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Jun 12, 2015, 1:50 PM

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.

   

Jun 9, 2015, 4:15 PM

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.

   

May 13, 2015, 11:45 PM

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.

   

Apr 10, 2015, 3:04 PM

As the St. John’s College croquet team gears up to compete against the U.S. Naval Academy at the 33rd annual Annapolis Cup, we interviewed former croquet team members about this unique tradition. Here is Kit Linton (A97), a former Imperial Wicket.

   

Apr 8, 2015, 1:55 PM

Since graduating from St. John’s College, Heather Wilde (A99) has exhibited the versatility of a St. John’s education. She’s worked for startups and large corporations as a flight attendant, a director of HR, and helped launch an online service company. We caught up with Wilde, who was just named to the Board of Advisors at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Engineers.

   

Mar 30, 2015, 12:51 PM

The RE-CYCLE bike-rental program at St. John’s College continues fall 2015. Launched in spring 2015 by the student-run Environmental Club, the program makes bicycles available, free of charge, to St. John’s students, staff, and faculty members.

   

Mar 28, 2015, 1:37 AM

Current St. John’s Santa Fe junior, Samantha Ardoin, is one of four winners of the Muse Times Two: Poetry Series Contest, a Santa Fe-based competition for college students hosted and judged by award-winning poets Carol Moldaw and Dana Levin, and supported by the Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry.

   

Mar 4, 2015, 8:06 PM

Kristen Luchsinger (A15) recently won a medal at the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards poster competition, held by the American Astronomical Society. We caught up with her to discuss her love of science and how the science program at St. John’s College prepared her for graduate studies in astronomy.

   
   

Jan 20, 2015, 6:40 AM

Hannah Mir Jayanti (SF07), a documentary filmmaker and photographer in Brooklyn, New York, has a very specific compositional aesthetic.