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Randolph to celebrate start of new academic year with Convocation

Seniors sing after the 2016 Convocation ceremony

The Randolph College community will celebrate the official opening of the new academic year with Convocation on Wednesday, August 30, at 4:15 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. The annual event will be the first opportunity for seniors to partake in a much-loved tradition, marching in their graduation robes with stoles decked out with buttons collected... READ MORE >>

Randolph honors students with 2017 Academic and Leadership Awards

Randolph College Banner

Randolph College students were recognized on Wednesday with numerous academic and leadership awards. This annual event honors students who have excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. SEE PHOTOS ON THE RANDOLPH COLLEGE STUDENT LIFE FACEBOOK PAGE Academic Departmental Awards included:   Art and Art History Rachel Trexler Ellis... READ MORE >>

Randolph honors students with academic and leadership awards

Randolph College Academic Logo - 2015

Randolph College students were recognized on Wednesday with numerous academic and leadership awards. This annual event honors students who have excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. Academic award winners included: Outstanding First-Year in Art History: Melissa Vandiver Best Senior Paper in Art History: Charley Gorman Rachel Trexler Ellis... READ MORE >>

Randolph presents Pearl S. Buck Award to author Maxine Hong Kingston

President Bradley W. Bateman presents the Pearl S. Buck Award to Maxine Hong Kingston.

Distinguished and celebrated author Maxine Hong Kingston was officially recognized as the sixth recipient of Randolph College’s prestigious Pearl S. Buck Award during a ceremony in Smith Hall Theatre Wednesday evening. The Pearl S. Buck award is given to women who exemplify the ideals, values, and commitments of Buck, a member of the Class of... READ MORE >>

Randolph student wins best fiction writing award at international convention

Attending the Sigma Tau Delta International Conference were (from left) Elizabeth Dean '16, Lindsay Brents '16, Nikolas Oliver '16, Katy Boyer '16, Miranda Stumpf '16, and English professor Gary Dop.

A Randolph College senior received the top fiction writing award at the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention earlier this month. Lindsay Brents ’16 received first place in the convention’s fiction category and a cash prize of $600 for her entry, “Two Meditations on Motherhood.” One section of the piece is called “Contre Les Hommes,”... READ MORE >>

Randolph Board of Trustees receives AGB John W. Nason Board Governance Award

Cathy Havener Greer '73 (left), chair of the Randolph College Board of Trustees, accepts the award from Susan Johnston, executive vice president and COO of the AGB.

Randolph College is pleased to announce, in conjunction with the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), that its Board of Trustees has been awarded the AGB John W. Nason Board Governance Award for demonstrating innovation and exemplary leadership. According to AGB, Randolph’s board has served at the pinnacle of excellence and advanced... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor honored with VFIC’s H. Hiter Harris, Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Gordon Steffey

The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) has bestowed its prestigious H. Hiter Harris, Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching to Gordon Blaine Steffey, Randolph’s newly named Barbara Boyle Lemon ’57 & William J. Lemon Associate Professor of Religious Studies. Given to Steffey during a special ceremony today, the award honors a faculty... READ MORE >>

Randolph recognized with Bronze Award in 2015 CASE Circle of Excellence competition

CASE Circle of Excellence Bronze Award Winner

Randolph College has won yet another award for its newest admissions publication, The Official Guide to Randolph College. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) announced the winners of its international Circle of Excellence Awards on Wednesday. Randolph was awarded a Bronze Award in the Viewbook and Prospectuses (print) category. It was one... READ MORE >>

CASE recognizes Randolph with five awards

Photo of viewbook

Randolph College received five awards—including one first-place prize—from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) on Tuesday. The awards recognize excellence in the College’s publications and communications strategy. Randolph competed against colleges and universities of all sizes throughout the southeastern United States. CASE presented Randolph with a Grand Award, the highest award possible,... READ MORE >>

Randolph wins awards for publications and special events

Randolph magazine

Randolph College earned three awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) last week, recognizing the quality of the College’s publications and events. Randolph magazine and the Bulletin, the College’s alumnae and alumni magazine, each won an Award for Excellence in the category of Magazine/Tabloid Improvement I. This category, which includes... READ MORE >>