An alumna honors her parents’ past to improve students’ futures
Torchbearers 2012 celebrates Barnard donors and students
Alumnae and friends of Barnard College gathered at the historic Plaza Hotel for the annual Scholarship Dinner and Auction to honor Ellen Futter ’71 and Barbara Novak ’50. Actress Greta Gerwig ’06 served as MC; the event raised a record $2.1 Million for Financial Aid.
Torchbearers 2011 gathered over 200 alumnae, students, parents, and friends in jubilant celebration of student support programs at Barnard.
On April 20, more than 400 alumnae and friends of Barnard College gathered at New York’s historic plaza hotel for the school’s annual Scholarship Dinner and Auction: Igniting Excellence. Featuring live and silent auctions in addition to an online auction, the event raised a total of 1.7 million dollars for Barnard’s financial aid program.
While Torchbearers 2010 featured several new components, the March 9th event sustained its annual tradition of honoring donors and friends and recognizing student recipients of scholarship, internship, and fellowship funds.
A summer program for future scientists stresses learning both in the lab and in the real world