Voices of Lynchburg series continues November 2

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A spokesman for Rush Homes, a non-profit that helps Lynchburg citizens with disabilities find affordable housing, is the featured speaker in Randolph’s Voices of Lynchburg series this Wednesday, November 2. The program is free and open to the public and will be held in the Chandler Lounge of the Randolph College Student Center at 5:30... READ MORE >>

Nursery school to host free program for parents

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The Randolph College Nursery School will host a presentation by local educator Sandy Slack, “Play to Learn/Learn to Play,” on Thursday, October 27. The free program is intended for parents of young children and will be held in the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. A wine and cheese reception will take place before... READ MORE >>

Contributing editor of Newsweek, senior editor of Slate magazine presents Thayer Lecture at Randolph

Dahlia Lithwick

Dahlia Lithwick, a contributing editor at Newsweek and a senior editor at Slate magazine, presented the fall Thayer Lecture at Randolph Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. Lithwick made a timely presentation, entitled “The Supreme Court in the Balance: What We Know About the 2016 Term and the Election.” Drawing upon her experience reporting on... READ MORE >>

College reflects on history, looks to future at 125th Anniversary Convocation

President Bradley W. Bateman speaks during Randolph's 125th Anniversary Convocation.

Alumnae and alumni, current students, and leaders from throughout Randolph’s and R-MWC’s history gathered in Smith Hall Theatre Saturday for a culminating celebration of the College’s 125th anniversary. A procession of delegates from each decade of graduating classes as well as current faculty members filed into the theatre, and Gordon Steffey, the Barbara Boyle Lemon... READ MORE >>

International award-winning archaeologist to speak at Randolph

Roberto Nardi

Roberto Nardi, the director of the Centro di Conservazione Archaeologica (CCA) in Cabras, Italy and co-director of Randolph’s Archaeological Conservation Institute, will discuss the CCA’s award-winning research at Randolph College Monday, October 10. His presentation, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Leggett 537. Nardi and the CCA... READ MORE >>

Voices of Lynchburg series returns October 5

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Randolph College’s Voices of Lynchburg series returns this Wednesday, October 5, and will feature two prominent leaders in the Lynchburg community. The program, which is free and open to the public and includes refreshments, begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Ribble Lounge of Smith Hall. The speakers for this program include Aubrey “Chub” Barbour, a... READ MORE >>

125th anniversary festivities to conclude with multiple events October 8

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Randolph College’s 125th anniversary celebration will culminate with several special events on Saturday, October 8. The day begins with a 125th Anniversary Convocation ceremony at 10 a.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. The formal event will feature an academic procession recognizing graduate classes through the history of the College as well as a series of distinguished... READ MORE >>

Head curator from the National Gallery, London to speak at Randolph

Caroline Campbell (Photo by Gabriel Szabo/Guzelian, courtesy of National Gallery, London)

Randolph College will host the head of the Curatorial Department of the National Gallery, London on September 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall. Caroline Campbell, who also serves as curator of Italian paintings before 1500, will speak on “Representing the Renaissance: Collection, Display, and Scholarship at the National Gallery.” The lecture is free... READ MORE >>

Expert historian on women’s colleges speaks at Randolph

Helen Horowitz

As part of its 125th anniversary celebration, Randolph College hosted a lecture Saturday about the history of women’s colleges. Helen Horowitz, an author and historian, presented the keynote address as part of the annual Leadership Council for the College’s Alumnae and Alumni Association. Horowitz is the Sydenham Clark Parsons Professor, Emerita, at Smith College, and her 2002 book, Rereading... READ MORE >>

Randolph presents Pearl S. Buck Award to author Maxine Hong Kingston

President Bradley W. Bateman presents the Pearl S. Buck Award to Maxine Hong Kingston.

Distinguished and celebrated author Maxine Hong Kingston was officially recognized as the sixth recipient of Randolph College’s prestigious Pearl S. Buck Award during a ceremony in Smith Hall Theatre Wednesday evening. The Pearl S. Buck award is given to women who exemplify the ideals, values, and commitments of Buck, a member of the Class of... READ MORE >>