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Meredith Alumna Earns Fulbright Grant

…Meredith College alumna Samantha Cibelli, ’10, has earned a Fulbright grant for the 2011-12 academic year. While associated with L'Universita' Degli Studi di Firenze in Florence, Italy, Cibelli will conduct a psychology research project in migrant studies. Cibelli is interested in exploring how young adult migrants in Italy develop a…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-alumna-earns-fulbright-grant


Meredith Launches New Master of Arts in Teaching ESL Option

…Meredith College will launch a new English as a Second Language (ESL) concentration in its Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree program in the Fall 2011 semester. The ESL concentration joins the already-successful Elementary and Special Education options. The new ESL concentration in the MAT program will prepare college…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-launches-new-master-of-arts-in-teaching-esl-option


Stillwater Theatre Presents Ether Steeds

…Stillwater Theatre, Meredith’s professional theatre company in residence, will present the regional premiere of “Ether Steeds” by North Carolina native Jason Williamson under the stars at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road in Raleigh, May 26-29 and June 5-8. All shows are at 8 p.m. “Stillwater Theatre is very…

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2011 Top Academic Scholarship Recipients Announced

…Four students have been selected to receive Meredith College’s top academic awards, the Alumnae Legacy Scholarship and the Meredith College Presidential Scholarship. Monique Kreisman, of Dallas, N.C., Rebecca Shafer, of Cary, N.C., and Alyssa Zsido, of Proctor, Vt., are the 2011 recipients of the Alumnae Legacy Scholarship, Meredith’s only full,…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/2011-top-academic-scholarship-recipients-announced


Meredith Donates Fashion Show Proceeds to InterAct

…The Meredith College Fashion Merchandising and Design program has donated the proceeds from its spring 2011 fashion show to InterAct of Wake County. The donation of $1,600 was given to InterAct this month. InterAct is a private, non-profit, United Way agency that provides safety, support, and awareness to victims and…

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Meredith College Has Space Shuttle Connection

…Meredith College has a connection to space shuttle Endeavor, which launched on May 16, 2011. Valeria Nardi, who teaches Italian in Meredith’s Sansepolcro study abroad program, is married to astronaut Roberto Vittori. Vittori, a European Space Agency astronaut, is one of the Endeavor’s flight crew. Nardi teaches Meredith students in…

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Incoming Student in Your Art Here by H&M Contest

…Chelsea Hoofnagle, an incoming freshman at Meredith College, is in the running to have her artwork appear on T-shirts to be sold by retailer H&M. Five winners of H&M’s “Your Art Here” competition will have their art printed on H&M T-shirts. The art pieces will also be exhibited in the…

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2011 Alumnae Award Recipients Announced

…The 2011 Meredith College Alumnae Award winners were announced on Saturday, May 14, 2011, as part of the College’s annual Alumnae Reunion Weekend. Suzanne Reynolds, ’71, of Winston-Salem, N.C., is the Distinguished Alumna Award recipient. Jenny Taylor Bond, ’61, of Mason, Mich., and Robin Morgan, ’77, of Landenberg, Penn., received…

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Meredith Mourns Loss of Former Trustee Ed Vick

…C. E. “Ed” Vick, of Raleigh, N.C., a former member of the Meredith College Board of Trustees, passed away on May 13, 2011. Visitation will be May 16, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 99 North Salisbury St., Raleigh. Funeral service will be held at the church Tuesday,…

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Join Meredith’s Race for the Cure Team

…Meredith College will host the 15th annual Susan G. Komen NC Triangle Race for the Cure on Saturday, June 11, 2011. The race schedule is as follows: 7 a.m. – Competitive Open 5K (co-ed) 7: 45 a.m. – Women’s Only 5K Run/Walk 8:45 a.m.—Recreational Open 5K Run/Walk (co-ed) 9:30 a.m.…

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Meredith College Celebrates 2011 Commencement

…Meredith College’s 2011 Commencement took place on Sunday, May 8, in nearby Dorton Arena, where it was moved because of inclement weather. This year’s commencement was notable on several counts. Among those graduating were the first two Alumnae Legacy Scholars, Sarah Beth Phelps and Erin Huber, who both earned two…

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Asst. Prof. of Music Jim Waddelow Receives Ida Friday Award

