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Celebrating the Right to Vote: Profile of an R-MWC suffragist

Students dressed in 1920 apparel

As the nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, Randolph College remembers its alumnae who fought for the right to vote. Leading up to the amendment’s passage in Congress on June 4, 1919, students at then-Randolph-Macon Woman’s College were highly involved in the women’s suffrage movement, even starting an Equal... READ MORE >>

Women in Sports: Summer Research examines gender discrepancies in grad school, athletic careers

Sport and exercise studies professor Meghan Halbrook and Taylor Craft '20

As more females become referees and assistant coaches in the NFL, NBA, and other traditionally male-dominated organizations, it would appear that gender equity in sports is improving. However, Meghan Halbrook, a sport and exercise studies professor at Randolph, believes there is much more work to be done. This summer, she is teaming up with Taylor... READ MORE >>

Photo gallery: Reunion 2019

A group of alumnae dance in Michels Plaza

Randolph College hosted alumnae and alumni in classes ending with 4’s and 9’s at its 2019 Reunion from May 30-June 2.... READ MORE >>

Randolph bestows its highest award to Russell Willis Taylor ’78 and Judith Lefkowitz Kreeger ’62

Russell Willis Taylor ’78 and the Honorable Judge Judith Lefkowitz Kreeger ’62

On Saturday, two alumnae received one of Randolph College’s highest honors for its graduates. This year’s Alumnae Achievement Award recipients were Russell Willis Taylor ’78 and the Honorable Judge Judith Lefkowitz Kreeger ’62. “Since 1981, the College has presented the Alumnae Achievement Award to alumnae who personify the value of a liberal arts education and... READ MORE >>

The beginnings of the College: R-MWC in the 1890s

Front campus of R-MWC in the 1890s

Randolph College was founded as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 1891, and officially opened its doors to students in 1893. The following article was written by Meta Glass (Class of 1899) in the fall of 1965 about her experiences as one of the first students enrolled at R-MWC in the 1890s: One cannot tell how long... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces spring 2019 Dean’s List

Flowers blooming in front of the Student Center

Randolph College is pleased to announce its Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester: Meredith Alwine Corrinne Anderson Lauren Appel Rabiea Ashraf Wajiha Ashraf Daisy Ayala-Gomez Elisabeth Ayars Gladys Banton Gabriel Blodgett Adara Boling Hannah Bradley Brandon Braud Anh Bui Tyler Campbell Rikki Carretta Lindsey Chaney Sidney Clark Eynnar Claros Chacon Tyrah Cobb-Davis Austin Collier... READ MORE >>

Lauren Appel ’20 participates in national summit on nuclear weapons

Lauren Appel '20 leads an interest meeting at Randolph for the No Lost Generation Student Initiative

Lauren Appel ’20 was recently one of 15 college students from across the nation who participated in a weeklong program designed to develop the next generation of Catholic nuclear nonproliferation specialists and activists. The program was coordinated by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame in cooperation with the... READ MORE >>

Randolph College alum begins Peace Corps service in Mongolia

Ayla Hagen

Article courtesy of Peace Corps Public Affairs Office Ayla Hagen ’18 has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Mongolia on May 29 to begin training as an English education teacher volunteer. “I have always been a service-minded individual and have often sought ways to help those in my community and abroad in... READ MORE >>

Students learn about alternative energy, natural wonders, and vikings in journey to Iceland

Students and faculty hold a Randolph banner in front of a waterfall in Iceland

Nine Randolph environmental studies students and two faculty walked the glaciers, learned about vikings, and admired natural wonders in Iceland as part of a study abroad experience last week. The weeklong trip was part of the “Exploring Geology and Sustainability in Iceland” summer study seminar course, which examined climate change and alternative energy sources being... READ MORE >>

Chua serves on panel for North Carolina Arts Council

Music professor Emily Chua and other panelists on the Composer Artist Fellowship Panel

Music professor Emily Yap Chua recently served on the Composer Artist Fellowship Panel for the North Carolina Arts Council in Raleigh, N.C. The panel reviewed works by composers in a wide range of styles and selected three fellowship recipients. Along with Chua, other panelists included Mélisse Brunet of Appalachian State University, and Keith Davis of... READ MORE >>

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