Photo of the Week!

Weatherspoon Gymnasium opened in 1970 with Meredith’s first indoor pool. The next year, a new group of synchronized swimmers, Floating Angels, performed. The swim team (later renamed Aqua Angels) has continued to delight audiences. The Spring Aqua Angels show has be rescheduled for Thursday and Friday April 14 and 15.  Both events will begin at... Continue Reading →

Founders’ Day Lecture

The Meredith College Alumnae Association invites you to attend the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Presidential Lecture Series featuring Dr. Maureen A Hartford Monday, February 28th at 7:00pm in Jones Auditorium, Meredith College Campus President Maureen Hartford will lecture as part of the College's 2011 Founders' Day observance. Hartford, Meredith's first female... Continue Reading →

Photo of the Week!

1909 brought the first Founders’ Day, honoring Thomas Meredith (1795-1850) and celebrating the new name of Baptist University for Women: Meredith College. At the 1966 Founders’ Day, as this photo shows, students honored him again by placing a wreath on his grave in Raleigh City Cemetery. The 75th anniversary of the 1891 charter of the... Continue Reading →

Photo of the Week!

Happy Valentine's Day from the Office of Alumnae Relations! We hope that you'll enjoy this week's photo! Students browse through the piles of flowers waiting to be picked up in Johnson Hall.

Class of 2008 Potluck

Several weeks ago, the class of 2008 met on campus for a potluck dinner to socialize, catch up with each other, and reminisce on their days at Meredith.  This event, organized by Leigh Ann Alford, Amanda Citron and Nicole McGuinness, is the first of what we hope will be many! "During our time at Meredith,... Continue Reading →

Photo of the Week!

Richard Tilman Vann, Meredith’s second president, wrote the words to our “Alma Mater” in 1904 and the next year a violin professor at the College set them to music. However, in 1907, Dr. Vann himself wrote the music that has been used since that time.  Generations of Meredith freshmen were required to memorize the song—yes,... Continue Reading →

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