International affairs scholar Anne-Marie Slaughter will serve as the speaker for Meredith’s 2013 Commencement ceremony. Meredith will hold commencement exercises on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 7 p.m. in J.S. Dorton Arena.
Anne-Marie Slaughter was the first woman to serve as director of policy planning for the United States Department of State. Upon leaving the State Department in 2011 she received the Secretary’s Distinguished Service Award for her work leading the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, as well as a Meritorious Honor Award from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and a Joint Civilian Service Commendation Award from the Supreme Allied Commander for Europe. more
Parents may wish to encourage their student to become familiar with the following Residence Life guidelines for housing sign-ups, move-out and summer housing.
There are many important financial assistance deadlines and opportunities to take note of during the spring semester. more
Early spring at Meredith College can bring highs and lows to the student experience. As the chance of getting a snow day fades, students are deep into their spring semester, anticipating exams and the glimmer of semester’s end.
With students so entangled in their studies and social lives, parents are often challenged with how to effectively communicate and converse with their Meredith student.
After CDC predictions that the current flu season could be one of the worst in recent memory, Meredith College took precautions to help limit the flu impact on campus. more
Parents like you are helping to support the upcoming renovation of Belk Dining Hall. more
Visit the calendar section for events for parents and events to discuss with your students. more
Between issues of Parent Connection, stay connected with Meredith College and other parents on our Facebook page for Meredith parents and families. more