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Alumna makes bequest gift to support STEM scholarships for women

When she attended Reunion earlier this year, Johanne Pryor ’61 was overwhelmed by fond memories, like the Odd class traditions, and the many changes on campus. In addition to her support for the College and donating her class ring in the past, the event prompted her to make a sizeable bequest to support scholarships for... READ MORE >>

Randolph students represent Republic of Tunisia at Model UN conference

Katie Godwin '19 and Philemon Afrifa-Boakye '19 at the National Model United Nations Conference.

Twenty Randolph students recently spent a week in New York City representing the Republic of Tunisia at the National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference. At the conference, students learned about the UN system, the assigned issues of each of its committees, and the Tunisian positions on those issues. Some of the specific items students discussed... READ MORE >>

Filmmaker Allen Moore to present Driver Lecture

Independent filmmaker Allen Moore will share his personal experiences as a cinematographer and give advice to Randolph students about how to enter the film industry for the Spring 2016 Sara Driver ’77 Lecture. The program is free and open to the public, and will take place April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 415 of... READ MORE >>

Randolph English professor disconnects as part of alumna-sponsored fellowship

Laura-Gray Street

A two-week creative writing fellowship recently sent a Randolph English professor off the grid. Laura-Gray Street was recently awarded a Garland Distinguished Fellowship, which allowed her to attend a two-week creative writing retreat at the Hambidge Creative Residency Center in rural Georgia. Street, who is on sabbatical, said the experience helped her find inspiration for... READ MORE >>

New labyrinth dedicated in honor of past College leaders

Alumnae and other members of the Randolph community examine the labyrinth, gifted to the College by Katharine Stark Caldwell '74.

Members of the Randolph College community gathered Friday morning to dedicate a new feature on campus that honors three former chairs of the Board of Trustees and a past president of the College. The new labyrinth is located on back campus between the Houston Memorial Chapel and the Mabel K. Whiteside Greek Theatre, and was... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces new $1.1 million infrastructure gift

Randolph College Academic Logo - 2015

Randolph College announced this week additional pledges of $1.1 million for infrastructure improvements. The new gifts bring the total amount raised for such improvements to $3.1 million since March. The two most recent gifts were provided by the Best Portion Foundation, a Chicago foundation headed by an alumna, and long-time supporters of the College and... READ MORE >>

Randolph celebrates completion of Wright Hall renovation with ribbon cutting

Cutting the ribbon, from left, are: Matha Thornton, vice president for student affairs and dean of students; Sandeep Poudyal '16, Student Government president and head resident of Wright Hall; Susan Braselton Fant '84; Lester

A dedication ceremony Thursday officially marked the completion of a months-long renovation project for one of Randolph College’s historic residence halls. The renovation of the 107-year-old Wright Hall was made possible through generous alumnae gifts. The event Thursday featured a reception, tours and a ribbon cutting. During the renovation, which took nearly a year, Wright... READ MORE >>