COVID-19

COVID-19 Update: Face masks now required indoors on campus

COVID-19 response

The following message was sent to the Randolph community by President Bradley W. Bateman on August 2. Dear Randolph community members, When we lifted our indoor mask requirements several months ago, we were hopeful that it was a sign that our area—and the country—was returning to a sense of normalcy. Unfortunately, as has seemed to... READ MORE >>

Health Center Director Ruby Bryant keeps Randolph healthy with a dose of creativity and hard work

Ruby Bryant

Ruby Bryant, director of Randolph’s health center and an RN, never knows when duty will call—especially during a pandemic.... READ MORE >>

Counseling Center Director Jennifer Bondurant helps students adapt to college life in a pandemic

Jennifer Bondurant

Jennifer Bondurant knew early on how crucial self-care would be for students during the spring semester.... READ MORE >>

A message from President Bateman about the 2021-22 academic year

COVID-19 response

March 22, 2021 – A message from President Bateman about the 2021-22 academic year... READ MORE >>

An update on COVID testing and numbers

February 17, 2021 – An update on COVID testing and numbers... READ MORE >>

A message from President Bateman about the upcoming year

The following message was sent from President Bateman to the Randolph community on Jan. 22:  Dear members of the Randolph community, I write you today with a sense of optimism about the upcoming year. Despite the challenges continuing to face our college, nation, and world—and there are many—there are also many reasons for hope. And... READ MORE >>

A message from President Bateman about spring semester reopening

Jan 19, 2021 – A message from President Bateman about spring semester reopening... READ MORE >>

ODAC announces plan for return to competition this spring

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Presidents’ Council announced today its plan to return to competition in January. As part of the decision, ODAC leaders committed that the conference will follow all established NCAA testing recommendations. The ODAC Board of Directors and a number of working groups, including athletic training and sports medicine personnel, also... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces plan to reopen campus for spring 2021 semester

COVID-19 response

The following message was sent to the Randolph community on Nov. 11, 2020. Dear Randolph community, I would like to thank each of you for your patience in the past weeks as our COVID-19 Task Force has grappled with the decision of whether to reopen campus for the spring semester. Balancing the difficulties, such as... READ MORE >>

Message from President Bateman on the results of the student survey about spring semester

Spring flowers grow on the trees next to Martin Science Building

Dear Students, I want to thank each of you who took the time to respond to the survey we sent out last Monday regarding next semester. More than 57 percent of students participated, which is extraordinary. Your input is appreciated by the COVID-19 Task Force as we work through our decision of what to do... READ MORE >>