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A Transformative Friendship

Kim and Morgan in 2008

Kim Dacres '08 and Morgan Goodwin '08 discuss their role in founding Claiming Williams Day and explore how their experiences with student activism strengthened their friendship and informed their work as change leaders at Williams and beyond. Continue reading »

Creating Space for Belonging

Zorelly Cepeda Derieux '14, the newest member of the Alumni Relations staff and transplant after Williams into the Berkshire community, talked about identity, creating space, and her love of a good song. She has served as a strong mentor and participant locally, and brings a rich perspective to the alumni community. We hope you'll join her in creating a more inclusive community together. Continue reading »

The Land is the Link

Twink and Markus holding 'We the Purple' flag while sitting in front of Williams Hall.

Twink Williams Burns '06 and Markus Burns '06, a Williams couple who met in the Frosh Quad, returned to Williamstown to raise their two children and to work in the Admission Office. Both active members in the community in their own unique ways, they shared their experiences connecting with the land (including new gardens!), learning about their own personal histories, and developing relationships with others. Continue reading »