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Vita Abundantior – Vol. 1 No. 2

magazine cover - Vita Abundantior Vol. 1 No. 2

The Magazine of Randolph College November 2017 – Volume 1, Number 2 Contents... READ MORE >>

Robert S. ‘Bo’ Roberson joins Randolph Board of Trustees

Robert S.

Robert S. “Bo” Roberson, one of the newest members of the Randolph College Board of Trustees, brings a wealth of non-profit leadership experience to the College. He has served on the governing boards for the College of William & Mary, Richard Bland College, The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, the Muscarelle Museum of Art,... READ MORE >>

MFA program adds New York Times best-selling author to faculty

Erika L. Sánchez (Photo by Robyn Lindemann)

Randolph College’s new M.F.A. in creative writing program has added yet another nationally recognized and multi-genre author to its faculty. Erika L. Sánchez, a renowned and bestselling poet, novelist, and essayist from Chicago, joins the already stellar lineup. Sánchez’s debut poetry collection, Lessons on Expulsion, was published by Graywolf Press in July 2017, and her... READ MORE >>

Winter graduates recognized at Mid-Year Graduation Luncheon

Congratulations to #RandolphCollege's winter #graduates! A luncheon was held in their honor today in the Alice Ashley Jack Room of Smith Memorial Building. Pictured are some of the graduates: (from left) Allison Kay Brooks, Fabrina Marie Goodell , Kaitlin Mari Evans, Margaret Grace Goldberg, and Rachel Allyson Beaver.

Randolph honored 10 winter graduates at the annual Mid-Year Graduation Luncheon Friday in the Alice Ashley Jack Room of Smith Memorial Building. At the ceremony, President Bradley W. Bateman addressed the graduates, their families, and other invited guests. In addition to congratulating the graduates on their achievements, he encouraged them to use the talents and... READ MORE >>

Tiny House. Big Lessons.

Austin Collier '19 helps a middle school student use a cordless drill while putting up walls for a tiny house.

Randolph students help middle schoolers build a small house as part of STEAM-based program Wearing a white hard hat and eye-protecting goggles, Dai’Dieon looked the part of a young construction worker. Hammer in hand, the seventh-grader at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School for Innovation lined up his nail and prepared to drive it into the... READ MORE >>

Why I Give

Skip Kughn

A Q&A with Skip Kughn, retired vice president for institutional advancement What are the feelings that run through your head when you think about getting this honorary diploma? I was surprised and shocked! It is hard to put into words since I devoted most of my professional life to R-MWC and Randolph College. I am... READ MORE >>

Pioneering Class

Class of 2011 banner in Main Hall

On Saturday, August 18, 2007, 178 members of the Class of 2011 descended on the College, the first class to be coeducational and the first to enter under Randolph College. On move-in day, they were greeted by staff and faculty volunteers—and the press. And for the first months, the women and men lived under a... READ MORE >>

This Place is for the Birds

Megan Henning '18 with one of the greater rheas she took care of at the zoo.

Megan Henning ’18 discovers new skills during zoo internship The large doors to the shelter slowly opened, surprising the flock of pink flamingos inside and sending them scurrying outside in a mass of frantically flapping wings where Megan Henning ’18 and other colleagues waited. They held up tarps, forming a wall and leading the birds... READ MORE >>

2017 Alumnae Achievement Awards

Carla Alexander '68 accepts her Alumnae Achievement Award from President Bradley W. Bateman.

In September, Randolph College presented Alumnae Achievement Awards to two outstanding graduates, Carla Alexander ’68 and Lucy Williams Hooper ’73. Also during the annual ceremony, Randolph named Skip Kughn an honorary alumnus for his many years of service to the College. Since 1981, Randolph has presented the Alumnae Achievement Award to alumnae who personify the... READ MORE >>

Randolph Launches New M.F.A. in Creative Writing

From left, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Aviya Kushner, Phillip B. Williams, Layli Long Soldier, Kaveh Akbar, and Mira Jacob

Acclaimed and award-winning writers will serve as first faculty for new program A new graduate program at Randolph will bring some of the hottest writers to campus beginning this summer. Starting in July 2018, Randolph will add a two-year, low-residency Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program, which is the first of its kind... READ MORE >>

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