Development

Randolph to participate in international Giving Tuesday campaign December 3

Students pose in the Giving Tuesday photo booth during the day of giving in 2018

Randolph College will celebrate its fifth annual giving day on Giving Tuesday, December 3. Giving Tuesday is a globally recognized day of giving back, and follows the holiday shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On this day, individuals worldwide unite their efforts for the benefit of the charitable causes that matter most to... READ MORE >>

Randolph sets second-highest fundraising mark in college history for 2018-19

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With more than $12 million raised, Randolph College had its second-largest fundraising year in the College’s history this year—thanks to the generous support of alumnae and alumni, faculty and staff, parents, and others. The largest fundraising year was 2015-16. Giving to the Annual Fund and other unrestricted funds, including Reunion giving, totaled over $2.2 million... READ MORE >>

Randolph presents Alumnae Achievement Awards, names Kughn honorary alumnus

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On Saturday, September 16, 2017, Randolph College presented Alumnae Achievement Awards to two outstanding graduates, Carla Alexander ’68 and Lucy Williams Hooper ’73. Also during the ceremony, Randolph named Skip Kughn an honorary alumnus for his many years of service to the College. Since 1981, Randolph has presented the Alumnae Achievement Award to alumnae who... READ MORE >>

Leaving a Legacy

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Elizabeth “Punky” Jane Smith ’72 was always looking for one more way she could help her alma mater. A lifelong supporter, Smith was highly engaged with the College, providing both financial support and her time as a volunteer. “She certainly thought very highly of the College,” said Smith’s brother, Joe Smith. “We worked on her... READ MORE >>

Skip Kughn returns as interim vice president for institutional advancement

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Skip Kughn, former vice president for institutional advancement, will return to Randolph in November to serve in his former position on an interim basis. Kughn will replace Kenneth St. Charles, who is returning to his alma mater in New Orleans to serve as president. St. Charles, who came to Randolph in 2015 from Xavier University... READ MORE >>

Randolph sets giving record in 2015-16

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Between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016, Randolph College raised $15.6 million, setting a record for the highest giving total for any fiscal year in the College’s history. The largest gift was a planned $7.82 million bequest from the late Laura Maud Battle Winstead ’50 and her husband, Emerson Clarence Winstead, Jr. The gift,... READ MORE >>

Randolph College announces $1.5 million gift for infrastructure improvements

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Randolph College announced this week another $1.5 million in donations for infrastructure improvements. “Since March of last year, Randolph has received a total of more than $4.6 million for these vital enhancements to campus,” said President Bradley W. Bateman. “This type of support allows the College to maintain and improve its beautiful historic campus. These... READ MORE >>

AmazonSmile purchases support Randolph College

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Alumnae and alumni, students, and others in the College community can now give to Randolph each time they make a purchase on the popular online marketplace, Amazon.com. The AmazonSmile program allows shoppers to give 0.5 percent of the price of each purchase they make to Randolph. To support Randolph College through this program, visit http://smile.amazon.com/ch/54-0505941.... READ MORE >>

Randolph sets new gift record on #GivingTuesday

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In its first year participating in the international #GivingTuesday movement, Randolph College set a new record for the number of gifts received in one day, with 270 gifts totaling over $88,000. All gifts given to the College on December 1 counted toward #GivingTuesday participation. Gifts to the Annual Fund provide unrestricted revenue to support all... READ MORE >>

St. Charles embarks on new journey as vice president for institutional advancement

Kenneth St. Charles

Though it has been 30 years since he was an undergraduate student, Kenneth St. Charles feels a bit like he is starting all over again as a first-year student. Recently named Randolph’s new vice president of institutional advancement, St. Charles is spending his first weeks getting used to being 1,000 miles from home while also... READ MORE >>