Category: "Student Affairs"

New Emphasis on Civic Learning at Harvey Mudd College

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Civic learning and community engagement efforts at Harvey Mudd College have merged, and the College recently received national recognition for its civic activities. Established in 2015, the Office of Community Engagement began integrating civic learning and engagement activities into its programming during 2020, and the HMC community has been supportive and engaged. Now officially renamed […]

Harvey Mudd Confers Degrees at Commencement 2022

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Harvey Mudd College conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 214 students at its 64th commencement ceremony, May 15, 2022, in Claremont, California. World-renowned mathematician Terence Tao gave the keynote address. Tao holds the James and Carol Collins Chair in mathematics at University of California Los Angeles. He is leading researcher in the areas of harmonic […]

2022 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Awards

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For the past decade, Harvey Mudd College has recognized outstanding examples of leadership during its annual Leadership Awards event, coordinated by the Division of Student Affairs. For the 2022 presentations, community members gathered via Zoom webinar for the ceremony to celebrate students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. A selection committee […]

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 […]

2021 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Awards

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Harvey Mudd recognized outstanding examples of leadership at its ninth annual Leadership Awards. Community members gathered via Zoom webinar for this year’s ceremony celebrating 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 […]

Sandoval Awarded NASPA Region VI Dorothy Keller New Professional Award

Karen Romero Sandoval

Karen Romero Sandoval, assistant director for housing and first year experiences at Harvey Mudd College, was awarded the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Region VI Dorothy Keller New Professional Award at the 2020 NASPA Western Regional Conference. The Keller New Professional Award recognizes a professional with less than five years of full-time experience […]

2020 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Awards

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Harvey Mudd recognized outstanding examples of leadership at its eighth annual Leadership Awards. Community members gathered via Zoom Meeting for this year’s awards ceremony celebrating 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 […]

Gamiz Named an Engaged Scholar by Campus Compact

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 […]

HMC Named NASPA LEAD Initiative Institution

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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 […]