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Randolph presents Alumnae Achievement Awards, names Kughn honorary alumnus

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On Saturday night, Randolph College presented Alumnae Achievement Awards to two outstanding graduates, Carla Alexander ’68 and Lucy Williams Hooper ’73. Also during the ceremony, Randolph named Skip Kughn an honorary alumnus for his many years of service to the College. Since 1981, Randolph has presented the Alumnae Achievement Award to alumnae who personify the... READ MORE >>

Randolph surpasses alumnae and alumni giving goals for FY 2016-17

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Randolph College exceeded its goals for alumnae and alumni financial support during fiscal year 2016-17, raising $2.143 million for the Annual Fund and $8.6 million in total giving. “We are ever grateful for the generosity of our alumnae and alumni and friends of the College,” said President Bradley W. Bateman. “These gifts help ensure that... READ MORE >>

A World Apart

This photo of Matea Osti '08 (left) and Marwa Abdel Latif '09 ran in the New York Times in 2006. (Credit: Josh Meltzer/The New York Times/Redux)

Two refugees find friendship, sense of home during college years It was a cold January day in 2005, when a new international student sat down at the same table as Matea Osti ’08 in the College dining hall. Osti had noticed her a few days before, huddled in her winter coat while inside one of... READ MORE >>

Prescription for Success

(From left) Sara Reed '15, Dani Hill '17, Joseph Uzdavinis '17, and Jessica Sidebottom '17

Sara Reed ’15 had a job in her field well before she graduated from Randolph. In fall 2014, the biology and dance double major entered the medical scribe program at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Now serving as Centra’s emergency department lead training scribe, Reed has since been joined by three other Randolph graduates: Joseph Uzdavinis... READ MORE >>

Aim High

Emilee Dunton '14, '15 M.A.T. rallies her players during practice.

Alumna shares life lessons on the basketball court Emilee Dunton ’14, ’15 M.A.T. grew up tagging along with her father while he coached Liberty University’s men’s basketball team, leading them to a Big South championship and NCAA berth. The countless hours watching—and playing basketball—with her dad paid off. Eventually, Dunton left her job as water... READ MORE >>

Leaving a Legacy

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Elizabeth “Punky” Jane Smith ’72 was always looking for one more way she could help her alma mater. A lifelong supporter, Smith was highly engaged with the College, providing both financial support and her time as a volunteer. “She certainly thought very highly of the College,” said Smith’s brother, Joe Smith. “We worked on her... READ MORE >>

Full Circle

Cameo Hoyle '10

Cameo Hoyle ’10 opens her own business across from Randolph College After years of crisscrossing the United States pursuing various opportunities and passions, Cameo Hoyle ’10 has found herself right back where she started—in sight of Randolph College’s Red Brick Wall. Hoyle and her partner, Lyndsey, recently expanded their business, Good Karma Tea Company, and... READ MORE >>

Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Jewelle Wooten Bickford '63

Alumna leads national effort to place more women in leadership positions When Jewelle Wooten Bickford ’63 first entered the workforce, she knew there would be many glass ceilings in her way. After all, it was more common for women to stay at home than pursue a career, much less one in business. Over the next... READ MORE >>

Hooper elected chair of Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board

Lucy Hooper '73

Lucy Hooper ’73, a trustee emerita who served on the Randolph Board of Trustees from 2000-2017, including five years as president, was recently elected chair of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB). Hooper has served on the MSRB Board since 2014, and is currently on the Nominating and Governance Committee. She is executive vice president... READ MORE >>

Money magazine lists Randolph among ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

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Money magazine has named Randolph one of its “Best Colleges for Your Money 2017.” The ranking was based upon educational quality, affordability, and alumni success. In its profile of Randolph, Money touts the high percentage of students who receive scholarships and financial aid. It also includes information about student life, as well as the College’s... READ MORE >>