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Randolph honors mid-year graduates

Three of the graduates who were honored at Friday's reception.

Randolph honored 13 winter graduates at the annual Mid-Year Graduation Luncheon Friday in the Alice Ashley Jack Room of Smith Memorial Hall. At the ceremony, Carl Girelli, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, addressed the graduates, their families, and other invited guests. In addition to congratulating the graduates on their achievement,... READ MORE >>

Randolph music professor shares ‘Vocal Hacks’ with Chorus America

Randall Speer

Randolph music professor Randall Speer was one of several professional musicians and directors across the nation who provided “vocal hacks” in a recent article by Chorus America. In the story, Speer gave advice on the advantages of warming up alone. The article is available in its entirety at https://www.chorusamerica.org/singers/vocal-hacks. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Chorus America... READ MORE >>

Randolph student ranks first in state, 12th nationally in math competition

Anh Vo '18 ranked first in Virginia and 12th in the nation at a recent Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest (VTRMC). Here, he is shown working with mathematics professor Marc Ordower on his 2016 Summer Research project to create a competitive, 3-D version of John Conway’s Game of Life.

A Randolph student ranked first in Virginia and 12th in the nation in a recent Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest (VTRMC). Anh Vo ’18 was one of 674 students competing. VTRMC, which began in 1979, is the second-largest undergraduate mathematics competition in the United States. Top institutions such as Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Williams College, Duke,... READ MORE >>

Randolph student earns multiple awards at Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation

Christian Ridenour '18

Christian Ridenour ’18 received two awards at the recent Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation Consortium (MEUS), held at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Around 150 students from 12 institutions participated in the three-day program. At the MEUS, Ridenour participated in engaging discussions and debates about current topics in the EU, namely Brexit and the continent’s migrant... READ MORE >>

Randolph presenting Fall Theatre Production, All My Sons

Photo from All My Sons

Randolph College will bring a thrilling tale of American realism to the Thoresen Theatre stage this fall. All My Sons opens Thursday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m. Written by American playwright Arthur Miller, the plot follows Joe Keller (played by John Ruml ’17), who has the quintessential Midwestern life: a white picket fence, cool drinks... READ MORE >>

Randolph to participate in global day of giving Nov. 29

Giving Tuesday logo

On November 29, Randolph College will once again 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... READ MORE >>

Grant will fund new energy conservation technology at Randolph

Randolph College has been awarded a Phase 1 Energy Conservation grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund. The 2:1 matching grant of $30,666 will go toward improvements that will reduce the College’s overall energy consumption. Specifically, the grant funds will assist the College in installing three new sub-meters, relocating two existing sub-meters, updating the sub-metering... READ MORE >>

2016 graduate hired as teacher at prestigious Chinese dance academy

Lindsay Brents '16 teaches students in one of her classes at the Duncan Dance Academy in Shenzhen, China.

As a dance and English double major at Randolph, Lindsay Brents ’16 took full advantage of the opportunities the College provided to expand her creative talents. Now she’s using those skills to teach students at a world-renowned dance academy in China. Brents teaches dance fundamentals to students between 3 and 14 years old at Duncan... READ MORE >>

College mourns death of alumna, wife of former president

Martha (Emily) Crocker Spivey ’54, wife of former College President Robert A. Spivey, passed away Wednesday, November 2. According to her obituary in the News & Advance: Martha Emily Crocker Spivey, 83, of Tallahassee, Florida, died on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. She was born in Suffolk, Virginia, on December 7, 1932, to the late Henry... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor to deliver keynote at conference on craft beer culture

J. Nikol Beckham

J. Nikol Beckham, a Randolph communication studies professor, will deliver the keynote lecture, “Craft Beer Culture: Troubling Our Thirst for a Better Brew,” at the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities event, Something’s Brewing: A Symposium on the Craft Beer Movement. The conference begins Friday, November 4, at the University of Tulsa. Beckham will discuss the... READ MORE >>

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