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Mitch MacDonald '17 during Washington Redskins training camp in 2016.

Communication studies major earns coveted internship with the Washington Redskins Mitch MacDonald ’17 vividly remembers standing in awe the first time he entered the Washington Redskin’s locker room last fall. The burgundy and gold room was empty, except for the jerseys, helmets, and shoulder pads lining the walls, but MacDonald had no trouble envisioning his... READ MORE >>

Alumnus returns to Randolph as visiting math professor

Caleb Moxley

As a student at Randolph, Caleb Moxley ’11 experienced great personal and academic growth, in large part due to the close relationships he formed with professors. This semester, he’s getting the opportunity to build those relationships with his own students. In his role as visiting math professor, Moxley is teaching Pre-Calculus, Introduction to Quantitative Reasoning,... READ MORE >>

2016 graduate hired as teacher at prestigious Chinese dance academy

Lindsay Brents '16 teaches students in one of her classes at the Duncan Dance Academy in Shenzhen, China.

As a dance and English double major at Randolph, Lindsay Brents ’16 took full advantage of the opportunities the College provided to expand her creative talents. Now she’s using those skills to teach students at a world-renowned dance academy in China. Brents teaches dance fundamentals to students between 3 and 14 years old at Duncan... READ MORE >>

College reflects on history, looks to future at 125th Anniversary Convocation

President Bradley W. Bateman speaks during Randolph's 125th Anniversary Convocation.

Alumnae and alumni, current students, and leaders from throughout Randolph’s and R-MWC’s history gathered in Smith Hall Theatre Saturday for a culminating celebration of the College’s 125th anniversary. A procession of delegates from each decade of graduating classes as well as current faculty members filed into the theatre, and Gordon Steffey, the Barbara Boyle Lemon... READ MORE >>

Alumna musician performing on Mississippi River tour

Claudia Troyer '14 and Adam Springob in the Quad Cities region of Illinois and Iowa.

This fall, Claudia Troyer ’14 is combining two of her favorite hobbies: traveling and performing as a member of the musical duo Springob & Troyer. The pair of Americana/rock musicians is currently canoeing the Mississippi River from Minneapolis, Minnesota to New Orleans, Louisiana as part of a three-month tour. As of Tuesday, they had reached... READ MORE >>

2016 alumna hired as international broadcaster

Ei Thant Sin '16 on the set for Voices of America Burmese

Communication studies graduate Ei Thant Sin ’16 was recently hired as an international broadcaster for the Voice of America (VOA) Burmese news service in Washington, D.C. VOA provides radio, TV, and digital programming in 45 different languages to a weekly audience of more than 134 million. VOA Burmese has more than 5.5 million subscribers on... READ MORE >>

2016 graduate hired as research chemist

Yashaswi Shrestha ’16

Yashaswi Shrestha ’16 was recently hired as a research chemist for Beautycounter, a beauty and personal care company based in Santa Monica, California. A chemistry major when she was at Randolph, Shrestha now researches, screens, and reviews chemicals and ingredients used in the company’s products, ensuring that they are both safe to use and not... READ MORE >>

AmazonSmile purchases support Randolph College

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Alumnae and alumni, students, and others in the College community can now give to Randolph each time they make a purchase on the popular online marketplace, Amazon.com. The AmazonSmile program allows shoppers to give 0.5 percent of the price of each purchase they make to Randolph. To support Randolph College through this program, visit http://smile.amazon.com/ch/54-0505941.... READ MORE >>

Randolph sets new gift record on #GivingTuesday

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In its first year participating in the international #GivingTuesday movement, Randolph College set a new record for the number of gifts received in one day, with 270 gifts totaling over $88,000. All gifts given to the College on December 1 counted toward #GivingTuesday participation. Gifts to the Annual Fund provide unrestricted revenue to support all... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces largest fundraising total in seven years

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Randolph College recently announced its largest fundraising total in seven years—more than $10 million. The College’s fiscal year ended June 30. “We feel fortunate to have so many caring alumnae and alumni who continue to provide vital financial support to this wonderful institution,” said Bradley W. Bateman, president. “It is their generosity that allows Randolph... READ MORE >>