Tag: Stanford Alumni Association

100 years ago, the first Latina graduated from Stanford

by Summer Moore Batte on June 25, 2020 3:09 pm
When HELEN GERTRUDE DOMINGUEZ, a transfer student from Occidental College, first set foot on campus in 1918, Stanford was days away from an outbreak of flu that would leave 12 students dead. But Dominguez made a footprint in her own right – on June 21, 1920, she would become the first Chicana/Mexicana to graduate from… Read more 100 years ago, the first Latina graduated from Stanford
Stanford Magazine cover

Stanford wins 10 CASE awards in communications

by Stanford magazine on June 17, 2020 4:30 pm
Entrants from Stanford in the 2020 Circle of Excellence competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) earned 10 awards, including seven by Stanford magazine. Stanford won three awards in design categories, including gold for overall excellence in periodical and magazine design. According to the judges, “This is a very slick… Read more Stanford wins 10 CASE awards in communications
Will Paisley

Three seniors recognized for leadership by Stanford Alumni Association

by Alex Kekauoha on June 11, 2020 5:38 pm
Three Stanford seniors are the recipients of awards that recognize their exceptional leadership and service to the Stanford community.One senior has received the Sterling Award, and two seniors have received the Outstanding Achievement Award. Both awards are presented annually by the Stanford Alumni Association.Coterminal student WILL PAISLEY is the recipient of the Sterling Award. Named… Read more Three seniors recognized for leadership by Stanford Alumni Association
Women's History month books

What to read now during Women's History Month

by Stanford magazine on March 9, 2020 4:32 pm
March is Women’s History Month. So, Stanford magazine compiled a list of inspirational works by Stanford alumnae. Toxic Femininity in the Workplace: Office Gender Politics Are a Battlefield, Ginny Hogan, ’13; Morrow Gift. The best humor touches on the truth; this snarky gem is a full-on embrace. The World That We Knew, Alice Hoffman, MA ’75; Simon… Read more What to read now during Women's History Month

Four alumni inducted into the Stanford Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame

by Stanford Alumni Association on October 27, 2019 3:03 pm
At the 25th annual Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony during the recent Reunion Homecoming, Stanford recognized SIDNEY DILLARD, ’84; NEIL KAHO‘OKELE HANNAHS, ’73, MA ’74; MAE LEE, ’92, MA ’93; and ALMA MEDINA, ’92, JD ’95, P ’19, P ’22. The Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame honors Stanford’s most accomplished alumni of color and recognizes… Read more Four alumni inducted into the Stanford Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame

Meet senior class co-president A.J. Aldana

by Jill Patton on September 17, 2019 2:42 pm
Seeing the recruitment flier for Stanford Sierra Camp changed everything. Specifically, the photo of a counselor water-skiing in a chicken costume. Then-freshman ARNOLD FLORES “A.J.” ALDANA JR., ’20, thought he’d better apply. He called up his intended summer employer, a cardiovascular engineering firm, to tell them, sorry, but he wouldn’t be joining them after all.… Read more Meet senior class co-president A.J. Aldana
Wise Guy book

Stanford Alumni Association has a few suggestions for summer reading

by Stanford magazine on June 26, 2019 3:45 pm
The search for a great summer read never ends. Next up with some suggestions is the Stanford Alumni Association, which – not surprisingly – recommends some works by Stanford alumni. Among them: Let’s Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks by Ron Rapoport, ’62 Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life… Read more Stanford Alumni Association has a few suggestions for summer reading
Janet Coleman-Belin

Stanford Alumni Association recognizes students for service to the university

by Stanford Alumni Association on June 6, 2019 3:00 pm
Every year, the Stanford Alumni Association recognizes Stanford students for their service and contributions to the campus community. Among them this year is graduating senior JANET COLEMAN-BELIN, recipient of the year’s Outstanding Achievement Award. She won the award for making a significant impact on the campus community through undergraduate activities and for demonstrating a strong… Read more Stanford Alumni Association recognizes students for service to the university
Sterling Award

Senior Ian Macato has won the Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford

by Sashaun Wood on May 23, 2019 2:35 pm
Graduating senior IAN MACATO has received the Stanford Alumni Association’s 2019 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford. Macato was recognized for his ability to empower others through his collaborative leadership style. Macato, who will graduate with bachelor’s degrees in symbolic systems and in comparative studies in race and ethnicity, has been active… Read more Senior Ian Macato has won the Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford
Gold Spike Award

Canales and McCaw receive university’s highest volunteer service honor

by Stanford Alumni Association on April 23, 2019 11:58 am
Alumni JIM CANALES, ’88, MA ’89 and SUSAN R. McCAW, ’84, are this year’s recipients of the Gold Spike Award, Stanford’s highest honor for volunteer service. The Gold Spike Award is presented annually by Stanford Associates, an honorary organization of about 3,100 Stanford alumni who have demonstrated significant and long-standing volunteer service to the university. President… Read more Canales and McCaw receive university’s highest volunteer service honor