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Free weekend shuttle services to downtown Lynchburg offered for Randolph students

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A new shuttle service funded by Student Government will provide transportation for Randolph students to the Lynchburg Community Market and other popular downtown destinations on Saturdays. The morning shuttle to the Lynchburg Community Market picks up students in front of Main Hall every hour from 7-9 a.m. It will drop off and pick up students... READ MORE >>

Elementary students TAG along with Randolph education majors

Grace Cummins '16 teaches TAG students about polymers.

A dozen elementary school students watched with anticipation as Tom Overgaag ’17 dropped more than $15 in quarters onto a newspaper boat floating in a plastic container filled with water. When the 62nd quarter dropped aboard, the paper boat teetered, then slowly sank as students laughed and cheered. The “Let’s Build” workshop was one of... READ MORE >>

Historic marker dedicated in memory of College artist

From left are Cleveland Porter, Jr., Randolph President Bradley W. Bateman, Robert Morgan Kash, and Thomas Upshur (seated).

The Randolph College and Lynchburg communities celebrated the life and achievements of Georgia Weston Morgan, a famed Lynchburg artist and member of the Class of 1903 who studied painting, in a dedication ceremony for a historic marker erected in her memory Sunday. Morgan also studied at the Academie Julian in Paris, France. She chaired the... READ MORE >>

Randolph student to deliver presentation on evolution of blues music

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Nathan Heinicke-Peart ’17 will give the lecture “From Blues to Pop,” at the Legacy Museum of African American History in Lynchburg Sunday at 3 p.m. During his presentation, Heinicke-Peart will illustrate and demonstrate classic blues’ influence on modern-day pop music. In addition, he will trace the history of blues, ragtime, and jazz, specifically various Delta... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s spring music performance receives media attention

Randall Speer conducts the Randolph College Chamber Orchestra

Check out the story on the upcoming spring music concert in the local News & Advance. http://www.newsadvance.com/the_burg/music/randolph-college-s-spring-concert-offers-mass-appeal/article_0939c0e8-e836-11e4-a1a9-a3339d5324f9.html... READ MORE >>

Kids Curate at the Maier

Local school children curate their own exhibit at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College.

Kids can curate their own miniature exhibitions at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College this weekend. The Maier is hosting the event Kids Curate on Sunday at 2 p.m. Participants will have a chance to pick a theme, choose postcards whose images correspond to that theme, and put the images together.“They can then... READ MORE >>

Randolph hosts kickoff for Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit

Randolph will help launch the first Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit with a screening of the documentary Growing Cities on Monday, April 14. The summit will bring more than 100 people from around Virginia to Lynchburg to learn about ways to foster sustainable urban farms. Michael Van Ness, the executive director of the local, nonprofit farm... READ MORE >>

Randolph College to Host Girls Sports Clinic

Randolph College will participate in the Virginia Amateur Sports Girls Sports Clinic on September 19, 2009. The clinic is an opportunity for girls, ages 7-13, to experience athletics that they enjoy or are interested in. For more information regarding the event, please visit www.commonwealthgames.org.... READ MORE >>