Academics

M.F.A. program featured in Poets & Writers magazine

M.F.A. faculty member Phillip B. Williams reads his work during the M.F.A. residency at Randolph this summer

Randolph’s new M.F.A. in Creative Writing program was featured in the most recent issue of Poets & Writers magazine. The article by Rigoberto González highlighted the program’s first residency at Randolph this summer and included comments from both new students and faculty. Read the article in its entirety here. ... READ MORE >>

Major Growth: Sport and exercise studies major with liberal arts approach sees marked growth

Professor Carolyn Sarson’s Kinesiology class

Kinesiology is one of sport and exercise studies professor Carolyn Sarson’s favorite classes to teach. She’s even been known to spontaneously break into song and dance, like in a class last fall when she performed The Supremes’s “Stop in the Name of Love” to demonstrate movement using the shoulder girdle and scapula. The class is... READ MORE >>

Randolph faculty ranked 18th nationally by The Princeton Review

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Randolph College’s faculty have once again been recognized as some of the best in the nation. The Princeton Review ranked the College 18th for most accessible professors in the 2019 edition of its flagship college guide, The Best 384 Colleges. Randolph ranked 19th in the same category in the 2018 edition. In The Best 384 Colleges, The Princeton... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces Dean’s List for spring 2018

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Randolph College is pleased to announce its Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester: Marie Abowd Meredith Alwine Wajiha Ashraf Elisabeth Ayars Tristina Balsamo Gladys Banton Maggie Bargelski Carter Barnette Shannon Baskin Shearry Bates Elizabeth Beamon Di Bei Jonathan Black Adara Boling Chloe Brazzi Anh Bui Jessica Burroughs Ho’ola Bush Travis Byram Alexis Calloway Tyler... READ MORE >>

Randolph presents 2018 Academic and Leadership Awards

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Randolph College presented numerous  students on Wednesday with academic and leadership awards. The annual Academic and Leadership Awards ceremony honors students who excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. Academic Awards Art and Art History Rachel Trexler Ellis ’44 Art Prize for Excellence: Morgan Osburn and Stacey Samuels Best... READ MORE >>

Students to showcase research, creative work at Symposium of Artists and Scholars

Yolanda Cobblah '17 presents her research during the 2017 Symposium of Artists and Scholars

More than 50 Randolph students will present their academic, scientific, and creative research at the College’s 2018 Symposium of Artists and Scholars April 19 and 20. Modeled after a traditional academic conference, the event begins with a luncheon, followed by oral presentations, a keynote speech, readings of creative works, musical performances, exhibitions of student artwork,... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces Dean’s List for fall 2017

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Randolph College is pleased to announce its Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester: Gracyn Allen-Ingle Meredith Alwine George Atmore Gladys Banton Machaela Barkman Carter Barnette Shannon Baskin Shearry Bates Rachel Beaver Di Bei Jonathan Black Abigail Bodnar Adara Boling Chloe Brazzi Allison Brooks Anh Bui Travis Byram Tyler Campbell Emma Carrico Darius Chernitsky Gunnar... READ MORE >>

Top 10 stories of 2017

Sunset over Main Hall and the Red Brick Wall

As 2017 comes to a close, we have compiled a list of the top 10 stories to recap some of the College’s biggest news from the past year: Randolph students partner with middle schoolers to build a tiny house, M.A.T. program receives national accreditation. Professor prestige: The Princeton Review ranks Randolph in top 20 nationally for... READ MORE >>

Randolph featured in 2018 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Fiske Guide to Colleges

Randolph College was again recognized among the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions in the 2018 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The Fiske Guide to Colleges does not rank universities and colleges numerically, but assesses the strengths and weaknesses of what it considers the top institutions in United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Schools included in... READ MORE >>

Randolph introduces new museum and heritage studies major

Students conduct archaeological research on African artifacts.

Beginning in the fall, Randolph College students will be able to take advantage of the College’s newest major, museum and heritage studies. The new interdisciplinary program will introduce students to a rich variety of approaches for presenting and studying visual and material culture. The program is designed for a broad range of students in the... READ MORE >>