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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Patterson strives to build on College’s academic excellence as Randolph trustee

When interviewing at the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) for a field biologist position in 1973, Karen Patterson ’73 was asked just two questions: “Can you swim?” and “Would you like to work here?” SREL knew Patterson, a Randolph-Macon Woman’s College biology major, was the right candidate for the job the minute they received her... READ MORE >>

February Bulletin looks at impact of Alzheimer’s

The February 2015 edition of the alumnae and alumni Bulletin examines the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on members of the Randolph community.... READ MORE >>

Alumna, former trustee passes away

Martha Moore Sykes ’47, a former member of the Board of Trustees and a creator—and recipient—of the Alumnae Achievement Award, died on Wednesday, January 28. She was 89 years old.... READ MORE >>

Newspaper highlights alumna’s multi-faceted career

The Citizen-Times in Asheville, NC, recently published a story on Elizabeth “Liz” Colton ’67, an Asheville native who returned to her hometown after working in journalism and international diplomacy for decades. Colton majored in English and minored in classics at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College. As a journalist, she interviewed heads of state, including leaders of Iraq, Pakistan,... READ MORE >>

Alumna returns with career advice for students

“You have the power to position yourself for a promotion” stated Julia Winston ’02, during her recent talk, “Network 2 Careers.” This week, the alumna returned to Randolph armed with advice and strategies for finding success in any career. Winston works specifically to develop leaders within underrepresented groups and is particularly passionate about helping women... READ MORE >>

Alumna leadership coach set to teach students about career advancement on November 5

Julia Winston ’02, a leadership and executive coach, will visit Randolph College on November 5 to help students learn about the foundations of a strong career.... READ MORE >>

Annual Fund campaign shares alumnae and alumni memories

A new Facebook page dedicated to collecting alumnae and alumni memories is showing how much has changed during the College’s lifetime—and how much has stayed the same.... READ MORE >>

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