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A Legacy of Service: $1.25 million gift honors Mamie Jolley Bruce ’44

Mamie Jolley Bruce

A new $1.25 million grant will establish an endowment fund enabling the College to expand its Community Fellows program, Randolph President Bradley W. Bateman announced this week. The funding is the result of gifts from the Jolley Foundation, Jolley Bruce Christman ’69, and her brother, James McDuffie “Duff” Bruce, III. The grant will establish the... READ MORE >>

‘The Greatest Gift is to Give’: Brit LeCompte supports students by funding scholarship

Britt LeCompte

The first time Brit LeCompte saw Virginia was during a vacation with his family to the Front Royal area. “My uncle decided to take the skyline drive to Staunton,” LeCompte said. “I got in this little yellow plane, and we flew over the ridge and saw the Shenandoah. It was so beautiful.” Decades later, after... 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 >>

Randolph receives national recognition for first-year financial aid

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Randolph was recently ranked #178 in the nation by LendEDU for providing need-based financial aid to incoming students. To compile its rankings, LendEDU analyzed over 1,000 colleges to uncover which schools provided the most need-based grants and scholarships for incoming first-years. On average, Randolph provided $34,868 to each incoming first-year who needed financial aid. Read... READ MORE >>

Randolph ranked 14th nationally for merit scholarships

Randolph College recently ranked 14th in MONEY magazine’s “46 Best Colleges for Getting Big Merit Scholarships,” and is the only higher education institution in Virginia on the list. Randolph and the other schools were ranked by a combination of the percentage of students who receive aid, the size of the average grant, and the affordability... READ MORE >>

Money magazine lists Randolph among ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

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Money magazine has named Randolph one of its “Best Colleges for Your Money 2017.” The ranking was based upon educational quality, affordability, and alumni success. In its profile of Randolph, Money touts the high percentage of students who receive scholarships and financial aid. It also includes information about student life, as well as the College’s... READ MORE >>

Students present research for Symposium of Artists and Scholars, thank donors

Yolanda Cobblah '17 presents her research during the Symposium of Artists and Scholars

On Thursday and Friday, Randolph students presented the results of various research projects during the 2017 Symposium of Artists and Scholars. They also used the opportunity to thank the generous alumnae and other donors who have helped fund their research and other college experiences. The Symposium of Artists and Scholars luncheon honored scholarship benefactors and... READ MORE >>

LendEDU ranks Randolph among the ‘Most Affordable Colleges for Freshmen with Financial Need’

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Out of more than 1,700 4-year colleges and universities, Randolph College was ranked 186 by LendEDU in its list of the most affordable schools for incoming freshmen with financial need. LendEDU compiled its rankings using data from 2015. Schools were ranked based on the percentage of freshmen who received at least one need-based scholarship or... READ MORE >>

Randolph receives $7.82 million gift

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Randolph College recently received a $7.82 million gift—the second largest individual gift in the College’s history. The gift, which will provide scholarships for students, was a bequest from Laura Maud Battle Winstead ’50 and her husband, Emerson Clarence. “This transformative gift is a wonderful testament to the commitment of a very special couple to this... READ MORE >>

National Science Foundation awards Randolph nearly $1 million in grant funds for SUPER program

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Randolph College has received a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant will fund the Step-Up to Physical Science and Engineering at Randolph (SUPER) program through 2021. Created in 2010, SUPER is a four-year program that provides scholarships to a select number of students each year. The program includes academic... READ MORE >>