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D.C. Student and Alum Networking Mixer

Thursday, July 25, 2024, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Location: American Council on Education, 1 Dupont Circle N.W., Washington, D.C.

The Lazarus Center for Career Development and the Jean Picker Semester-in-Washington Program will join Smithies interning in the Washington, D.C. area this summer for a series of professional development events. 


This Networking Mixer is an opportunity for you to connect with your fellow alums and these Smith students. Join us to share your expertise and meet enthusiastic students interning in your field. Refreshments provided.


Register here to join us for the mixer.  All attendees’ names must be confirmed by July 23rd for security purposes.


We look forward to seeing you there! 


SCCW Annual Meeting and Potluck

Sunday, July 28, 2024, 2:30-5:00 p.m.


Location: Friends Meeting of Washington, 2111 Decatur Pl. N.W., Washington D.C., near Dupont Circle.


Election of Board members will occur during the meeting. A list of open positions and the current slate of nominees are available on the "About" page.

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Past Events
See recorded past events, such as webinars, and corresponding materials. For more information and details on events prior to 2020, registered users may view past SCCW newsletters and e-blasts.
Annual Garden Party
May 11, 2024
Members and their guests gathered for food and conversation. Proceeds benefit the SCCW Scholarship Fund. 
Faculty Lecture
March 21, 2024
Andrew Berke, Ph.D., presented "Atmospheric Chemistry Using Unconventional Materials: Connecting Science and the Liberal Arts"
SCCW Bonfire
March 8, 2024
Smithies gathered for hot cocoa and s'mores.
Black History Month Tour of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
February 18, 2024
The tour provided an immersive art experience focused specifically on African American artists in the collection.
Valentine's Day Tea and Card-Making
February 4, 2024
Smithies got together to craft Valentine's Day cards for senior citizens living in the District of Columbia.
Ice-Skating at the Wharf
January 20, 2024
Wreath-laying at Arlington National Cemetery
December 16, 2023
Smithies participated in Wreaths Across America, a non-profit that remembers and honors our nation's service members by laying wreaths on the graves of our country’s fallen heroes and saying the name of each veteran aloud.
SCCW's Annual Holiday Tea
December 10, 2023
SCCW members and guests gathered to celebrate the holidays at Opaline Brasserie in Washington, D.C.
Julia Child Day Celebration
November 18, 2023
Smithies went on a culinary pilgrimage to Julia Child's kitchen at the National Museum of American History to celebrate one of our favorite alums on her birthday.
Trivia Night
November 9, 2023
Three SCCW teams showcased Smithie wit!
Book Launch: Real Clothes, Real Lives: 200 Years of What Women Wore, by Kiki Smith, Professor of Theater and Director of the Smith College Historic Clothing Collection.
October 26, 2023
Young Alum Wine & Cheese & Pumpkin Carving
October 22, 2023
Apple Picking at Mackintosh Fruit Farm in Berryville, VA
September 30, 2023


Planet Word Museum Visit

August 27, 2023
Young Alum August Wine & Cheese
August 25, 2023
At Smith, Senior Wine & Cheese was a much-celebrated event hosted by each house. To bring this tradition closer to home, SCCW hosts semi-regular Wine & Cheese nights for young alums.
Young Alum Winery Visit @ Delaplane Cellars

July 22, 2023

Attendees enjoyed an afternoon of food, wine, and great company at this beautiful winery in Delaplane, Virginia.

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