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College-Wide Initiative on Anti-Racism

Meredith College is working to address the racism that is affecting BIPOC students, faculty, staff, and alumnae who are valued and respected members of our community. This effort is multi-faceted, action oriented, and root focused.

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Impact Scholarships at Meredith College

Learn about the $20,000 annual scholarship for academically-qualified first-year admitted students. No separate application required - simply apply to Meredith.

Note: Students who do not qualify for the Impact Scholarship may qualify for other merit-based grants or awards at time of admission.

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Impact Scholarships at Meredith College

Learn about the $20,000 annual scholarship for academically-qualified first-year admitted students. No separate application required - simply apply to Meredith.

Note: Students who do not qualify for the Impact Scholarship may qualify for other merit-based grants or awards at time of admission.

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Abla Awadallah

Abla Awadallah, ’19, M.A. in Teaching, dreamed of becoming a lawyer, but after teaching refugees abroad, she discovered a newfound love. 

Lindsey Norris

Social work major Lindsey Norris, '20, was accepted into the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Advanced Standing Master of Social Work Program. She was also chosen to participate in the highly selective UNC PrimeCare program

Parimala Prahalad

Parimala (Pari) Prahalad, ’20, a biology major, is looking forward to entering her next phase of education in the School of Dental Medicine at East Carolina University.

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Avenging Angels Return to Action

For the first time since March 2020, the Meredith College Avenging Angels returned to competition this month. Beginning with the women's basketball team, who won against Greensboro College on Friday, Jan. 15, each of Meredith's sports programs are set to compete this semester.


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In Memoriam: Professor Emerita Dorothy Knott Preston, ’54

The Meredith College community was saddened to learn of the death of Professor Emerita Dorothy “Dot” Knott Preston, ’54, on January 5, 2021, at age 88. Preston served on Meredith’s faculty from 1961 until her retirement in 1997 as a professor of mathematics. 


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Pre-Health Certificate Students Demonstrate Care for Their Community

Students in Meredith’s Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program have engaged in a number of service projects to support both patients and healthcare providers in the Triangle area. 


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Meredith College Mourns Loss of Professor Emerita Jacquelin Dietz

The Meredith College community was saddened to learn of the death of Professor Emerita Jacquelin Dietz. A professor of mathematics at Meredith College for a decade after more than 25 years teaching at NC State University, Dietz passed away on December 16, 2020. Meredith College mourns her loss along with her family and friends.


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Entrance Testing Added to Meredith COVID-19 Prevention Strategy

Meredith College is adding entrance testing to its COVID-19 prevention strategy for the Spring 2021 semester. All employees and students are required to provide notice of negative COVID PCR test results before they are approved to return to campus in 2021 following the holiday break.


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$20,000 Merit Scholarship Makes an Impact

See how the Impact Scholarship is helping members of the Class of 2024 to go strong at Meredith.


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Meredith Mourns Passing of Professor Emerita Nona Short

Meredith College has learned of the death on November 19, 2020, of Professor Emerita Nona Short, who taught Latin and photography for many years. The Meredith community mourns her passing.


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