Connecticut College Alumni Newsletter - May 2008
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Tavis Smiley urges graduates to lead with 'passion, purpose and principle'
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Come back for Reunion! May 30-June 1
Nearly 1,000 alumni and friends will be on campus for a clambake, social time and classes in everything from hip hop to making money on Wall Street. 
Students, faculty win six Fulbrights
Three seniors, two recent alumni and a faculty member earn grants for research and teaching abroad. 
Sloane Crosley '00 is a bestselling author
Her debut collection of essays, I Was Told There'd Be Cake, makes The New York Times Bestseller List
The Class of 2008 breaks a record
For a second year in a row, the percentage of seniors giving to the College is at an all-time high. 
Connecticut College lands a central role in The Visitor
The writer and director of the acclaimed film says he chose the College because 'it has a good reputation.' 
$1 million gift will endow Center for Teaching and Learning
Joy Shechtman Mankoff '56 supports teaching 'of the highest caliber.' 
Singer, Kobayashi and Baird win faculty awards
Honors are for research, excellence in teaching, and leadership. 
Media Bytes
  • Jeff Berman '93 is president of sales and marketing for MySpace.
  • Ruby Turner Morris turns 100.
  • Sarah Noble '08 raises money for affordable housing by biking across the country. 
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