Alumnae to appear on nationally televised game show

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UPDATE: Susan Cole ’03 won $67,800 over three days; Lani Golstab Gonzalez ’04 won $50,600 over three days. Two alumnae will appear on “America’s Favorite Quiz Show,” Jeopardy!, this month. Susan Cole ’03 will be a contestant on the classic game show this Wednesday, October 12, and Lani Golstab Gonzalez ’04 will be on the show October... READ MORE >>

College reflects on history, looks to future at 125th Anniversary Convocation

President Bradley W. Bateman speaks during Randolph's 125th Anniversary Convocation.

Alumnae and alumni, current students, and leaders from throughout Randolph’s and R-MWC’s history gathered in Smith Hall Theatre Saturday for a culminating celebration of the College’s 125th anniversary. A procession of delegates from each decade of graduating classes as well as current faculty members filed into the theatre, and Gordon Steffey, the Barbara Boyle Lemon... READ MORE >>

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 >>

Empowered by education

Kakenya Ntaiya '04

Kakenya Ntaiya ’04 was engaged at 5 years old and expected to marry when she turned 12. Like other girls from her village in Enoosaen, Kenya, she was taught from an early age that her role in life was to be a mother. As was tradition in Maasai culture, the men in her village made... 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 >>