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Fall 2015

Johnson Hall Renovations

Meredith Celebrates Largest Current Gift in History

A $3.5 million gift from the Jud Ammons family, of Raleigh, N.C., in honor of his late wife Meredith College alumna Jo Ellen Ammons, will renovate the iconic Johnson Hall and add an exciting new welcome center to the facility.

The Jo Ellen Ammons Welcome Center will house admissions, financial assistance, the registrar, and the business office... read more »

Cornhuskin' Parade

Join us for Cornhuskin’ on November 6

Cornhuskin' is only a couple of weeks away! We look forward to families joining us on campus for this special tradition on Friday, November 6, 2015.

The Cornhuskin’ schedule includes the following events on Friday:

Parade... read more »

Fitness Center

Honor Your Student by Making a Gift to The Parents Fund

Quality of life is an important component of the Meredith experience, and it is one of the pillars that Meredith College is focused on making stronger. Based on feedback from our students, the College recognized that the Fitness Center... read more »

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Tips to Help Your Student Make Friends in College

Each fall semester is a new beginning for freshmen and a time for the campus to come to life with sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Unfortunately, Residence Life staff often hear that students are having a hard time... read more »

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Resolving Apartment Roommate Issues

Living in an apartment with one, two or three roommates can be a challenge for some students. There have been several situations among apartment mates such as cleanliness issues and guests visiting the apartment. Having more space to negotiate... read more »

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Meredith College in U.S. News Top Colleges in the South

Meredith College is ranked #5 among colleges in the South in the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings. The College has consistently been ranked in the top 10 by the publication, whose latest rankings... read more »

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Meredith Earns USA South President’s Cup

Meredith College earned the 2015 USA South Women’s President’s Cup in April, and Commissioner Rita Wiggs presented the award to the athletics department this month just prior to the October 14 home soccer match. This marks the... read more »

Community Garden

Community Garden Benefits Campus

Behind Weatherspoon Gymnasium, where horses and their young riders once trod in Meredith’s by-gone days, can be found a new destination for students on campus and a hidden treasure. Gathering itself in the shade of a grove... read more »

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Sophie Lanneau Women’s Leadership Development Program

Want your student to gain leadership skills? Encourage her to participate in the Sophie Lanneau Women’s Leadership Development Program.

This self-directed women’s leadership program helps students explore theories related to leadership and social... read more »

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Important Billing and Payment Information for Students and Families Fall 2015

Spring e-statements for pre-registered students will be available by November 5. Students and family members with shared access will receive e-mail notification when new statements are issued. Spring tuition is due on December 1.

Real-time tuition billing and payments... read more