Category: "Staff"

Debbie Laird Receives 2020 Binder Prize

Debbie Laird

Debbie Laird, administrative coordinator for the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and the Arts, was selected to receive the 2020 Mary G. Binder Prize, announced the Selection Committee. The Mary G. Binder Prize honors a member of HMC’s support staff “who combines a record of exceptional service with a truly helpful and friendly attitude toward […]

HMC Honors Outstanding Staff Members

Leadership Award Winners Outstanding Staff Member

During Harvey Mudd College’s eighth annual Leadership Awards, BJ Haddad and Gigi Limon each received an Outstanding Staff Member award. Community members gathered via Zoom Meeting for this year’s awards ceremony celebrating students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. The Outstanding Staff Member award recognizes staff members for their positive contributions […]

HMC-Wide Effort Produces Face Shields for Healthcare Providers

Liz Orwin

Thanks to a collaborative effort among Harvey Mudd College alumni, faculty and staff, the College has begun producing hundreds of face shields to be distributed to local healthcare providers. Using an open-source design co-created by Elizabeth Johansen ’01, engineering professor David Harris, his son, Abraham, and HMC machine shop manager Drew Price have been printing […]

Harvey Mudd College Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

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Harvey Mudd College is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright scholars (faculty, researchers and administrators) for 2019–2020 among bachelor’s institutions, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Three baccalaureate institutions—Harvey Mudd, Washington and Lee University, and Wheaton College (Illinois)—topped the list with three scholars each. The Fulbright Program was […]

German Higher Education: A Lesson in History, Freedom and Grace

Colleen Coxe

Colleen Coxe, Harvey Mudd College senior director of corporate relations, received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to travel to Germany as part of the U.S.-Germany International Education Administrators Program (IEA). Coxe participated in a group seminar designed to familiarize U.S. higher education administrators with Germany’s higher education system, society and culture. Coxe recounts the […]

Harvey Mudd’s Homework Hotline Celebrates 30,000 Caller

Homework Hotline caller, Harvey Mudd College

Since Harvey Mudd College launched its Homework Hotline a decade ago, tutors have fulfilled a much-needed service that more than 30,000 student callers have utilized. HMC Homework Hotline tutor Lucy Wong ’22 answered the 30,000th call on Oct. 29 at 7:45 p.m. Wong says an eighth grade student from Paramount Park Middle School, a frequent […]

Gamiz Named an Engaged Scholar by Campus Compact

Gabriela Gamiz

Gabriela Gamiz, director of community engagement at Harvey Mudd College, has been selected as part of the inaugural 2019–2020 Engaged Scholars Initiative for the Western Region Campus Compact. In her ongoing efforts to strengthen the community engagement programs at HMC, Gamiz will use this opportunity to work on documenting the experiences of historically underrepresented students […]

Colleen Coxe Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

Colleen Coxe

Colleen Coxe, senior director of corporate relations, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to travel to Germany as part of the U.S.-Germany International Education Administrators Program (IEA). Coxe will participate in a group seminar designed to familiarize U.S. higher education administrators with Germany’s higher education system, society and culture. Coxe’s primary focus at […]

HMC Named NASPA LEAD Initiative Institution

Harvey Mudd College

The Harvey Mudd College Office of Community Engagement works on campus and with the broader community through a variety of programs to educate and empower its constituents to make meaningful contributions to society. Having overseen many successful programs at HMC, including Homework Hotline (which will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in 2020), Science Bus and the […]

In Memoriam: Carl Baumgaertner, Clinical Professor of Engineering Emeritus

The College mourns the loss of Carl Baumgaertner, clinical professor of engineering emeritus, aerospace systems and electronics expert, and decorated military veteran, who died Aug. 16 at the age of 95. In January 1943, six months out of military high school, where he graduated as a United States Army second lieutenant, Baumgaertner was called to […]