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Macon Activities Council (MAC) renamed Randolph Programming Board (RPB)

Students dance at MAC's dance party during WildCat Weekend in 2018

The Macon Activities Council (MAC) has brought a wide variety of entertainment to campus for many years, and will continue to do so under a new name. Starting this fall, MAC will become the Randolph Programming Board (RPB), which aims to bring innovative and engaging events to campus catered to the interests of all students.... READ MORE >>

The Princeton Review ranks Randolph 18th in the nation for ‘Most Accessible Professors’

Professor Sara Beck converses with a student

Randolph College’s faculty have once again been recognized among the best in the nation. The Princeton Review ranked the College 18th for most accessible professors in the 2020 edition of its flagship college guide, The Best 385 Colleges. Randolph has now been ranked in the top 20 for most accessible professors for three consecutive years. In The... READ MORE >>

Classics scholar praises Randolph’s Greek Play, director in Didaskalia

A scene from the 2018 Greek Play, Medea

A scholarly review of Randolph College’s 2018 Greek Play, Medea, was recently published in Didaskalia, a peer-reviewed, electronic journal dedicated to the study of all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman performance. Written by A.C. Duncan, a classics professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, the article thoroughly reviews the performance by Randolph students... READ MORE >>

Fiske Guide to Colleges touts Randolph as one of the nation’s “Best and Most Interesting” institutions

Featured in 2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Randolph College was again recognized as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions in the 2020 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The Fiske Guide to Colleges does not rank universities and colleges numerically, but assesses the strengths and weaknesses of what it considers the top institutions in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and... READ MORE >>

Photo gallery: Reunion 2019

A group of alumnae dance in Michels Plaza

Randolph College hosted alumnae and alumni in classes ending with 4’s and 9’s at its 2019 Reunion from May 30-June 2.... READ MORE >>

Randolph marks 128th anniversary with Founders Day celebration

Students sing school songs around the Sundial

Randolph students, faculty, and staff gathered next to the front steps of Moore Hall Wednesday afternoon for the annual Founders Day celebration. The brief ceremony included speeches by President Bradley W. Bateman and Class President Libby Exline ’19, as well as musical performances by the campus a capella groups Songshine and Voices. The College was... READ MORE >>

Grab your graduation robes and crazy hats—March 20 is Founders Day

Seniors will wear their graduation robes (decked out in buttons) and funny hats to the ceremony

Randolph College will hold its annual Founders Day celebration Wednesday, March 20, at 5 p.m. by the front steps of Moore Hall. Founders Day is a tradition held each year in March to honor founder and first President William Waugh Smith. Seniors wear their graduation robes to the celebration, which includes a late-afternoon ceremony, a... READ MORE >>

Meet our Gold Key Guides: Rikki Carretta ’19

Rikki Carretta '19 next to the Odd Tree on front campus

Randolph College is excited to host prospective students and their families in a series of open houses this spring. The full schedule is available at http://www.randolphcollege.edu/admission/visit/, and personalized visits may be scheduled through our visit app or by emailing admissions@randolphcollege.edu. In preparation for the big day, we’d like to introduce you to some of our... READ MORE >>

Faculty, staff take center stage in The Show

Faculty and staff pose after their rendition of

On Tuesday night, Randolph students got to see faculty and staff in a new light as they performed their special “talents” in The Show.  The theme for the 2019 event was “The Greatest Show,” inspired by the musical, The Greatest Showman. This year’s iteration of The Show featured singing, dancing, music videos, and other “unique” performances. The event dates... READ MORE >>

Randolph president discusses value of respect, community in Convocation remarks

President Bradley W. Bateman speaks at Convocation

President Bradley W. Bateman delivered a message about respect and community as key ingredients for an abundant life Wednesday as Randolph College officially marked the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year with Convocation. The ceremony began with the traditional procession of faculty and seniors from Main Hall into Smith Hall Theatre. Also following tradition, seniors... READ MORE >>