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Liz Beairsto ’20 makes a difference in internship at Clean Water Action

Liz Beairsto '20

This summer, Liz Beairsto ’20 was a community outreach intern with Clean Water Action’s national office in Washington, D.C. In her role, Beairsto worked alongside Clean Water Action’s members and professional staff to educate the public about environmental protection and its correlation to quality of life. “I was only with Clean Water for a short... READ MORE >>

Guest Artist Recital to feature English hornist from Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Monica Fosnaugh and Emily Yap Chua

Randolph College’s first Guest Artist Recital of the 2018-19 academic year will feature Monica Fosnaugh, English hornist for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), and Emily Yap Chua, a renowned pianist and Randolph music professor. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled Friday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Wimberly Recital... READ MORE >>

Sign up now for Science + Art Saturdays this fall!

A student carefully measures liquid being poured into a beaker

This fall, Randolph College will continue its popular (and free) Science + Art Saturdays, featuring a wide range of scientific and creative ventures for local high school students. Each session begins at 10 a.m. and includes lunch. Laboratory activities are taught by Randolph faculty, and interactive tours and art workshops are taught by staff from the Maier Museum... READ MORE >>

Summer Internships: Q&A with Katie Godwin ’19

Katie Godwin '19

From as close as downtown Lynchburg to as far as Vietnam, Randolph students are applying the skills they learned behind the Red Brick Wall in exciting internships across the world this summer. For this post, we asked global studies and sociology major Katie Godwin ’19 a few questions about her internship with the Matt Haggman... READ MORE >>

Read the College magazine: Vita Abundantior—Vol. 1 No. 4

Cover of Vita Abundantior magazine, with photo of Paula Wallace waving to the crowd at Commencement 2018

The Magazine of Randolph College July 2018 – Volume 1, Number 4 Contents: A life’s work: After 45 years guiding students, Associate Dean Paula Wallace bids goodbye Major growth: Sport and exercise studies major with liberal arts approach sees marked growth Talking points: Victoria Tyszka Cedeño ’06 part of policy-shaping team at U.S. Department of... READ MORE >>

Talking points: Victoria Tyszka Cedeño ’06 part of policy-shaping team at State Department

Victoria Tyszka Cedeño ’06

In her job as a United States Foreign Service Officer, Victoria Tyszka Cedeño ’06 knows diplomacy and policy-making are a team effort. Still, one of the best feelings she gets is when the Secretary of State or Ambassador to the United Nations reads a speech she wrote. “I provide talking points for some extremely high... READ MORE >>

Kids say the most philosophical things: new program teaches philosophical concepts to children

Faith Powell ’18 (middle left) and Lydia Hamd ’18 (middle right) read The Cat in the Hat to students at James River Day School.

After reading The Cat in the Hat aloud to the circle of first graders around her, Faith Powell ’18 asked, “Would you have told your parents if the Cat in the Hat came and made a mess in your house?” Several hands went up, and each student took time to carefully explain his or her... READ MORE >>

Second sight: Community support enables Amadou Beye ’19 to receive sight-saving surgery

Amadou Beye ’19

For most of his life, Amadou Beye ’19 suffered from severe nearsightedness. Growing up in Senegal, he recalls sitting with his face right in front of the TV to watch his favorite shows. By the time he went to college, his sight had worsened. Even with glasses, he had to squint to recognize his friends... READ MORE >>

Career ready: New partnership better connects current students with alumnae and alumni

Students and alumni show their school pride during the career immersion trip to Richmond, Va.

Jessica Burroughs ’18 spent much of her senior year networking with alumnae and alumni in the financial sector in Washington, D.C. And in the spring, she was one of a group of students who embarked on a career immersion trip to the Federal Reserve and Commonwealth Retirement Advisors in Richmond, Virginia, where the students shadowed... READ MORE >>

Working with wild cats

Brian Smith '20

This summer, Brian Smith ’20 is interning as a mammal keeper at the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens in Jacksonville, Florida. As part of the 12-week program, he has learned how to care for all kinds of WildCats, including lions, tigers, cheetahs, and Florida panthers. He also completed a tiger identification project to help zoo visitors... READ MORE >>

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