Alumni Headlines


Talking Sports from the Female Perspective

January 15, 2016
During the past year, podcasts have had a moment, exploding onto the cultural scene and changing the way people get information. Maeve Duggan, BA’11, MA ’12, and her former roommate, Brynn Kolada realized a need for a female perspective on sports, and together launched the podcast “Not Your Boyfriend’s Sport Show.”
Dana Bash headshot

Dana Bash, BA ‘93, Named CNN Chief Political Correspondent

August 18, 2015

Dana Bash, BA ’93, is now CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent.

Mike Valerio holding Emmy award

Career in Local News Leads to Emmy-Winning Success for Recent SMPA Alumn

July 31, 2015

Mike Valerio, BA ’10, a weekend  and breaking news anchor in Richmond, Virginia, and his team at NBC recently won two local Emmy awards for their weekend news coverage in the DMV market&

Caroline Ayes works to engage youth in Morocco.

Alumna Brings Compassion, Pragmatism to Morocco

March 24, 2015
Everyone in the tiny Moroccan village of Gfifat knows Caroline Ayes, CCAS BA ’13. She’s the American instructor at the Dar Chabab youth center who teaches English to their sons and daughters. She’s the enthusiastic volunteer who converted an old garage into an exercise studio for house-bound Gfifat wives. And she’s the energetic architect of a development program that connects youth to the country’s natural environmental beauty.
Mike Hower with a group of young children

From Silicon Valley to the Silicon Savannah

December 19, 2014

By Mike Hower, MA '16