As a new year and a new semester begin, take a look back at highlights from a year filled with historic moments, academic achievements, special events, Meredith traditions, and more.
Alice in Wonderland
Meredith College continued a tradition that began in 1924. Once every four years, faculty and staff perform Meredith’s special version of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland." Details about the cast are kept secret, and students love to guess who will play each part.
Twelve Chemistry students and four Chemistry faculty members participated in the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) in November 2012. This professional meeting drew approximately 2,000 chemists, including academic, government and industry professionals, from Puerto Rico to Tennessee and beyond. more
Each year, the Meredith community commemorates the College’s founding in February 1891, with a convocation. more
The Meredith Avenging Angels basketball squad played seven games during the academic winter break, winning three of their last four contests to stand at 4-6 overall this season. more
An effort that began two years ago in response to issues raised by Meredith’s Summer Reading Program selection has now resulted in a service trip to Ghana.
After reading “Half the Sky,” by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn,” the Office of the Chaplain and the Class of 2013 formed Sisters United. Sisters United sponsors the educational needs of girls at orphanages in Kenya and Ghana. more