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Bryn Mawr Named to Community Service Honor Roll for Third Consecutive Year

Posted June 9, 2011
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The Corporation for National and Community Service has honored Bryn Mawr College with a place on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and contributions to America’s communities. Bryn Mawr is one of only three women’s colleges nationwide that were named to the Honor Roll with Distinction. “We at the […]

Bryn Mawr College to Sponsor Mural Highlighting Advances in Women’s Education as Part of Its 125th Anniversary Celebration

Posted April 23, 2010

As part of the 125th anniversary celebration of Bryn Mawr College’s “Bold Vision. For Women.For the World,” the College is partnering with the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program to create a mural in West Philadelphia highlighting advances in the education of women. “This project allows us to do two important things in connection with our anniversary,” […]

Hepburn Center and BMFI Host Film Screening, Discussion of Documentary About Mural Arts Prison Project

Posted January 4, 2010
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Bryn Mawr College’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI) will host a screening of the documentary Concrete, Steel, & Paint at the BMFI, 824 Lancaster Ave., at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12. The screening will be followed by a discussion about criminal justice and community arts with the film’s […]

Mural Arts Director Jane Golden Awarded Hepburn Medal

Posted February 11, 2009
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Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe, and a host of other luminaries gathered at the National Constitution Center Saturday to honor Jane Golden, executive director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, with the 2009 Katherine Hepburn Medal in recognition of her tireless efforts to build community through public art, engage at-risk youth, beautify the city and work toward social justice.

Katharine Hepburn Medal to be awarded to Jane Golden

Posted January 9, 2009

Jane Golden, the director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program (MAP), will receive the 2009 Katharine Hepburn Medal, Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center Director Leslie Rescorla has announced. The medal recognizes women whose lives, work, and contributions embody the intelligence, drive, and independence of the four-time-Oscar-winning actress. The Hepburn Center memorializes Hepburn and her mother, an […]