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Randolph presents 2016 Alumnae Achievement Awards

Muriel Zimmerman Casey '53, Heather Ayers Garnett '86, and Rebecca Dixon '60.

Three esteemed professionals were the recipients of Randolph College’s 2016 Alumnae Achievement Awards, presented tonight by President Bradley W. Bateman. The 2016 Alumnae Achievement Award winners were:   Muriel Zimmerman Casey ’53 Muriel Zimmerman Casey ’53 earned her degree in English and started her career as a teacher for Seven Hills School in 1963. By... READ MORE >>

Alumna returns to teach physics

Kacey Meaker

When she was a senior at Randolph, Kacey Meaker ’08 jokingly told a friend that one day she would return here to teach. It took eight years, but her prediction came true. Meaker is serving this year as a visiting professor in physics. Meaker just recently earned her Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley,... READ MORE >>

Randolph trustee featured in Austin American-Statesman

Edna Aguirre Rehbein '77 receives her Alumnae Achievement Award from President Bradley W. Bateman in September 2015.

Randolph College Trustee Edna Aguirre Rehbein ’77 was featured in the Austin American-Statesman’s “Getting to Know You” section this week. A resident of Round Rock, Texas, Rehbein was elected to the Randolph’s Board of Trustees earlier this year. She was also one of the College’s Alumnae Achievement Award recipients in 2015. Read the full article... READ MORE >>

Randolph receives $7.82 million gift

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Randolph College recently received a $7.82 million gift—the second largest individual gift in the College’s history. The gift, which will provide scholarships for students, was a bequest from Laura Maud Battle Winstead ’50 and her husband, Emerson Clarence. “This transformative gift is a wonderful testament to the commitment of a very special couple to this... READ MORE >>

Alumnae panelists speak about value of liberal arts degrees at Reunion

Macon Foster McCrossen '61

Alison Buckley ’91 likes to think of her liberal arts education as the ultimate cross-fit training experience that prepared her for success in the marathon of life. “It’s a combination of cardio, strength, stretching, and flexibility that will, in the long-run, make you more fit and a better athlete,” she said. Buckley was one of... READ MORE >>

Studying Mars brings life to Randolph MAT graduate’s science class at Forest Middle School

L-R: Keaton Ellis, James Dodson, Olivia Moore, and teacher Caitlin Unterman practice flying and landing a drone during coursework on a mock mission to Mars in Ms. Unterman's 8th grade science class on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Forest, Va. The students are planning a simulated mission to Mars and are even getting help from NASA scientists. (Photo by Jay Westcott/The News & Advance)

By Rachael Smith Reprinted from The News & Advance with permission (Caitlin Unterman ’12, earned her Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Randolph College in 2013) The knowledge of Mars for most eighth-graders is it’s a red planet with dirt on it. This is not the case for the eighth-grade students at Forest Middle... READ MORE >>

Alumna shares research on Latino diversity and politics at campus lecture

Tia Stokes-Brown ’97 goes over data from her research, entitled “The Increasing Significance of Race: Exploring the Development of Latino Racial Group Consciousness and the Link to Political Participation.”

Tia Stokes-Brown ’97 returned to campus this week to share her research on diversity within the American Latino population and the impact of Latino voters on political elections. Brown, who majored in dance and political science, is now a political science professor at Bucknell University and a faculty fellow for the Office of the Associate... READ MORE >>

Randolph alumna featured in George W. Bush Institute’s new book

Wazhma Furmuli '11 (photo credit: Chandler West, Refinery29)

Randolph College alumna Wazhma Furmuli ’11 is one of 29 voices featured in We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope, a new anthology of personal stories released by the George W. Bush Institute. In the book, Furmuli tells the story of how she refused to let anything stand in the way of her achievements. She recently discussed her passion... READ MORE >>

Alumnae scientists share career experiences with students

Catharine Smith Carty '75 (right) speaks during the panel discussion.

Three alumnae scientists, Aneliese L. Apala ’11, Catharine Smith Carty ’75, and Aliya Gifford ’04, returned to Randolph College Friday afternoon to discuss their experiences and share advice with current students aspiring to enter careers in the sciences. The Women in Science Panel discussion was part of Randolph’s 2016 Science Festival, which continues with events... READ MORE >>

AmazonSmile purchases support Randolph College

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Alumnae and alumni, students, and others in the College community can now give to Randolph each time they make a purchase on the popular online marketplace, Amazon.com. The AmazonSmile program allows shoppers to give 0.5 percent of the price of each purchase they make to Randolph. To support Randolph College through this program, visit http://smile.amazon.com/ch/54-0505941.... READ MORE >>