Academics

Meet the faculty: A Q&A with new economics and business professor ATM Sayfuddin

ATM Sayfuddin

Randolph College’s 2019-20 academic year is officially underway, and several new faces have joined the faculty. Economics and business professor ATM Sayfuddin is one of the new additions: Where are you originally from and what is your career/educational background? I am originally from Dhaka, Bangladesh. I completed a bachelor’s degree in public administration at the... READ MORE >>

SUPER STARs: Randolph prepares to welcome first round of new students to campus

Students in the 2018 SUPER program raise their hands during a classroom activity

Tomorrow, first-year students enrolled in the College’s Step-Up to Physical Science and Engineering at Randolph (SUPER) and the new Summer Transition at Randolph (STAR) programs will arrive on campus to get a head start on college life.  In both of the two-week programs, students will participate in classroom activities as well as social events designed... READ MORE >>

The Princeton Review ranks Randolph 18th in the nation for ‘Most Accessible Professors’

Professor Sara Beck converses with a student

Randolph College’s faculty have once again been recognized among the best in the nation. The Princeton Review ranked the College 18th for most accessible professors in the 2020 edition of its flagship college guide, The Best 385 Colleges. Randolph has now been ranked in the top 20 for most accessible professors for three consecutive years. In The... READ MORE >>

M.F.A. program kicks off summer residency Saturday

M.F.A. faculty member Kaveh Akbar shares his work during a public reading at the first residency last summer

Randolph College’s Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in creative writing program will welcome students to campus Saturday for its 2019 summer residency session. During the weeklong program, students will receive one-on-one mentoring from award-winning faculty, participate in collaborative writing workshops, and present their writing to peers and the community. In addition, the summer residency includes... READ MORE >>

Fiske Guide to Colleges touts Randolph as one of the nation’s “Best and Most Interesting” institutions

Featured in 2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Randolph College was again recognized as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions in the 2020 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 the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and... READ MORE >>

Symposium of Artists and Scholars highlights student research, creative endeavors

McKenzie Givens '19 delivers her presentation,

At Randolph’s 2019 Symposium of Artists and Scholars Friday afternoon, students presented the results of various research and creative projects on topics ranging from teaching strategies to rainwater harvesting to mobile app development. In its 11th year, the Symposium brings together students of all academic disciplines to share research results and highlight some of the... READ MORE >>

Month in Photos: January-February 2019

Collage of photos from January and February

The new year is off to a great start at Randolph! Here are some of our favorite photos from the month.... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces fall 2018 Dean’s List

Aerial photo of campus with the blue sky and mountains in the background

Randolph College is pleased to announce its Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester: A’Nyeja Adams Meredith Alwine Corrinne Anderson Lauren Appel Wajiha Ashraf Elisabeth Ayars Gladys Banton Brandon Braud Chloe Brazzi Anh Bui Joshua Bulavko Emily Butler Tyler Campbell Anna-Grace Cary Austin Collier Alexander Conway Taylor Craft Mary Dorman Hannah Edwards Paige Edwards Arthur... READ MORE >>

M.F.A. program hosts winter residency

A panel discussion from Randolph College MFA faculty takes place during the winter residency program.

Randolph College’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (M.F.A.) program held its winter residency at The Virginian Hotel from Dec. 29, 2018 through Jan. 7, 2019. During this time, M.F.A. students attended lectures and workshops, met with their faculty mentors, and attended readings. This was one of five 10-day residencies the students attend during... READ MORE >>

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 >>