communication studies

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 >>

Meet the graduates: Sherri Arthur ’19

Sherri Arthur '19

As we look ahead to Commencement, we’d like to introduce some of our 2019 graduates! Sherri Arthur ’19 is a communication studies major who has been hired as a communications and marketing associate for the YMCA of Central Virginia. Here’s what she had to say about what’s next, and how Randolph prepared her for life... READ MORE >>

Take Center Stage: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe offers students opportunity to learn from theatre professionals

Three cast members act in a scene

Two nights before the opening for The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Liz Beamon ’20 struggled to get into character as Aslan. Even though she and the rest of the actors and stage crew had rehearsed and prepared for the show for nearly two months, she was still having trouble visualizing the finished product.... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2019 Academic and Leadership Awards

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Randolph College held its annual Academic and Leadership Awards ceremony to honor students who excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. The following students received awards: Academic Awards Art and Art History Outstanding First Year: A’Nyeja Adams Rachel Trexler Ellis ‘44 Art Prize for Excellence in Art: Cai Czuhai... READ MORE >>

Honor roll: Students inducted into national, international honor societies

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On Tuesday, Randolph students from a variety of academic departments were officially inducted into international, national, and College honor societies. Randolph’s 2019 inductees were: Psi Chi (Psychology) Rabiea Ashraf Waijha Ashraf Maida Choudery Alex Conway Tori Green Kyosuke Takano Agnes Reyes Merced   Phi Alpha Theta (History) Rebecca E. Lesnak Alexandra Murgas   Omicron Delta... READ MORE >>

Part two of Driver Lecture features artist and director Amy Jenkins

Amy Jenkins

Randolph College will host the second event in the 2019 Driver Lecture Series on Monday, April 8. “An Evening with Filmmaker Amy Jenkins” will begin at 7 p.m. in Nichols Theatre, inside the Student Center. The program is free and open to the public. Jenkins will lead a discussion and screening of her award-winning documentary,... READ MORE >>

Part one of 2019 Driver Lecture features documentary on French Nazi hunter

Michel Cojot-Goldberg

Randolph College will host a special rough-cut preview of ​Cojot, a feature-length documentary that follows the life of Michel Cojot-Goldberg, a Nazi hunter, Entebbe hostage, and ultimately, a Klaus Barbie trial witness. The screening event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for Monday, April 1, at 7 p.m. in Nichols Theatre, inside the... READ MORE >>

Meet our Gold Key Guides: Lauren Taylor ’21

Lauren Taylor '21 in Randolph's dance studio

Randolph College is excited to host prospective students and their families in a series of open houses this spring. The full schedule is available at http://www.randolphcollege.edu/admission/visit/, and personalized visits may be scheduled through our visit app or by emailing admissions@randolphcollege.edu. In preparation for the big day, we’d like to introduce you to some of our Gold Key Tour Guides—the... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor’s article in Good Beer Hunting inspires new brew

J. Nikol Beckham

Communication studies professor J. Nikol Jackson-Beckham continues to receive national recognition for her research on the craft brewing industry and her role as the first diversity ambassador for the Brewers Association. Most recently, her work inspired the creation of a new beer at a Charlottesville, Va. brewery. In December, Jackson-Beckham published a research-based article in... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor featured in New York Times for work as diversity ambassador in brewing industry

Janel Jackson-Beckham

J. Nikol Jackson-Beckham, a Randolph communication studies professor, has made national headlines recently as the first-ever diversity ambassador for the Brewers Association. On January 11, Columbus Business First published an article about her keynote at the fifth annual Ohio Craft Brewers Conference in Columbus, Ohio. And on January 14, she was featured in The New York Times... READ MORE >>