Women of Color Giving Circle Celebrates Graduates of Color

Leticia Haynes, Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity delivered the keynote address at the Women of Color Giving Circle’s annual graduates celebration.  Each year, the celebration honors high school graduates of color in Berkshire County.  Dennis Powell, President of the Berkshire County chapter of the NAACP, Linda Tyer, Mayor… Continue reading »

Women of Color Leading Change

Leticia Haynes, Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity, presented at the YWCA’s Capitol Hill briefing, Women of Color Leading Change: Policies that Break Down Barriers and Open Opportunities.   The briefing featured women of color leaders from the corporate/business, education, nonprofit, and public service sectors.  Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman who… Continue reading »

Gordon Davis ’63 visits campus

Gordon Davis ‘63, prominent attorney and son of the late Allison Davis ’24 and nephew of the late John A. Davis ‘33, for whom the Davis Center at the college is named, visited campus on April 17.  During the visit, Davis met with Allison Davis Research and Mellon Mays Undergraduate… Continue reading »

Annie Valk, students participate in Oral History conference

Annie Valk, Associate Director of Public Humanities, and four students traveled to New York City to attend the annual conference of OHMAR, Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  The students all are enrolled in HIST371, Oral History: Theory, Methods, and Practice, in which they are conducting interviews and research related to… Continue reading »

Professor Erika Camacho delivers talk: Stranger in a Strange Land

On April 21, Erika Camacho, Associate Professor of Math at Arizona State University, visited campus.  During her visit, Camacho delivered a technical talk to the mathematics and statistics department, met with students and student groups committed to supporting historically underrepresented and marginalized students in the STEM plus fields, and delivered… Continue reading »

Davis Projects for Peace

The College is pleased to announce that Yvonne Bungei (Williams College ’17) is the recipient of a Davis Projects for Peace Fellowship.  The Fellowship funds Bungei to undertake a project in Eldoret, Kenya, her hometown, from June-August 2017. The project, Improved Reproductive and Sexual Health For Peace, aims to address… Continue reading »