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Summer 2017


Meredith College Holds 2017 Commencement

Meredith College held its 2017 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 7 p.m. in Dorton Arena.  

The ceremony was a celebration of the graduates’ many achievements. Speakers also highlighted the importance of those who provided invaluable support to the graduates, including family members, spouses, mentors, and friends.

The commencement address was given by Becky... read more »


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Meredith College Names New Dean for the School of Arts and Humanities

Meredith College has named Sarah N. Roth as dean of the School of Arts and Humanities.

As Meredith’s largest school, the School of Arts and Humanities is comprised of nine departments with approximately 56 full-time and 47... read more »


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Student Health Insurance Requirements

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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Awarding of Financial Aid for Current Students

Awarding for current Meredith students has begun for the 2017-2018 academic year. Financial aid packages will be mailed to the address listed on your student's school record beginning in early June. 

Students who qualify for... read more »


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Three Tips to Help Set Your Student on a Strong Career Path

The pathway from college to career can wind and often shifts throughout the college experience. You can play a pivotal role in helping your student with her career planning process and transitioning into the professional workplace. Thinking about career... read more »


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Meredith Holds 15th LeaderShape Session

Thirty-five Meredith students participated in Meredith College’s 15th session of the LeaderShape® Institute this May. 

During this six-day leadership development program, students engaged in self-discovery and explored key leadership topics, including vision,... read more »


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Shop Online for Meredith Merchandise

Looking for Meredith College merchandise? Now all three of the College’s online ordering options are available in one place on meredith.edu.

Visit meredith.edu/online-stores in order to access the Meredith Bookstore, the Meredith... read more »


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Fitness Center – Updates at a Glance

Renovations of Weatherspoon Physical Education building began in Winter 2017 to increase the size of the fitness center by 5,400 square feet. The expansion will allow for more group fitness opportunities, personalized training, new equipment, and longer operating hours.... read more »


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Class of 2020 Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Fire & Water

For two decades, the First Year Experience (FYE) program at Meredith College has sponsored a traditional end of the year dinner and celebration titled Fire & Water, for the freshmen class. Chrissie Bumgardner, the co-director of FYE, decided to... read more »


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Meredith Avenging Angels Have Championship Season

The Meredith College Avenging Angels closed out the year with five USA South Championships, two NCAA Tournament appearances, two conference Coach of the Year honors, one NCAA Division III Region Freshman of the Year, one USA South Player of... read more »


Class of 2017 Donors Recognized

Class of 2017 Donors Recognized

The Meredith Fund held a sunset dessert reception on the rooftop deck of the Science and Math Building on May 1, to celebrate donors from the Class of 2017.

To date, the class has raised $6,286 from 90 donors for the... read more »


Meredith student Victoria Peach presents during Celebrating Student Achievement Day

Annual Celebrating Student Achievement Day Held

Celebrating Student Achievement (CSA) Day is a longtime tradition at Meredith College during which students share the results of their undergraduate research and creative projects. The 2017 event was held on Tuesday, April 11.

In her welcome message, President... read more »


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2017-18 Meredith Travel Program Opportunities

Meredith Travels welcomes parents, alumnae, and friends of the College to join us on an upcoming program. Offerings in 2017-18 include Maritime Canada, Switzerland and Northern Italy, and Sicily. 

Fall Color in Canada, September 25 –... read more »


Lacrosse seniors at special mini-commencement event

Mini-Commencement Celebration for Lacrosse Seniors

Meredith’s Avenging Angels Lacrosse team played in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Tournament on May 13. Since the seniors on the team would miss their commencement ceremony, Meredith honored these students with their... read more »


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Honoring Scholarship Donors

Institutional Advancement held the Scholarship and Donor Recognition dinner on Thursday, March 16, at the Embassy Suites in Cary, N.C. The dinner pairs scholarship donors and their students, allowing students the opportunity to say thank you and donors learn... read more