The national holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. is a “bittersweet moment” every year for author and journalist Jeff Johnson, who addressed an all-school audience on Monday, January 18, to kick off Loomis Chaffee’s week of programming honoring Dr. King’s life and legacy.
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Launched in November, the Black Alumni Mentoring Program, which sprung from a groundswell of alumni enthusiasm, aims to pair interested students with trained alumni mentors who will help them through their journey at Loomis Chaffee and beyond.
Author and environmentalist Carolyn Finney spoke about environmental injustice at a seminar for seniors in Loomis Chaffee’s Global and Environmental Studies Certificate program on November 5 and 8.
Loomis Chaffee Trustee Courtney Ackeifi ’06 gave a presentation to Loomis students on Wednesday, November 11, about her education and career in the biomedical sector and her experience discovering and delivering new medical therapies to market.
When boarding students arrived on campus in October, nine students moved into Loomis Chaffee’s first all-gender living and learning community on the third floor of Flagg Hall.
Advanced history students at Loomis Chaffee interviewed Jelani Cobb, a historian, staff writer at The New Yorker, nominee for the Pulitzer Prize, and the Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism at Columbia University, for a convocation on October 29.
Senior Kennedy Anderson led a tutoring and mentoring program for high school students living near her hometown of Detroit, Michigan, as part of her Norton Fellowship community engagement summer project.
In collaboration with student leaders, Loomis Chaffee’s Visual Arts Department created the Black Lives Matter Self Portraiture project this fall. Connect to the video news story for more about the project.
Renaissance Ensemble, comprised of students from six New England prep schools and led by two Loomis Chaffee seniors, presented “The Key to Change,” a video concert to benefit the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legal Defense Fund.
Head of School Sheila Culbert sent the following email to students, faculty, staff, and alumni on Wednesday, June 10, outlining concrete actions the school will begin taking immediately to deepen its commitment to solving the problem of systemic racism.