Join us in celebrating 125 years of Going Strong!


Meredith’s 125th Anniversary Founders’ Week will be held February 22-27, 2016, and we invite alumnae to join us in celebrating! Click here to register online for any of the scheduled events.

Monday, February 22
125th Anniversary Celebration Alumnae Reception
6 – 8 p.m., City of Raleigh Museum
The City of Raleigh Museum will feature an exhibit on Meredith’s history. Join us for an opening night celebration and start to Meredith’s 125th Anniversary Founders’ Week. Cost: $20

We CAN Do It Campus Can Art Food Drive
Weeklong food drive beginning at
10 a.m., First Floor Cate Center
Alumnae are invited to donate canned food for this service project.

Tuesday, February 23
Make It Count for Meredith 24 Hour Giving Challenge
For an entire day, we’ll be raising funds to make Meredith College even stronger. Your class gift agent will be in touch with additional information.

Wednesday, February 24
Alumnae Breakfast
9 a.m., Alumnae House Parlor

125th Anniversary Convocation
10 a.m., Jones Auditorium
The convocation will include remarks by Professor Emeritus Roger Crook, musical selections, and the unveiling of Meredith’s new historical marker.

Thursday, February 25
Alumnae Art Exhibition Reception
4 – 6 p.m.,Cate Center Lobby

Friday, February 26
Campus Celebration
10 a.m., Jones Auditorium
This celebration will feature remarks from President Jo Allen, ’80, and announcements about the Beyond Strong campaign and the Woman of Achievement Award. Campus tours will follow at 11 a.m.

Meredith in My Time: Memories through the Decades
11:30 a.m., Belk Dining Hall
A panel of alumnae from various decades will highlight their Meredith experiences. Cost: $15

Saturday, February 27
Open House and City of Raleigh Museum Tours
2 – 4 p.m., Cate Center
Return to campus to view the Alumnae Art Exhibition and the completion of the You Can Do It art installation. Refreshments and shuttles to the City of Raleigh Museum will be available.

Celebrate Meredith on Social Media: All week there will be special ways to celebrate Meredith on social media.
Visit to learn how to participate.

Register Online Now!

Should you have questions about any Founders’ Day week events, please contact the Office of Alumnae Relations at (919)760-8548 or

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