Monday, December 21, 2009

Wellesley Alum Takes the Helm of ABC World News

Another proud moment for Wellesley alums as 1967 graduate Diane Sawyer debuted tonight as the anchor of the ABC World News. While Wellesley has a number of alums that have made their name in journalism, and Diane Sawyer is probably the most famous, and certainly the first to head up the prime-time news hour on one of the major three stations.

Here's a glowing article from the Louisville, KY Courier Journal (Diane's hometown newspaper- also my hometown newspaper- we're some of the few to head from Kentucky to Wellesley):

Monday, December 14, 2009

Alumnae Association Holiday Greeting

Most of you probably got the email this morning, but I definitely had some serious nostalgia from the Alumnae Association's holiday greeting:

All the more so because I live in California now and secretly miss the snow this time of year!

Friday, December 11, 2009

Professor Case's Last Class

Today's Boston Globe (via the news feed) features a great article about the retirement of Wellesley Professor Chip Case. He teaches his last class today.

Case created the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices which changed the way we measure the housing market. Suffering from Parkinson's disease, he decided to retire:
“I can remember the names of every kid from 25 years ago,’’ Case said. “All of a sudden I have a class now, and I don’t remember their names.’’
Read the article here.

Do you have a blog?

If you are a 2006'er and you have a blog, let us know in the comments section, and we'll link to it in the sidebar!

We'd love to get a list of members of the purple class who blog, so we can create an online network to help keep in touch.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Reunion Dates

For our hyper-advance planners out there, the Alumnae Association just set the date for our first reunion. We're still two years out, but here they are:

June 3 - June 5, 2011

Start shopping for that purple!

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Bay Area Mini-Reunion

If you're in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Wellesley Club of Northern California will be doing a small 2006 mini-reunion after the Club's Holiday Tea.

We will be gathering at Cesar in Berkeley at 4:30pm on Sunday, December 6. Cesar is at 1515 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley, about 8 blocks north of the Downtown Berkeley BART station.

To rsvp or if you have any questions, contact me ( or Ellie Blume (