Wes Fugate

Randolph opens food pantry to help community members who are food insecure

Student volunteers Madeline Owens '20 and Avery Payne '21 helped cut the ribbon for the official opening of the Randolph College Food Pantry on Wednesday.

Thanks to Randolph’s Community Fellows group and Park View Community Mission, a new campus food pantry is now open in Room 107 of Moore Hall. The pantry is intended to help any students, faculty, and staff in need. Food insecurity is a growing problem in the United States. One in eight Americans, or about 40... READ MORE >>

Sheldon wins Academic Smack Down for the sciences

Physics professor Peter Sheldon (center, left) shows off his championship belt.

As the crowd erupted in deafening cheers and chants of his name, physics professor Peter Sheldon accepted the championship belt as winner of Randolph’s first-ever Academic Smack Down Wednesday night. Sporting a lab coat and bringing his own robot, Sheldon represented the sciences in the playful debate between disciplines, which was designed to help students... READ MORE >>

Randolph vice president, chief of staff selected for CIC leadership academy

Wes Fugate

Randolph College is pleased to announce that Wesley R. Fugate, vice president and chief of staff, is one of 23 senior-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the 2016–2017 Executive Leadership Academy. Individuals chosen for the year-long program are vice presidents or cabinet officers in... READ MORE >>

Randolph employees recognized in Lynchburg Business magazine’s Top 20 Under 40

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Randolph College Vice President and Chief of Staff Wes Fugate and Sustainability Coordinator Ludovic Lemaitre ’11 are both featured in Lynchburg Business magazine’s 1st annual Top 20 Under 40 list. Randolph is the only employer with two honorees in the October/November issue, which was released this week. Lynchburg Business profiled 20 professionals under 40 years... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s Wes Fugate named the winner of the 2013 CASE Alice L. Beeman Award

Wes Fugate

Randolph College’s own Wes Fugate has earned national honors from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). CASE recently named Fugate the winner of the 2013 Alice L. Beeman Award for Outstanding Research in Communications and Marketing for Educational Advancement for his dissertation entitled, “Alike but Different: How Three Private Liberal Arts Colleges... READ MORE >>