weekend festivities. Outstanding Alumni The Board of Governors selected three alumni—Jim Erickson ’75, Andrew […]

Alumnus Honored as 2014 Apker Finalist

November 20, 2014


Harvey Mudd College physics graduate Jaron Kent-Dobias ’14 was selected as a finalist for the American Physical Society’s 2014 LeRoy Apker Award. The Apker Award recognizes outstanding achievements in physics by undergraduate students, providing encouragement to young physicists who have demonstrated great potential for future scientific accomplishment. Kent-Dobias is the College’s eighth Apker finalist since […]

Beck ’90 Named Interim CMS Track & Field Coach

August 27, 2014

Kelly Beck '90

The appointment of Kelly Beck ’90 as interim track and field coach is one of several changes to the coaching staff of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics. According to CMS Athletics, Director of Athletics Mike Sutton ’76 announced on Aug. 26 that Beck, the long-time assistant coach for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track and field and cross country, was named as […]

Runner Tony Gnecco ’89 Named to CMS Hall of Fame

August 11, 2014

Tony Gnecco '89

With a trademark smile, rose-tinted spectacles and a shock of curly red hair, Tony Gnecco ’89—the “Red Rocket”—was known among track and field teammates for two rare talents: quiet, steady leadership and the ability to run like the wind. Claremont-McKenna-Scripps (CMS) Athletics will recognize those talents this fall when they induct the Southern California Intercollegiate […]

Alumni Pool Funds for Vital Scholarships

July 31, 2014


Harvey Mudd College alumni utilize their time, talent and resources to support the next generation of passionate problem solvers. Graduating classes have long supported scholarships that benefit students and honor family members, faculty or other individuals. These pooled scholarships aid in recruitment and retention and ensure that a Harvey Mudd education remains accessible to all […]

Alumni Association to Honor Achievers, Friends

March 17, 2014

AABOG 2014 Awardees

The inventor of Flash software and the chemist who published the first nucleotide sequence of the AIDS virus are among those to be honored by the Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABoG) Saturday, May 3. Eight alumni and two staff members have earned some of the College’s most prestigious awards. Outstanding Alumni […]

Alumnus’ Venture Seeks to Democratize Startup Education

January 14, 2014

Seet and Ashok Kamal

Serial entrepreneur Nicholas Seet ’99 (pictured, left) received funding for a new venture,, that provides gamified e-learning for aspiring entrepreneurs. SIVI Corporation, where Seet and Ashok Kamal (right) are CTO and CEO, respectively, recently graduated from VentureSpur’s accelerator program and closed an investment round in excess of $340,000 from Oklahoma investors. Seet and Kamal […]

Forbes Names Sean Plott ’08 to 30 under 30 List

January 12, 2014

Sean Plott '08

Entrepreneur and professional gamer Sean “Day[9]” Plott ’08 has been named to Forbes 30 under 30 list for those in the Games industry. The magazine describes Plott as “one of the biggest names in the world of e-sports.” Plott is broadcaster and co-founder (with Eric Burkhart ’08) of Jink.TV, a popular venue for watching StarCraft […]

Simpson ’83 to Lead Army’s Renewable Energy Projects

January 10, 2014

The United States Army announced that Amanda Simpson ’83 has been named the executive director of the U.S. Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF). Simpson, a Presidential appointee (senior technical advisor in the Department of Commerce, advising on policy with regard to exports of U.S. technology), served most recently as the EITF Executive Deputy Director […]

High Jumper Selected for Athlete Hall of Fame

November 22, 2013

Eric Jones '97 (right) 
with Coach John Goldhammer

He’s never leaped a tall building in a single bound, but Harvey Mudd College alumnus Eric Jones ’97 still holds the high jump record he set 18 years ago. For this and other athletic achievements, Jones has been inducted into the Claremont/Mudd/Scripps (CMS) Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame. “He jumped seven feet at the national […]

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