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FDR and MacCracken

Elizabeth Daniels '41

Vassar Retrospective

Henry Noble McCracken and Matthew Vassar are two important forefathers that I think about often—McCracken, because he was my mentor for his knowledge of Vassar history and Matthew Vassar, because he helped give women a history.

Christine Tall '47

Vassar Retrospective

When the Class of 1947 first arrived on the Vassar campus in September of 1944, we came by train or bus, but, if lucky, our families lived close enough so they were able to drive us using their gasoline ration of three gallons a week!

Anne MacKay '48-'49

Vassar Retrospective

Vassar 1945-1949. All Women. What a wonderful four years!

Dixie Sheridan '65

Vassar Retrospective

To the students of 2011, some shorthand memories of my student days, 1961-1965. On the occasion of Vassar's 150th birthday.

Louise Duncan '65

Vassar Retrospective

When I was asked to write about my time at Vassar, the only stories I could think of make me look like a complete fool.

Katrin Belenky Colamarino '72

Vassar Retrospective

Little did I know that the superior education I was about to receive at Vassar was merely "the tip of the iceberg" in my personal and professional development.

Michael Kimmel '72

Vassar Retrospective

Some time in the spring of 1971, my friend Debra Wertheim stopped me on the path around Noyes House, as I headed back to Cushing House, where I lived.

Michael Naso '80

Vassar Retrospective

In 1976, Richard Moll, the head of Vassar's Office of Admissions visited Riverdale Country School in New York City with the hopes of adding men to a relatively new coed Vassar.

Matthew Kauffman '83

Vassar Retrospective

We called him "D+ Rumble." And we're pretty sure he knew it.

Steven Ransohoff '80

Vassar Retrospective

For me, going to Vassar was all about timing. A chance meeting with a Vassar alumna in Los Angeles and a controversial and unorthodox admissions director named Richard Moll brought me to Vassar.

Lydia Murdoch '92

Vassar Retrospective

For as long as I can remember, Granny told me to go to Cornell University, her alma mater, because that is where I would find a good man.

M.J. Price '93

Vassar Retrospective

THESE are a few of MY favorite things [memories] (about my time at Vassar).

Michael Tancinco '94

Vassar Retrospective

That day as a freshman when I decided to try out for the Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre (VRDT) is one I remember well.

Tyler Rowland '00

Vassar Retrospective

There are moments I feel my life could have been very different.

Damon Johnson '02

Vassar Retrospective

From day one when I arrived at Vassar College in 1998, the campus already had a tremendous amount of national buzz.

Steve Lavoie '08

Vassar Retrospective

Retrospectives are hard to separate from introspectives.

Brian Farkas '10

Vassar Retrospective

It might be too soon for the 23-year-olds of the Class of 2010 to look back on our old college days with nostalgia. Ah, to be young and 22 again!

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