Senior Wins Marshall Scholarship December 16, 1998 -- Wellesley College senior Jocelyn
Benson is one of 40 Americans to be awarded the Marshall
Scholarship to study at a university in Britain next year...
Wellesley Students Win Watson Fellowships for Independent Study
Abroad March 23, 1999 -- Wellesley College seniors Jennifer
Lorenz and Rebecca Padnos have been awarded the prestigious Watson
Fellowship for a year of independent study abroad. Each Watson
Fellow receives a stipend of $22,000. The Thomas J. Watson
Fellowship Program was established in 1968 to provide exceptional
college graduates the opportunity for a focused and disciplined
year of international study and travel...
Journalist Lynn Sherr to Deliver Commencement
Address March 31, 1999 -- Journalist and author Lynn Sherr
will return to her alma mater on Friday, May 28 to address the
Class of 1999 at Wellesley College's 121st Commencement exercises.
In keeping with tradition, President Diana Chapman Walsh announced
the selection of the speaker to members of the senior class at a
reception Tuesday evening...
Literacy Advocate Receives Barbara Bush Award for
Volunteerism June 6, 1999 -- Recent Wellesley College graduate
Sheila Raghavan is the recipient of 1999 Barbara Bush Award for
Volunteerism that provides a stipend for an internship with a
not-for-profit organization. With the help of the award, Raghavan
will be working at Child Relief and You (CRY), an international
non-profit organization that focuses on child welfare...
Graduate Receives Oprah Winfrey Award for Volunteerism to Provide
Financial Counseling to the Poor June 8, 1999 -- Recent Wellesley College graduate
Eva-Dina Delgado is the 1999 recipient of the Oprah Winfrey Award
for Volunteerism that provides a stipend for a summer internship
with a not-for-profit organization. A 1999 graduate who majored in
international relations, Delgado will be working for the Consumer
Credit Counseling Service of South Texas to help low-income
individuals, especially recent high school graduates, take charge
of their finances. By empowering individuals, she hopes to have a
positive impact on the Rio Grande Valley community...
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