alumnae

Randolph records highest giving participation in over a decade for FY 2017-18

Main Hall tower lit up at dusk

Randolph College ended the 2017-18 fiscal and fundraising year on June 30 with the highest alumnae and alumni participation rate since 2006. Alumnae and alumni giving participation was at 25.2 percent—up 2 percent from the previous year. “We are extremely proud and privileged to have such wonderful alumnae and alumni who are profoundly dedicated to... READ MORE >>

Reunion 2018 sees highest attendance since 2006

Alumnae interact on front campus at Reunion 2018

More than 400 alumnae and alumni and other visitors were on the Randolph campus this weekend to rekindle old friendships, participate in campus traditions, and much more. With 420 registered participants, Reunion 2018 was the most-attended Reunion since 2006. SEE PHOTOS FROM REUNION In addition to the high attendance, Reunion alumnae and alumni gave generously... READ MORE >>

‘Code Girl’ receives 2018 Alumnae Achievement Award

Dorothy Braden Bruce ’42 receives the Alumnae Achievement Award

An alumna who was part of a top-secret operation to decode intercepted Japanese naval codes in World War II is the recipient of Randolph College’s 2018 Alumnae Achievement Award. During the 2018 Reunion, the College recognized Dorothy Braden Bruce ’42 with the special award. She was part of the Army Signal Intelligence Service’s cryptology program, and... READ MORE >>

Ellen Schall Agnew ’80 to present First Annual Sandra S. Whitehead Memorial Lecture

A flyer for the event

On Sunday, April 29 at 1:30 p.m., local art historian and independent curator Ellen Schall Agnew ’80 will present the lecture, “Andrew Wyeth’s Burning Off: Context and Meaning,” at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. The lecture will focus on the three Wyeth paintings in the College’s collection, two by Andrew Wyeth (Burning... READ MORE >>

Declassified: Code Girls

Dorothy Braden Bruce ‘42 holds a copy of the recently released book that details her previously top secret experiences as a WWII codebreaker for the U.S. Army.

Alumna’s role in top secret military program finally revealed Dorothy Braden Bruce ’42 was one of the first to learn that the Japanese had surrendered and World War II was over—she even knew before President Harry Truman. But for 70 years, she and the rest of a top secret group of women recruited by the... READ MORE >>

Curiosity Kits

A Dearington Elementary School student examines a block from a Curiosity Kit.

Randolph professor’s research is helping local elementary school students.... READ MORE >>

Virtual Reality

Main Hall at Randolph College as it would look in the world of Minecraft

Alumna uses her talents as part of leadership team for Minecraft.... READ MORE >>

Choosing a Different Path

LaShawn Worsley McIver ’98 addresses members of the United States Senate in 2017 to advocate for affordable healthcare and continued diabetes research funding.

Medical school experiences abroad lead LaShawn Worsley McIver ’98 to shift her focus to public health policy.... READ MORE >>

Randolph team earns Distinguished Delegation Award at national Model UN conference

Randolph students and alumnae at a chapter event in New York City hosted by Lorena Kern '72

Last week, Randolph College sent a delegation of students to an international summit in New York City, where they discussed international relations and proposed solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues. Fifteen Randolph students represented Equatorial Guinea in the 2018 Model United Nations conference March 18-22. The team received special recognition for its... READ MORE >>

Science of sound keynote, alumnae panel kick off Science Festival Weekend

Nicholas Perna leads students on a vocal exercise using straws.

Randolph College’s 10th annual Science Festival is now underway, following a musical keynote performance and open class and an engaging panel discussion led by alumnae in science careers. The Science Festival continues this weekend with a wide variety of free, family friendly events and activities. For the keynote on Thursday evening, Nicholas Perna spoke—and sang—about... READ MORE >>