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Randolph professor named Imbibe magazine’s ‘Beer Person of the Year’

Janel Jackson-Beckham

J. Nikol Jackson-Beckham, a communication studies professor at Randolph, has been named Imbibe magazine’s “Beer Person of the Year” for her work as diversity ambassador for the Brewer’s Association. In the special Imbibe 75 issue, Jackson-Beckham is one of four featured people who are working to make the drinks world a better, more supportive, inclusive,... READ MORE >>

M.F.A. program hosting winter residency, series of readings at The Virginian Hotel

M.F.A. students and faculty hold one-on-one meetings during the residency

This week, the Randolph College M.F.A. program is hosting its annual winter residency program along with a series of readings by faculty and other esteemed authors. The residency and readings all take place at The Virginian Hotel in downtown Lynchburg. All readings will begin at 8 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom and are free and... READ MORE >>

A recap of the year that was: Top headlines of 2019

Sunset over Main Hall

As the year comes to a close, we have compiled a list of some of our top stories of 2019: New Virginia Women’s Monument memorializes nine outstanding alumnae and faculty Massive renovation to the RAD Center begins, thanks to generous gifts from alumnae and friends of the College Randolph receives $1.25 million grant in honor... READ MORE >>

Shipley earns ‘Commissioner’s Choice’ award for segment on NPR’s Academic Minute

Lesley Shipley

Lesley Shipley, an art history professor at Randolph, recently earned the “Commissioner’s Choice Best of The Academic Minute Award.” Shipley was selected for the honor by Lynn Pasquerella, host of The Academic Minute, and her segment will be re-broadcast on December 27. In the segment, Shipley spoke about the topic of “Contemporary Art Reactions.” “I’m... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces new coaching and sport leadership master’s program, computer science and mathematics major

Randolph College banner in front of Main Hall

Randolph College faculty recently approved two new academic programs—a master’s degree in coaching and sport leadership and a computer science and mathematics major. Both additions are highly sought academic programs that will allow Randolph to meet the needs of both current and future students.  Coaching and Sport Leadership Master’s Program The coaching and sport leadership... READ MORE >>

A Photo Finish: Top Photos of 2019

Students study in front of Main Hall

As 2019 comes to a close, we are reflecting on some of the most memorable moments of the year. Here are some of our favorite photos taken by Randolph College photographer Jill Nance Waugh:... READ MORE >>

Psychology facilities receive significant renovations thanks to VFIC grant, alumna memorial fund

A student uses the virtual reality equipment in the new psychology laboratory

Boasting one of the first psychology programs in the nation, Randolph has always been on the cutting edge of psychological research. In order to maintain that reputation and tradition, the College recently revamped the department’s facilities to better meet the needs of its current faculty and students. The renovation was made possible through a grant... READ MORE >>

Randolph honors mid-year graduates

2019 mid-year graduates

Nineteen winter graduates received their Randolph diplomas at the annual Mid-Year Graduation Luncheon Friday in Smith Memorial Building. Mid-year graduates included: Meredith Leigh Alwine (philosophy), Kirsten Leanne Arthur (psychology), Prince Charles (sport and exercise studies), Taylor Leanne Craft (sport and exercise studies), Caroline Leigh Czuhai (studio art), Samuel C. Hooper (psychology), Ericka Victoria Jacobs (biology),... READ MORE >>

Two students selected for new study abroad opportunity at Queens University Belfast 

Gunnar Copeland (left) and Wade Hall

Since he arrived at Randolph, Wade Hall ’21 has dreamed of studying abroad. Now, thanks to a new partnership between Randolph and Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), he’ll get to spend a semester abroad in Ireland. What’s more, he’ll get to experience it with one of his best friends, Gunnar Copeland ’21.  The two students are... READ MORE >>

Randolph Society of Physics Students wins another national recognition 

A Randolph student gives a physics demonstration during the 2019 Randolph College Science Festival

The Randolph College chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won yet another Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS national office. The annual designation is given to fewer than 15 percent of all SPS chapters at colleges and universities in the United States and internationally, and Randolph has now received the award for... READ MORE >>

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