In celebration of Meredith's 125th Anniversary, alumnae near and far are invited to participate in the Founders' Week social media challenge. Check out the photo prompts below. We can't wait to see all of your pictures next week!
Going Strong Week will be held February 23-27, 2015, culminating in Founders’ Day on Friday, February 27. Whether you are in the Raleigh area or abroad, we encourage alumnae to join us in celebrating 124 years of Meredith College Going Strong! To participate, please post your photos to the alumnae Facebook page or your personal... Continue Reading →
Please join us in wishing Meredith College a very happy 122nd birthday today! Each year, a day is set aside for Meredith to honor its founding on February 27, 1891. Founders’ Day is marked by a convocation address and remembrance of Thomas Meredith, Baptist leader and advocate for women’s education. The College’s name was changed... Continue Reading →
On behalf of the Meredith College Alumnae Association, happy Founders' Day! Today Meredith College turns 121. Empowered, world-class, results-oriented, inquisitive, compassionate. These are words used to describe the Meredith graduate of today, yet they could just as easily been used to describe our first graduating class of 1902, better known to us as the Immortal... Continue Reading →
Pictured (L-R) are Sarah Lemmon, Margaret Craig Martin, '30, and Larry Williams. The three are seen placing a wreath at the grave of Thomas Meredith in the Raleigh City Cemetery. The tradition of laying a wreath on Meredith's grave began in 1910. Sarah Lemmon was a history professor 1947-1977, Margaret Martin served as the Director... Continue Reading →