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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 >>

Carl Coffey ’11 interviewed by WKU Public Radio

Carl Coffey '11

Carl Coffey ’11 recently spoke with WKU Public Radio about his “covert stutter” and his role as head of the Bowling Green chapter of the National Stuttering Association. Coffey majored in psychology at Randolph, and now works as a senior business process analyst for UnitedHealth Group in Bowling Green, Ky. Listen to the full interview here. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph alumni host students in Washington, D.C. for career immersion experience

Randolph students with Rashan Colbert '11 in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

This weekend, Randolph alumni Rashan Colbert ’11, Ei Thant Sin ’16, Jessica Burroughs ’18, and Roxy Torres ’10 hosted current students at their workplaces in Washington D.C. as part of a career immersion trip. Colbert, who works for U.S. Senator Cory Booker, gave a tour of the U.S. Capitol Building and had lunch with students... READ MORE >>

Travis Byram ’18 makes debut as a playwright with Black Chicken

Travis Byram '18 performing in Randolph's production of Dog Sees God in 2017

Randolph College’s theatre department will premiere a staged reading of Black Chicken, written by Travis Byram ’18, on Friday, February 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lab Theatre (Room 203) of the Harold G. Leggett Building. The show is free and open to the public. Black Chicken is the first play Byram has written, and... READ MORE >>

Meet a Randolph admission counselor: Q&A with Corey Brown ’16

Corey Brown '16 in front of Randolph's Admission Welcome Center

Corey Brown ’16 is an admission counselor for Randolph, and last week he answered questions and shared some advice for prospective students on Randolph College’s Instagram story. Here’s what he had to say: Tell us about yourself and what you do? I am an admission counselor here at the College and I cover the Tidewater... READ MORE >>

Building a Reputation: RandolphConnect receives national award for launch, network growth

RandolphConnect, Randolph’s new web-based networking platform for alumnae, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and parents, received a national award this week for its successful launch and exponential member growth. Randolph received the Outstanding Network Launch Award on October 16 at the Graduway Leaders Summit in Boston, which is an annual gathering of leaders with the focus... READ MORE >>