Topic: "Staff"

Celebrating Impact: 2016 Leadership Awards

May 4, 2016

HMC-Onlin-web

Harvey Mudd honored its outstanding community members April 28 at the fourth annual Leadership Awards ceremony, which celebrates students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. “By calling out these exemplary examples of leadership, we are taking a moment to recognize that our community values leadership efforts, both big and small,” said […]

Wang Hired as International Student Coordinator

January 6, 2016

Miao "Kat" Wang

As part of its mission to support the well-being of all students, Harvey Mudd College has hired Miao “Kat” Wang as international student coordinator within the Office of Health and Wellness, Division of Student Affairs. Harvey Mudd has a growing population of international students: This year they make up about 10 percent of the student […]

Harvey Mudd College Appoints Director of Individual Giving

November 3, 2015

Jessica Berger, HMC

After a national search for a director of individual giving at Harvey Mudd College, Jessica Berger has accepted the position. Berger joined the Harvey Mudd Office of College Advancement (OCA) staff in July 2014 as associate director of development following a long tenure at Polytechnic School in Pasadena and other roles in the non-profit and […]

Student Affairs Suite Dedicated to Hotchkiss

August 21, 2015

Eugene Hotchkiss III

The Harvey Mudd College community honored its first and only dean of the College and its first full-time dean of students, Eugene Hotchkiss III (known as “Dean Gene”), during Alumni Weekend in May. As a result of a generous gift from the Barretts—Pat ’66 and Penny ’67—the Division of Student Affairs office suite within the […]

Staff Transitions for Student Affairs

August 13, 2015

President Maria Klawe announced Aug. 11 that Jon Jacobsen, professor of mathematics and associate dean for academic affairs, will serve as interim vice president for student affairs and that Leslie Hughes, associate dean of students, will serve as interim dean of students. The announcement came as Maggie Browning, vice president for student affairs and dean […]

Henry Riggs, Third Harvey Mudd College President, Dies

June 16, 2015

Henry Riggs

Henry E. (“Hank”) Riggs, past president of Harvey Mudd College, former vice president for development at Stanford University, founder and first president of Keck Graduate Institute, died at his home in Palo Alto on June 10, after a brief illness. His wife and children were at his side. A memorial service is planned for June […]

Barbara Graham, Former Administrative Aide, Dies

June 4, 2015

Barbara Graham

The Harvey Mudd College community was saddened to learn of the passing of Barbara Graham, 77, former administrative aide and recipient of the 2004 Mary G. Binder Prize. Graham worked for 33 years in the associate dean’s office and served on the Staff Grievance Committee. She died April 18 in Fontana, California. Graham was featured in […]

Mudd Prize Awarded to Libeskind-Hadas

May 18, 2015

Ran Libeskind-Hadas

Ran Libeskind-Hadas, R. Michael Shanahan Professor of Computer Science and department chair, is the recipient of the 2015 Henry T. Mudd Prize, an award that recognizes extraordinary service to Harvey Mudd College. Libeskind-Hadas received the prize from President Maria Klawe at the College’s 57th Commencement ceremony May 17. Awardees receive $4,000, $2,000 of which is […]

College Mourns Loss of Staff Member, Rita Braxton

May 12, 2015

Rita Braxton

Rita Braxton, an employee in Dining Services, passed away on March 16, 2015. Braxton was born in Akron, Ohio, and moved to Pomona in 1962, where she attended Garey High School. She began her work career at Sunkist in Ontario when she was 17 then worked at General Electric for 12 years. She transitioned to […]

Students, Faculty, Staff Honored for Leadership

April 29, 2015

2015 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Award recipients

Great institutions rely on talented leaders, like those honored April 24 at Harvey Mudd College’s third annual Leadership Awards Ceremony. Leadership Awards affirm students, faculty and staff not only for their academic talents and job proficiency, but also for their engagement and contribution to the Harvey Mudd community. “These awards are a way of expressing our gratitude […]

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