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Powerhouse Theater is dedicated to safely bringing our community together. We’re putting measures in place to ensure everyone’s health this season.

a collage of headshots of the five alums receiving AAVC award in 2022

The Alumnae/i Association of Vassar College (AAVC) has chosen five alums to honor for their work at Vassar and beyond. They include: two 1982 classmates who have remained devoted to the College for decades; a young alumna excelling in two divergent careers simultaneously; and two distinguished lawyers whose work has taken on particular relevance as threats against basic human rights intensify in the U.S. and around the world.

Reunion Parade 2022

More than 1,500 alums, friends, and family members were on campus to celebrate Reunion the weekend of June 3–5. Classes spanned 60 years (1957 to 2017) and Reunion participants hailed from an impressive 44 states and 14 countries—traveling from as far away as Vietnam, China, Iceland, and Switzerland.

Prof. Maria Höhn (center) visited the premiere of the documentary together with the filmmaker Sigrid Faltin (left) and Raymond Germany, a protagonist in the film.

A German TV mini-series and documentary based on GIs and Fräuleins, a book published 20 years ago by Professor of History Emerita Maria Höhn, has gained wide acclaim in Germany.

Vassar 2020 Commencement graduates throwing caps

Forced by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to leave campus in March of their senior year and view their Commencement online, Vassar’s class of 2020 returned for an in-person ceremony complete with a presidential conferring of degrees and a hat toss!