Randolph English professor’s poem published in Blackbird magazine

Randolph English professor Gary Dop’s new poem, “What Is It Like to Get Punched in the Face?” is featured in the fall 2015 edition of Virginia Commonwealth University’s award-winning literary and arts magazine, Blackbird. Dop has also recently been published in the Great Plains Quarterly, for which he wrote a review of Deep Map Country:... READ MORE >>

Grimm hopes to bolster support for science programs as new Randolph College trustee

Elizabeth “Liz” A. Grimm ’71 credits the rigorous science education she received at R-MWC for preparing her for graduate school and a successful career. Now a new member of the Randolph College Board of Trustees, she hopes to help more alumnae and alumni find success in science fields. A resident of Houston, Texas, Grimm is... READ MORE >>

Randolph pledges to join White House in combating climate change

At a ceremony today in Washington, D.C., White House officials announced a collaboration with Randolph College and more than 600 other higher education institutions across the nation to take action against climate change. The White House American Campuses Act on Climate announcement coincides with a roundtable at the White House that is bringing together several... READ MORE >>

Survivor of Holocaust twin experiments shares message of forgiveness at Randolph

Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor has seen the darkest side of human nature. At Randolph on Tuesday, however, she shed some light on the power of forgiveness in even the most extreme circumstances. A native of Romania, Kor and her family were sentenced by the Nazis to the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944. The 10-year-old... READ MORE >>

Watts brings organization skills and business experience to Board of Trustees

Randall J. Watts ’77 believes that education plays a key part in the advancement of society. She hopes her new role as a trustee for the College will allow her to play an important part in advancing educational experiences for Randolph students. “Education is key to having successful lives, partnerships, collaborations, and diversity in everything... READ MORE >>

Free weekend shuttle services to downtown Lynchburg offered for Randolph students

A new shuttle service funded by Student Government will provide transportation for Randolph students to the Lynchburg Community Market and other popular downtown destinations on Saturdays. The morning shuttle to the Lynchburg Community Market picks up students in front of Main Hall every hour from 7-9 a.m. It will drop off and pick up students... READ MORE >>

Elementary students TAG along with Randolph education majors

A dozen elementary school students watched with anticipation as Tom Overgaag ’17 dropped more than $15 in quarters onto a newspaper boat floating in a plastic container filled with water. When the 62nd quarter dropped aboard, the paper boat teetered, then slowly sank as students laughed and cheered. The “Let’s Build” workshop was one of... READ MORE >>

Randolph College joins the global #GivingTuesday movement

December 1, Randolph College will join #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday was created to... READ MORE >>

Sakolosky joins Board of Trustees as president of Alumnae and Alumni Association

In her role on the Board of Trustees as president of the R-MWC Alumnae and Randolph College Alumni Association, Dixie Nash Sakolosky ’68 hopes to serve as a “thoughtful and enthusiastic conduit of communications” between alumnae, alumni, and the Board. She will be representing the College’s largest constituency. Majoring in math and minoring in physics... READ MORE >>

Survivor of Holocaust twin experiments to speak at Randolph

Randolph College is partnering with the Holocaust Education Foundation of Central Virginia to host two special programs this month featuring Eva Mozes Kor, a Holocaust survivor, author, and internationally recognized forgiveness and human rights advocate. Kor is a native of Romania whose family was sentenced by the Nazis to the Auschwitz death camp in 1944.... READ MORE >>

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