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Graves brings financial experience to Randolph Board of Trustees

Kathy Graves '80

Kathy Graves ’80 has called Lynchburg home since she came to college in 1976. Since that time, she has served the community as a volunteer and as a member of numerous committees and boards. Now she has the unique opportunity to make a difference at her alma mater as one of the newest members on... READ MORE >>

Randolph presents Alumnae Achievement Awards, names Kughn honorary alumnus

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On Saturday, September 16, 2017, Randolph College presented Alumnae Achievement Awards to two outstanding graduates, Carla Alexander ’68 and Lucy Williams Hooper ’73. Also during the ceremony, Randolph named Skip Kughn an honorary alumnus for his many years of service to the College. Since 1981, Randolph has presented the Alumnae Achievement Award to alumnae who... READ MORE >>

College mourns death of alumna, wife of former president

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Martha (Emily) Crocker Spivey ’54, wife of former College President Robert A. Spivey, passed away Wednesday, November 2. According to her obituary in the News & Advance: Martha Emily Crocker Spivey, 83, of Tallahassee, Florida, died on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. She was born in Suffolk, Virginia, on December 7, 1932, to the late Henry... READ MORE >>

Alumnae to appear on nationally televised game show

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UPDATE: Susan Cole ’03 won $67,800 over three days; Lani Golstab Gonzalez ’04 won $50,600 over three days. Two alumnae will appear on “America’s Favorite Quiz Show,” Jeopardy!, this month. Susan Cole ’03 will be a contestant on the classic game show this Wednesday, October 12, and Lani Golstab Gonzalez ’04 will be on the show October... READ MORE >>

Alumnae panelists speak about value of liberal arts degrees at Reunion

Macon Foster McCrossen '61

Alison Buckley ’91 likes to think of her liberal arts education as the ultimate cross-fit training experience that prepared her for success in the marathon of life. “It’s a combination of cardio, strength, stretching, and flexibility that will, in the long-run, make you more fit and a better athlete,” she said. Buckley was one of... READ MORE >>

Alumna shares research on Latino diversity and politics at campus lecture

Tia Stokes-Brown ’97 goes over data from her research, entitled “The Increasing Significance of Race: Exploring the Development of Latino Racial Group Consciousness and the Link to Political Participation.”

Tia Stokes-Brown ’97 returned to campus this week to share her research on diversity within the American Latino population and the impact of Latino voters on political elections. Brown, who majored in dance and political science, is now a political science professor at Bucknell University and a faculty fellow for the Office of the Associate... READ MORE >>

Randolph students represent Republic of Tunisia at Model UN conference

Katie Godwin '19 and Philemon Afrifa-Boakye '19 at the National Model United Nations Conference.

Twenty Randolph students recently spent a week in New York City representing the Republic of Tunisia at the National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference. At the conference, students learned about the UN system, the assigned issues of each of its committees, and the Tunisian positions on those issues. Some of the specific items students discussed... READ MORE >>

Randolph alumna featured in George W. Bush Institute’s new book

Wazhma Furmuli '11 (photo credit: Chandler West, Refinery29)

Randolph College alumna Wazhma Furmuli ’11 is one of 29 voices featured in We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope, a new anthology of personal stories released by the George W. Bush Institute. In the book, Furmuli tells the story of how she refused to let anything stand in the way of her achievements. She recently discussed her passion... READ MORE >>

Randolph celebrates 125th anniversary of College’s founding

Dennis Goff, Charles A. Dana Professor of Psychology, wishes the College a happy birthday.

As early as 1883 and 1885, then president of Randolph-Macon College (R-MC) in Ashland, Va., W.W. Bennett, with the support of faculty (which included William Waugh Smith) approached the college’s Board of Trustees in an attempt to open some educational opportunities there to women. Both efforts failed. Years later, when Smith himself was president, he once... READ MORE >>

Maffey’s career takes another turn as she returns to Board of Trustees

Elizabeth Maffey

A double major in English and religious studies, Elizabeth A. Maffey ’83 had hoped to return after graduation to her alma mater as a resident director and pursue a career in higher education. No jobs were available at the time, so she moved to Washington, D.C. with three classmates. There, she was hired by Freddie... READ MORE >>