Why I Give: Tonya Czerwinski Schwartz '92 and Matthew Schwartz '93

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Mar 23, 2017 2:00:00 PM

(She) Accomplished photo retoucher

(He) Founder and director of strategy for Constructive, a brand strategy and digital design firm

“We’re privileged to have had this special educational experience, where everything is possible.”
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4/4/17: Sarah Lawrence Giving Day—#all4sarahlawrence

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Mar 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

We’re excited to announce the return of Sarah Lawrence Giving Day, our special 24-hour fundraising challenge, on 4/4. On this day, each dollar you give for student scholarships, for our esteemed faculty, for this beloved institution, will be doubled. Last year, 675 members of our community donated on Giving Day. Join alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty, and staff as we come together #all4SarahLawrence.

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A Celebration of Ilja Wachs

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Mar 2, 2017 2:30:00 PM

On Monday, February 27, alumni, faculty, family, and friends gathered in New York City to celebrate Ilja Wachs, a beloved member of the Sarah Lawrence faculty for more than 50 years. Ilja sends along the following message to all those who were part of this special night:

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An Interview with Sally Bliumis-Dunn MFA '02 on the Vijay Seshadri Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Writing

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Feb 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

sally-bliumis-dunn.jpgSally Bliumis-Dunn received her MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence in 2002. She teaches at Manhattanville College and the 92nd Street Y. Her books of poems include Talking Underwater (Wind Publications, 2007), Second Skin (Wind Publications, 2009), and Galapagos Poems (Kattywompus Press, 2016). Her work has appeared in Paris Review, Plume, Poetry London, Prairie Schooner, The Academy of American Poets' Poem-A-Day, and The Writer's Almanac, among others. Her third book of poems, Echolocation, will be published by Plume Editions in October 2017. She is currently working on a book of fable poems.

The Vijay Seshadri Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Writing was established by a group of alumni to celebrate Sarah Lawrence faculty member Vijay Seshadri, recipient of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. It will provide tuition assistance to an exceptional MFA student with demonstrated financial need, studying Poetry or Creative Non-Fiction in Sarah Lawrence’s Writing Program.

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The Essential Sarah Lawrence: Jamee Moudud and Abbas Daoruang ’17

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Feb 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

With a heightened awareness of the politics of health care here in the US, Abbas Daoruang ’17 examined perceptions versus realities in Sweden’s health care system for his conference project with political economy professor Jamee Moudud.

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The Essential Sarah Lawrence: John Yannelli and Emily Cardwell ’16

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Feb 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Emily Cardwell ’16 and music faculty member John Yannelli together created a capstone conference project with lasting impact for Sarah Lawrence College: they built a post-production and recording studio in the Marshall Field Carriage House.

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The Essential Sarah Lawrence: Eileen Cheng and Kayla Paugas ’17

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Jan 18, 2017 11:00:00 AM

In her conference project with history faculty member Eileen Cheng, Kayla Paugas ’17 challenged assumptions about Thomas Jefferson's views on race and slavery by researching the architecture of his home, Monticello.

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The Essential Sarah Lawrence: "Supporting Students Supports Entire Communities"

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Dec 29, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Nearly 600 Sarah Lawrence graduates work in public service today.

In his fourth year at Sarah Lawrence, Tenn Joe Lim ’17 wanted to bring what he learned here to the local Yonkers community. Like many Sarah Lawrence students, his interests were wide-ranging, with a passion for human geography, adaptive design, and education theory.

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The Essential Sarah Lawrence: "What We Do Here Makes an Impact Everywhere"

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Dec 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM

158 Sarah Lawrence students studied abroad last year, thanks to supporters like you.

Visual arts faculty member Kris Philipps and staff member Janine Ryan—together with 10 Sarah Lawrence visual arts students, including Lili Boisrond ’17—devoted their spring break last year to restoring Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka.

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The Essential Sarah Lawrence: Luisa Heredia and Kip McClement ’19

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Dec 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

With the support and encouragement of public policy faculty member Luisa Heredia, Kip McClement ’19 was able to integrate a service learning component into his First-Year Studies conference project.

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