Meredith College Associate Professor Dan Fountain served as an expert on NBC’s primetime show “Who Do You Think You Are?” and helped actor Blair Underwood uncover an intriguing piece of family history.
The primetime show helps celebrities explore their roots by tracing their family trees. The episode aired on February 24, 2012. Visit http://www.nbc.com/who-do-you-think-you-are to watch the episode, view deleted scenes and learn more.
Fountain was contacted by an NBC researcher who had read his book, “Slavery, Civil War & Salvation: African American Slaves and Christianity, 1830-1870.”
Competition Supports The Meredith Fund
The 2012 edition of Meredith Mayhem, the annual class giving competition at Meredith College, is now underway. The competition officially began February 20 and runs through April 2. more
The Anglo-Norman gospel harmony, the “Estoire de l’Evangile,” was published recently in a critical edition by Brent A. Pitts. Dating from the thirteenth century, possibly ca. 1250.... more
Randi Zuckerberg, former head of marketing for Facebook, presented Meredith College’s 2012 Woman of Achievement Lecture on Monday, February 27, 2012. The Woman of Achievement Award recognizes women who are inspirational role models.
When presenting the Woman of Achievement Award, Meredith College President Jo Allen called Zuckerberg “an extraordinary woman who has modeled success and vision… a woman who is smart, successful, compassionate, driven and fun.”
Associate Professor of Nutrition, Health and Human Performance Bill Landis will present the 2012 Faculty Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. The lecture, titled “FROM ONE SEED: a Journey from Farm, to Plate, to You,” will be held at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. more