There is little that Oprah Winfrey can’t lay claim to on her resumé: Academy Award nominee, undisputed talk-show queen, leader of the world’s biggest book club, Broadway producer, one of Time magazine’s “most influential people of the 20th century”—and Goucher College Commencement speaker. It is hard to imagine some 25 years later, but on Sunday, […]
The First Phase of a Sweeping Plan to Transform Campus Is Set to Open in July
Marilyn Southard Warshawsky ’68, tells the story of John Franklin Goucher, educator, world traveler, philanthropist, a founder of the Woman’s College—and occasional maritime hero.
Saying Goodbye to Bob Welch (1944–2016)
The sight of fuzzy, golden honey bees, swooping from flower to flower in Goucher’s rain garden, galvanized Olivia Baud ’19 and Virginia Turpin ’18 to found the Goucher Beekeeping Club.
Goucher’s message about preparing college graduates for the jobs of the future seems to be resonating. As of May 18, the college had received a record number of deposits—70 more than the previous year at this time—and was on track for the Class of 2020 to be one the largest in its history.
The Goucher men’s tennis team went undefeated in the regular season in the Landmark Conference. It is the first conference title in the team’s 28-year history, as they head to the NCAA Division III playoffs with an automatic bid.
Goucher’s Spring 2016 Kratz Center Writer-in-Residence
Saving the World One Green Space at a Time
A Mindful Evolution
Composer and teacher of piano and music theory and the 1998 winner of the first prize in the International Alliance for Women in Music’s Miriam Gideon Competition Briefly describe your career (what you do, where you do it, why you do it). I really don’t use the word ‘career’ because it implies a constant ascent, […]
Creative asset manager at Optimist, a Los Angeles-based, full-service agency specializing in experiential branding Please describe your career (what you do, where you do it, why you do it). I manage a creative team at Optimist. We specialize in experiential branding, working on anything from animation, graphic design, and event design to packaging or virtual […]
English teacher in Štip, Macedonia, where she is a Peace Corp volunteer Could you describe your career (what you do, where you do it, why you do it)? Well, I wouldn’t say that what I have right now is a “career” exactly. Since graduating from college, I’ve been doing stints in various national service projects: […]
Historian, author, and the George R. Cooley Curator of the Swarthmore College Peace Collection Could you describe your career (what you do, where you do it, why you do it)? I’m the George R. Cooley Curator of the Swarthmore College Peace Collection, a special collections library and archives here at Swarthmore College. We collect materials […]
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