Category: "Staff"

Harvey Mudd College Appoints VP for Advancement

June 5, 2019

Hieu Nguyen

Following a national search, Harvey Mudd College has appointed Hieu Nguyen as its next vice president for advancement. Nguyen joins the College from the University of California, Riverside (UCR), where he served as executive vice president of the UCR Foundation and associate vice chancellor for development. He will begin his new role at Harvey Mudd […]

Perez Wins 2019 Binder Prize

May 24, 2019

Viridiana Perez

When Viridiana Perez began working at Harvey Mudd College in Dining Services in 2004, the dining hall was still housed in Platt Campus Center and the Shanahan Café didn’t exist. If it’s hard to imagine the campus without the Café, it’s even more difficult to imagine the Café without Perez, who, in her role as […]

Physics Professor Awarded Mudd Prize

May 23, 2019

Tom Donnelly

Tom Donnelly, professor of physics and incoming chair of the faculty, is the recipient of the 2019 Henry T. Mudd Prize, an award that recognizes extraordinary service. The honor was announced at the College’s 61st Commencement ceremony May 19. Awardees receive $6,000, $3,000 of which is designated for use within the College at the discretion […]

In Memoriam: Robin Ives, Mathematics Professor

May 16, 2019

Robin Ives

Harvey Mudd College professor of mathematics emeritus and Sierra Club Chairman Robert (Robin) T. Ives died Jan. 11, 2019. Ives was born in 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he lived until his graduation from high school. He received a bachelor of science degree in mathematics at Haverford College and his PhD from the University of […]

2019 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Awards

April 24, 2019

people eating lunch in Platt Living Room

Harvey Mudd recognized outstanding examples of leadership at its seventh annual Leadership Awards ceremony, which celebrates students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. A selection committee of students, staff and faculty reviewed nominations from the campus community and made selections for the following awards: Outstanding Faculty Member Awarded to a faculty […]

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. […]