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 →

Meredith hosts Southern Smash

Meredith hosted the nonprofit group Southern Smash on March 25th for the third year in a row.  Southern Smash aims to raise eating disorder awareness and promote positive body image. Students spent the morning decorating weight scales and then smashing them to pieces with baseball bats. Program coordinator and Meredith Alumna Elizabeth Friedman, '16  says... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: Carlyle Campbell Library

On Founders’ Day this year, the library staff hosted a celebration to acknowledge the 50th Anniversary of the Carlyle Campbell Library building. In 1969 the library moved from Johnson Hall to its current site. To help with moving all the books across campus, students, faculty, and staff were given the day off. The day is... Continue Reading →

Celebrate Founders’ Week With Us!

This year, we honor Meredith and 128 years of Going Strong! We hope you will join us to celebrate Meredith during Founders' Week, which honors the College’s founding on February 27, 1891. Alumnae are invited to participate in social media photo challenges throughout the week to commemorate the College’s past and strong future. Be sure... Continue Reading →

Giving Day – February 26, 2019

The fourth annual Make It Count for Meredith Giving Day is Tuesday, February 26, 2019. This 24-hour giving challenge aims to raise $400,000 and The Meredith Fund is asking donors to recognize a strong woman in their life and honor her with a gift. There are several ways you can be a part of the... Continue Reading →

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