On behalf of the Meredith College Alumnae Association, happy Founders' Day! Today Meredith College turns 121. Empowered, world-class, results-oriented, inquisitive, compassionate. These are words used to describe the Meredith graduate of today, yet they could just as easily been used to describe our first graduating class of 1902, better known to us as the Immortal... Continue Reading →
Photo of the Week!
Pictured (L-R) are Sarah Lemmon, Margaret Craig Martin, '30, and Larry Williams. The three are seen placing a wreath at the grave of Thomas Meredith in the Raleigh City Cemetery. The tradition of laying a wreath on Meredith's grave began in 1910. Sarah Lemmon was a history professor 1947-1977, Margaret Martin served as the Director... Continue Reading →
The Cinderella Project
I’m sure we all have old prom dresses that we aren’t going to wear again taking up space in our closet so why not donate them to a great cause? The Cinderella Project is a project that provides prom dresses to girls in the area that cannot otherwise afford dresses to go to prom. The... Continue Reading →
Your Path to Success: Overcoming Roadblocks to Graduate School
Meredith College is offering a free graduate school workshop to help people who would like to attend graduate school, but are reluctant to take the next step. The workshop will cover common “roadblocks” such as how to pay for graduate school, passing the entrance exam, and the application process. See below for details, along with... Continue Reading →
The 2012 edition of Meredith Mayhem, the annual class giving competition at Meredith College, is now underway. The competition officially began February 20 and runs through April 2. The fundraising effort, created in 2011, builds on the popularity of the NCAA basketball “March Madness” bracket competition and raises money for The Meredith Fund. Sixty-four Meredith... Continue Reading →