Archives for June 2012

Sam Terry ’04 and AGE UP Compete for ‘Good Summer’ Grant

AGE UP

 

Sam Terry ’04 is part of the leadership team for AGE UP, All Girl Everything Ultimate Program, a South Seattle-based girls’ leadership and empowerment program that brings together middle school and high school aged girls with world-class female athletes. AGE UP uses the positive influence of Ultimate Frisbee to engage girls in long-term intentional work, developing critical awareness, leadership skills, and positive identity. Just wrapping up their second year, AGE UP grew out of the rapid expansion of youth Ultimate in South Seattle and is dedicated to working with low-income girls of color from that community.

The group is taking part in GOOD’s “GOOD Summer” contest, an online voting contest for a $5,000 grant. At post time, AGE UP was near the top of the pile, fourth in a field of 146 project ideas. Voting closes today at 12:00 noon PDT.

 

 

Q&A with Grace Hodge ’13: A Psi Upsilon Fellow For Land Conservation

 

Grace Hodge '13

Grace Hodge '13

Grace Hodge ’13 says if you’re aware of environmental issues, it’s hard not to feel a sense of responsibility to take some action. Which is exactly what she’s committed to doing.

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Allison Springer ’97 on Olympic Equestrian Short List (Chicago Tribune)

Allison-Springer ’97

Allison Springer '97 is presented the Pinnacle Cup Trophy by USET Foundation Trustee Bruce Duchossois. Photo: USET Foundation.

 

Olympic equestrian hopeful Allison Springer ’97 and her horse, Arthur, saw their London chances improve with the naming of the short list for the 2012 U.S. Olympic team in three-day eventing. Allison, Arthur, and fellow U.S. hopefuls will ride in a three-day international competition at Barbary Castle, England, June 27-July 1, after which the U.S. Team will be named. Allison’s parents, Bill ’65 and Carolyn, will be cheering from the stands at Barbary.

Any other Bowdoin Olympic hopefuls out there? Let us know!: BDS@bowdoin.edu.

 

Counting on Groves: Dana Stanley ’91 Surveys US Census Director (Research Access)

 

Survey Analytics Vice President of Marketing Dana Stanley ’91, who also wears the editor-in-chief hat for Research Access, a blog catering to marketing professionals tasked with understanding customer insights and feedback, recently interviewed U.S. Census Director Robert Groves at the Census Bureau’s headquarters in Suitland, Md. Groves shares his insights on the challenges facing the U.S. Census and the future of data collection.