125th anniversary

RECAP: Randolph College Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Celebrating 125 Years - Randolph College

News Coverage College reflects on history, looks to future at 125th Anniversary Convocation – Randolph College News, October 10, 2016 Randolph College Celebrates 125th Anniversary – WSET-TV, October 10, 2016 Randolph Celebrates 125 Years – WDBJ7-TV, October 8, 2016 Randolph College closes out 125th anniversary observance this weekend – News & Advance, October 6, 2016 Sheldon... READ MORE >>

College reflects on history, looks to future at 125th Anniversary Convocation

President Bradley W. Bateman speaks during Randolph's 125th Anniversary Convocation.

Alumnae and alumni, current students, and leaders from throughout Randolph’s and R-MWC’s history gathered in Smith Hall Theatre Saturday for a culminating celebration of the College’s 125th anniversary. A procession of delegates from each decade of graduating classes as well as current faculty members filed into the theatre, and Gordon Steffey, the Barbara Boyle Lemon... READ MORE >>

125th anniversary festivities to conclude with multiple events October 8

Celebrating 125 Years - Randolph College

Randolph College’s 125th anniversary celebration will culminate with several special events on Saturday, October 8. The day begins with a 125th Anniversary Convocation ceremony at 10 a.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. The formal event will feature an academic procession recognizing graduate classes through the history of the College as well as a series of distinguished... READ MORE >>

Expert historian on women’s colleges speaks at Randolph

Helen Horowitz

As part of its 125th anniversary celebration, Randolph College hosted a lecture Saturday about the history of women’s colleges. Helen Horowitz, an author and historian, presented the keynote address as part of the annual Leadership Council for the College’s Alumnae and Alumni Association. Horowitz is the Sydenham Clark Parsons Professor, Emerita, at Smith College, and her 2002 book, Rereading... READ MORE >>

Sheldon wins Academic Smack Down for the sciences

Physics professor Peter Sheldon (center, left) shows off his championship belt.

As the crowd erupted in deafening cheers and chants of his name, physics professor Peter Sheldon accepted the championship belt as winner of Randolph’s first-ever Academic Smack Down Wednesday night. Sporting a lab coat and bringing his own robot, Sheldon represented the sciences in the playful debate between disciplines, which was designed to help students... READ MORE >>

Faculty to square off in Academic Smack Down

Academic Smack Down poster

Three academic disciplines. Three Randolph College professors. Only one will survive! Randolph will host its first-ever Academic Smack Down Wednesday, September 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. The Academic Smack Down is the ultimate showdown between the academic disciplines at Randolph, each of which will be championed by a feisty faculty member. Sociology... READ MORE >>

Randolph College welcomes the Class of 2020 to campus

Move-in day at Randolph College.

Randolph College welcomed 231 new students to campus Wednesday. The College’s annual move-in day featured a large contingency of faculty, staff, and student volunteers who spent the day helping new students haul suitcases, boxes, and other belongings into the residence halls. SEE MORE PHOTOS ON FACEBOOK “This is a wonderful time for the College, and... READ MORE >>

Randolph to celebrate the Class of 2016 at Commencement Sunday

Randolph College Commencement Ceremony, May 17, 2015.

Randolph College will celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2016 in several events this weekend. About 142 students will receive bachelor’s degrees and approximately 10 will receive master’s degrees. On Saturday, the College will hold Baccalaureate, a celebration of faith and thanksgiving, at 11 a.m. in Houston Memorial Chapel. Randolph English professor Gary Dop... READ MORE >>

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 >>

Alumnae scientists share career experiences with students

Catharine Smith Carty '75 (right) speaks during the panel discussion.

Three alumnae scientists, Aneliese L. Apala ’11, Catharine Smith Carty ’75, and Aliya Gifford ’04, returned to Randolph College Friday afternoon to discuss their experiences and share advice with current students aspiring to enter careers in the sciences. The Women in Science Panel discussion was part of Randolph’s 2016 Science Festival, which continues with events... READ MORE >>