Vita No. 8

M.A.T. alumna wins Association of Educators in Virginia Teacher Research Award

Colleen Bowen

As she embarks on her career as a social studies teacher, Colleen Bowen ’20 M.A.T. is training her focus on the past and how it can help students in modern classrooms. In March, Bowen, who is a teacher for Lynchburg City Schools, was named the winner of the Association of Educators in Virginia Teacher Research... READ MORE >>

Historic Connections: New Ancient Collections Room creates opportunities for students

Ancient Collections Room

In class recently, Susan Stevens and her students were using the new Ancient Collections Room to discuss the ancient Roman coins the students were researching for an exhibition for the library. A student glanced over at one of the nearby cabinets and asked about the contents. “This was a perfect opportunity to pull out other... READ MORE >>

Adventure in Australia: Experiences after graduation push alumna toward medical school

Kayla Henniger

Since she arrived in the Outback, Kayla Henniger has worked as a pharmacy technician for Priceline Pharmacy. She also became a certified first aid volunteer with the St. John Ambulance Brigade, which has incorporated many of the skills she learned as a biology major at Randolph... READ MORE >>

Why I give: Elizabeth 'Betsy' Krome ’71

“Both my daughter (Margaret Krome-Lukens ’07) and I received scholarships that made our R-MWC attendance possible, and it feels like the simplest-ever ‘Pay It Forward.’ I strongly believe in the virtues of a liberal arts education and giving to Randolph feels like a great way to make good on that belief.”... READ MORE >>