From left to right: Julianne Parham, Betty McNeill, Sherry Allsbrook, Happy Neal, Diane Jackson, and Linda Mashburn. These ladies were on the Student Activities Board in 1968. The board was responsible for coordinating social and extra-curricular activities for students and faculty much like our Meredith Entertainment and Recreation Associations do today!
Meredith College alumna Lauryn DuPree, ’09, has been named Teacher of the Year at Northwoods Elementary School in Cary, N.C. DuPree, an alumna of Meredith’s Teaching Fellows program, teaches fourth grade, and is serving as the cooperating teacher for a student in Meredith’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program this fall. Meredith College has... Continue Reading →
Dorm life in the 1950's looks a lot like dorm life today. As the semester is wrapping up for the holidays, students will be sure to take advantage of girl time in the dorms!
Fall is here again and with it came the 4th Annual Young Alumnae Board Pumpkin Painting Event, held on Sunday, October 27th. This tradition is enjoyed by many Meredith families and this year was no different. Held at the top of McIver Ampitheater again, kids of all ages painted beautiful pumpkins and reveled in... Continue Reading →
Meredith College held its 2013 Veterans Day commemoration, Honoring Women Veterans, on November 6, in Jones Chapel. Featured speakers were Meredith College President Jo Allen and U.S. Air Force Col. Jeannie Leavitt. President Allen said it is fitting that Veterans Day takes place in November, during a season of gratitude. Meredith’s Veterans Day event was... Continue Reading →
Students and their dates dance the night away at the semi formal White Iris Ball in 2003. This event is sponsored by the Meredith Entertainment Association and is held every fall for all students. This years White Iris Ball will be held this Friday, November 15 and the theme will be the Great Gatsby!
North Carolina author Nancy Peacock will read from her work on Tuesday, November 12, at 7 p.m. in Harris 214. The event is sponsored by Meredith's Department of English. The event is free and open to the public. Peacock is the author of A Broom of One's Own: Words on Writing, Housecleaning, and Life. Part writing guide and part... Continue Reading →
Greetings from the Office of Admissions! It has been a busy, but productive fall semester so far in our office. Alumnae assisted our recruiters at local and out-of-state college fairs in their territories. Recently, alumnae brought prospective students to Discover Meredith on October 19 and also e-mailed prospective students last week during our Fall Alumnae... Continue Reading →
Fall is a busy time here in the alumnae office! Please plan to join us for an upcoming event near you! To register, please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919.760.8548. November 7: Wine & Design in Cary 6:30 pm $35 7: New Hanover County Chapter Event at One Belle Bakery 6:30 pm 10: Columbia, SC Event... Continue Reading →