High School Instructors of Three Seniors Win 2011 Swift Moore Teaching Awards
Clark Ginapp, English teacher for Jes-c Brandt; Robert Hepner, math teacher for Rachel Hamalainen; and Linda Linville, history teacher for Gregory Campeau, were chosen for the honor by a committee of seniors, faculty and staff.
’75 Alumnus Named Arcadia University’s 20th President
The Board of Trustees for the Philadelphia-area school unanimously approved Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III, senior vice president and dean of Drexel University’s Center for Graduate Studies in California, for the post, effective July 1.
A reusable popcorn bag. A leadership program. A smart-phone calculator application. Sweet potatoes on the go. These were four of the 13 student entries in the inaugural Amherst Innovation Pitch competition on April 30 in Stirn Auditorium.
A new group founded by three enterprising sophomores is working to foster serious political debate on campus by hosting conversations with various high-profile speakers. In establishing the Amherst Political Union, the students took a page—and a name—from a few distinguished predecessors.
Nathan H. Nash, a political science and biology major, was one of just 60 students from 54 U.S. colleges and universities selected for the honor. He will use the award to finance future graduate study in law and environmental and public policy.