Reunion Weekend 2019 Recap

Meredith College alumnae gathered on campus May 17-19 for Meredith Alumnae Reunion Weekend. More than 600 were in attendance for the weekend of events. All alumnae are invited back to campus each year, but individual classes are invited to attend a special reunion every five years. The Class of 1969 celebrated their 50th reunion and... Continue Reading →

The Big Three Complete Joyner Lounge

For decades, a portrait of Mary Lynch Johnson hung alone in Joyner Lounge. Now, Joyner Lounge is complete with the “Big Three.” Mary Lynch Johnson no longer stands alone as she has been joined by portraits of Norma Rose and Ione Knight. The professors were known and praised for their rigorous teaching styles, which gave... Continue Reading →

Meredith Alumna Nominated for Tony Award

Meredith College alumna Beth Leavel has been nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her role in The Prom. The production was also nominated for Best Musical. Nominations for the 73rd annual awards were announced today on CBS This Morning. Leavel, a 1977 graduate of Meredith,... Continue Reading →

Meredith Mentors Launches

The Meredith Alumnae Association and Office of Career Planning have launched an online mentoring program called Meredith Mentors. The new platform will connect current students, alumnae/alumni, faculty, and staff enabling them to support each other professionally and personally through a short-term connection or long-term relationship. Meredith has more than 22,000 alumnae/alumni and the goal is... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: Celebrating Student Achievement

This photo from 1962 of students studying seems fitting for today. The Meredith community will spend today celebrating our students' achievements after their many hours of studying and collaborating with peers and professors. Read the article below for more information on Celebrating Student Achievement Day. On Celebrating Student Achievement (CSA) Day, the Meredith community and guests... Continue Reading →

Board of Trustees Approves Construction of New Building

The Meredith College Board of Trustees has approved the construction of a new academic building on the College’s Hillsborough Street campus in Raleigh, N.C. The approval vote occurred during the board’s spring meeting, held March 20-21, 2019. The new academic facility will be constructed near the Weatherspoon Gymnasium/Lowery Fitness Center, located on the northwestern side... Continue Reading →

Emmy Award-Winning Alumna Visits Meredith

When documentary filmmaker Brenda Hughes, ’70, spoke at Meredith College on February 26, she started her talk with a surprising confession: “I am the last person from my class you’d expect to be standing up here.” Hughes shared her journey from being a decidedly average high school and college student to becoming a highly successful... Continue Reading →

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