There's still time to register for the first Old Main Forum, an informational conference call with Macalester President Brian Rosenberg happening noon to 12:45 p.m. CDT on Thursday, April 29.
President Rosenberg will share design drawings and floor plans for the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center renovation and expansion project. He'll also provide an update on the college and take your questions.
The call is open to all parents and alumni. There will be no charge for U.S. participants and no charge in most international locations. If you are living internationally, please contact us to determine if a minimal per minute toll applies to your location. Questions? Contact the communications office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-696-6203.
To participate, register here by Tuesday, April 27
Community Recognition Awards
Davis Projects for Peace Prize – Michael Manansala ’12, Rochester, Minn., and Cecilia Angela Martinez-Miranda ’13, Manila, Philippines
Davis Projects for Peace is an initiative for all students at Davis United World College Scholars Program partner schools—including Macalester—to design grassroots projects for peace that they will implement anywhere in the world during the summer of 2010. Through a competition including students from 90 campuses, projects selected for funding will receive $10,000 each.
George Stanley Arthur Prize for Community Service – Hannah Rivenburgh ’10, Woodinville, Wash., and Robert Jentsch ’10, Durham, N.C.
Awarded to a graduating senior who is in good academic standing best exemplifies Macalester College’s tradition of service to the community. The student's community service may take many different forms; their a grade point average (GPA) should be 3.7 or higher.
Global Citizenship Award – Westenley Alcenat ’10, Minneapolis, Minn.
Presented annually by Macalester College and the Institute for Global Citizenship to the graduating senior who best demonstrates a commitment to the ideals and practice of high academic performance, internationalism, multiculturalism, and civic engagement.
Mollie & Frank Steudle Prize for Community Service – MaryBeth Grewe ’10, Eau Claire, Wis.
A cash prize awarded to a senior with distinguished work in interdisciplinary studies in physical, mental, and emotional wellness, active in community service, working with the elderly, and planning a career dedicated to helping others.
Student Employee of the Year – Sue Xiong ’10, Columbia Heights, Minn.
Additional award recipients can be found on the campus life website
Beinecke Scholarship -
Kyera Singleton '11, Cherry Hill, N.J.
A Beinecke Scholarship is worth $34,000 and seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation - Shelle Shimizu ’11, Mililani, Hawaii
Macalester may nominate up to four juniors for these merit-based awards that fund graduate school in preparation for careers in government or public service. Students must have a demonstrated commitment to public service, must be planning a career in public service, and must have outstanding leadership potential. www.truman.gov
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program - Allison Jacobel ’11, Northfield, Minn.
Goldwater awards are made on the basis of merit to sophomores or juniors who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. The scholarship pays a yearly stipend to help students complete their undergraduate education. www.act.org/goldwater
Morris K. Udall Scholarship Program - Matt Kazinka ’11, Hurleyville, N.Y.
This program was created to encourage current sophomores and juniors to pursue careers related to environmental policy. The scholarship pays a yearly stipend to help students complete their undergraduate education. www.udall.gov
The Commencement Ceremony will take place Saturday, May 15, at 1:30 p.m. CDT Chief Justice Michael J. Davis ’69 will be this year’s commencement speaker. Westently Alcenat '10 is the student speaker.
Details about the Chief Justice and the other speakers»
For the first time, Macalester will be streaming commencement at www.macalester.edu
Watch for the details on
the commencement website»