Strong Story: Essence Thomas, ’20

When Essence Thomas, ’20, arrived at Meredith, she had little interest in running track. She came out of high school with a hamstring injury and feeling somewhat burned out. But after talking with the track coach, she reconsidered her options. “My coach said she was willing to work with me, to get me PT for... Continue Reading →

Fast Facts: Meredith Social Entrepreneurship Challenge

2020 Meredith (Social) Entrepreneurship Challenge! Operation C.O.V.I.D. (Creative Opportunity to Video an Idea and Develop) The Meredith (Social) Entrepreneurship Challenge (MSEC) is an annual venture idea competition with a special emphasis on societal needs. Student groups compete for a $4,000 grand prize! With the uncertainty surrounding the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester, the M(S)EC... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: A Timely Note

In these days of toilet paper “issues,” this note from “Miss Dandridge” preserved in the Class Box of 1965 will possibly resonate! How funny that someone thought to save this. We wonder if they knew something the rest of us didn't? 😉 Who was Miss Dandridge?

Strong Story: Henley Peatross, ’20

Henley Peatross, ’20, found that her strengths align perfectly with her majors: social work and criminology. According to the CliftonStrengthsⓇ assessment that Meredith provides for students, Henley’s top strength is “developer,” which means she has the ability to recognize the positive traits in others and bring them to the forefront. “This strengths-based and empowerment focus... Continue Reading →

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