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Meredith College to Hold Presidential Installation March 22

…Meredith College will formally install Jo Allen as its eighth president on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be held at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. Allen’s installation holds special significance for Meredith College. A member of Meredith’s Class of 1980, she is the first alumna to assume…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-college-to-hold-presidential-installation-march-22


Landis to Present Faculty Distinguished Lecture March 13

…Associate Professor of Nutrition, Health and Human Performance Bill Landis will present the 2012 Faculty Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. The lecture, titled “FROM ONE SEED: a Journey from Farm, to Plate, to You,” will be held at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. Landis’s talk will feature his…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/landis-to-present-faculty-distinguished-lecture-march-13


Meredith’s Teaching Alumnae Among Top 50 Nationally

…Meredith College made the “Top 50 Alma Maters of National Board Certified Teachers in 2011.” Coming in at 37 in the nation, Meredith College is the only private institution in North Carolina and one of only two private institutions in the nation to make the list. To earn this recognition,…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/merediths-teaching-alumnae-among-top-50-nationally


Meredith Dance Chosen for National ACDF Gala

…Dancers from Meredith College attended the American College Dance Festival Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at James Madison University February 29-March 3, 2012. The festival included an adjudication of 39 dances from 20 colleges and universities. Adjudicators Nicole Stanton, Douglas Nielson and Monica Bill Barnes chose 12 dances, including both of Meredith…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-dance-chosen-for-national-acdf-gala


Randi Zuckerberg Delivers Woman of Achievement Lecture

…Randi Zuckerberg, former head of marketing for Facebook, presented Meredith College’s 2012 Woman of Achievement Lecture on Monday, February 27, 2012. The Woman of Achievement Award recognizes women who are inspirational role models. When presenting the Woman of Achievement Award, Meredith College President Jo Allen called Zuckerberg “an extraordinary woman…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/randi-zuckerberg-delivers-woman-of-achievement-lecture


News 14 Features Meredith Autism Program

…The Meredith Autism Program was featured in a segment on News 14 on February 23, 2012. Click here to view the story. The Meredith Autism Program (MAP) currently has openings for new students. MAP is an intensive early intervention program for young children with autism. The structure of this intervention…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/news-14-features-meredith-autism-program


Meredith to Participate in Crisis Simulation at Princeton

…Meredith College’s Model United Nations team will participate in the Princeton Interactive Crisis Simulation (PICSim), February 23-26, 2012, at Princeton University. This is Meredith College’s first time participating in the event which organizers describe as a simulation of the “interconnected and time-critical nature of international relations, through 11 committees interacting…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-to-participate-in-crisis-simulation-at-princeton


Former Facebook Exec. Randi Zuckerberg Lecture 2/27

…Randi Zuckerberg, former head of marketing for Facebook, will present a lecture on Monday, February 27, 2012, at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. Zuckerberg will deliver the 2012 Woman of Achievement Lecture, which is part of the Meredith College Presidential Lecture Series. The lecture is also in observance of the…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/former-facebook-exec-randi-zuckerberg-lecture-2-27


Landis to Present Faculty Distinguished Lecture March 13

…Associate Professor of Nutrition, Health and Human Performance Bill Landis will present the 2012 Faculty Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. The lecture, titled “FROM ONE SEED: a Journey from Farm, to Plate, to You,” will be held at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. Landis’s talk will feature his…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/landis-to-present-faculty-distinguished-lecture-march-13-1


Meredith Faculty Member to Appear on NBC Show

…Associate Professor of History Dan Fountain served as an expert for an episode of NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?,” a primetime show that helps celebrities explore their roots by tracing their family trees. The show airs on Fridays at 8 p.m. Fountain will appear in an episode focused…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-faculty-member-to-appear-on-nbc-show


Meredith Team Has Strong Finish in First NCICU Ethics Bowl

…Meredith College’s team recently finished second in its division in the first Ethics Bowl sponsored by the North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU). Meredith also hosted this inaugural competition, which is meant to showcase ethics as a hallmark of the student experience at Meredith and other independent colleges and…

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Meredith Mayhem Fundraiser Underway

…Competition Supports The Meredith Fund The 2012 edition of Meredith Mayhem, the annual class giving competition at Meredith College, is now underway. The competition officially began February 20 and runs through April 2. The fundraising effort, created in 2011, builds on the popularity of the NCAA basketball “March Madness” bracket…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-mayhem-fundraiser-underway


