traditions

Randolph’s beloved Greek Play returns with the tragedy ‘Heracles & Deianeira’

“Heracles & Deianeira,” traditionally referred to as Sophocles’ “Women of Trachis,” is about the titular married couple and a misunderstanding between them that causes Heracles to become very ill.... READ MORE >>

Making connections: From pumpkin kits to virtual cooking classes, student leaders step up to keep classmates engaged

Pumpkin Parade box

Ranita Opoku-Sarfo ’21, Randolph’s Student Government (SG) president, had a major goal coming into this academic year: increase the visibility of SG among her classmates. “I wanted to make sure our presence was seen,” Opoku-Sarfo, who is double majoring in biology and global studies, said. “It’s a lot easier to do that on campus, but... READ MORE >>

Randolph named one of Fiske Guide's "best and most interesting" institutions

The 2021 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges touts Randolph’s “rich traditions, cozy dorms, and challenging, seminar-based classes”—as well as the beauty of campus.... READ MORE >>

Randolph kicks off 2019-20 academic year with Convocation ceremony

Students sing school songs by the Sundial

President Bradley W. Bateman delivered a message about the value of a college education Wednesday as Randolph College officially marked the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year with Convocation. The ceremony began with the traditional procession of faculty and seniors from Main Hall into Smith Hall Theatre. Also following tradition, seniors wore funny hats and... READ MORE >>

Macon Activities Council (MAC) renamed Randolph Programming Board (RPB)

Students dance at MAC's dance party during WildCat Weekend in 2018

The Macon Activities Council (MAC) has brought a wide variety of entertainment to campus for many years, and will continue to do so under a new name. Starting this fall, MAC will become the Randolph Programming Board (RPB), which aims to bring innovative and engaging events to campus catered to the interests of all students.... READ MORE >>

The Princeton Review once again ranks Randolph 18th in the nation for ‘Most Accessible Professors’

Professor Sara Beck converses with a student

Randolph College’s faculty have once again been recognized among the best in the nation. The Princeton Review ranked the College 18th for most accessible professors in the 2020 edition of its flagship college guide, The Best 385 Colleges. Randolph has now been ranked in the top 20 for most accessible professors for three consecutive years. In The... READ MORE >>

Classics scholar praises Randolph’s Greek Play, director in Didaskalia

A scene from the 2018 Greek Play, Medea

A scholarly review of Randolph College’s 2018 Greek Play, Medea, was recently published in Didaskalia, a peer-reviewed, electronic journal dedicated to the study of all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman performance. Written by A.C. Duncan, a classics professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, the article thoroughly reviews the performance by Randolph students... READ MORE >>

Fiske Guide to Colleges touts Randolph as one of the nation’s “Best and Most Interesting” institutions

Featured in 2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Randolph College was again recognized as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions in the 2020 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The Fiske Guide to Colleges does not rank universities and colleges numerically, but assesses the strengths and weaknesses of what it considers the top institutions in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and... READ MORE >>

Photo gallery: Reunion 2019

A group of alumnae dance in Michels Plaza

Randolph College hosted alumnae and alumni in classes ending with 4’s and 9’s at its 2019 Reunion from May 30-June 2.... READ MORE >>

Randolph marks 128th anniversary with Founders Day celebration

Students sing school songs around the Sundial

Randolph students, faculty, and staff gathered next to the front steps of Moore Hall Wednesday afternoon for the annual Founders Day celebration. The brief ceremony included speeches by President Bradley W. Bateman and Class President Libby Exline ’19, as well as musical performances by the campus a capella groups Songshine and Voices. The College was... READ MORE >>