successful alumnae

Randolph trustee earns Best of the Bar award from Memphis Business Journal

Julie Ellis

Julie H. Ellis ’71, a Randolph trustee and an attorney for Butler Snow Law Firm, recently received one of the 2017 Best of the Bar Awards from the Memphis Business Journal. Ellis was presented the award on March 7 at the Opera Memphis. The Best of the Bar Awards honor top legal minds in the... READ MORE >>

Science Festival highlights alumnae science careers

Leslie Ann Jones '93, Katie Stewart Page '08, and Caitlin Unterman '12, '14 M.A.T., served as Women in Science panelists for the Randolph College Science Festival.

Three alumnae scientists, Leslie Ann Jones ’93, Katie Stewart Page ’08, and Caitlin Unterman ’12, ’14 M.A.T., returned to Randolph College Friday afternoon to discuss their experiences and share advice with current students aspiring to enter careers in the sciences. The Women in Science Panel discussion was part of Randolph’s 2017 Science Festival, which continues with... READ MORE >>

Randolph presents 2016 Alumnae Achievement Awards

Muriel Zimmerman Casey '53, Heather Ayers Garnett '86, and Rebecca Dixon '60.

Three esteemed professionals were the recipients of Randolph College’s 2016 Alumnae Achievement Awards, presented tonight by President Bradley W. Bateman. The 2016 Alumnae Achievement Award winners were:   Muriel Zimmerman Casey ’53 Muriel Zimmerman Casey ’53 earned her degree in English and started her career as a teacher for Seven Hills School in 1963. By... READ MORE >>

Alumna returns to teach physics

Kacey Meaker

When she was a senior at Randolph, Kacey Meaker ’08 jokingly told a friend that one day she would return here to teach. It took eight years, but her prediction came true. Meaker is serving this year as a visiting professor in physics. Meaker just recently earned her Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley,... READ MORE >>

Randolph trustee featured in Austin American-Statesman

Edna Aguirre Rehbein '77 receives her Alumnae Achievement Award from President Bradley W. Bateman in September 2015.

Randolph College Trustee Edna Aguirre Rehbein ’77 was featured in the Austin American-Statesman’s “Getting to Know You” section this week. A resident of Round Rock, Texas, Rehbein was elected to the Randolph’s Board of Trustees earlier this year. She was also one of the College’s Alumnae Achievement Award recipients in 2015. Read the full article... READ MORE >>

Studying Mars brings life to Randolph MAT graduate’s science class at Forest Middle School

L-R: Keaton Ellis, James Dodson, Olivia Moore, and teacher Caitlin Unterman practice flying and landing a drone during coursework on a mock mission to Mars in Ms. Unterman's 8th grade science class on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Forest, Va. The students are planning a simulated mission to Mars and are even getting help from NASA scientists. (Photo by Jay Westcott/The News & Advance)

By Rachael Smith Reprinted from The News & Advance with permission (Caitlin Unterman ’12, earned her Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Randolph College in 2013) The knowledge of Mars for most eighth-graders is it’s a red planet with dirt on it. This is not the case for the eighth-grade students at Forest Middle... 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 >>

Alumnae scientists share career experiences with students

Catharine Smith Carty '75 (right) speaks during the panel discussion.

Three alumnae scientists, Aneliese L. Apala ’11, Catharine Smith Carty ’75, and Aliya Gifford ’04, returned to Randolph College Friday afternoon to discuss their experiences and share advice with current students aspiring to enter careers in the sciences. The Women in Science Panel discussion was part of Randolph’s 2016 Science Festival, which continues with events... READ MORE >>

Christman named 2016 Commencement speaker

Jolley Christman

Randolph College will welcome back an alumna and trustee emerita to serve as the 2016 Commencement speaker. Jolley Bruce Christman ’69 served on the College’s Board of Trustees for 10 years, beginning in 1997, and was president of the board during the College’s decision to admit men in 2006. Commencement will be held in the... READ MORE >>

Achievement awards honor work of three outstanding alumnae

From left are 2015 Alumnae Achievement Award winners Carol Shepard Gutknecht '67, Kakenya Ntaiya '04, and Edna Aguirre Rehbein '77.

A nationally recognized opera singer and music educator, a higher education administrator, and an internationally recognized human rights advocate were the recipients of Randolph College’s 2015 Alumnae Achievement Awards this weekend. Since 1981, the award has been given annually to alumnae who personify the value of a liberal arts education and have brought distinction to... READ MORE >>