Class Notes

Photo courtesy of Wellesley College Archives


Seniors scrub the steps of Houghton Memorial Chapel with toothbrushes, an old May Day tradition.


A photo of Mee See Loong '72, wearing black, with red-framed eyeglasses and a dramatic red ring on her hand.

Mee-Seen Loong ’72

As a young student in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in the 1960s, Mee-Seen Loong ’72 didn’t know a career in art was possible. It was during her first year at Wellesley that her advisor suggested she take Art History 101, and her life’s course was forever altered…More
A photo of Susan Genco '88 standing in a modern, white-walled room

Susan Genco ’88

Susan Genco ’88, copresident of Azoff MSG Entertainment in Los Angeles, which manages artists such as Gwen Stefani and Maroon 5, says that as unlikely as it seems, her long-standing career as a music executive began in Schneider…More
A head shot portrait of a smiling Meagan Lizarazo '04

Meagan Lizarazo ’04

When Meagan Lizarazo ’04 was a first-year at Wellesley, she used marshmallows and Twizzlers to construct “DNA” in her introductory biology class. Little did she know that the simple exercise foreshadowed a 15-year career at iGEM, a nonprofit that has shaped the field of synthetic…More

In Memoriam

Betty Sheaffer Branstad ’34 died on Nov. 25, 2018, at the age of 105. She may not have been the oldest alumna at her death, but she was close. Wellesley was always very important to her, and she was proud of the education she received there. She carried her interests in history, literature,…More