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Student dancers to present ‘Visual Alchemy’ in Fall Dance Concert

Emma Carrico practices a solo routine in the dance studio for the upcoming concert

Randolph’s dance department will present the annual Fall Dance Concert this weekend, showcasing student choreography and creativity. Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 1, and Saturday, November 2. The theme for this year’s concert is “Visual Alchemy,” and all pieces in the show are conceptualized and choreographed by student dancers. “All the... READ MORE >>

Renovating RAD: Major upgrade of athletics facility will offer significant improvement for student life

An artistic rendering by Architectural Partners of the newly renovated RAD Center, which will be renamed the Michels Athletic Center (MAC).

Thanks in large part to the generosity of two supportive donors, Randolph will begin a nearly $3 million renovation to its Randolph Athletics and Dance (RAD) Center beginning later this spring. The significant enhancement and improvement of the building, which was originally built in 1962, was made possible by two leadership gifts. One of those... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2019 Academic and Leadership Awards

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Randolph College held its annual Academic and Leadership Awards ceremony to honor students who excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. The following students received awards: Academic Awards Art and Art History Outstanding First Year: A’Nyeja Adams Rachel Trexler Ellis ‘44 Art Prize for Excellence in Art: Cai Czuhai... READ MORE >>

Dance students to star in Annual Spring Dance Concert

Three dancers posing for a photo

Randolph dance students will perform in the Annual Spring Dance Concert, which opens Thursday, April 4, and continues April 5 and 6. Each performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. Tickets are free for Randolph students and children under 12, $5 for students and seniors, and $8 for general admission. The student-run concert... READ MORE >>

Meet our Gold Key Guides: Lauren Taylor ’21

Lauren Taylor '21 in Randolph's dance studio

Randolph College is excited to host prospective students and their families in a series of open houses this spring. The full schedule is available at http://www.randolphcollege.edu/admission/visit/, and personalized visits may be scheduled through our visit app or by emailing admissions@randolphcollege.edu. In preparation for the big day, we’d like to introduce you to some of our Gold Key Tour Guides—the... READ MORE >>

Sara Reed ’15 helps deaf children in Kenya through Child Scholars program

Sara Reed pictured at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital in 2017, where she worked as a medical scribe

Sara Reed ’15 is working to establish a partnership between the nonprofit organization, Child Scholars, and the Ngala School for the Deaf in Nakuru, Kenya. Reed is a new member of the organization, whose mission is to “help children achieve their God-given potential through education.” According to its mission statement, Child Scholars offers innovative and... READ MORE >>

Annual Fall Dance Concert to feature Randolph dancers in elemental theme

Students perform in the 2018 Spring Dance Concert

The Fall Dance Concert is scheduled this weekend, with performances on Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. Tickets are free for Randolph students and $5 for general admission. The student-run concert is an annual tradition for Randolph College’s dance department, and showcases the choreography... READ MORE >>

Q&A with new faculty: Eun-Kyung Chung

Eun-Kyung Chung

Randolph College’s 2018-19 academic year is officially underway, and there are several new faces among the faculty. Visiting dance professor Eun-Kyung Chung is one of the new additions: Where are you from originally and what is your background? I am originally from South Korea, where I achieved my M.A. and B.A. in dance at Ewha... READ MORE >>

Coming home: Katlyn Baskin Waldo ’06 returns to Randolph to teach dance

Katlyn Baskin Waldo ’06 leads a modern dance class as part of the visiting artist program this spring.

Katlyn Baskin Waldo ’06 still vividly and fondly remembers walking across the stage in Smith Hall Theatre to receive her diploma 12 years ago. She returned for the first time this spring to serve as a visiting artist in dance—and fell in love all over again. “The beauty of the campus and the front lawn... READ MORE >>

Summer Internships: Q&A with Katie Reep ’19

Katie Reep '19 also practiced her dance skills as part of the internship

From as close as downtown Lynchburg to as far as Vietnam, Randolph students are applying the skills they learned behind the Red Brick Wall in exciting internships across the world this summer. For this post, we asked dance major Katie Reep ’19 a few questions about her internship at the American Dance Festival in Durham,... READ MORE >>