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NEWS FROM CONNECTICUT COLLEGE May 2014

Announcements

Make a gift to the Annual Fund

Please support Connecticut College. Only four weeks remain to make a gift to the Annual Fund before Monday, June 30, a gift that will make an impact this year.

To those who have already given this year, thank you for your commitment and dedication to the College. Your gift has made a direct impact on the College and its value for both students and alumni.

Revisit and rediscover at Reunion

Members of classes ending in 4 and 9 will be on campus May 30-June 1 for the annual Reunion celebration. This year's Reunion will include favorites, such as a lobsterbake and an all-class parade, and will be highlighted by a keynote address from President Katherine Bergeron.

For a full schedule of events, a list of alumni who are attending and much more, visit our Reunion website. Start building the excitement now by using the hashtag #CCReunion14 on Twitter and Instagram, and your messages will appear on the Reunion page throughout the weekend.

College helps raise $15,000 for local homeless center

On April 27, members of the College community took part in a two-mile walk in downtown New London, helping raise more than $15,000 for the New London Homeless Hospitality Center. The walk was the final event in a series celebrating the Inauguration of the College's new president, Katherine Bergeron.

Martha Merrill returning as dean of admission

Martha Merrill '84, the College's dean of admission and financial aid, will remain in her role for at least one more year. Merrill was slated to move into the College's advancement office as director of the President's Council and Volunteer Engagement 

"Her willingness to defer this transition in order to lead the admission team for another year is characteristic of her strong and generous leadership throughout her years as dean," said President Katherine Bergeron.

Woman's Day editor to speak at NYC luncheon

Susan Spencer '86, editor-in-chief of Woman's Day magazine, will highlight a luncheon on Thursday, June 12, in New York City. Spencer has also served in roles at Child and All You magazines, as well as Time Inc. Content Solutions. The event is currently at capacity.

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