alumnae

Career immersion trip takes students to governor’s office, Capital One, and Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond

Students and Capital One staff pose with signs that read,

While most of the College community was relaxing during fall break, one group of Randolph students was busy making career moves. On Monday, October 21,  the Randolph Career Development Center took a group of students to Richmond, Virginia, where they received a tour of Governor Ralph Northam’s office from Emma Williams Jenson ’16, a special assistant in the... READ MORE >>

Randolph ranked in top 75 for Forbes’ Top Colleges for Return on Investment—again

Graduates walk along the Red Brick Path on front campus

For the second time, Randolph College has been included in Forbes’ ranking for America’s Top Colleges for Return on Investment. Randolph ranked 75th out of the 199 institutions on the list for 2019, and was in the top 75 in 2018 as well. To compile its rankings, Forbes used its Grateful Graduates Index to measure return on investment. Forbes examined... READ MORE >>

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 >>