Category: "Staff"

Harvey Mudd’s Homework Hotline Celebrates 30,000 Caller

November 5, 2019

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

October 15, 2019

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

September 18, 2019

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

September 12, 2019

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

September 9, 2019

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 […]

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 […]