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Meredith Students Get Chance to Test Entrepreneurial Skills

Meredith Students Get Chance to Test Entrepreneurial Skills

The Meredith Social Entrepreneurship Challenge (MSEC) is giving students an opportunity to test their skills in a “Shark Tank” style competition.

The final stage of... more

Fake News Forum Educates Students on How to Identify Credible Sources

Fake News Forum Educates Students on How to Identify Credible Sources

According to a recent survey conducted by The Meredith Poll, 88.4 percent of North Carolinians think fake news confuses Americans about politics and government. This statistic and other findings from the survey... more

Sec. of State Elaine Marshall Presents Woman of Achievement Lecture

Sec. of State Elaine Marshall Presents Woman of Achievement Lecture

On a night honoring her achievements, North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall told a Meredith College audience about “stumbling blocks and stepping stones” she had encountered during her... more

Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Held

Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Held

Meredith College held a commemoration service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The event was co-sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain and Meredith’s... more

Meredith Honors Women Veterans at Annual Event

Meredith Honors Women Veterans at Annual Event

On Wednesday, November 9, 2016, Meredith College held its annual Honoring Women Veterans event in Jones Chapel, where students, faculty, staff, and other attendees gathered to honor those who have served in all... more

Gloria Steinem’s Life on the Road Leads to Meredith

Gloria Steinem’s Life on the Road Leads to Meredith

Author, journalist, and icon of the women’s movement Gloria Steinem visited Meredith College on September 24 as part of her tour in support of her latest book, My Life on... more

Meredith College Mourns Passing of Elie Wiesel

Meredith College Mourns Passing of Elie Wiesel

Meredith College mourns the passing of Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who died on July 2, 2016, at age 87.  In Wiesel’s memory, we look back on his September 17, 2003, visit to... more

Meredith College Celebrates Mexican Consulate Scholars

Meredith College Celebrates Mexican Consulate Scholars

Meredith College held a celebration for its Mexican Consulate Scholars on April 29, 2016. The College welcomed the Honorable Javier Diaz de Leon, Consul General of Mexico in Raleigh, and other community... more

Sonnet Reading Project Celebrates Shakespeare

Sonnet Reading Project Celebrates Shakespeare

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Meredith students, faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends participated in the Meredith Sonnet Project. 

For most of the... more

Meredith College Hosts Historic Reading of Don Quixote

Meredith College Hosts Historic Reading of Don Quixote

Meredith College hosted the final day of a weeklong marathon reading of the Spanish novel "Don Quixote de la Mancha" on Friday, April 22. Don Quixote is widely considered... more

CSA Day Spotlights Student Success

CSA Day Spotlights Student Success

Immigration. Aquatic biodiversity. Sports photography. These were just a few of the myriad research topics covered at Meredith College’s 2016 Celebrating Student Achievement (CSA) Day. 

More than 120... more

Networking and Etiquette Dinner Prepares Students for Success

Networking and Etiquette Dinner Prepares Students for Success

Landing your first job out of college can be challenging. But a networking and etiquette dinner held on March 16, 2016, will help to ensure that Meredith students succeed by giving them real-life... more

Faculty Distinguished Lecture Focuses on Food Production

Faculty Distinguished Lecture Focuses on Food Production

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Karthik Aghoram explored sustainable food production in the 2016 Faculty Distinguished Lecture, which he titled “Less Land. More Food. No Fights.”

The lecture... more

Throwback Thursday Lip Sync Battle

Throwback Thursday Lip Sync Battle

As part of Meredith’s 125th celebration, students, faculty, and staff took the stage to show off their best dance moves in a Throwback Lip Sync Contest. Students from each... more

Meredith College Announces $75 Million Campaign Goal

Meredith College Announces $75 Million Campaign Goal

After a week spent celebrating its 125th anniversary, Meredith College announced plans to raise $75 million through its Beyond Strong fundraising campaign, ensuring a strong future for the Southeast’s largest... more

125th Anniversary Convocation Held

125th Anniversary Convocation Held

On the blustery morning of Feb. 24, 2016, Meredith College students, faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends packed into Jones Auditorium for a very special gathering – the College’s 125th Anniversary Convocation.<... more

Sand Mandala Constructed at Meredith College

Sand Mandala Constructed at Meredith College

A Buddhist Sand Mandala was constructed at Meredith College from February 9-11, 2016, in Cate Center Lobby.

