student activities

Read your appetite: Lipscomb Library to host first-ever edible books contest

An example of edible books

Randolph College’s Lipscomb Library is accepting entries from students, faculty, and staff for its first-ever Edible Books Contest on Wednesday, October 24. Participants are encouraged to create an edible version of their favorite book, and may enter as many pieces as they like. All entries must be homemade by the person entering the contest, and... READ MORE >>

Promoting Love and Kindness: Randolph participates in national memorial for Matthew Shepard

Students wrote heart-shaped messages on a fence in Bell Quad as part of the commemorative service for Matthew Shepard.

The Randolph community gathered in the Bell Quad this afternoon for a commemorative service marking the 20th anniversary of the brutal killing of Matthew Shepard. Shepard was an openly gay 21-year-old student at the University of Wyoming when he was kidnapped from a bar, taken to a prairie, robbed, beaten, tied to a fence, and... READ MORE >>

Get Downtown this Friday!

Randolph students at the Get Downtown festival in 2017

All Randolph College students, faculty, and staff are invited to the Get Downtown street festival on Friday, September 7 from 6–10 p.m. Free looping bus transportation will be provided by GLTC city buses from the corner of Rivermont Ave. and Front Campus Drive. Randolph students should sign in at the Student Government table upon arrival (look for black and yellow Randolph tents... READ MORE >>

Month in Photos: April 2018

Studying outdoors on an 80-degree spring day

A look back at some of our favorite moments and photos from April 2018 at Randolph College:... READ MORE >>

Mahoney wins national award from Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities

Ryan Mahoney '18

This weekend, the president of Randolph’s student-run Macon Activities Council (MAC) received national recognition for his efforts to host student events and bring performers and other entertainment to campus. Ryan Mahoney ’18 was named National Student Programmer of the Year by the Association for Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA). In the past year, Mahoney and... READ MORE >>

Student Government sets up weekly Senator Tables

Banner of seal

Starting this semester, Randolph’s Student Government is giving its constituents another opportunity to learn more about the organization’s work as well as a chance to share ideas and concerns with student representatives. Each Wednesday from 9-10 p.m. in Hampson Commons in the Student Center, four Student Government senators will hold Senator Tables sessions where they... READ MORE >>

MAC honored as one of the top student activities organizations in the country

Nick Spicer, Sienna Brown '17, Katya Schwab '17, and Brandon Stroble '16 at the national APCA conference.

Randolph College’s Macon Activities Council (MAC) recently received the 2014 Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) Southeast Region Student Organization of the Year award. The award was presented at the national APCA conference in Jacksonville, Florida last week. “This award speaks volumes about all of the hard work and dedication that the MAC... READ MORE >>

WildCats spend spring break with wild cats

tiger feeding

While most college students seek out sun and fun on the beach, a group of adventurous Randolph students spent their spring break hacking through the brush under the watchful eyes of 700 pound tigers. Eleven students volunteered with Carolina Tiger Rescue, a non-profit rescue sanctuary for wildcats in Pittsboro, NC.   The facility is home to... READ MORE >>

Randolph ranks third in the nation for “Best Colleges for Clubs and Activities”

Students work in the Organic Garden.

Randolph College has been ranked third in the nation for student activities by the 2015 Cappies, an awards ranking produced by Cappex, a website that specializes in helping students choose a college. Randolph ranked behind Alma College and Vassar in the top 25  ranking for “Best Colleges for Clubs and Activities.” The ranking is based on more... READ MORE >>