written by Gaye Hill For 21 years, first-year students at Meredith have gathered in small discussion groups to talk about a book they were asked to read over the summer. Guided by trained faculty and staff facilitators as well as student advisers, students talk about a shared reading and reflect on how its themes relate... Continue Reading →
Meredith College is working to address the racism that is affecting BIPOC students, faculty, staff, and alumnae who are valued and respected members of our community. This effort will be inclusive, action oriented, and root focused. An email update was sent today to students, alumnae, and employees. Visit meredith.edu/anti-racism-initiative for more information.
Are you ready for Election Day?
Please join Dr. David McLennan, Meredith College Professor of Political Science and Director of the Meredith Poll, for Meredith Votes 2020, a series of insightful and engaging community conversations leading up to Election Day. All sessions will be held via Zoom on Mondays from 10:00 to 10:50 a.m. (ET). Discussions are open to the entire Meredith community,... Continue Reading →
Strong Story: Ellie Jones, ’20
Religious and ethical studies major Ellie Jones, ’20, views learning as a lifelong experience - so it’s perfect that after graduation she will continue her studies at the University of Montana in Missoula, where she will pursue an M.A. in environmental philosophy with full funding and a teaching assistant position in the program. Ellie had a... Continue Reading →
Strong Story: Barbara Diamond, ’20
When Wings student Barbara Diamond, ‘20 came to Meredith, she thought she might study food and nutrition, but then she found herself in a chemistry class. By the end of her first semester, she had been approached by Sasha Ormond, associate professor of chemistry, about becoming a chemistry major. Her first response was “Why?” Barbara laughed.... Continue Reading →