Meredith Magazine

Summer 2014


Fighting Hunger in a Meaningful Way

Four Meredith students volunteer by serving food.

On any given Wednesday during the academic year, a group of students can be found cooking up a… more »

Redefining Strong

Self portrait by Patricia Lay Dorsey

Artist. Peace activist. Social worker. Published photographer. Disabled person.

To Patricia Lay-Dorsey, ’64, who lives with chronic progressive… more »

The Noble Work of Public Service

Missy Neff Gould, ’01, worked as assistant secretary of natural resources for Virginia Governor Tim Kaine.

The challenges include long hours, job instability, financial insecurity, travel, and dealing with difficult personalities. But the Meredith… more »

A strong student stands out | Zeenat Razvi, ’13

Zeenat Razvi, ’13, has been awarded a 2014 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – the oldest graduate… more »

News Highlights

New StrongPoints Program Empowers Students

At Meredith’s 2014 Founders’ Day celebration, President Jo Allen announced a new initiative that will shape the educational… more »

Strong Students Share Their Work During Celebrating Student Achievement Day

Celebrating Student Achievement (CSA) Day is a showcase of strong Meredith College students. The annual event, which features… more »

Faculty Distinguished Lecture Focuses on Christianity Before and After the Civil War

Dan Fountain

When did Christianity really take hold in enslaved African-American communities? Was it prior to the Civil War, as… more »

Meredith Celebrates the Class of 2014

Meredith College celebrated its newest class of graduates at the College’s 2014 commencement ceremony, held on May 3,… more »

Young Adult Authors Share Their Craft

Jenny Hubbard and Jenny Han talk at Meredith.

Young Adult Literature authors Jenny Han and Jenny Hubbard, who both attended Meredith, returned to campus this spring… more »

Notables on Campus

A chef, an opera star, an architect, and an artist are among the notable names who visited Meredith… more »

Alumnae Going Strong

Community Connector: Kylene Dibble, ’03

Kylene Dibble, ’03, is an educator and a connector who uses her social work education to support PLM… more »

Collaborative Problem Solver: Cas Roberts, ’12

Using her creativity to fix problems is all in a day’s work for Cas Roberts, ’12.

Roberts is… more »

Model Activist: Charis Hill, ’09

Charis Hill, ’09, doesn’t let obstacles stop her for long. So when Hill was diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis… more »

Meredith Awards Honor Alumnae Accomplishments

Ann Shivar, ’74, Sarah Parker, President Jo Allen, ’80, Sue Kearney, ’64, Jennifer Jones, ’04, ’11, and Alumnae Association President Andrea

Three accomplished alumnae were celebrated during Meredith’s annual reunion weekend. These women, Sue Kearney, Sarah Parker, and Jennifer… more »


Meredith Magazine exists to serve the Meredith community by providing readers with insight and information about the news, activities, events, programs, plans and people of the College. Meredith Magazine is published three times a year by the Meredith College Department of Marketing


Executive Editor
Kristi Eaves-Mclennan
Managing Editors
Melyssa Allen, Karen T. Dunton
Assistant Editor
Gaye Hill
Meaghan Bixby
Art Director
Vanessa Harris
Editorial Assistant
Kaye Rains
Charlotte Claypoole, Christopher Ferrer, Gary Knight, Patricia Lay-Dorsey, Lauren Sumner

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