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Graves brings financial experience to Randolph Board of Trustees

Kathy Graves '80

Kathy Graves ’80 has called Lynchburg home since she came to college in 1976. Since that time, she has served the community as a volunteer and as a member of numerous committees and boards. Now she has the unique opportunity to make a difference at her alma mater as one of the newest members on... READ MORE >>

Randolph records largest-ever day of giving on Giving Tuesday 2017

Students pose in the Giving Tuesday photo booth, holding thank you signs.

With 569 donors and more than $150,000 in gifts, Randolph posted its single largest day of giving ever on Giving Tuesday, held Nov. 28. Randolph participated in the world-wide day of giving for the third straight year, and the College exceeded its goal of 500 donors. Giving Tuesday is a globally recognized day of giving... READ MORE >>

Deetz’s Bound to the Fire named among Smithsonian’s best books about food

Kelley Deetz

The Smithsonian has named Kelley Deetz’s book, Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine, as one of its 10 Best Books About Food of 2017. Deetz is a Randolph visiting sociology professor. Bound to the Fire draws upon archaeological evidence, cookbooks, plantation records, and folklore to present a nuanced study... READ MORE >>

Randolph librarian’s article published in Public Services Quarterly

Stephen Krueger

An article by Stephen Krueger, access and outreach services librarian at Randolph College’s Lipscomb Library, has been published in the journal Public Services Quarterly. The article, which he wrote during his final semester of graduate school, is entitled “Serving Transgender Patrons in Academic Libraries” and appears in the Future Voices in Public Services column. The... READ MORE >>

Alumnae, area educators share innovative learning strategies at Heick Symposium

Kristin Genova Richardson '79 delivers the keynote for the Heick Symposium.

On Saturday, Randolph hosted a special program for area educators about STEM education and hands-on teaching strategies in sessions led by several of the College’s alumnae as well as local school administrators. The 2017 Heick Symposium on Education featured strategies for EL Education, college and career ready pathways, STEAM and maker spaces, and meeting the... READ MORE >>

Tradition rings on

Close-up of class rings from Randolph College and Randolph-Macon Woman's College

Last week, several class rings belonging to alumnae from past generations were handed down to Randolph juniors as part of the Ring Week tradition. Here are just a few examples of the connections made: Libby Exline ’19 from Julie Hudgins Carroll ’45 Julie Hudgins Carroll ’45 majored in Spanish and Latin. On campus, she was... READ MORE >>

Marks named vice president of institutional advancement

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Randolph College announced this week the permanent appointment of two members of its Office of Institutional Advancement. Farah Marks, a longtime staff member, was named the vice president for institutional advancement, and Marianne Ramsey was appointed director for principal and planned giving. Both began serving in these roles on an interim basis in April. “Both... READ MORE >>

Class of 2017 outcomes: Where are they now?

Daisy Howard ’17, Morgan Wardlaw ’17, Natalie Miller ’17, and Rachel Carder ’17

It’s been six months since the Class of 2017 processed to the Dell and received their diplomas. Here is a sampling of some of the early success our arts and humanities graduates have enjoyed!   Daisy Howard ’17 B.A. in Theatre “I am currently a costume apprentice for Olney Theatre Center in Olney, Md. As... READ MORE >>

Louisa Branscomb ’71 receives award from International Bluegrass Music Association

Louisa Branscomb '71 holding her 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association.

Louisa Branscomb ’71 recently earned a 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA). The award is given to musicians who have made substantial contributions that broaden the genre’s accessibility and recognition. The Distinguished Achievement Award is one of the IBMA’s highest honors. It is reserved for those who been forerunners in... READ MORE >>

Randolph to participate in worldwide Giving Tuesday campaign on November 28

Randolph College Giving Tuesday logo

On November 28, Randolph will join the worldwide Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) movement for the College’s third annual day of giving. Giving Tuesday is a globally recognized day of giving back and follows the holiday shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On this day, individuals worldwide unite their efforts for the benefit of the... READ MORE >>

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