student awards

Randolph researchers win award at national physics conference

Randolph students Russ Burt ’17 and Zach Vernon ’18 (back right) received the Society of Physics Best Poster Award at the American Association of Physics Teachers National Conference.

Faculty and students from the Randolph College Physics Department received special recognition for their poster presentation at the American Association of Physics Teachers National Meeting this month. Zach Vernon ’18 and Russ Burt ’17, along with physics professors Peter Sheldon and Sarah Sojka, presented five oral and poster presentations at the conference, held in New... READ MORE >>

Randolph president encourages students to examine their own definition of an abundant life

The Class of 2016 celebrates following Convocation.

The Randolph College community celebrated the official opening of the 2015-16 academic year with Convocation Tuesday. The ceremony began with the traditional procession of faculty and seniors into Smith Hall Theatre. Seniors wore traditional funny hats and graduation robes decorated with buttons as they exchanged cheers and songs with the sophomores. During the event, Carl... READ MORE >>

Students honored in awards ceremonies

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Randolph junior becomes poetry contest finalist, gets poem published

During its 50-year history, december magazine has published the early works of authors like short story writer Raymond Carver, the novelist Rita Mae Brown, five United States poet laureates, and six Pulitzer Prize winners. Hannah Cohen ’15 is happy to find herself in such good company. “Filter,” a poem that Cohen wrote for a creative... READ MORE >>

Senior wins Addy Award

A studio art major at Randolph College has won a regional award for his graphic design project. Derrick Woods-Morrow ’12 received a Student Silver Addy Award from the American Advertising Federation Roanoke chapter on Saturday, March 10. The award recognized a creative business brochure he made. The brochure was part of a semester-long project last... READ MORE >>

Students present and win awards at communication research conference

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Communications Students Take Home Honors From Conference

LYNCHBURG — Two Randolph College students earned awards in this year’s annual Student Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF). The conference, held Feb. 7 at Lynchburg College, featured four participants from Randolph.
Amanda Johnston ’09 earned second place for “Leaving ... READ MORE >>

Students Earn Three Top Awards from National Model United Nations

LYNCHBURG – Randolph-Macon Woman’s College students don’t need to attend the National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference in New York to explore different cultures and issues. All they need to do is show up to class. The students, who take a semester-long course on the United... READ MORE >>

Senior Wins Award at VSSA Conference

LYNCHBURG — Four international studies students presented papers at the Virginia Social Science Association conference March 31 at the University of Richmond.
Margaret Krome-Lukens, a senior, won an award for her paper, “Non-Governmental Organization and Malian Agriculture: A Practical... READ MORE >>