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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 >>

Randolph alumnus using history, political science degrees to make a difference in healthcare industry

Will Dede

As a student at Randolph, Will Dede ’14 never felt a strong desire for a career in healthcare policy. However, he has always been interested in and cared about public policy, contemporary affairs, and, most importantly, helping people. Now in his job with Special Needs Plan (SNP) Alliance, he gets to do all of those... 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 >>

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 >>

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 College alum begins Peace Corps service in Mongolia

Ayla Hagen

Article courtesy of Peace Corps Public Affairs Office Ayla Hagen ’18 has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Mongolia on May 29 to begin training as an English education teacher volunteer. “I have always been a service-minded individual and have often sought ways to help those in my community and abroad in... READ MORE >>

Graduate outcomes: What’s next for the Class of 2019?

The Class of 2019 graduated in Smith Hall Theatre on Sunday, May 12. Here is what some of them will be doing next in their lives beyond the Red Brick Wall: Maya Wheeler Major: Environmental studies Working for the Peace Corps in Senegal “I was mostly interested in the environmental field and agriculture, so when... READ MORE >>

Coming home: Randolph couple begins next chapter of their love story with return to Lynchburg

Aaron and Megan Humphreys and their daughter, Jacqueline, at their home in Lynchburg

It was a Tuesday in November 2011, and Aaron Humphreys ’11 had the perfect plan. He would wait on the bench by the Sundial for one of his girlfriend’s friends to send her outside their room in Wright Hall at the designated time. “The Sundial,” he said, “is a staple on campus. It’s the first... READ MORE >>

Samie Maggard McRorie ’14, ’15 M.A.T. honored as a Top Teacher in Lynchburg Living

Samie Maggard McRorie

Lynchburg Living has named Samie Maggard McRorie ’14, ’15 M.A.T. one of its Top Teachers for 2018-19. McRorie is a history teacher at Liberty High School in Bedford, Va. In the special issue of Lynchburg Living, McRorie credited her own teachers for inspiring her career. “My experiences as a student helped shape the person I... READ MORE >>

Sara Reed ’15 helps deaf children in Kenya through Child Scholars program

Sara Reed pictured at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital in 2017, where she worked as a medical scribe

Sara Reed ’15 is working to establish a partnership between the nonprofit organization, Child Scholars, and the Ngala School for the Deaf in Nakuru, Kenya. Reed is a new member of the organization, whose mission is to “help children achieve their God-given potential through education.” According to its mission statement, Child Scholars offers innovative and... READ MORE >>