alumnae

‘It’s my job to make people care’: Work with ACLU-VA and homeless help Phuong Tran ’15 make community connections

Phuong Tran

Tran joined ACLU-VA in 2016 as a part-time employee. She worked her way up to a communications associate and is now serving as the digital communications manager. ... READ MORE >>

Why I Give: A Q&A with Martha McLeod ’76

“This is the place where I learned determination, grit, to never give up, and began to find my voice. It is the institution where I learned a lot academically, the place that sparked my interest in art history and where I learned to find a way to tough out the bad times and appreciate the good.”... READ MORE >>

Why I Give: Q&A with Meg Green Maguire ’65

As the College implements its future on the cutting edge, more equipment, facilities and scholarships are a necessity. This is what our contributions make possible.... READ MORE >>

Historic markers dedicated in memory of alumnae

World renowned dancer Helen McGehee ’42 and her grandmother, painter Sallie Lee Mahood, Class of 1897, were recognized Friday during a dedication ceremony for historical markers erected in their names.... READ MORE >>

New documentary showcases story of alumna, one of the first ordained female priests in the Episcopal Church

Carter Heyward '67

“It was a much bigger deal than any of us were aware at the time,” Heyward said. “We knew that the church would be shaken up a bit by what we did, but we did not realize how much interest there would be from the news media and the outside world.”... READ MORE >>

M.A.T. alumna wins Association of Educators in Virginia Teacher Research Award

Colleen Bowen

As she embarks on her career as a social studies teacher, Colleen Bowen ’20 M.A.T. is training her focus on the past and how it can help students in modern classrooms. In March, Bowen, who is a teacher for Lynchburg City Schools, was named the winner of the Association of Educators in Virginia Teacher Research... READ MORE >>

Adventure in Australia: Experiences after graduation push alumna toward medical school

Kayla Henniger

Since she arrived in the Outback, Kayla Henniger has worked as a pharmacy technician for Priceline Pharmacy. She also became a certified first aid volunteer with the St. John Ambulance Brigade, which has incorporated many of the skills she learned as a biology major at Randolph... READ MORE >>

Alumna's work could aid in fight against COVID-19

Katy Worrilow

Katy Worrilow ’80 founded her company, LifeAire Systems, after discovering that airborne pathogens could affect the in vitro fertilization process... READ MORE >>

Why I give: Elizabeth 'Betsy' Krome ’71

“Both my daughter (Margaret Krome-Lukens ’07) and I received scholarships that made our R-MWC attendance possible, and it feels like the simplest-ever ‘Pay It Forward.’ I strongly believe in the virtues of a liberal arts education and giving to Randolph feels like a great way to make good on that belief.”... READ MORE >>

Randolph grad’s research published in Annual Review of Psychology

Diep “Penny” Trieu ’15

Diep “Penny” Trieu ’15 recently published her research on the defining elements of social media and its links to key psychological effects in the Annual Review of Psychology. Currently a graduate student at the University of Michigan, Trieu also published similar research for her honors thesis in psychology at Randolph. We asked her a few... READ MORE >>