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New Expression

A study done in 1974 showed that urban minority students were underrepresented and lacked a place to express themselves. This led a woman named Sister Ann Heintz, a Chicago teacher, to found Youth Communication, a non-profit organization, in 1976. The … Continue reading

Creative Writing Department: 1998

The archives has a collection of Oral Histories from 1998 featuring the Creative Writing Department and faculty. Here are some notable excerpts from the interviews. You can read more of each Oral History by clicking on the name of the … Continue reading

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About the Archives

We serve as the designated repository for records of the College and select professional work of its faculty and collections that support its curricula. We provide access to these materials in both physical and digital formats, and collaborate with faculty to create digital teaching resources in support of curricula.

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Faculty & Staff

Learn about faculty and staff submissions of non-current records to the College Archives. These records form an integral part of the historic legacy of the College. Keeping and preserving this material is vital for departmental continuity and to showcase unit activities and history.

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