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Randolph residence hall receives LEED certification

Wright Hall

Wright Hall is the first building on the Randolph campus to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The 108-year-old residence hall underwent major renovations last year, including the installation of a new HVAC system, an elevator, new furniture, new laundry rooms, and remodeled restrooms. Specific improvements were... READ MORE >>

LendEDU ranks Randolph among the ‘Most Affordable Colleges for Freshmen with Financial Need’

Out of more than 1,700 4-year colleges and universities, Randolph College was ranked 186 by LendEDU in its list of the most affordable schools for incoming freshmen with financial need. LendEDU compiled its rankings using data from 2015. Schools were ranked based on the percentage of freshmen who received at least one need-based scholarship or... READ MORE >>

Randolph College welcomes the Class of 2020 to campus

Move-in day at Randolph College.

Randolph College welcomed 231 new students to campus Wednesday. The College’s annual move-in day featured a large contingency of faculty, staff, and student volunteers who spent the day helping new students haul suitcases, boxes, and other belongings into the residence halls. SEE MORE PHOTOS ON FACEBOOK “This is a wonderful time for the College, and... READ MORE >>

Randolph to participate in Virginia Private College Week

Randolph College campus

Randolph and 23 other private colleges from around the state will celebrate Virginia Private College Week July 25-30. The event provides rising high school juniors and seniors—and their families—the opportunity to learn more about the vast array of educational offerings in the state. The week is sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia... READ MORE >>

Randolph recognized as one of nation’s ‘best and most interesting’ institutions

Randolph College was again recognized as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions in the 2017 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The Fiske Guide to Colleges does not rank universities and colleges numerically, but assesses the strengths and weaknesses of what it considers the top institutions in United States, Canada, and... READ MORE >>

Randolph vice president, chief of staff selected for CIC leadership academy

Wes Fugate

Randolph College is pleased to announce that Wesley R. Fugate, vice president and chief of staff, is one of 23 senior-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the 2016–2017 Executive Leadership Academy. Individuals chosen for the year-long program are vice presidents or cabinet officers in... READ MORE >>

Randolph presents Pearl S. Buck Award to author Maxine Hong Kingston

President Bradley W. Bateman presents the Pearl S. Buck Award to Maxine Hong Kingston.

Distinguished and celebrated author Maxine Hong Kingston was officially recognized as the sixth recipient of Randolph College’s prestigious Pearl S. Buck Award during a ceremony in Smith Hall Theatre Wednesday evening. The Pearl S. Buck award is given to women who exemplify the ideals, values, and commitments of Buck, a member of the Class of... READ MORE >>

Randolph to present Pearl S. Buck Award to Maxine Hong Kingston

Maxine Hong Kingston

Nationally recognized author Maxine Hong Kingston will be named the sixth recipient of the Randolph College Pearl S. Buck Award on April 20 during a special ceremony at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph celebrates 125th anniversary of College’s founding

Dennis Goff, Charles A. Dana Professor of Psychology, wishes the College a happy birthday.

As early as 1883 and 1885, then president of Randolph-Macon College (R-MC) in Ashland, Va., W.W. Bennett, with the support of faculty (which included William Waugh Smith) approached the college’s Board of Trustees in an attempt to open some educational opportunities there to women. Both efforts failed. Years later, when Smith himself was president, he once... READ MORE >>

Endstation Theatre Co. to present The Whole Bunch at Randolph

The Whole Bunch poster

Randolph College announced its formal partnership with Endstation Theatre Company in 2015. This Friday, that partnership will bear fruit in one of many ways as Endstation brings The Whole Bunch to campus. The Whole Bunch by Joshua Mikel, in collaboration with Rachel Gagen of Live Healthy Lynchburg, is an Endstation community-centered new work with the... READ MORE >>

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