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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 >>

Article by Randolph president published by The Atlantic

The Atlantic magazine recently published an article by Randolph College President Bradley W. Bateman, entitled “The Evangelical Roots of American Economics.” Read the article in its entirety at http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/02/evangelical-american-economics/460455/.... READ MORE >>

New labyrinth dedicated in honor of past College leaders

Alumnae and other members of the Randolph community examine the labyrinth, gifted to the College by Katharine Stark Caldwell '74.

Members of the Randolph College community gathered Friday morning to dedicate a new feature on campus that honors three former chairs of the Board of Trustees and a past president of the College. The new labyrinth is located on back campus between the Houston Memorial Chapel and the Mabel K. Whiteside Greek Theatre, and was... READ MORE >>

Randolph Board of Trustees receives AGB John W. Nason Board Governance Award

Cathy Havener Greer '73 (left), chair of the Randolph College Board of Trustees, accepts the award from Susan Johnston, executive vice president and COO of the AGB.

Randolph College is pleased to announce, in conjunction with the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), that its Board of Trustees has been awarded the AGB John W. Nason Board Governance Award for demonstrating innovation and exemplary leadership. According to AGB, Randolph’s board has served at the pinnacle of excellence and advanced... READ MORE >>

Randolph College closed Monday, Jan. 25

Due to the many roads that remain impassable and the threat of slick conditions as a result of melted snow refreezing overnight, the College will be closed Monday, Jan. 25. All classes and on-campus scheduled events are cancelled for the day. We anticipate that the College will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 26. We will update... READ MORE >>

Randolph to host international high school physics tournament

Randolph College Academic Logo - 2015

More than 100 high school physics students and around 100 additional teachers, industry professionals, and other guests from around the world will travel to Randolph College for the annual United States Association for Young Physicists’ Tournament (USAYPT) next week. The first four rounds of the two-day tournament will take place Friday, Jan. 29, and rounds... READ MORE >>

125th anniversary celebration features special art exhibition

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the Jan. 22 opening reception for this exhibition has been rescheduled for March 25. Randolph College will open a special art exhibit featuring 125 of the finest works from its permanent collection this month at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. An opening reception for the 125 from... READ MORE >>

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