alumnae

Career ready: New partnership better connects current students with alumnae and alumni

Students and alumni show their school pride during the career immersion trip to Richmond, Va.

Jessica Burroughs ’18 spent much of her senior year networking with alumnae and alumni in the financial sector in Washington, D.C. And in the spring, she was one of a group of students who embarked on a career immersion trip to the Federal Reserve and Commonwealth Retirement Advisors in Richmond, Virginia, where the students shadowed... READ MORE >>

Lifesaving donation: Social media post connects alumna with stranger needing liver transplant

Laura

Four years ago, Laura “Beth” Hunt ’00 was set to donate a kidney to her cousin. She had undergone the preparatory steps, the surgery date was set, and all that remained was a final checkup just two weeks before the transplant. That’s when the doctor found a benign tumor on her kidney. “They said it... READ MORE >>

Coming home: Katlyn Baskin Waldo ’06 returns to Randolph to teach dance

Katlyn Baskin Waldo ’06 leads a modern dance class as part of the visiting artist program this spring.

Katlyn Baskin Waldo ’06 still vividly and fondly remembers walking across the stage in Smith Hall Theatre to receive her diploma 12 years ago. She returned for the first time this spring to serve as a visiting artist in dance—and fell in love all over again. “The beauty of the campus and the front lawn... READ MORE >>

Why I give: A Q&A with Kathleen (Bunny) Willis Webb ’52

Kathleen (Bunny) Willis Webb ’52

Tell us a little about yourself? I am an Army brat, born at West Point, and moved with my father’s career and then with my VMI engineer husband’s Army and railroad careers. I came to Randolph in 1948. Not happy with my college acceptances, I applied late at the suggestion of my high school English... READ MORE >>

Join the network on RandolphConnect!

Screenshot of RandolphConnect homepage

RandolphConnect is a new, web-based networking platform for alumnae, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and parents that offers a secure online community to build personal and professional networks. “Randolph Connect will be a valuable network for alumnae and alumni to connect and engage with each other and the College,” said Phebe Wescott, director of alumnae and... READ MORE >>

Randolph alums, internship coordinator named ‘Millennials on the Move’

Cover of Lynchburg Business magazine

Evan Smith ’15, Schuyler Godsey Somers ’08, and Maegan Crews Fallen, internship coordinator at Randolph, have been recognized as “Millennials on the Move” in the most recent issue of Lynchburg Business magazine. Smith is director of community outreach for the Academy Center of the Arts, and Somers is co-owner of A Little Party Events. Read more... READ MORE >>

Randolph alumna researches monkeys in Costa Rica  

Renee' Russell '16

Renee’ Russell ’16 recently completed field research on monkeys in the wild as part of the Maderas Rainforest Conservancy program in Costa Rica. “The Maderas Rainforest Conservancy is a great organization that runs field schools and advocates for the protection of the rainforest and its species,” Russell explained. “They play huge roles in educating and... READ MORE >>

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 >>