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Maccolades for November 2021: Poetic praise, moot court success, and grants for internships and sexual assault prevention

Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community.

Macalester College Awarded Grant to Support Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Prevention and Response

The project, titled “Integrating Resources: Comprehensive, Coordinated Campus Prevention & Response,” will coordinate and enhance prevention and response resources related to sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.

Photo of a crowd at a climate strike in St. Paul

How climate change is affecting our mental health

Dr. Christie Manning, an environmental psychologist and Macalester’s director of sustainability, aims to highlight the negative effects of climate change on our mental health.

Maccolades for October 2021: Rebuilding history, State Dept. recognition, and new books on opioid epidemic, extraction industries

Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community.

State Department recognizes Macalester as top producer of Gilman Scholars

The college has produced the most Gilman recipients over the past 20 years in the Small Institution 20-year Overall Top Producer category.

Illustration of hands lifting people up

Voices from the Opioid Epidemic

In her new book, history professor Amy Sullivan examines the opioid epidemic’s past, present, and future.

President Suzanne M. Rivera speaking at her Inauguration.

Macalester College inaugurates Dr. Suzanne M. Rivera as its 17th president

On October 9, 2021, Macalester formally inaugurated Dr. Suzanne M. Rivera as the college’s 17th president.

Dr. Kathryn Kay Coquemont

Macalester Selects New Dean of Students

Dr. Kathryn Kay Coquemont will become the college’s Associate Vice President and Dean of Students. She will begin her new role January 2022.

President Suzanne Rivera

Pres. Rivera named to board of College Possible

President Suzanne Rivera has been named to the national board of directors of College Possible, a national college access and success nonprofit.