Bradley W. Bateman

Richmond Mayor Levar M. Stoney named 2019 Commencement speaker

Levar M. Stoney

Richmond Mayor Levar M. Stoney will serve as Randolph College’s 2019 Commencement speaker on May 12. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. in The Dell.   “We are proud to announce Mayor Stoney as our Commencement speaker,” said Bradley W. Bateman, president. “His commitment to inclusiveness, service, and protecting the rights of all... READ MORE >>

Randolph marks 128th anniversary with Founders Day celebration

Students sing school songs around the Sundial

Randolph students, faculty, and staff gathered next to the front steps of Moore Hall Wednesday afternoon for the annual Founders Day celebration. The brief ceremony included speeches by President Bradley W. Bateman and Class President Libby Exline ’19, as well as musical performances by the campus a capella groups Songshine and Voices. The College was... READ MORE >>

Grab your graduation robes and crazy hats—March 20 is Founders Day

Seniors will wear their graduation robes (decked out in buttons) and funny hats to the ceremony

Randolph College will hold its annual Founders Day celebration Wednesday, March 20, at 5 p.m. by the front steps of Moore Hall. Founders Day is a tradition held each year in March to honor founder and first President William Waugh Smith. Seniors wear their graduation robes to the celebration, which includes a late-afternoon ceremony, a... READ MORE >>

Bateman to discuss ‘Hayek and Keynes on Economic Liberty’ at Arizona State University

Bradley W. Bateman

Randolph President Bradley W. Bateman will offer his expertise in economics to a forum at Arizona State University on March 14. The program is titled “Hayek and Keynes on Economic Liberty” and will be a discussion about famed economists F.A. Hayek and John Maynard Keynes and their thoughts about economic liberty. Bateman will join Bruce... READ MORE >>

Randolph celebrates 2018 mid-year graduates

Mid-year graduates with President Bradley W. Bateman

Randolph honored seven winter graduates at the annual Mid-Year Graduation Luncheon Friday in the Alice Ashley Jack Room of Smith Memorial Building. Mid-year graduates included: Shelby Louise Bergum (sport and exercise studies), Christina Lee Cordell (religious studies), Alexandra Nicole Hutcherson (biology), Shelby Marie Lutz (sport and exercise studies), Celina Grace Matthews (English, creative writing), Judith... 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 >>

Randolph president discusses value of respect, community in Convocation remarks

President Bradley W. Bateman speaks at Convocation

President Bradley W. Bateman delivered a message about respect and community as key ingredients for an abundant life Wednesday as Randolph College officially marked the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year with Convocation. The ceremony began with the traditional procession of faculty and seniors from Main Hall into Smith Hall Theatre. Also following tradition, seniors... READ MORE >>

Photo gallery: Randolph welcomes the Class of 2022 to campus

Move-in volunteers and new students push luggage carts along the Red Brick Path

Randolph officially welcomed the Class of 2022 to campus on move-in day Wednesday, August 22.... READ MORE >>

Career ready: New partnership better connects current students with alumnae and alumni

Students and alumni show their school pride during the career immersion trip to Richmond, Va.

Jessica Burroughs ’18 spent much of her senior year networking with alumnae and alumni in the financial sector in Washington, D.C. And in the spring, she was one of a group of students who embarked on a career immersion trip to the Federal Reserve and Commonwealth Retirement Advisors in Richmond, Virginia, where the students shadowed... READ MORE >>

Randolph sends forth Class of 2018

Looking down into the Dell, towards the stage

Families, friends, faculty, and staff gathered on a hot Mother’s Day morning to celebrate Randolph College’s Class of 2018. The May 13 ceremony was held in The Dell at 10 a.m. MORE COVERAGE OF COMMENCEMENT 2018 About 160 graduates received their diplomas, including those enrolled in Randolph’s master’s degree program. Paula Wallace, associate dean of... READ MORE >>