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Alumna makes bequest gift to support STEM scholarships for women

When she attended Reunion earlier this year, Johanne Pryor ’61 was overwhelmed by fond memories, like the Odd class traditions, and the many changes on campus. In addition to her support for the College and donating her class ring in the past, the event prompted her to make a sizeable bequest to support scholarships for... 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 >>

Anonymous alumna gives $1 million to Randolph College

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By Jessie Pounds The News & Advance Randolph College announced a new $1 million gift for infrastructure from an anonymous alumna in a news release Wednesday afternoon. At the same time, the school also announced it received two additional $250,000 challenge grants for infrastructure: one from The Cabell Foundation and one from The Mary Morton... 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 >>

New labyrinth dedicated in honor of past College leaders

Alumnae and other members of the Randolph community examine the labyrinth, gifted to the College by Katharine Stark Caldwell '74.

Members of the Randolph College community gathered Friday morning to dedicate a new feature on campus that honors three former chairs of the Board of Trustees and a past president of the College. The new labyrinth is located on back campus between the Houston Memorial Chapel and the Mabel K. Whiteside Greek Theatre, and was... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces new $1.1 million infrastructure gift

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Randolph College announced this week additional pledges of $1.1 million for infrastructure improvements. The new gifts bring the total amount raised for such improvements to $3.1 million since March. The two most recent gifts were provided by the Best Portion Foundation, a Chicago foundation headed by an alumna, and long-time supporters of the College and... READ MORE >>

Randolph celebrates completion of Wright Hall renovation with ribbon cutting

Cutting the ribbon, from left, are: Matha Thornton, vice president for student affairs and dean of students; Sandeep Poudyal '16, Student Government president and head resident of Wright Hall; Susan Braselton Fant '84; Lester

A dedication ceremony Thursday officially marked the completion of a months-long renovation project for one of Randolph College’s historic residence halls. The renovation of the 107-year-old Wright Hall was made possible through generous alumnae gifts. The event Thursday featured a reception, tours and a ribbon cutting. During the renovation, which took nearly a year, Wright... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces largest fundraising total in seven years

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Randolph College recently announced its largest fundraising total in seven years—more than $10 million. The College’s fiscal year ended June 30. “We feel fortunate to have so many caring alumnae and alumni who continue to provide vital financial support to this wonderful institution,” said Bradley W. Bateman, president. “It is their generosity that allows Randolph... READ MORE >>

Students meet with, thank donors at Symposium for Artists and Scholars luncheon

(left to right) Sarah Gavin ’71, Michael Ramsey ’17, and Pauline Blair ’67 at the Symposium for Artists and Scholars donor luncheon.

Many Randolph students were able to personally meet and thank the donors who provided scholarships during a special luncheon recently. Hosted in conjunction with the College’s seventh annual Symposium of Artists and Scholars, which was held April 23-24, the annual donor luncheon offers the opportunity for Randolph to recognize and celebrate scholarship donors as well... READ MORE >>

Randolph students honored at National Model United Nations

Penny Trieu ’15 and East Cao ’16 won an award for best position paper at the National Model United Nations conference.

Two Randolph College students won an award at the National Model United Nations Conference (NMUN) in New York City, March 29-April 3. Penny Trieu ’15 and East Cao ’16, sitting on the Human Rights Council, won an award for best position paper. Position papers are policy memos prepared in advance of the conference by student... READ MORE >>