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Leading advocate to abolish death penalty to speak at Randolph

Sister Helen Prejean (photo credit: Scott Langley)

Sister Helen Prejean, one of the leading voices in the national movement to abolish the death penalty, will give a free, public lecture at Randolph College on Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Houston Memorial Chapel. A book signing will follow the lecture. A member of the Congregation of St. Joseph, based in New... READ MORE >>

UPDATE: College opening at noon on Tuesday, March 13

Snow on campus

Due the poor travel conditions predicted for tomorrow morning, Randolph will open at noon on Tuesday, March 13. Should the conditions warrant closing, a decision will be made by 10 a.m. More information will arrive via text and email.... READ MORE >>

Randolph student spends spring break studying original works by Hemingway

Alison Hyler '18 goes through the archives at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

Alison Hyler ’18 used her spring break to visit Boston, Massachusetts and research one of history’s most famous authors in the archives of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. An English literature major and aspiring English teacher, Hyler is writing a paper that details her pedagogy plan, which explains how she would teach... READ MORE >>

Aileen Chambers Evans inducted into Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame

Logo for Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame

Aileen Chambers Evans, who attended R-MWC in the mid-1910s, was recently inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame. As a student, Evans was a member of the College’s literary society alongside Pearl S. Buck, a member of the Class of 1914 who went on to become the first American woman to receive the Nobel... READ MORE >>

Science of sound keynote to highlight 10th annual Science Festival

A Science Day attendee takes a look through a microscope

Have you ever wondered how a small person can have such a big voice? Or, how does an opera singer belt the high notes so easily? Nicholas Perna will answer both of those questions and more in his keynote performance to headline the 10th annual Randolph College Science Festival. The Science Festival is a series... READ MORE >>

Randolph M.A.T. candidates honored as Teachers of Promise

(From left) Sarah Grissom, Jennifer Sanborn, Molly Williams, Evie Rigby Goodson, and Ryan McDonald

Several students in Randolph College’s Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program were named Teachers of Promise by the Teachers of Promise Foundation during a gala at Virginia Commonwealth University on Friday, March 2. The honorees were Ryan McDonald, Evie Rigby Goodson, Sarah Grissom, Jennifer Sanborn, and Molly Williams. Each student is a candidate for... READ MORE >>

Statement Regarding Peaceful Student Protests

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Randolph College values respectful, civil dialogue about important issues. Participation in peaceful protests will not affect an application or admission status of a prospective student.... READ MORE >>

Randolph College recertified as Bee Campus

Close-up photo of a honeybee

Randolph College has once again received national recognition for its efforts to engage the campus in enhancing pollinator habitat both on and off-campus. Bee City USA® has renewed Randolph’s Bee Campus USA certification for 2018 following a rigorous renewal application process. The Bee Campus USA designation recognizes educational campuses that commit to a set of... READ MORE >>

Mahoney wins national award from Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities

Ryan Mahoney '18

This weekend, the president of Randolph’s student-run Macon Activities Council (MAC) received national recognition for his efforts to host student events and bring performers and other entertainment to campus. Ryan Mahoney ’18 was named National Student Programmer of the Year by the Association for Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA). In the past year, Mahoney and... READ MORE >>

Randolph partnership with Lynchburg Grows adds to sustainability efforts

Students eating lunch in Cheatham Dining Hall

Randolph College is joining forces with Lynchburg Grows to reduce pre-consumer food waste. Earlier this year, Lynchburg Grows began collecting pre-consumer food waste like fruit and vegetable skins from Randolph’s dining services. The nonprofit group then uses the material for composting at the Lynchburg Grows farm. “Pre-consumer waste is easier to compost than post-consumer waste—what... READ MORE >>

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