Meredith Receives Approval to Begin Chapter of International Studies Honor Society
Meredith College has been accepted into Sigma Iota Rho and has received approval to begin its own chapter of the honor society for international studies.
Meredith’s chapter will be known as the Delta Omega chapter. Inaugural members will be inducted during the spring semester. Assistant Professor of Political Science Jeff Martinson is the chapter’s advisor.
With the addition of this new honor society, Meredith now has honors society memberships for each major offered in the Department of History and Political Science. Phi Alpha Theta is the history honor society and Pi Sigma Alpha is the political science honor society.
Sigma Iota Rho exists to advance the service and scholarship of students of international relations through the promotion of a deeper understanding of world affairs.
News 14 Features Meredith Autism Program
The Meredith Autism Program was featured in a segment on News 14 on February 23, 2012. Click here to view the story.
The Meredith Autism Program (MAP) currently has openings for new students.
MAP is an intensive early intervention program for young children with autism. The structure of this intervention uses operant conditioning methods and discrete trial teaching specifically applied to children with autism as based on the works of Ivar Lovaas. The program serves children, ages 2 to 6, who receive an average of 35 hours a week year-round of one-on-one intervention as part of a comprehensive treatment program for children with autism. Visit www.meredith.edu/autism for more information.
Applications Increase Noted on News 14
News 14 ran a story on February 17, 2012, about the increase in applications Meredith College has seen in 2011-12. The story noted that freshmen applications are up by nearly 10% as compared to 2011 and by 11% as compared to 2010, and that honors program applications were up by 30%.
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Donations Needed for 2012 Cinderella Project
The Meredith College Fashion Association is collecting gently used, recently worn formal wear to be given to high school girls who cannot afford a new gown for their prom. Organizers request that donations include only evening dresses (no shoes or accessories) from the last five years. All donations are tax deductable.
Donations can be brought to 204 Martin at Meredith College, Monday - Friday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. The last day to drop off donations is Thursday, March 15, 2012. For more information, contact Diane Ellis, director of Meredith's fashion program, at email@example.com.
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