outcomes

Alumna featured on Next Lawyer Up podcast

A Randolph alumna was recently featured on the Next Lawyer Up with Ron Sykstus podcast, a program that highlights well-respected lawyers. Nesha Wright ’08, who is the founder and principal of the Spencer Wright Law Firm in Huntsville, Alabama, talked with Sykstus for the program, which is featured on the Bond & Botes, P.C. website.... READ MORE >>

Randolph grad’s research published in Annual Review of Psychology

Diep “Penny” Trieu ’15

Diep “Penny” Trieu ’15 recently published her research on the defining elements of social media and its links to key psychological effects in the Annual Review of Psychology. Currently a graduate student at the University of Michigan, Trieu also published similar research for her honors thesis in psychology at Randolph. We asked her a few... READ MORE >>

Randolph honors mid-year graduates

2019 mid-year graduates

Nineteen winter graduates received their Randolph diplomas at the annual Mid-Year Graduation Luncheon Friday in Smith Memorial Building. Mid-year graduates included: Meredith Leigh Alwine (philosophy), Kirsten Leanne Arthur (psychology), Prince Charles (sport and exercise studies), Taylor Leanne Craft (sport and exercise studies), Caroline Leigh Czuhai (studio art), Samuel C. Hooper (psychology), Ericka Victoria Jacobs (biology),... READ MORE >>

VP of sustainability for The Cheesecake Factory shares expertise with students, offers internship opportunity

Megan Bloomer meets individually with seniors

On Thursday, the Randolph community got the chance to hear about how cheesecake can be sustainable. Megan Bloomer ’06, the vice president of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for The Cheesecake Factory, shared her career experiences and offered advice to environmental studies and sciences students. She also provided information about a new remote internship... READ MORE >>

Rediscovering Compassion: Alumna works to make refugee resettlement process easier for families

Melissa Goss-Jentz

At the parks in Seattle, Washington, where she runs and plays with her small children, Melissa Goss-Jentz ’03 is confronted daily with homelessness. “It’s becoming a bigger and bigger issue in Seattle, and we regularly see homeless people in all facets of our lives,” she said. “I was finding that the sympathy and compassion I... READ MORE >>

Talents on display: Brianne Roth ’13 facilitates self-assessments of museum operations across the nation

Brianne Roth

Ever since her first museum internship with the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation in Williamsburg, Virginia, Brianne Roth ’13 knew she wanted to pursue a career in museums. Her dream has since become a reality, and she is now one of two museum assessment program officers for the American Alliance of Museums in Washington, D.C.  “I believe that... READ MORE >>

City Year program preps Yolanda Cobblah ’17 for career in public service

Yolanda Cobblah

The experiences Yolanda Cobblah ’17 gained as part of the City Year program have been both life-changing and eye-opening.  So far, Cobblah has served for two years for City Year, an education-based nonprofit organization focused on bridging the graduation and attendance gap in the United States.  She started as a first-year AmeriCorps member, then was... READ MORE >>

Helping students soar: Leah Helsel Hamilton ’16 teaches children on Air Force base in Japan

Leah Helsel Hamilton and her husband, Captain Matthew Hamilton, a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force

Since graduating from Randolph, Leah Helsel Hamilton ’16 has gotten married, moved four times, and worked two jobs in two different fields. For now, though, she and her husband Matthew, a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force, call Okinawa, Japan, home.  Hamilton is working as an educational technician for the U.S. Air Force.... READ MORE >>

Randolph alumnus using history, political science degrees to make a difference in healthcare industry

Will Dede

As a student at Randolph, Will Dede ’14 never felt a strong desire for a career in healthcare policy. However, he has always been interested in and cared about public policy, contemporary affairs, and, most importantly, helping people. Now in his job with Special Needs Plan (SNP) Alliance, he gets to do all of those... READ MORE >>

Di Bei ’18 publishes first young adult novel in China

Di Bei holds a copy of her book

Even though Randolph College is over 7,000 miles from China, the campus and its traditions are the inspiration behind one of the newest young adult novels to hit Chinese bookstores. Di Bei ’18 is the author of 白马伶娜 (The Horse Ballerina), which tells the story of Dannie Cheng, a young ballerina with a passion for... READ MORE >>