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Otelia Cromwell Day is an annual slate of workshops, lectures, films and entertainment held to honor Smith's first African American graduate. The first Otelia Cromwell Day was held in 1989 in an effort to provide the college community with an opportunity for further education and reflection about issues of diversity and racism.

Otelia Cromwell Day 2016

Otelia Cromwell Day 2016 will be held on Thursday, November 3. Afternoon and evening classes are cancelled.

“Brick in a Soft Hat Series 2” Exhibition

An exhibition of Susan Dressel’s drawings of Martha Gruening, a Smith alumna who was a pioneering suffragist, civil rights and peace activist, lawyer and journalist, was held February 25–March 7. More...

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“The Life and Legacy of Otelia Cromwell” had its premiere at Otelia Cromwell Day 2014. Watch the video...