July 7, 2015

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President’s Update: Big Smiles and Miles of Gratitude

Last Saturday’s Upper School graduation brought big smiles and miles of gratitude for the significant accomplishments of all our School students. During the week prior to receiving their diplomas, all … Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Bringing Films to Light

Betsy Mueller’s passion for art and, more specifically, animation, was fueled at a very young age, so majoring in studio art, with an emphasis in graphic design, was a natural … Read more

Forging Ties at 15,000 Feet

“Storytelling: gaining compassion through understanding using the lenses of anthropology and philosophy”—that was the theme of the spring 2015 India and Nepal Abroad. Little did the 21 students who traveled … Read more

Congratulations to the College Class of 2015

Congratulations to the College Class of 2015

Morning rain cleared to afternoon sun, setting the scene for this year’s College commencement, held on Saturday, May 9. In all, 109 graduates make up the Class of 2015, 94 of whom received BAs and 15, BS degrees. After welcoming graduating seniors, friends, and family to the College, President Jonathan Palmer expressed appreciation for the exceptional … Read more

A Year of Vibrant Music

A Year of Vibrant Music

It’s been an exciting year in Principia’s Music Department—from curtain up at the fall concert to the last performance of the year at the baccalaureate ceremony during graduation weekend. The choir and orchestra kicked off the year with a concert celebrating the sesquicentennial of the signing of the Civil War Peace Accord. In a unique collaboration … Read more

School’s Out but Research Continues

School’s Out but Research Continues

As part of an ongoing effort to support students’ post-graduate success, Principia College is providing room and board on campus this summer for 13 current students and recent graduates who are working alongside professors on a wide range of research projects. Students applying to graduate school with this type of hands-on research experience really stand … Read more