Alumnus Abraham Jacob Greenstine will deliver the first lecture of the Graduate Institute's 2015 Summer Wednesday Night Lecture Series at St. John's College. Speaking in the Great Hall on Wednesday, June 17, at 7:30 p.m., Greenstine will discuss Hegel and the problem of absolute knowing.
Starting in 2011, and each year thereafter, the Alumni Association has given volunteer service awards (“ALFies”) to alumni who have provided innovative, forward-looking, or extraordinary volunteer service. The following 12 winners were honored at the 2015 Alumni Leadership Forum in Santa Fe.
London-bound grad Ekemezie Uche participated in many extracurricular activities at St. John's College, but playing the title character in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in a school play was one of the most impactful. Read his story here.
Seasoned and beginning writers alike are invited to join a special one-day summer writing intensive at St. John’s College. Working under the guidance of noted writers Laura Oliver and Lynn Auld Schwartz, participants may select four workshops from seven choices to address their most challenging writing issues and will leave equipped with new skills, understanding, and motivation. The Summer Writing Intensive at St. John’s College will take place on Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Francis Scott Key Lobby, Mellon Hall. Tuition is $165.
The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College concludes its lecture series on American Architecture in Annapolis from the 18th through 21st centuries with the lecture “21st Century: The Future of Annapolis Architecture (Richard Neutra's Mellon Hall renovation and the City of Annapolis).”
Santa Fe Campus Holi Celebration Raises $2,500 for Nepal Earthquake Victims
Nepali students on the Santa Fe campus organized a Holi celebration on the soccer field on Sunday, May 3, that raised $2,500 for victims of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated regions of their home country on April 25.
One hundred and one seniors and 19 Graduate Institute students tossed their caps in the air in jubilation, after receiving their diplomas during the 223rd Commencement ceremony at St. John’s College, Annapolis. Per tradition, tutor David Townsend led the procession of graduates and faculty from the steps of McDowell Hall to the campus front lawn for a simple yet dignified ceremony.