Meredith College is ranked third on the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report list of the South’s Best Regional Colleges.
Meredith was also named to the “Great Schools, Great Prices” list, ranked 9th among regional colleges in the South. U.S. News describes this ranking as “taking into account a school’s academic quality, and the 2011-12 cost of attendance for students who receive the average level of need-based financial aid.”
The U.S. News ranking system places colleges and universities in one of four categories: national universities, national liberal arts colleges, regional universities and regional colleges.
Meredith’s annual “A Taste of Research” event was held on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, in the Science and Mathematics Building Atrium. The two-hour event provided a glimpse into the research projects completed by Meredith students this summer.
The showcase of summer research is an opportunity for students to share the results of their research through poster presentations. Another purpose of the event is to encourage other students to explore undergraduate research. more
Students in Meredith’s First Year Experience classes attended an event on September 12, 2012, that helped tie community service to what they learned reading this year’s Summer Reading Program selection.
Jeannette Walls’ memoir, “The Glass Castle” brings to vivid life the issues of poverty. The FYE program, which featured guest speaker Anne Burke, ’87, executive director of Urban Ministries of Wake County, helped to illustrate poverty in the local area. more
Thanks to the work of 103 faculty, staff and students, 361 service hours were completed in one day, during Meredith’s annual Splash into Service event.
The fifth annual Splash into Service was held on Saturday, Aug. 18. The event was begun by a student in 2008. more