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A Day In the Life of a Strong Student

A Day In the Life of a Strong Student

Watch how strong student Christina Churchill, '16, goes about a typical day as she pursues her engineering degree on not one but two college campuses.

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Learning by Observing

Learning by Observing

When Katie Brinson, ’15, enrolled at Meredith, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in the medical field. She declared a major in chemistry and a minor in biology and set out to find which career would be right for her. By assessing her strengths – she thrives when interacting with and helping others – Katie...

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Meredith in One Word

Meredith in One Word

As commencement draws near, we asked members of the Class of 2014 to describe their Meredith experience in one word. Here’s what they had to say. “Empowering” - Larissa Bryant “Rejuvenating” - Beth Cross “Unbelievable” - Melissa de Leon “Inspiring” - Caitlyn...

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Making a Difference for Girls

Making a Difference for Girls

Assistant Professor of Sociology Amie Hess spends her days working with, learning about, and learning from girls and young women. So when Meredith College commissioned The Status of Girls in North Carolina she was an obvious choice to author the report. The first report of its kind, The Status of Girls in North Carolina positions...

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Developing Leaders

Developing Leaders

Women’s colleges produce leaders. That’s why so many graduates of women’s colleges are the ones to break barriers. And Meredith is no exception to that rule. In fact, many of our alumnae are out in the world, cracking the glass ceiling. Some of Meredith’s firsts include Betsy Lane Cochrane, ’58<...

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