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Patti Smith to be Awarded Bryn Mawr’s Katharine Hepburn Medal on Feb. 7

Posted September 27, 2012

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center at Bryn Mawr College will present the 2013 Katharine Hepburn Medal to acclaimed musician, writer, performer, and visual artist Patti Smith, announced Hepburn Center Director Katherine Rowe. The College will award the medal to Smith at a gala event in Goodhart Hall on Feb. 7, 2013.

Helene Gayle, Chief Exec of CARE, To Receive 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal

Posted November 18, 2010

To Attend the Ceremony To reserve a space at the award ceremony, fill out this form on the Hepburn Center’s website. Tickets also available at the door. The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center at Bryn Mawr College will present the 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Helene Gayle, president and chief executive officer of the international humanitarian […]

Bryn Mawr Film Institute Series Celebrates College’s 125th Anniversary

Posted September 16, 2010
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The Bryn Mawr Film Institute, founded by Bryn Mawr alumna and former trustee Juliet Goodfriend ’63, will celebrate the College’s 125th anniversary with a film series highlighting the accomplishments of Bryn Mawr alumnae. Three of the screenings will be introduced by the Bryn Mawr alumnae who played roles in producing, writing, and/or directing the film […]

U.S. Postal Stamp Honoring Katharine Hepburn ’28 Unveiled at Campus Center Ceremony

Posted May 13, 2010

Bryn Mawr celebrated the issuance of a new Katharine Hepburn postal stamp at the Campus Center on Wednesday, May 12 (Read more about the stamp in an earlier story). President Jane McAuliffe was joined by Bryn Mawr Post Master Kathy Sipple in making remarks at the event. During her speech, McAuliffe noted Hepburn’s 1973 comment […]

Postal Stamp Honoring Katharine Hepburn ’28 to Be Celebrated at May 12 Ceremony

Posted May 6, 2010

Join Bryn Mawr College President Jane McAuliffe and U.S. Postal Service officials at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12, in the Campus Center as they celebrate the new Katharine Hepburn postal stamp. This event is free and open to the public and the stamp will be available for sale at the Campus Center mail-room following […]

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The Forward

Posted August 26, 2009

In Revisiting the Kate We Wanted to Be, Forward editor and former Hepburn Center Fellow Jane Eisner writes about Katharine Hepburn ’28.