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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Historic marker dedicated in memory of College artist

The Randolph College and Lynchburg communities celebrated the life and achievements of Georgia Weston Morgan, a famed Lynchburg artist and member of the Class of 1903 who studied painting, in a dedication ceremony for a historic marker erected in her memory Sunday. Morgan also studied at the Academie Julian in Paris, France. She chaired the... READ MORE >>

Randolph, Poplar Forest partner to host Relatives and Strangers programs

Americans take pride in their nation’s ethnic diversity, and it is impossible to imagine the United States without it. Yet simultaneously, America remains tormented by racial division, misunderstanding and alienation. Despite centuries of casual and intimate intermingling, white and black Americans are both relatives and strangers. On November 3 and 4, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest... READ MORE >>

Randolph College launches new institutional visual graphic identity

LYNCHBURG–Randolph College launched a new visual graphic identity for the College this week. The new logo and word marks are the result of nearly a year of focus groups and design work and provide the College with a modern, strong graphic identity. The College’s Office of College Relations led the redesign process. The new logo... READ MORE >>

College writing community celebrates launch of The Jack’s 2015 issue

Randolph students and faculty gathered Tuesday evening to celebrate the launch of the College’s literary magazine, The Jack. The event, held at the student-run Red Door Café, featured special awards as well as plenty of hot drinks and sweet, locally made treats. Published annually since 2010, The Jack showcases Randolph’s award-winning papers and lists students... READ MORE >>

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College to present Venetian Visions: Selections from the National Gallery, London

Thanks to the one-of-a-kind partnership with the National Gallery, London, Randolph College will open its newest exhibition at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College, Venetian Visions: Selections from the National Gallery, London. The exhibition, which opens Nov. 6 and runs through March 31, 2016, features works on loan from the National Gallery, London,... READ MORE >>

St. Charles embarks on new journey as vice president for institutional advancement

Though it has been 30 years since he was an undergraduate student, Kenneth St. Charles feels a bit like he is starting all over again as a first-year student. Recently named Randolph’s new vice president of institutional advancement, St. Charles is spending his first weeks getting used to being 1,000 miles from home while also... READ MORE >>

Randolph English professor discusses writing in different stages of life at Bay Path University

Randolph English professor Bunny Goodjohn was a panel speaker at Bay Path University’s Writers’ Day, where she spoke about the shift from writing as a “hobby” to a serious endeavor between different stages in her life. She weighed in on current literary culture and its inclusion (or lack thereof) of “late life” writers—particularly women. Goodjohn... READ MORE >>

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