Think Wide Open
- The chemistry and piano performance double major is among two Purchase College graduating seniors to receive the prestigious 2020 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.
Jeanna DiPaolo ’21 Wins ScholarshipThe Willa Kim Costume Design Scholarship is administered by Theatre Communications Group.
Jasai Chase Owens ’17 Lands RoleHe’s been promoted to a regular on Amazon’s The Expanse.
Eric Gottesman Awarded Prestigious Guggenheim FellowshipAssistant Professor of Art+Design will continue his work on a film project in Ethiopia and Eritrea.
#SUNYTogether + #PurchaseCares: “Both Sides, Now”Enjoy this performance of the Joni Mitchell classic by Jazz Studies students Lucy Wijnands ’20 and Harrison Graser ’22, with Pete Malinverni, associate professor of jazz studies.
Britney DiTocco ’20 Receives SUNY Chancellor’s Award
The history and studio composition double major is among two Purchase College graduating seniors to receive the prestigious 2020 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.
Vocalist Lucy Wijnands ’20 Finalist in Prestigious CompetitionCongratulations to Lucy Wijnands ’20 (jazz studies), named one of five finalists of the Ella Fitzgerald Competition.
Samara McLendon ’21 Wins Prestigious Sassy AwardShe competed to win the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition.
Meet Elizabeth Cook ’20: Thayer Fellowship WinnerThe Acting major shares this year’s Thayer Fellowship award given by SUNY.
Theatre Design/Tech Grads Talk Shop
Like so many when the pandemic hit, designer Alexander Whittenberg ’14 (theatre design/technology or D/T) was forced to pause his work. He used the opportunity to reflect, to appreciate those who inspired him, and to consider the industry’s future.
“Respect” for Ina Mayhew ’81Theatre Design/Tech Lecturer Ina Mayhew ’81 was production designer on the upcoming biopic on Aretha Franklin, Respect.
From Purchase to Zombie Apocalypse: Colby Hollman ’19The recent acting graduate earned a role on AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead.
Must-Read Profile: Mitski ’13
The New Yorker’s Margaret Talbot went On the Road with Mitski.
Meet Rakeem Hardy ’20: Thayer Fellowship WinnerThe Dance major shares this year’s Thayer Fellowship award given by SUNY.
The Acting Program Honors JuneteenthFaculty, students, and alumni of the acting program created an online exhibition, We Breathe Black.
Jon Samson ’03 Wins a GrammyFor Best Children’s Album
Faculty and Alum Nominated for Drama Desk AwardsAssociate Professor of Theatre Design/Technology Anita Yavich, Chris Perfetti ’11, and Herrick Goldman ’91 earned nominations.