Recorder Alumni Magazine

The Chatham Recorder has been continuously published since 1883. Today, the Recorder is published twice a year. A link to our special Spring 2020 Digital Edition and a selection of past issues are available in PDF on this page.

Spring 2020

This special digital edition of the Recorder is devoted to Chatham and the arts. In it, you will find:  

  • A conversation around alumni and the arts
  • Spotlights on alumni in the arts—a filmmaker and a senior administrator at The Andy Warhol Museum
  • A remembrance of Susan Bergman Gurrentz ’56 in whose honor Chatham’s art gallery was recently renamed 
  • Profiles of Chatham student artists, and samples of their work

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Winter 2019

In this issue you will find:

  • Commemorative photos and stories celebrating Chatham's 150th Anniversary
  • Photos showing Chatham's evolution from Pennsylvania Female College, Pennsylvania College for Women, Chatham College, and Chatham University
  • Stories highlighting Chatham faculty, campuses, traditions, and the City of Pittsburgh throughout the years
  • A spotlight on some of the 150th Anniversary celebrations this year
  • And more!

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Spring 2019

In this issue you will find:

  • A history of Chatham and Pittsburgh's relationship to one another through the lens of education
  • Clips of old Recorder issues with enlightening and surprising messages
  • Stories from Chatham alumni who are working in the food industry, local politics, and psychiatry   
  • A conversation on women in the sciences
  • And more!

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Winter 2018

In this issue you will find:

  • Stories from Chatham alumni and their journeys with equity, art, and "Mr. Roger's Neighborhood
  • A spotlight on Chatham's Women's Business Center, the "2018 Women’s Business Center of the Year" by the U.S. Small Business Administration
  • The ins and outs of problem-based learning in Chatham's graduate studies
  • A conversation on female leadership
  • And more!

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Spring 2018

In this issue you will find:

  • How museum studies students at Chatham mounted an African art show at the August Wilson Center 
  • The creation of "Nola the Nurse" and the Chatham alumna who has impacted countless lives through her passion for providing medical attention to those in need
  • How a unique duo made a big change for Chatham's women's volleyball team
  • Stories from Chatham alumni an their impact on the arts and acting industry  
  • And more!

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Winter 2017

In this issue you will find:

  • How Chatham students interact with the historic Frank Llyod Wright home, "Fallingwater" 
  • Highlights from the inauguration of President David Finegold's 
  • The story of Katy Wozniak '98 and her journey to working with penguins at the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium 
  • How Chatham's Eden Hall Farm connects food and student life across all campuses 
  • And more!

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Spring 2017

In this issue you will find:

  • How Chatham alumnae, Marita Garrett, found her passion for politics and became Mayor of Wilkinsburg
  • Highlights from the most recent Alumni Weekend reunion
  • The story of the "See the Best in Me" campaign in partnership with "Gwen's Girls" afterschool program
  • Highlights from Chatham's ten-year-old Nursing program
  • And more!

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