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Commencement 2019 recap: Richmond mayor encourages graduates to pursue compassionate, equitable, and successful lives

Families, friends, faculty, and staff gathered on a damp Mother’s Day morning to celebrate Randolph College’s Class of 2019. Because of heavy rain, the May 12 ceremony was moved inside to Smith Hall Theatre. MORE COVERAGE OF COMMENCEMENT 2019 Levar M. Stoney, mayor of the City of Richmond, Va., served as keynote speaker for the... READ MORE >>

Month in Photos: April 2019

Collage of photos from April

May is already here! Take a look back at some of our favorite photos from the busy but fun month of April on campus.... READ MORE >>

Randolph to host Sexual Assault Awareness Week events

Sexual Assault Awareness Week logo

Randolph College will hold several events as part of its participation in Sexual Assault Awareness Week from April 22-26. The schedule is listed below. For more information about these events, please contact Kayce Croy, assistant director of residence life, at kcroy@randolphcollege.edu.   Monday, April 22: Clothesline Project 5-7 p.m. in Darden One Conference Room (near the... READ MORE >>

Students to present research, creative work at Symposium of Artists and Scholars

Poster presentations at the 2018 Symposium of Artists and Scholars

More than 50 Randolph students will present their academic, scientific, and creative research at the College’s 2019 Symposium of Artists and Scholars April 18 and 19. Modeled after a traditional academic conference, the event begins with a luncheon, followed by oral presentations, a keynote speech, readings of creative works, musical performances, exhibitions of student artwork, and poster... READ MORE >>

Dungeons & Dragons comes to Randolph: spring theatre production, She Kills Monsters, opens April 18

Characters put their swords together in She Kills Monsters

Monsters will take over the Thoresen Theatre stage on April 18—and only one girl can stop them. Agnes Evans and her heroic and humorous exploits in a fantasy world will be the focus of Randolph’s spring theatre production, She Kills Monsters. In She Kills Monsters, Agnes (portrayed by Liz Beamon ’20) leaves her childhood home... READ MORE >>

Expert on Classical and Late Antiquity art to give illustrated lecture at Randolph

Filomena Limão (Archaeological Institute of America)

On Wednesday, April 10, Filomena Limão, a specialist in classical and late Roman art, will give a presentation at Randolph about architecture and mosaic decoration of the Late Roman Villa of Santiago da Guarda in Ansião, Portugal. The event is free and open to the public and begins at 7:30 p.m. in Room 537 of... READ MORE >>

Spring concert to feature students, faculty, and Lynchburg community musicians

The Spring Concert in Houston Memorial Chapel in 2015

Randolph will hold its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Houston Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public and will feature students in the College’s Chorale, Chamber Orchestra, as well as faculty and Lynchburg community members. This year, the Court Street United Methodist Choir will join... READ MORE >>

Randolph art history professor to give public lecture on borders and barriers in landscape photography

Lesley Shipley

On Sunday, April 7, Lesley Shipley, an art history professor at Randolph, will give the lecture “Art on the Edge: Borders and Barriers in Contemporary Landscape Photography” at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. The program, which begins at 2 p.m., is free and open to the public. Shipley will discuss the theme... READ MORE >>

Randolph to host show by Miss Richfield 1981 in support of Lynchburg Pride Week

Miss Richfield 1981

Drag legend Miss Richfield 1981 will perform at Randolph on Thursday, April 11, in Smith Hall Theatre in support of Lynchburg Pride Week. The show begins at 8 p.m. and will be followed by a meet and greet for fans. Admission is free for the Randolph community and $15 for general public. Tickets are now... READ MORE >>

Month in Photos: March 2019

The WildCat men get ready for a lacrosse game versus Methodist

March is almost over, and it’s starting to feel like spring on campus! Here are some of our favorite photos from the month.... READ MORE >>