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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 >>

Alumna endows music scholarship to honor piano professor

Laura Geisel Sullivan, M.D. ’74 entered medical school at a time when there were few female physicians. And while she was a serious student of biology at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, she also was a talented and dedicated student of piano. As an undergraduate, Sullivan remembers practicing the piano “every night after dinner until 10 p.m.,... READ MORE >>

Students get opportunity to thank scholarship donors

Next week, students have a special opportunity to express gratitude to people who have helped them receive a Randolph College education. The College will hold a Scholarship Thank-a-thon from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday in the Student Center. Students just need to bring their own pens and they will be given paper and an... READ MORE >>

Randolph Receives $2.68 Million Gift

A $2.68 million gift announced Dec. 8 by Randolph College will create a scholarship fund named for Mary Virginia Whiteside `44. Whiteside, who passed away in 2007 at age 84, worked with the college shortly before her death to create a bequest that would make a difference to students who might not be able to... READ MORE >>

$1.4 Million Gift Will Provide Student Scholarships

A $1.4 million bequest dedicated to student scholarships from the estate of Margaret Pertzoff will help make a Randolph College education more affordable to future students. For 31 years, Pertzoff was a well-known, honored, and beloved professor at the college, teaching European and Russian history. The Margaret H. Pertzoff Endowed Scholarship Fund will enhance Randolph... READ MORE >>