Gerry Sherayko

Thayer Lecture speaker to discuss WWI’s influence on women

Thayer Lecture poster

Randolph College’s annual Philip Thayer Memorial Lecture will examine the importance of World War I in shaping history as well as its influence and effect on the lives of women. Susan R. Grayzel will present the lecture, “Did Women Have a Great War?” on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall (Presser... READ MORE >>

Survivor of Holocaust twin experiments to speak at Randolph

Eva Kor

Randolph College is partnering with the Holocaust Education Foundation of Central Virginia to host two special programs this month featuring Eva Mozes Kor, a Holocaust survivor, author, and internationally recognized forgiveness and human rights advocate. Kor is a native of Romania whose family was sentenced by the Nazis to the Auschwitz death camp in 1944.... READ MORE >>

Summer Research takes student on a trip down memory lane

History professor Gerry Sherayko and Samantha Strickler '’17 visit the old Jones Memorial Library building on Rivermont Avenue.

Samantha Strickler ’17 is happiest in a room full of books and historical documents. Thanks to her Summer Research project, the history major from Luray, Virginia, feels like she is spending the eight weeks of the program in paradise. Strickler and history professor Gerry Sherayko have spent the summer flipping through pages of old Lynchburg... READ MORE >>

Who Started World War I?

Gerry Sherayko, associate professor of history

The assassination that sparked World War I just over 100 years ago is only one of many complex causes that led up to the war, said Gerry Sherayko, a Randolph history professor. Understanding the other factors will help people have a better understanding of how the tragedy of the war unfolded. This weekend, Sherayko will... READ MORE >>

Thayer lecture to focus on WWI

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Jennifer Keene will present “Americans at War: Experiencing World War One” on Wednesday, January 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall.... READ MORE >>