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College-Wide Initiative on Anti-Racism

Meredith College is working to cultivate an inclusive and pluralistic campus environment where diverse identities are welcomed into our living, learning, and working community. The anti-racism initiative reflects our commitment to strength, integrity, and the power of education to bring about real and lasting change across Meredith’s campus.

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At Meredith College, we know our families are critical to the success of their students – and that support is especially evident at Commencement. Watch this video and hear our families share their pride!

Aspen Degler

Transfer student Aspen Degler, ’22, earned a double major in criminology and sociology with a minor in forensics. Meredith’s StrongPoints® program, an internship, and faculty mentors helped her determine her strengths and explore her career interests.

Tylena Brown

After sharpening her skills in the United States Marine Corps, Tylena Brown, ’22, chose to attend Meredith College as a Wings — Adult Education student studying business administration with a concentration in human resources.

Sarah Powell

As a first-year student at Meredith College, Business and Economics major Sarah Powell, ’22, learned that she had the power to advocate for change.

Meredith News

Students in Meredith’s Dual Degree Engineering program participated in the First-Year Engineering Design Day (FEDD) at NC State at the end of the 2021-22 academic year. FEDD is an opportunity for first-year engineering student teams to showcase their design projects.


Students lined up for commencement in courtyard.

Meredith College celebrated the Class of 2022 with two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 14, 2022. The ceremonies were held in the College’s courtyard. President Jo Allen, ’80, and Senior Class President Casey Corpening, ’22, were the featured speakers.

Professor of Religious and Ethical Studies Steven A. Benko is the editor of a recently published book that explores ethical concepts through popular television shows. Better Living Through TV: Contemporary TV and Moral Identity Formation addresses the moral meanings that audiences might take from television shows of the last 20 years. 

Lacrosse seniors Olivia Blake, Caroline Butler, and Maya Flake at a special commencement ceremony, wearing caps and gowns.

Meredith College held a special commencement ceremony in Johnson Hall for its USA South Championship Lacrosse team members at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2022. The team qualified for the NCAA Division III tournament and round one will occur on May 14, the same day as Meredith’s regular commencement exercises.

Meredith College mourns the loss of Elizabeth Grimes Droessler, who served on the education faculty from 2010-22 as part of her long career in arts education. Droessler passed away on May 4, 2022. She also served as Wake County Public Schools’ senior administrator for the arts for more than 30 years.