Week 3: Randi Zuckerberg Lecture VIP Contest

…Randi Zuckerberg, former head of marketing for Facebook, will present a lecture at Meredith on Monday, February 27, 2012, at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. Win a chance to experience this lecture as a VIP by participating in our Facebook contest. Post your answer to this week’s question on Meredith’s…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/week-3-randi-zuckerberg-lecture-vip-contest


Israel in a Changing Middle East Lecture February 23

…Mordechai Kedar will present “Israel in a Changing Middle East” at Meredith College on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. in Jones Chapel. Kedar is an authority in the field of Arab and Middle East Studies, with special research focus on Islam, Islamic Movements,…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/israel-in-a-changing-middle-east-lecture-february-23


National Eating Disorder Awareness Week at Meredith

…Meredith College is hosting the following events as part of NEDAwareness: National Eating Disorder Awareness Week,February 26 – March 3, 2012. NationalEatingDisorders.org Events at Meredith College are free and Open to the Public Tuesday, February 28 There is no such thing as a fattening food: Debunking dieting myths A Must…

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Overcome Roadblocks to Graduate School Workshop

…Meredith College will hold “Your Path to Success: Overcoming Roadblocks to Graduate School,” a workshop designed to help prospective graduate students overcome the roadblocks keeping them from applying for advanced study. The free workshop will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. until noon in Kresge Auditorium.…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/overcome-roadblocks-to-graduate-school-workshop


Meredith Receives Grant to Support Sustainability

…A gift of more than $380,000 from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation will support environmental sustainability programs at Meredith College. Over a three-year period, this gift from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation will help support new and existing programs at Meredith in environmental sustainability, including research opportunities for students and…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-receives-grant-to-support-sustainability


Donations Needed for Cinderella Project 2012

…The Meredith College Fashion Association is collecting gently used, recently worn formal wear to be given to high school girls who cannot afford a new gown for their prom. Organizers request that donations include only evening dresses (no shoes or accessories) from the last five years. All donations are tax…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/donations-needed-for-cinderella-project-2012


Meredith Student to Present at UN Commission

…Meredith senior Mariamawit Tadesse is one of five North Carolina college students selected to present at the United Nations' 56th Annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which will be held February 27-March 9, 2012, in New York City. The theme of this year’s UN event is the empowerment…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-student-to-present-at-un-commission


Win the Chance to Be A VIP at the Randi Zuckerberg Lecture

…Randi Zuckerberg, former head of marketing for Facebook, will present a lecture at Meredith on Monday, February 27, 2012, at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. Win a chance to experience this lecture as a VIP by participating in our Facebook contest. Post your answer to this week’s question on Meredith’s…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/win-the-chance-to-be-a-vip-at-the-randi-zuckerberg-lecture


Symposium for Mathematics Teachers to Be Held at Meredith

…Meredith College will host a symposium on March 3, 2012, focusing on the role of administrators and teachers in implementing North Carolina’s new mathematics standards. Dr. Steve Leinwand, a principal research analyst at American Institutes for Research, is the featured speaker. Leinwand will present “The Common Core State Standards for…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/symposium-for-mathematics-teachers-to-be-held-at-meredith


Alumna Silda Wall Spitzer to Deliver 2012 Commencement Address

…Alumna Silda Wall Spitzer will deliver the 2012 commencement address at Meredith College. Meredith College's commencement exercises will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2012, at 10 a.m. in McIver Amphitheater. Spitzer, former First Lady of the State of New York, is principal at NewWorld Capital Group, which she joined…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/alumna-silda-wall-spitzer-to-deliver-2012-commencement-address


Meredith College to Host NCICU Ethics Bowl

…Meredith College will host the first Ethics Bowl sponsored by the North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU), February 10-11, 2012. The College will also field a team in this inaugural competition, which is meant to showcase ethics as a hallmark of the student experience at Meredith and other independent…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-college-to-host-ncicu-ethics-bowl


Win the Chance to Be A VIP at the Randi Zuckerberg Lecture

…Randi Zuckerberg, former head of marketing for Facebook, will present a lecture at Meredith on Monday, February 27, 2012, at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. Win a chance to experience this lecture as a VIP by participating in our Facebook contest. Post your answer to this week’s question on Meredith’s…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/win-the-chance-to-be-a-vip-at-the-randi-zuckerberg-lecture-1


Meredith to Participate in Nat’l Wear Red Day

…Meredith College community members are invited to participate in National Wear Red Day® on February 3, 2012, to help spread the message that "Heart Disease Doesn't Care What You Wear - It's the #1 Killer of Women.®" On National Wear Red Day®, in support of The Heart Truth® campaign, Americans…

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