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Anne Wilkes Tucker ’67 honored by Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain

Anne Wilkes Tucker '67

Anne Wilkes Tucker ’67 recently received the Award for Curatorship and an honorary fellowship from the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) of Great Britain.  Tucker, who is a trustee emerita for Randolph, was one of several renowned visual artists from around the world recognized at the RPS’s 2019 awards ceremony. The prestigious awards, which were established... READ MORE >>

VP of sustainability for The Cheesecake Factory shares expertise with students, offers internship opportunity

Megan Bloomer meets individually with seniors

On Thursday, the Randolph community got the chance to hear about how cheesecake can be sustainable. Megan Bloomer ’06, the vice president of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for The Cheesecake Factory, shared her career experiences and offered advice to environmental studies and sciences students. She also provided information about a new remote internship... READ MORE >>

Rediscovering Compassion: Alumna works to make refugee resettlement process easier for families

Melissa Goss-Jentz

At the parks in Seattle, Washington, where she runs and plays with her small children, Melissa Goss-Jentz ’03 is confronted daily with homelessness. “It’s becoming a bigger and bigger issue in Seattle, and we regularly see homeless people in all facets of our lives,” she said. “I was finding that the sympathy and compassion I... READ MORE >>

Oh, baby: Local midwife Katie Stewart Page ’08 delivers 1,000th baby

Katie Stewart Page examines a patient at the Centra Medical Group Women's Center

For every professional accomplishment, Katie Stewart Page ’08 buys a new pair of shoes. The tradition started when she graduated from college and continued when she was hired for both of her jobs. However, when she delivered her 1,000th baby this summer, she broke tradition and celebrated by “delivering” a newborn from a cake. Page... READ MORE >>

Trustee emerita reflects on service as board chair in Trustee magazine

Cathy Havener Greer speaks at the 125th Anniversary Convocation in 2016.

Cathy Havener Greer ’73, a trustee emerita for the Randolph College Board of Trustees, published an article in the most recent issue of Trustee magazine, a publication of the national Association of Governing Boards (AGB). Greer’s article was titled “Embracing Change and Continuity,” and detailed her experience as chair of the Randolph College Board of... READ MORE >>

Etched into history: Long list of esteemed alumnae included on new Virginia Women’s Monument

The Virginia Women's Monument in Richmond, Virginia

The new Virginia Women’s Monument in Richmond, Virginia, is a beautiful testament to the women who helped shape the state’s history. Among the 230 names engraved into the glass Wall of Honor are notable Virginians, such as Martha Washington, Pocahontas, Anne Spencer—not to mention nine distinguished alumnae and faculty of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College. “These women... READ MORE >>

Why I give: Rehema Kahurananga ’04

Rehema Kahurananga

Why is it important for you to give to the College? I am from Kenya but grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which is where I went to high school. Our senior year was all about excitedly applying to colleges and universities—primarily in the United States—with the hope that we would get in. Having sent... READ MORE >>

Talents on display: Brianne Roth ’13 facilitates self-assessments of museum operations across the nation

Brianne Roth

Ever since her first museum internship with the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation in Williamsburg, Virginia, Brianne Roth ’13 knew she wanted to pursue a career in museums. Her dream has since become a reality, and she is now one of two museum assessment program officers for the American Alliance of Museums in Washington, D.C.  “I believe that... READ MORE >>

City Year program preps Yolanda Cobblah ’17 for career in public service

Yolanda Cobblah

The experiences Yolanda Cobblah ’17 gained as part of the City Year program have been both life-changing and eye-opening.  So far, Cobblah has served for two years for City Year, an education-based nonprofit organization focused on bridging the graduation and attendance gap in the United States.  She started as a first-year AmeriCorps member, then was... READ MORE >>

Career immersion trip takes students to governor’s office, Capital One, and Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond

Students and Capital One staff pose with signs that read,

While most of the College community was relaxing during fall break, one group of Randolph students was busy making career moves. On Monday, October 21,  the Randolph Career Development Center took a group of students to Richmond, Virginia, where they received a tour of Governor Ralph Northam’s office from Emma Williams Jenson ’16, a special assistant in the... READ MORE >>