American Culture Program

American Culture Program explores ‘The Struggle for Native Lands in the American West’

Two students stand on an overlook of the desert

Photos by Victoria Goodman ’21 Last week, Randolph students got a first-hand look at religion, environmental justice, native lands, Wild West shows, native displacement, natural resource management, and native representation and popular culture during a trip to Utah. As part of the 2019 American Culture Program, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Struggle... READ MORE >>

Q&A with new faculty: Brennan Keegan

Brennan Keegan

Randolph College’s 2018-19 academic year is officially underway, and there are several new faces among the faculty. Brennan Keegan, visiting instructor in American culture, is one of the new additions: Where are you from originally and what is your background? I grew up outside of Portland, Oregon, and went to the small liberal arts school... READ MORE >>

Research in the Big City

Visiting professor of American Culture Noel Wolfe and Zach Pennix '18 at the City University of New York's Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos (Center for Puerto Rican Studies).

During his first trip to New York City, Zach Pennix ’18 was awestruck. The city had so much to offer—culture, entertainment, great food—that the Lynchburg native struggled to take it all in during his first trip there. “I couldn’t see enough,” he said. “I just wanted to see and experience it all.” Pennix spent his... READ MORE >>

Wolfe brings cultural, law experience to American Culture Program

Noel Wolfe

As the new Ainsworth Visiting Professor of American Culture, Noel Wolfe is helping develop yet another exciting curriculum for one of Randolph’s most unique programs. This year, Wolfe will teach courses and lead discussions following the American Culture Program’s theme of “Drugs in America.” For the program, students will examine both legal and illegal drug... READ MORE >>

American Culture Program will study “Spectacular Bodies”

Photo of students in a group

Participants in this year’s American Culture Program will travel to Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas to examine America’s fascination with the human body. Applications for the American Culture Program are due October 17.... READ MORE >>

Randolph College Awards Tenure to Faculty Members

LYNCHBURG – The Randolph College Board of Trustees awarded tenure and promoted 10 faculty members to associate professor during its regular board meeting Feb. 9.
The promotion is effective July 1.
The Board of Trustees is expected to award tenure to an additional faculty member at... READ MORE >>