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 >>

Anne Wilkes Tucker ’67 honored by Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain

Anne Wilkes Tucker '67

Anne Wilkes Tucker ’67 recently received the Award for Curatorship and an honorary fellowship from the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) of Great Britain.  Tucker, who is a trustee emerita for Randolph, was one of several renowned visual artists from around the world recognized at the RPS’s 2019 awards ceremony. The prestigious awards, which were established... READ MORE >>

VP of sustainability for The Cheesecake Factory shares expertise with students, offers internship opportunity

Megan Bloomer meets individually with seniors

On Thursday, the Randolph community got the chance to hear about how cheesecake can be sustainable. Megan Bloomer ’06, the vice president of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for The Cheesecake Factory, shared her career experiences and offered advice to environmental studies and sciences students. She also provided information about a new remote internship... READ MORE >>

Rediscovering Compassion: Alumna works to make refugee resettlement process easier for families

Melissa Goss-Jentz

At the parks in Seattle, Washington, where she runs and plays with her small children, Melissa Goss-Jentz ’03 is confronted daily with homelessness. “It’s becoming a bigger and bigger issue in Seattle, and we regularly see homeless people in all facets of our lives,” she said. “I was finding that the sympathy and compassion I... READ MORE >>

Oh, baby: Local midwife Katie Stewart Page '08 delivers 1,000th baby

Katie Stewart Page examines a patient at the Centra Medical Group Women's Center

For every professional accomplishment, Katie Stewart Page ’08 buys a new pair of shoes. The tradition started when she graduated from college and continued when she was hired for both of her jobs. However, when she delivered her 1,000th baby this summer, she broke tradition and celebrated by “delivering” a newborn from a cake. Page... READ MORE >>

Trustee emerita reflects on service as board chair in Trustee magazine

Cathy Havener Greer speaks at the 125th Anniversary Convocation in 2016.

Cathy Havener Greer ’73, a trustee emerita for the Randolph College Board of Trustees, published an article in the most recent issue of Trustee magazine, a publication of the national Association of Governing Boards (AGB). Greer’s article was titled “Embracing Change and Continuity,” and detailed her experience as chair of the Randolph College Board of... READ MORE >>

Etched into history: Long list of esteemed alumnae included on new Virginia Women's Monument

The Virginia Women's Monument in Richmond, Virginia

The new Virginia Women’s Monument in Richmond, Virginia, is a beautiful testament to the women who helped shape the state’s history. Among the 230 names engraved into the glass Wall of Honor are notable Virginians, such as Martha Washington, Pocahontas, Anne Spencer—not to mention nine distinguished alumnae and faculty of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College. “These women... READ MORE >>

Why I give: Rehema Kahurananga '04

Rehema Kahurananga

Why is it important for you to give to the College? I am from Kenya but grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which is where I went to high school. Our senior year was all about excitedly applying to colleges and universities—primarily in the United States—with the hope that we would get in. Having sent... READ MORE >>