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Summer 2016


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Meredith Named a 2016 Best Women’s College by College Choice

Meredith College is one of the best women’s colleges in the United States, according to a new ranking by College Choice. Meredith is ranked number five on the list of 40 women’s colleges.

College Choice considered factors including academic reputation, financial aid offerings, overall cost, and success of graduates in... read more »


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Maximizing your Summer: Tips from the Office of Career Planning

Summer can be a great time for your student to get a jump-start on career decision-making. The Office of Career Planning is available to support your student at every step of the process -- we’re available for... read more »


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Thank You, Parents!

The 2015-16 academic year has been an exciting one at Meredith College thanks to the support of all of our parents and families! A total of 96 families have shown their commitment towards enhancing our Fitness Center by... read more »


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Important NEW Billing and Payment Information for Students and Families

Please note, our current payment gateway will be disabled as of June 30, 2016.  Fall accounts will be presented on WebAdvisor, a reporting tool familiar to continuing students, by July 5.

All students will need to access their account... read more »


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Eighth Annual Grandparents’ Luncheon Held

The Meredith College Student Ambassadors hosted the Eighth Annual Grandparents’ Luncheon on Friday, April 8, 2016, at The Royal Banquet and Conference Center. Attending were 250 guests from ten states.

The event gives students the opportunity to share their... read more »


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 undergraduate students participated in the annual event, which... read more »


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Meredith College Holds 2016 Commencement

Meredith College held commencement exercises for the Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Dorton Arena.

The commencement address was given by NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan.

Stofan urged graduates to remember the values instilled in... read more »


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Student Health Insurance Requirements for 2016-17

Meredith College values the health and welfare of its students. To serve the health needs of our student community, Meredith requires health insurance as a condition of enrollment for all full-time undergraduate (12 credit hours or more), licensure only, pre-health,... read more »


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Meredith Selects Dimestore by Lee Smith for Summer Reading Program

Meredith College has selected Lee Smith’s memoir Dimestore as its 2016 Summer Reading Program book.

This collection of autobiographical essays invites readers to contemplate family, friendship, resilience, identity, a sense of place, education, creativity,... read more »


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Avenging Angels Close Out Another Successful Year

Meredith College athletics wrapped up another successful year that included four USA South Championships, a third-consecutive NCAA Tournament bid, two Coach of the Year honors, and an abundance of student-athlete awards.

Longtime Head Soccer Coach Paul Smith... read more »


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Meredith Enters Public Phase of Beyond Strong

After a week spent celebrating its 125th anniversary, Meredith College kicked off the public phase of its Beyond Strong fundraising campaign and announced the $75 million campaign goal.

During the campaign's quiet phase, the College... read more