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Anniversary


We’ve celebrated the 30th anniversary of the founding of our program all year. In October, 2011, alumnae from the 1980s, 1990s, through 2007 joined faculty and current majors to reflect on our collective history. We cried a little, laughed a lot, and experienced again the shared passion that marks the three decades of the program and the many amazing ways our alums have transformed lives, communities and work.

We have so much to celebrate. Since our first graduating class of 12 Women’s Studies majors in 1987, we now have 600 alums and 300 current email addresses. Five classes of WST majors will return for reunion: 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007.

Commencement Weekend Events

Saturday, May 19, 2:30–3:30 p.m., Seelye 106

Marilyn Schuster, Susan Van Dyne, Kevin Quashie and Lisa Armstrong will tell stories about our turning points — our founding, our development of queer studies, and our name change.

Saturday, 3:30–5 p.m., Campus Center 205

Please join us at our reception for seniors, their families and alumnae!

iTunesUCan't make it to Northampton? Enjoy the highlights of our 30th anniversary symposium, “Telling Our Stories, Transforming Our Worlds," on iTunes U.


Excerpts from your senior statements

View video clips from a range of SWG talks given over the years

Flip through the poster gallery to remember the outstanding guests we brought to Smith and the incredible topics they educated us about.