Why Should You Give? Reason #22:
Transform women's history
Smith College is not a place that stands still. Thanks to the generous support of donors like you, we are able to provide world-class teaching, state-of-the-art programming, innovative alumnae events and so much more. Here’s what’s happening on campus and beyond.
Dozens of alumnae returned to campus on February 24 to attend a luncheon honoring scholarship donors and student recipients of financial aid.
For the 11th year in a row, applications to Smith reached a record high, says Audrey Smith, the college’s vice president for enrollment.
In naming Smith to their top 10 list for Schools for Female Entrepreneurs Who Want to Change the World, College Magazine said “This all woman’s college in the Boston area gives female entrepreneurs a once in a lifetime experience.”
On November 15, The Smith Fund beat their goal of raising one million dollars from 2,000 donors in 24 hours. The final numbers: $1,215,665 raised from 2,020 friends!
On October 19, 2017, the Smith community came together to officially break ground on the Neilson Library renovation.
Entrepreneur and author Diane Hessan—the former CEO of Boston’s Startup Institute—talked about the rewards and benefits of risk-taking in a talk highlighting the dedication of Smith’s Jill Ker Conway Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center on October 18, 2017.