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Annual Fall Dance Concert to feature Randolph dancers in elemental theme

Students perform in the 2018 Spring Dance Concert

The Fall Dance Concert is scheduled this weekend, with performances on Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. Tickets are free for Randolph students and $5 for general admission. The student-run concert is an annual tradition for Randolph College’s dance department, and showcases the choreography... READ MORE >>

Award-winning novelist and Pearl S. Buck Writer in Residence to read work at next Visiting Writers event

Karen Gettert Shoemaker

The second event in Randolph’s Visiting Writers Series this fall will feature Karen Gettert Shoemaker, the College’s Pearl S. Buck Writer in Residence. The reading will take place Wednesday, October 24, at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Room in Smith Memorial Building, and is free and open to the public. Shoemaker is the... READ MORE >>

Read your appetite: Lipscomb Library to host first-ever edible books contest

An example of edible books

Randolph College’s Lipscomb Library is accepting entries from students, faculty, and staff for its first-ever Edible Books Contest on Wednesday, October 24. Participants are encouraged to create an edible version of their favorite book, and may enter as many pieces as they like. All entries must be homemade by the person entering the contest, and... READ MORE >>

Promoting Love and Kindness: Randolph participates in national memorial for Matthew Shepard

Students wrote heart-shaped messages on a fence in Bell Quad as part of the commemorative service for Matthew Shepard.

The Randolph community gathered in the Bell Quad this afternoon for a commemorative service marking the 20th anniversary of the brutal killing of Matthew Shepard. Shepard was an openly gay 21-year-old student at the University of Wyoming when he was kidnapped from a bar, taken to a prairie, robbed, beaten, tied to a fence, and... READ MORE >>

Basquiat, Boom! for Real, and the Berlind Symposium: A Q&A with filmmaker/director Sara Driver ’77

Sara Driver '77

Acclaimed, independent filmmaker Sara Driver ’77 will be one of the featured guests for the 27th Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium October 20-21 at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Held in conjunction with the 107th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Zeitgeist: The Art Scene of Teenage Basquiat, the Berlind Symposium will include a... READ MORE >>

Acclaimed cellist to perform at Randolph College

Michael Samis and Emily Yap Chua

Praised for his “consummate musicianship” (Fanfare Magazine) and “commanding technique,” (Nashville Scene) cellist Michael Samis will perform in a Guest Artist Recital with pianist Emily Yap Chua at Randolph on Friday, October 19. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall, inside Presser Hall, and is free and open to the public. For the concert, Samis and... READ MORE >>

Month in Photos: August and September 2018

Students walk to class on front campus

It’s been a picture-perfect start to the fall semester! Here are some of our favorite photos from September and August.... READ MORE >>

Poet Grant Kittrell shares his work as part of Visiting Writers Series

Grant Kittrell

Randolph’s first Visiting Writer Series reading of the fall semester will feature poet Grant Kittrell, Randolph’s writer in residence. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held Wednesday, September 26 at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Room of Smith Memorial Building. Kittrell is a nationally recognized writer and... READ MORE >>

Photo Gallery: WildCat Weekend

Alumnae embrace at Homecoming

It was a wonderful weekend at Randolph as we celebrated Family Weekend, Homecoming, and Leadership Council. The massive, combined event was called WildCat Weekend, and was attended by alumnae and alumni, current students, prospective students and their families, faculty and staff, and friends of the College. Events included networking events, musical performances, academic presentations, athletic events,... READ MORE >>

Celebrate WildCat Weekend at Randolph!

WildCat Weekend graphic

Family Weekend, Homecoming, and Leadership Council have combined into one fun-filled, energetic weekend on campus called WildCat Weekend. Alumnae and alumni, current students, prospective students and their families, faculty and staff, and friends of the College are all invited to attend. Visit and reconnect with students, their families, alumnae and alumni, and enjoy musical performances,... READ MORE >>