We’re all in this together!

Yes, our greatness as a nation has depended on individual initiative, on a belief in the free market. But it has also depended on our sense of mutual regard for each other, of mutual responsibility. The idea that everybody has a stake in the country, that we're all in it together and everybody's got a... Continue Reading →

Founders’ Day Reflection

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 →

Home for the Holidays

"At Christmas, all roads lead home." - Marjorie Holmes Hi Everyone, December or thereabouts is a time for celebrating! Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Eid Al-Fitr all fall ‘round about December time. Regardless of your celebratory bent, I find one strong element binds us all at this time of year…HOME! Like many of you, I’ve lived... Continue Reading →

How Do Students Choose a College?

Today’s college-bound students argue that some colleges select applicants based on inexplicable criteria. Well, guess what? Colleges believe that some students pick colleges based on inexplicable criteria.  According to the Dean of Duke’s Undergraduate Admissions, Christoph Guttentag, ”One of the things that continues to surprise me over the years is the randomness of student’s decisions about... Continue Reading →

Happy Cornhuskin’ Week!

Traditions have helped define the Meredith experience since its founding, but in recent decades, they have assumed an even greater significance for students and alumnae. ... Meredith is a vastly different place than it was when many of our time-honored traditions were first celebrated, encompassing a diversity of cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints unknown to the... Continue Reading →

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