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Laura Twichell '01 Named Interim Academic Dean

January 09, 2019

I am very pleased to announce that Laura Twichell ’01 has agreed to serve as CA’s interim academic dean for 2019-20, beginning on July 1. She is respected for her skills as a learning leader, her commitment to issues of equity and inclusion, and her thoughtful approach to mentoring students.

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Laura Twichell ’01 Named Interim Academic Dean

January 9, 2019

I am very pleased to announce that Laura Twichell ’01 has agreed to serve as CA’s interim academic dean for 2019-20, beginning on July 1. She is respected for her skills as a learning leader, her commitment to issues of equity and inclusion, and her thoughtful approach to mentoring students.

2018–19 Davidson Lecturer Patsy Aldana ’64 Speaks about Migrant Children at Risk

November 13, 2018

On November 8, 2018–19 Davidson Lecturer Patsy Aldana ’64 spoke at CA about the plight of migrant children in crisis. Reviewing the history of U.S. involvement in Central America and the conditions in the Northern Triangle — El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras — she argued that instead of being demonized as threats to the United States, migrants should be understood as people whose history is closely tied to Americans’. The present circumstances have made thousands of children extremely vulnerable, she said, and hence worthy of protection.

 

Fall 2018 Issue of CA Magazine

November 10, 2018

The fall 2017 issue of Concord Academy magazine is out. You can read feature stories from this issue and interactive online exclusives on CA’s website.

Where Life Meets Art

November 4, 2018

Several Concord Academy graduates have gone on to careers in documentary photography, capturing everyday life and historic events. Here are stories from four alumnae/i whose images help us see our world differently.

Little Blue Hope

November 2, 2018

A daily pill can prevent the transmission of HIV. Why aren’t we celebrating?

Melody Ko ’89: Creative Collaborator

November 2, 2018

“My goal is to defy stereotypes and make connections,” says Melody Ko ’89, a photographer who has transferred her skills to a career in educational communications.

The GSA at 30

November 2, 2018

Now a presence in schools across North America and the world, the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) had no model when it began 30 years ago at Concord Academy. During a yearlong celebration of CA’s foundational role in LGBTQ history, we look back at the GSA’s genesis.

In 20th Anniversary Hammer Chair Celebration, Film Teacher Justin Bull’s Presentation Considers the “Why” of Teaching

October 31, 2018

On the evening of October 20, a group of Concord Academy faculty, alumnae/i, and community members gathered in the dance studio to celebrate two decades of endowed support for innovative teaching, and the work of an exceptional teacher. Film teacher Justin Bull was the fifth recipient of the Katherine Carton Hammer ’68 Endowed Faculty Chair, a three-year fellowship that was established by a collective gift in memory of Katie Hammer ’68 and in honor of her commitment to CA’s faculty.

Carey Tinkelenberg ’01

October 29, 2018

After years as a nationally competitive figure skater, Carey Tinkelenberg ’01 founded a skating school in Northfield, Minn. Taking notice of how quickly her program grew, U.S. Figure Skating invited Tinkelenberg to develop training resources for skating directors, and she has since traveled nationwide, training instructors. She coaches an international group of student-athletes at Shattuck-St. Mary’s School in Faribault, Minn., and has presented seminars in Mexico and Iceland, places she never imagined skating would take her.

Fay Lampert Shutzer ’65

October 29, 2018

When CA celebrates its centennial in a few short years, it will do so with a deeply dedicated and caring alumna at the helm of the Board of Trustees.

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