…Assistant Professor of Music Jim Waddelow is the 2011 recipient of the Ida H. Friday Award. The award was presented during Meredith’s commencement exercises on Sunday, May 8, 2011. The Ida H. Friday Fund at Meredith College, was established in 2010 by former UNC System President William Friday and his…

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Meredith Commencement to be Held May 8

…Meredith College will hold 2011 commencement exercises on Sunday, May 8, at 10 a.m. in Dorton Arena. Approximately 510 degrees are scheduled to be conferred by Meredith College during the ceremony. Meredith will confer Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Social Work degrees upon…

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Meredith College Honors President Maureen Hartford

…The Meredith College Board of Trustees has established an endowment in honor of Maureen Hartford, who is retiring in June after 12 years as president. Members of the Board of Trustees have funded The President Maureen A. Hartford Endowment for Leadership. The endowment will be used to support leadership across…

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Meredith Sociologist in CNN.com Situation Room Analysis

…Meredith College Associate Professor of Sociology Lori Brown was interviewed by CNN.com for an analysis called “What the Situation Room Photo Reveals About Us.” The article analyzes the photo of President Barack Obama and national security officials including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the May 1, 2011, operation to…

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Meredith Alumna Beth Leavel Earns Tony Nomination

…Meredith College alumna Beth Leavel, ’77, is nominated for a 2011 Tony Award. Nominations were announced on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Leavel is nominated in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for her work in “Baby It’s You!” Leavel plays Florence Greenberg,…

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Meredith Team Wins Highwoods Design Competition

…Highwoods Properties, the largest owner and operator of suburban office properties in the Southeast and owner and developer of RBC Plaza, today announced that Meredith College interior design students Danielle Sundt and Lauren Hays have won the Highwoods sponsored RBC Plaza retail design competition. Highwoods presented the winning team with…

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Meredith Team Wins Highwoods Design Competition

…Highwoods Properties, the largest owner and operator of suburban office properties in the Southeast and owner and developer of RBC Plaza, today announced that Meredith College interior design students Danielle Sundt and Lauren Hays have won the Highwoods sponsored RBC Plaza retail design competition. Highwoods presented the winning team with…

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Meredith Sponsors Sustainable Summer Move Out

…Meredith College has recently launched “Pass It…Don’t Trash It,” an effort to help students move out of the residence halls in a more environmentally friendly manner. As students move out for the summer, they are encouraged to donate items to Meredith’s Daisy Trade ReUse Store and other organizations rather than…

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Meredith Moment: Students Meet Queen Elizabeth II in 2004

…With the Royal Wedding in the news, we look back at a moment in Meredith College history. In 2004, three Meredith College students met Queen Elizabeth II while studying abroad in London. The story below originally appeared in Meredith Magazine’s Winter 2005 issue. Update: Current Meredith student Ashton Herbert, who…

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Meredith College Tornado Relief Efforts Continue

…Meredith College continues its efforts to support those affected by tornadoes that occurred on Saturday, April 16, 2011. There are students, faculty and staff members who have immediate needs in the aftermath of these storms. Donations are being collected to fund necessities such as food, clothing and lodging for these…

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Meredith Faculty Member Helps Discover New Barrier Islands

…New research that found the Earth has 657 more barrier islands than previously known has a Meredith College connection. Matthew Stutz, Meredith College assistant professor of geosciences since 2007, conducted this global survey with Orrin H. Pilkey, James B. Duke professor of geology at Duke University. The research, which was…

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New Book by Research Associate Jeane Joyner Published

…Jeane Joyner, research associate in Meredith College’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, is the co-author of a new book on informative assessment has been published by Scholastic, Inc. and Math Solutions. Her co-author is Mari Muri. The book, "INFORMative Assessment: Formative Assessment to Improve Math Achievement," will serve as…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/new-book-by-research-associate-jeane-joyner-published


Meredith College Tornado Relief Efforts

…Meredith College tornado relief efforts are focused on assisting members of the Meredith community and the community at large. There are several ways to get involved. Fundraiser There are students, faculty and staff members who have immediate needs in the aftermath of Saturday’s tornadoes. Donations are being collected to fund…

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Meredith College Names New President

…Jo Allen, Ph.D., First Meredith Alumna to Lead College, Will Assume Presidency July 1 Jo Allen, Ph.D., Meredith College Class of 1980, has been named the eighth president of the College, effective July 1, 2011. Allen is the first Meredith College alumna to assume the leadership of the 120-year old…

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