alumnae

A Legacy of Service: $1.25 million gift honors Mamie Jolley Bruce ’44

Mamie Jolley Bruce

A new $1.25 million grant will establish an endowment fund enabling the College to expand its Community Fellows program, Randolph President Bradley W. Bateman announced this week. The funding is the result of gifts from the Jolley Foundation, Jolley Bruce Christman ’69, and her brother, James McDuffie “Duff” Bruce, III. The grant will establish the... READ MORE >>

Randolph alumna elected president of Virginia affiliate of American College of Nurse-Midwives

Katie Stewart Page '08 speaks at Randolph's 2018 Reunion

Katie Stewart Page ’08 was recently elected president of the Virginia affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. With this new position, Page will assume a visible leadership role and represent Virginia’s nurse-midwives on state boards and at legislative events. She is currently a certified nurse-midwife (CNM) for the Centra Medical Group Women’s Center in... READ MORE >>

Why I give: A Q&A with Bill and Ann Hepburn Webb ’84

Bill and Ann Hepburn Webb ’84 with President Bradley W. Bateman (center)

Tell us a little bit about you and your family and your connection to Randolph? Our son Andrew is a current sophomore at Randolph and I (Ann) am an alumna, Class of 1984. I majored in economics and had several high school teachers who were graduates of R-MWC and served as influences for me to... READ MORE >>

Monkeying Around: Costa Rica research offers up-close and personal experience to Randolph grad

Reneé Russell ’16

On her first day in Costa Rica, Reneé Russell ’16 and a group of researchers ventured into the rainforest. Not long into the trip, they heard a loud rustling in the trees overhead and spotted a group of spider monkeys jumping from limb to limb. One let out a scream and creeped toward them. After... READ MORE >>

Laugh Out Loud: Lianna Carrera ’07 takes on a career in comedy

Lianna Carrera '07 in a black and white photo

When Lianna Carrera ’07 first moved to Los Angeles in 2011, she had this unlikely vision in her head that someone wearing a 1950s fedora with a cigar hanging out of his mouth would pluck her out of a line-up and shout, “Hey, now here’s a kid with talent! Let’s give her a chance.” She... READ MORE >>

Randolph bestows Vita Abundantior Award to Barbara Niedland McCarthy ’73

(From left) Lucy Williams Hooper '73, President Bradley W. Bateman, and Barbara Niedland McCarthy '73, recipient of the Vita Abundantior Award

Randolph recently presented the Vita Abundantior Award to Barbara Niedland McCarthy ’73, in appreciation for her devotion to not only her career and community, but also to the Richmond, Virginia Alumnae and Alumni Chapter, her College, and her classmates. Before presenting the award to McCarthy at the special ceremony in Richmond on October 25, Randolph... READ MORE >>

Living the dream: Randolph student interns with international nonprofit, Kakenya’s Dream

Rebecca Lesnak '19

This fall, Rebecca Lesnak ’19 became the first Randolph student to intern for Kakenya’s Dream. Founded by Kakenya Ntaiya ’04, the nonprofit organization works to empower girls in Kenya through education. For her internship, Lesnak is working remotely from campus to advance the mission of the organization, using her skills as a global studies and history... READ MORE >>

Building a Reputation: RandolphConnect receives national award for launch, network growth

RandolphConnect, Randolph’s new web-based networking platform for alumnae, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and parents, received a national award this week for its successful launch and exponential member growth. Randolph received the Outstanding Network Launch Award on October 16 at the Graduway Leaders Summit in Boston, which is an annual gathering of leaders with the focus... READ MORE >>

Basquiat, Boom! for Real, and the Berlind Symposium: A Q&A with filmmaker/director Sara Driver ’77

Sara Driver '77

Acclaimed, independent filmmaker Sara Driver ’77 will be one of the featured guests for the 27th Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium October 20-21 at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Held in conjunction with the 107th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Zeitgeist: The Art Scene of Teenage Basquiat, the Berlind Symposium will include a... READ MORE >>

Career updates for the Class of 2018!

Collage with photos of each featured graduate

Noelle Wojciechowski ’18 Major: engineering physics “I am a mechanical engineer at CRB Consulting Engineers, Inc. and started there in June. I am currently working in the Kalamazoo, Michigan office. I’m on a team within the company that focuses primarily on project work at Pfizer, a major pharmaceutical company, which has one of its largest... READ MORE >>