alumnae

Photo Gallery: WildCat Weekend

Alumnae pose with Wanda WildCat during the tailgate event

Randolph hosted WildCat Weekend 2019 on Sept. 27-28 with a wide range of events for students, graduates, families, and faculty and staff.... READ MORE >>

The Horse publishes article on Randolph alumna’s equine research

Reilly Wren made her presentation,

An article about Reilly Wren ’19 and her equine research was recently published in The Horse, a monthly publication that features equine health care and medical studies. The article, entitled “Does Omeprazole Reduce Cribbing in Horses?” detailed her research that tested whether gastric issues in horses like colic, ulcers, or cribbing can cause one another.... READ MORE >>

Elizabeth Delery ’14 named Cell Culture Hero, will present worldwide webinar

Elizabeth Delery

Elizabeth Delery ’14 has been named a Cell Culture Hero by Gibco/Thermo Fisher, and will present a global webinar on July 31 at noon. Registration for the event is available at http://bit.ly/2Yml06h. Delery is a postdoctoral fellow for the physiology department at Louisiana State University’s Health Sciences Center, where she studies the neurobiological interactions of... READ MORE >>

Frances Mayes ’62 featured on CBS News

Frances Mayes '62

Frances Mayes ’62 was recently profiled on CBS Sunday Morning at her home in Tuscany, Italy. Mayes bought the 200-year-old farmhouse in 1990 and transformed it into one of the most famous villas in Tuscany. Following the incredible restoration project, she wrote about her experience in the bestselling memoir, Under the Tuscan Sun, which was... READ MORE >>

Alumnae receive humanitarian awards from Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities

Frances J. Giles ’65, Dorothy “Dolly” S. Cardwell ’58, and William Cardwell, along with other recipients of the 2019 humanitarian awards

Frances J. Giles ’65 and Dorothy “Dolly” S. Cardwell ’58 were recently honored with 2019 humanitarian awards at the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities’ (VCIC) 52nd annual Lynchburg Humanitarian Awards Dinner. Around 450 community members attended the ceremony at the University of Lynchburg on May 30. Giles has been a community volunteer for decades and... READ MORE >>

Celebrating the Right to Vote: Profile of an R-MWC suffragist

Students dressed in 1920 apparel

As the nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, Randolph College remembers its alumnae who fought for the right to vote. Leading up to the amendment’s passage in Congress on June 4, 1919, students at then-Randolph-Macon Woman’s College were highly involved in the women’s suffrage movement, even starting an Equal... 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 bestows its highest award to Russell Willis Taylor ’78 and Judith Lefkowitz Kreeger ’62

Russell Willis Taylor ’78 and the Honorable Judge Judith Lefkowitz Kreeger ’62

On Saturday, two alumnae received one of Randolph College’s highest honors for its graduates. This year’s Alumnae Achievement Award recipients were Russell Willis Taylor ’78 and the Honorable Judge Judith Lefkowitz Kreeger ’62. “Since 1981, the College has presented the Alumnae Achievement Award to alumnae who personify the value of a liberal arts education and... READ MORE >>

The beginnings of the College: R-MWC in the 1890s

Front campus of R-MWC in the 1890s

Randolph College was founded as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 1891, and officially opened its doors to students in 1893. The following article was written by Meta Glass (Class of 1899) in the fall of 1965 about her experiences as one of the first students enrolled at R-MWC in the 1890s: One cannot tell how long... READ MORE >>

Randolph College alum begins Peace Corps service in Mongolia

Ayla Hagen

Article courtesy of Peace Corps Public Affairs Office Ayla Hagen ’18 has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Mongolia on May 29 to begin training as an English education teacher volunteer. “I have always been a service-minded individual and have often sought ways to help those in my community and abroad in... READ MORE >>