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Randolph ranked 14th nationally for merit scholarships

Randolph College recently ranked 14th in MONEY magazine’s “46 Best Colleges for Getting Big Merit Scholarships,” and is the only higher education institution in Virginia on the list. Randolph and the other schools were ranked by a combination of the percentage of students who receive aid, the size of the average grant, and the affordability... READ MORE >>

Money magazine lists Randolph among ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

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Money magazine has named Randolph one of its “Best Colleges for Your Money 2017.” The ranking was based upon educational quality, affordability, and alumni success. In its profile of Randolph, Money touts the high percentage of students who receive scholarships and financial aid. It also includes information about student life, as well as the College’s... READ MORE >>

Students present research for Symposium of Artists and Scholars, thank donors

Yolanda Cobblah '17 presents her research during the Symposium of Artists and Scholars

On Thursday and Friday, Randolph students presented the results of various research projects during the 2017 Symposium of Artists and Scholars. They also used the opportunity to thank the generous alumnae and other donors who have helped fund their research and other college experiences. The Symposium of Artists and Scholars luncheon honored scholarship benefactors and... READ MORE >>

LendEDU ranks Randolph among the ‘Most Affordable Colleges for Freshmen with Financial Need’

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Out of more than 1,700 4-year colleges and universities, Randolph College was ranked 186 by LendEDU in its list of the most affordable schools for incoming freshmen with financial need. LendEDU compiled its rankings using data from 2015. Schools were ranked based on the percentage of freshmen who received at least one need-based scholarship or... 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 >>

National Science Foundation awards Randolph nearly $1 million in grant funds for SUPER program

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Randolph College has received a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant will fund the Step-Up to Physical Science and Engineering at Randolph (SUPER) program through 2021. Created in 2010, SUPER is a four-year program that provides scholarships to a select number of students each year. The program includes academic... READ MORE >>

Alumna endows music scholarship to honor piano professor

Laura Geisel Sullivan, M.D. ’74 entered medical school at a time when there were few female physicians. And while she was a serious student of biology at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, she also was a talented and dedicated student of piano. As an undergraduate, Sullivan remembers practicing the piano “every night after dinner until 10 p.m.,... READ MORE >>

Students get opportunity to thank scholarship donors

Next week, students have a special opportunity to express gratitude to people who have helped them receive a Randolph College education. The College will hold a Scholarship Thank-a-thon from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday in the Student Center. Students just need to bring their own pens and they will be given paper and an... READ MORE >>

Randolph Receives $2.68 Million Gift

A $2.68 million gift announced Dec. 8 by Randolph College will create a scholarship fund named for Mary Virginia Whiteside `44. Whiteside, who passed away in 2007 at age 84, worked with the college shortly before her death to create a bequest that would make a difference to students who might not be able to... READ MORE >>

$1.4 Million Gift Will Provide Student Scholarships

A $1.4 million bequest dedicated to student scholarships from the estate of Margaret Pertzoff will help make a Randolph College education more affordable to future students. For 31 years, Pertzoff was a well-known, honored, and beloved professor at the college, teaching European and Russian history. The Margaret H. Pertzoff Endowed Scholarship Fund will enhance Randolph... READ MORE >>