Reunion 2015 Photos
It was a beautiful weekend and a pleasure to have our alumni back on campus! See a gallery of Reunion photos here.
Alex Killorn ’08 scores unbelievable goal in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals
Tampa Bay Lightning Center Alex Killorn ’08 scored one of the year’s most impressive goals on Wednesday night during his Stanley Cup Finals debut. Killorn’s backhanded goal was the Lightning’s lone score, falling 2-1 to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the championship series. Check out the video...
Bom Kim ’96, Redefining E-commerce
Bom Kim ’96 founded Korean e-commerce company, Coupang, in 2010. This week, the company is set to receive an historic investment of $1 billion from SoftBank. Mr. Kim told Forbes, “People don’t really appreciate how early we are in this paradigm shift. We’re going to create the next-generation e-commerce...
Second Helpings and Deerfield Academy: feeding people for 15 years
“GREENFIELD — When Maggie Sweeney started Second Helpings community meal with Deerfield Academy at St. James Church 15 years ago, she never dreamed it would grow like it has over time. But, Sweeney said its growth is both good and bad news. “It’s wonderful that we get to help...
Always Pack a Party Dress: a memoir by Amanda Brooks ’92
Amanda Brooks ’92, former creative director at Barney’s, has just published a memoir titled, “Always Pack a Party Dress: And Other Lessons Learned from a (Half) Life in Fashion.” Here is one whimsical advice piece about Amanda’s book, written by Rebecca Harrington of New York Magazine’s The Cut.
Deerfield student honored at annual Peacemaker Awards
“GREENFIELD — Traprock Center for Peace and Justice Director Sarah Pirtle says the Peacemaker Award recognizes not only the students, but also the families, teachers and mentors that help and inspire them to do good things. “We look forward to this night all year,” Pirtle said at the awards...
William Zinsser ’40, Author of On Writing Well, Dies at 92
“William Zinsser, a writer, editor and teacher whose book On Writing Well sold more than 1.5 million copies by employing his own literary craftsmanship to urge clarity, simplicity, brevity and humanity, dies on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 92.” Read more about William Zinsser ’40, the...
Tim Shea ’11 and Trinity ice hockey take the Division 3 championship
“SOMERSET — When Tim Shea went to Trinity College, he was going to be on the soccer team. But he decided to walk onto the ice hockey team, and four years later, he is glad he did, because it has provided one of the highlights of his college career....