national recognitions

Randolph’s Bee Campus designation receives media attention

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Bee Campus USA recently announced that Randolph College was the ninth educational institution in the nation and the first in Virginia to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators. The Bee Campus USA designation recognizes educational campuses that... READ MORE >>

Randolph certified as Virginia’s first Bee Campus USA affiliate

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Bee Campus USA has announced that Randolph College is the ninth educational institution in the nation and the first in Virginia to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators. The Bee Campus USA designation recognizes educational campuses that... READ MORE >>

Randolph Board of Trustees receives AGB John W. Nason Board Governance Award

Cathy Havener Greer '73 (left), chair of the Randolph College Board of Trustees, accepts the award from Susan Johnston, executive vice president and COO of the AGB.

Randolph College is pleased to announce, in conjunction with the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), that its Board of Trustees has been awarded the AGB John W. Nason Board Governance Award for demonstrating innovation and exemplary leadership. According to AGB, Randolph’s board has served at the pinnacle of excellence and advanced... READ MORE >>

Randolph pledges to join White House in combating climate change

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At a ceremony today in Washington, D.C., White House officials announced a collaboration with Randolph College and more than 600 other higher education institutions across the nation to take action against climate change. The White House American Campuses Act on Climate announcement coincides with a roundtable at the White House that is bringing together several... READ MORE >>

Sierra magazine names Randolph a ‘Cool School’ for 2015

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Randolph is one of 153 higher education institutions across the nation to be named a “2015 Cool School” by the Sierra Club. Only two Virginia schools earned the honor. Published in the September/October Sierra magazine, the Sierra Club’s Cool Schools ranking is open to all four-year, degree-granting undergraduate colleges and universities in the United States.... READ MORE >>

Randolph once again ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report

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LYNCHBURG – Randolph College was once again ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges by one of the nation’s most recognizable college guidebooks. Randolph was ranked in the top tier for national liberal arts colleges in the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges. The College was also recognized recently by... READ MORE >>

National Wildlife Federation publication touts Randolph’s ‘lands-on’ experiences for students

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LYNCHBURG – Randolph College is the only higher education institution in Virginia featured in the National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) The Campus Wild: How College and University Green Landscapes Provide Havens for Wildlife and “Lands-on” Experiences for Students, which was released this week. The richly detailed guide highlights how colleges and universities are playing a dynamic... READ MORE >>

Randolph named one of The Princeton Review’s ‘Best 380 Colleges’

The Princeton Review's Best 380 Colleges 2016 edition

Randolph College has once again been named one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company featured the school in the 2016 edition of its flagship college guide, The Best 380 Colleges. In addition to being recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s... READ MORE >>