Category: "Staff"

Valenzuela Appointed VP for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Marco Valenzuela

Harvey Mudd College has appointed Marco Antonio Valenzuela to be the permanent vice president for student affairs and dean of students as of Feb. 1, 2022. He served as interim vice president during the 2021 fall semester. Valenzuela joined the College’s Division of Student Affairs in September 2018 as assistant dean for housing and residential […]

Harvey Mudd College Receives Top Awards from PRSA-IE

At a November event celebrating cutting-edge communications programs, Harvey Mudd College received three top awards from the California Inland Empire Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Members of the College’s Office of Communications and Marketing received three Polaris Awards of Excellence: two for Mudd Magazine and one for an Office of Admission microsite. […]

Registrar Mark Ashley Awarded Mudd Prize

Mark Ashley

Mark Ashley, registrar and assistant vice president for student information management at Harvey Mudd College, is the recipient of the 2021 Henry T. Mudd Prize, an award that recognizes extraordinary service. The honor was announced at the College’s Convocation ceremony, held virtually Aug. 31. Awardees receive $6,000, $3,000 of which is designated for use within […]

Hive Staff Seek to Inspire

The Hive event

Creative thinkers will find inspiration at The Claremont Colleges. Not only can they now enjoy the new makerspace at Harvey Mudd College in the Scott A. McGregor Computer Science Center, they have the Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity (the Hive/ Pomona College campus), where their creative development is fostered through exploration, collaboration […]

Sponsored Research is Focus of New HMC Office

HMC seal

In order to provide direct support to departments and faculty through corporate partnerships (Clinic) and government grants, Harvey Mudd College has created the Office of Sponsored Research and Projects. Colleen Coxe, former senior director of corporate relations, will lead the new office as assistant vice president for sponsored research and projects. She will work closely […]

Kim Neal Supports Students in the Makerspace

Kim Neal

Harvey Mudd College welcomes Kim Neal to her position as manager of the new makerspace. Serving as a resource to students and faculty members by providing instructional, technical and administrative services, Neal manages the facility’s day-to-day operations. The makerspace occupies most of the ground floor of the Scott A. McGregor Computer Science Center, and it […]

Harvey Mudd College Among Winners of 2021 Circle of Excellence Awards

Mudd + You microsite screen shot

The Office of Admission at Harvey Mudd College sends recruitment materials to over 30,000 top STEM students each year. Converting these top students from interested to applicant is the goal of various promotional strategies prepared in collaboration with the Office of Communications and Marketing. The offices collaborated to create a new admission microsite that was […]

Drew Price Named Outstanding Staff Member

Drew Price

Drew Price, machine shop manager, was named an Outstanding Staff Member at Harvey Mudd College’s ninth annual Leadership Awards. The award recognizes employees’ positive contributions to the campus, their leadership and willingness to make a difference in students’ lives. “Drew has gone above and beyond supporting the Mudd and 5C drive for creation and innovation,” […]

Valenzuela Named Interim VP for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Marco Antonio Valenzuela

Marco Antonio Valenzuela has been named interim vice president of student affairs and dean of students at Harvey Mudd College for the 2021–2022 academic year. Valenzuela joined the College’s Division of Student Affairs in September 2018 as assistant dean for housing and residential life. In 2019, he was promoted to associate dean of students and […]

Guerra Earns Master’s and Promotes Leadership and Social Justice at HMC

Elaine Guerra

Elaine Guerra, biology department lab manager at Harvey Mudd College, earned a master’s of professional studies in psychology of leadership from Penn State World Campus in May. She’s now using her enhanced skills to foster effective leadership within the HMC community. “I took one class per semester plus one accelerated course during the summers,” says […]