Category: "Staff"

New Staff, Division of Student Affairs

April 19, 2019

Anna Gonzalez, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, recently announced new staff members in the Division of Student Affairs (DSA). Office of Career Services Sarah Park will join Harvey Mudd College as the director of career services on December 1. Sara has over 16 years of experience in higher education administration and […]

DSA Staff Lauded for Student Affairs Excellence

April 16, 2019

Two professionals in the Department of Student Affairs at Harvey Mudd College earned awards from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) at the organization’s March annual conference, where student affairs professionals from across the United States were recognized for their service. Danny Ledezma, associate director of community engagement, and Anna Gonzalez, vice president […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Announces 2019 Awards

March 12, 2019

AABOG Awards 2019

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 4, during the College’s annual Alumni Weekend festivities. Outstanding Alumni The Board of Governors selected six alumni to receive the […]

Gonzalez Elected NASPA Regional Director

March 6, 2019

Anna Gonzalez

Anna Gonzalez, Harvey Mudd College vice president of student affairs and dean of students, has been elected to serve as Region VI Director for the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, an association for the advancement, health and sustainability of the student affairs profession. Known by the acronym NASPA, it is the oldest international student […]

In Memoriam: Chemistry Professor Mitsuru Kubota

November 30, 2018

Mitsuru Kubota

Longtime Harvey Mudd College Professor of Chemistry Mits Kubota passed away Nov. 11. Kubota served on the faculty of the College between 1959 and 2000 and was chair of the Department of Chemistry from 1989 to 1995. An inorganic chemist and beloved professor, Kubota had an impressive professional career that included research fellowships at the […]

In Memoriam: Velma McKelvey

October 24, 2018

The late Velma McKelvey

Note: This notice was excerpted from the Oct. 20, 2018 Claremont Courier. For the full notice, visit Velma Enriqueta McKelvey: A tireless volunteer, instrumental in Harvey Mudd College founding Velma Enriqueta Vergara McKelvey, a devoted supporter of Harvey Mudd College since its founding, died peacefully at her home on July 13. She was 86 years old. […]

Business Affairs Announces New Staff

October 15, 2018

Kingston Hall

Andrew Dorantes, vice president for administration and finance and treasurer, recently announced new staff members in the Business Affairs Office (BAO). Cliff Gimbert is the associate director for administration–facilities and maintenance. He joined HMC from a career in customer service and operations in private industry. Gimbert also served 10 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, involved […]

NSF Grant Funds Bioelectronics Incubator

October 5, 2018

Laura Palucki Blake

Laura Palucki Blake, assistant vice president for institutional research and effectiveness at Harvey Mudd College, will serve as program evaluator on an ambitious research traineeship grant to start a graduate-level bioelectronics program at Rice University. Funded by a $3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, Rice’s bioelectronics incubator will train students to develop technologies at […]

HMC Chemistry Professor Phil Myhre

August 29, 2018

Philip C. Myhre, Harvey Mudd College professor of chemistry emeritus

Philip C. Myhre, Harvey Mudd College professor of chemistry emeritus, passed away at home in Tennessee Aug. 26 following a short illness. Myhre was an important presence at the College, serving from 1960 to 1999. He earned a B.A. in chemistry from Pacific Lutheran College and a PhD at the University of Washington. He was a postdoctoral fellow at […]

Harvey Mudd Receives Bronze Rating for Sustainability Performance

June 15, 2018

for Sustainable Environmental Design

Improving building operations. Reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions. Teaching sustainability and promoting it in leadership and innovation. These are some of the metrics that feed into the comprehensive Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) system used by more than 450 colleges and universities worldwide to establish benchmarks and measure their progress toward becoming […]