The creation and dismantling of intricately designed mandalas from colored sand is a... more

Meredith to Host 2016 NCICU Ethics Bowl

Meredith to Host 2016 NCICU Ethics Bowl

Meredith College will host more than 20 teams from private higher education institutions all across North Carolina for the annual N.C. Independent Colleges and Universities Ethics Bowl, February 5-6, 2016. <... more

Graduate Programs Open House February 20

Graduate Programs Open House February 20

Are you thinking about graduate school? Attend the Meredith College Graduate Programs Open House on Saturday, February 20, 2016, to get practical information to help you reach your goal of earning an advanced... more

Meredith College Honors Veterans

Meredith College Honors Veterans

Meredith College held its annual Honoring Women Veterans event on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, in Jones Chapel.

The keynote speaker is Patricia Harris, a retired Army veteran who is the founder... more

Cornhuskin’ 2015 Spectator Information

Cornhuskin’ 2015 Spectator Information

The members of the Meredith Recreation Association (MRA) and many spirited students have been hard at work this semester to put together what they hope will be the best Cornhuskin’... more

Candice DeLong Shares Lessons from Her FBI Career

Candice DeLong Shares Lessons from Her FBI Career

FBI Agent Candice DeLong visited Meredith College shared stories from her career an FBI special agent on Oct. 14, 2015. She spoke to students in Meredith’s criminology program, conducted a... more

Alumna to Speak about Filmmaking at Friends of the Library Dinner

Alumna to Speak about Filmmaking at Friends of the Library Dinner

Filmmaker and alumna Camden Watts will be the guest speaker for Meredith’s Friends of the Library Fall Dinner on Tuesday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Watts will talk... more

Meredith Ensemble Theatre to Present A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Meredith Ensemble Theatre to Present A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Meredith Ensemble Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, September 29-October 4, 2015, in Studio Theatre. Show times are September 29-October 3 at 7:30 p.m.... more

Renowned Scholar to Speak at Meredith as Part of Statewide Quixote Festival

Renowned Scholar to Speak at Meredith as Part of Statewide Quixote Festival

Roberto González Echevarría, the Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature at Yale University, will be giving a free public lecture on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at Meredith College.<... more

Easton Corbin to Headline Sizzlin’ September Concert

Easton Corbin to Headline Sizzlin’ September Concert

Country star Easton Corbin will headline Meredith College’s 2015 “Sizzlin’ September” concert on Sunday, Sept. 27. The show begins at 6 p.m. and will be held at Dorton... more

Meredith Ensemble Theatre to Present A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Meredith Ensemble Theatre to Present A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Meredith Ensemble Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, September 29-October 4, 2015, in Studio Theatre. Show times are September 29-October 3 at 7:30 p.m.... more

Renowned Scholar to Speak at Meredith as Part of Statewide Quixote Festival

Renowned Scholar to Speak at Meredith as Part of Statewide Quixote Festival

Roberto González Echevarría, the Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature at Yale University, will be giving a free public lecture on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at Meredith College.<... more

Political Commentator Cokie Roberts to Visit Meredith

Political Commentator Cokie Roberts to Visit Meredith

Political commentator Cokie Roberts will visit Meredith College on Friday, May 8, 2015, to promote her newest book, Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington. In the new... more

Meredith College Presents Woman of Achievement Award to Sarah Parker

Meredith College Presents Woman of Achievement Award to Sarah Parker

Meredith College’s 2015 Woman of Achievement is Sarah Parker, who has 30 years of experience on the bench and was only the second woman to serve as chief justice of the... more

Chefs Discuss the Changing Culture of Southern Food

Chefs Discuss the Changing Culture of Southern Food

Chefs from around the Triangle joined John T. Edge, director of the Southern Foodways Alliance and a columnist for Garden & Gun, Oxford American, and Southern... more

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