Dr. Catharine Lealtad, Macalester’s first African American graduate
2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the graduation of Dr. Catharine Lealtad, Macalester's first African American graduate. The late Dr. Lealtad earned a double major degree in chemistry and history in 1915 with highest honors.
Some of the firmest friendships—ones with real staying power—are forged during the first year on campus.
Award-winning novelist/professor Marlon James and actor/director/professor Harry Waters, Jr. team up to teach a new course in writing for performance.