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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.
Rosemary Vega Escutia, ’23, is taking the lessons she learned at Meredith College into her own classroom. As an Early College High School graduate, she completed majors in Spanish and Psychology along with K-12 licensure in just three years. She also made time to study abroad in Costa Rica and to hold a variety of leadership positions in student organizations.
Itzel Zuniga, ’23, came to Meredith as a dual-enrolled student, having attended Bladen Community College. As an interior design major at Meredith, she has built a strong community of friends and colleagues who have helped her succeed.
Twenty-nine Meredith College honors students and five faculty members traveled to Washington, D.C. from September 15 to 17, 2023, for the Honors Program’s annual fall trip.
The most recent Meredith Poll, in the field September 16-19, 2023, asked North Carolina voters about their preferences in the upcoming primary, ability to recognize political figures, and opinions on North Carolina’s new abortion law and its impact on their vote.
Meredith College hosted a screening of the documentary Freedom Hill on September 19, 2023, at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. After the screening, filmmaker Resita Cox participated in a panel discussion with Meredith faculty members.
Meredith College hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on September 8, 2023, to celebrate the construction of a new softball, tennis, and golf complex that will allow athletes adequate space to train. Chris Speight Brown, ’76, along with her siblings, gave a $1 million lead gift that will name the Estes-Speight Family Athletic Complex in memory of her mother Mary Estes Speight, ʼ53, and her father Bobby Speight.
The Meredith College Department of English will host a reading by award-winning poet Threa Almontaser on October 4, 2023, at 7 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium. The reading, which will also include a Q&A and book signing, is free and open to the public.
September is National Preparedness Month in the United States. Sponsored by ready.gov, National Preparedness Month is a campaign to educate and empower people to prepare for, respond to, and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. Meredith College’s Student Health Center is providing several opportunities for the Meredith community to get information that will help increase preparedness in emergencies.