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Photos from the 2022 Annual Benefit

Photos from the 2022 Annual Benefit

Have You Heard of Pauli Murray? Lecture by Susan Hall Mygatt '69

From attorney and researcher Susan Hall Mygatt '69 we learn about this iconic black (mixed race), feminist, gender-fluid woman, ahead of her time and almost completely erased from the narrative of two of civil rights and women's rights.

Quarterly Newsletter - March 2022

The latest SCCNYC newsletter is now available online, featuring a message from our President, Zaineb Hamdan, notes about The Annual Benefit, new website features and a summary from each committee.

Smith grads are invited to an open house at the new Williams Club.

The Williams Club has moved to a new club home—at The Penn Club, and invites Smith graduates to join them at the open house/reception from 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday, April 6th. Tours of the premises will be conducted. See a summary of benefits here.

Admitted High School Students have their day on campus.

‘Admitted Student Saturday’ is an on-campus program for high school students who have been accepted to Smith and may not have made up their minds. Here is a sneak peek at the April 9th New York group where 12 students and their parents came to campus.

Sophia Smith: Imagining a Life Through Art and Artifacts

For those who missed it, the Hatfield Historical society hosted a virtual event that gave a glimpse of Sophia Smith's life in her home town of Hatfield, MA. The event recording can be viewed here.

SELF DEFINED CIRCUITS   (A new opera by Jillian Flexner '11)

A newly created, sex robot tries to find out what it means to be a woman while trapped in a world created by her programmer and his "Siri" device, Cora. This discussion of a new opera by Jillian Flexner (Class of 2011) explores the idea of 'womanhood'.

Over $40,000 raised for NYC student financial aid during our first Annual Benefit since 2019.

The hour long talk, by keynote speaker Gillian Sorensen '63, outlined her years at Smith, her long career at the U.N., and the power of networking and fearlessly following one’s dreams. 

Introduction To Drawing From Life With Lisa Jacobson '97

Drawing is a great way to look more closely at objects around you and connect what you see with your eyes and your brain. You'll start with the basics and learn how to make  everyday objects appear to have volume on the page. 

Quarterly Newsletter - June 2022

The latest SCCNYC newsletter is now available online, featuring a message from our President, Zaineb Hamdan, notes about the new SCCNYC Board, new club features and a summary of this past year from each committee.

The Smith College Club of NYC reintroduces language meetups

Language Meetups REDUX. The language meetup initiative, launched by club President Zaineb Hamdan, brings back what were once, undeniably, the favorites of the SCCNYC meetups. 

SPSP Summer Program

The Smith College Club of New York for the annual Smith Summer Partner Program matching students and mentors for the summer.

2022 Annual Spring Tea honors Alums who have hosted events in the past.

The late afternoon High Tea at  Kings' Carriage House was a cozy occasion to connect with friends old and new, and to honor Alums who have hosted events in the past. Their generosity and spirit of volunteerism is what has helped shape the SCCNYC.

Admission Committee Year-End Report June 2022

The Smith College Club Admission Committee has made significant strides during the 2021-2022 academic year, post Covid disruption - interviews, post cards, gift certificates, and trips to Northampton made for a busy year.

News: Update on Admission activity

Our outreach for interview volunteers was quite successful - Thank you for your support! Admissions volunteers are on board for each borough and interviews have started for NYC prospects.

News: A Walk in the Park

Smithies of all ages, many new to New York, enjoyed the walk which began at Grand Army Plaza where Emma Guest Consales ’90 explained the history of parks in New York City and how Central Park came to be developed.