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Vita Abundantior – The Magazine of Randolph College – No. 6 – Spring 2019

Vita Abundantior magazine cover No. 6 Spring 2019

Vita Abundantior – The Magazine of Randolph College Spring 2019 – Number 6 Contents:... READ MORE >>

Step by step: New student group wowing audiences with talent and dedication

The Randolph College Step Team debuted at the men's basketball team's home opener in November

During the halftime show at the season opener for the women’s basketball team, a group of students raced out onto the court. As they began their carefully choreographed step routine, the energy level in the gym ramped up, with the amazed crowd responding with cheers and applause. That debut performance was just the beginning for... READ MORE >>

Take Center Stage: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe offers students opportunity to learn from theatre professionals

Three cast members act in a scene

Two nights before the opening for The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Liz Beamon ’20 struggled to get into character as Aslan. Even though she and the rest of the actors and stage crew had rehearsed and prepared for the show for nearly two months, she was still having trouble visualizing the finished product.... READ MORE >>

Why I give: A Q&A with John and Margie Roberts Johnson ’59

Margie Roberts Johnson and her husband John

Tell us about your lives today. John and I moved to a retirement community near Roanoke, Virginia, about a year ago. Our daughter and her family live nearby, and our son and family live in Nashville. I enjoyed a career as an Episcopal church choirmaster-organist in Morristown, Tennessee; that work began as I majored in... READ MORE >>

Randolph receives CASE Award for College magazine

Vita magazine Fall 2018 Cover

Randolph College’s newly launched magazine, Vita Abundantior, was recognized this week by the Council of Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III. Randolph received an Award of Excellence in the category for Magazine/Tabloid Improvement in the CASE District III annual award program. The category recognizes improvement in an overall publication over a period of... READ MORE >>

Vita Abundantior – The Magazine of Randolph College – No. 4 – Summer 2018

Cover of Vita Abundantior magazine, with photo of Paula Wallace waving to the crowd at Commencement 2018

The Magazine of Randolph College Summer 2018 – Volume 1, Number 4 Contents: A life’s work: After 45 years guiding students, Associate Dean Paula Wallace bids goodbye Major growth: Sport and exercise studies major with liberal arts approach sees marked growth Talking points: Victoria Tyszka Cedeño ’06 part of policy-shaping team at U.S. Department of... READ MORE >>

Second sight: Community support enables Amadou Beye ’19 to receive sight-saving surgery

Amadou Beye ’19

For most of his life, Amadou Beye ’19 suffered from severe nearsightedness. Growing up in Senegal, he recalls sitting with his face right in front of the TV to watch his favorite shows. By the time he went to college, his sight had worsened. Even with glasses, he had to squint to recognize his friends... READ MORE >>

Career ready: New partnership better connects current students with alumnae and alumni

Students and alumni show their school pride during the career immersion trip to Richmond, Va.

Jessica Burroughs ’18 spent much of her senior year networking with alumnae and alumni in the financial sector in Washington, D.C. And in the spring, she was one of a group of students who embarked on a career immersion trip to the Federal Reserve and Commonwealth Retirement Advisors in Richmond, Virginia, where the students shadowed... READ MORE >>

Sister act: Different passions and personalities allow Samuels twins to create their own distinct college experience

Taylor Samuels ’18 (left) and Stacey Samuels ’18 play badminton during Macon Activities Council's Outdoor Fest in April.

After living together their whole lives, twins Taylor Samuels ’18 and Stacey Samuels ’18 knew they needed some separation during college. Taylor knew right away she wanted to play basketball at Randolph. But Stacey was torn between Randolph and another college where her best friend was planning to attend. However, after she visited Randolph, it... READ MORE >>

Lifesaving donation: Social media post connects alumna with stranger needing liver transplant

Laura

Four years ago, Laura “Beth” Hunt ’00 was set to donate a kidney to her cousin. She had undergone the preparatory steps, the surgery date was set, and all that remained was a final checkup just two weeks before the transplant. That’s when the doctor found a benign tumor on her kidney. “They said it... READ MORE >>