history

History course explores Chinatowns in the United States

“We are having wonderful discussions about all aspects of the immigrant experience. This nation was founded by immigrant communities. They made fundamental contributions, and Chinese labor was key to the formation of this country’s infrastructure.”... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s National Votes for Women Trail marker dedicated

The College’s legacy of political activism was recognized during a special ceremony. ... READ MORE >>

2022 Thayer Lecture addresses ‘Why the Founders Still Matter’

Jamelle Bouie, a New York Times columnist and CBS political analyst, will give Randolph College’s 2022 Philip Thayer Memorial Lecture. ... READ MORE >>

College’s role in the women’s suffrage movement to be recognized with historic marker

Randolph College is one of two sites in Virginia that will be included on the National Votes for Women Trail, which seeks to tell the story of the long struggle for women’s voting rights in America.... READ MORE >>

History major gets firsthand look at historic preservation through Nantucket internship

William Olichney ’24 spent six weeks at Preservation Institute Nantucket, an internship funded for a Randolph student each year by A.J. and Lynn Land ’60, this summer.... READ MORE >>

Summer research focuses on Pearl S. Buck and U.S.-China relations during World War II

Ranger Kinney ’24 is using the College’s Pearl S. Buck Special Collections to highlight a cordial phase of U.S.-China relations while demonstrating the impact of civilian diplomacy and women’s activism in international relations.... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Allie Fields ’22

Patience and understanding are values that have always guided Allie Fields ’22.... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: James Greenfield ’21, M.A.T. ’22

Greenfield is about to embark on his dream job: teaching world history at a high school in Prince William County.... READ MORE >>

Josh Bulavko ’22 pursues passion for Native American history with RISE grant

“I wanted to visit the landscapes that I read about,” he said. “The Black Hills, the Crazy Horse Monument, Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Reservation, Little Bighorn National Battlefield, Devil’s Tower, and so much more.”... READ MORE >>

Randolph holds Monacan Indian Nation land acknowledgement ceremony

Monacan Land Acknowledgement

Randolph College honored a key part of its history Thursday during a land acknowledgement ceremony with the Monacan Indian Nation.... READ MORE >>