Nov. 16, 2018
Six young alums were named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2019. Harrison Remler ’14 was selected in the Music category; Xiaoyuan “Charlene” Ren ’13 was chosen in the Social Entrepreneurs category, and Alejandro Dinsmore ’15, Matthew Griffiths ’16, Casey Hancock ’16 and Harris Gordon ’15 were recognized in the Media category.
Nov. 12, 2018
The Hispanic Heritage Committee of Poughkeepsie recognized Jennifer Rubbo, Manager of the Environmental Cooperative for Strategic Planning and Academic Resources, for the college’s collaboration with the group over the past three years. Rubbo received one of seven Community Service Awards presented by the group Nov. 10 at the Alumnae/i House.
Nov. 9, 2018
Veterans Day has taken on a special significance on the Vassar campus since 2013, when the first cohort of 11 Posse Veterans enrolled. The Vassar community offers its thanks to the 34 Posse vets currently on campus and the dozens of faculty and staff who have served in our Armed Forces.
Nov. 8, 2018
Following the end of WWI, Armistice Day was created to celebrate peace and to salute those who had served in the Great War. Vassar alumnae contributed to war and relief efforts in various ways—and some even died on the ground in Europe. Find out what roles they played and a look ahead at Vassar’s plan to celebrate all veterans.
Oct. 9, 2018
Prof. of Psychological Science Abigail Baird, Assistant Prof. of Political Science Taneisha Means, Prof. of Art Molly Nesbitt, Prof. of Philosophy Bryan Van Norden and Associate Director of the Vassar Library for Special Collections Ronald Patkus were named recipients of endowed chairs this fall.
Sep. 18, 2018
Xiaoyuan “Charlene” Ren ’13 is proving that Vassar alumnae/i can make a major impact in their field just a few years after they graduate. Ren is founder and director of MyH2O, an organization that monitors water quality throughout China. At Fall Convocation, the AAVC (Alumnae/i Association of Vassar College) recognized Ren’s remarkable accomplishments by presenting her with the Young Alumnae/i Achievement Award.