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.
Studying theatre in a women’s college environment was an empowering experience for Laura Austin, ’21. The arts have been a lifelong passion, and she was able to audition for productions and declare her major during her first year at Meredith.
Business administration major Logan Alphin, ’19, is thriving in her career thanks to hands-on experiences as well as strategic and critical thinking skills she gained through Meredith’s School of Business.
Meredith College and William Peace University (WPU) have formalized an agreement that provides a new, accelerated degree option in Raleigh. Through this program, WPU students will complete a bachelor’s degree and a Meredith MBA in five years.
Meredith College has released a new report examining women as voters and officeholders in North Carolina. The 2021 Status of Women in North Carolina Politics report, released on November 4, is an update on reports the College previously produced in 2015 and 2018.
The newest Meredith Poll, conducted October 15-18, 2021, asked North Carolinians for their opinions of political leaders including President Joe Biden, the amount of political polarization, and on individual parts of the infrastructure and reconciliation bills being debated in Congress.
The renovation of the iconic Meredith lake is complete thanks to the generosity of 1,400 alumnae and friends of Meredith College. The College is pleased to reintroduce this space on campus for all to enjoy.
On September 28, 2021, the Office of International Programs hosted a Study Abroad Fair for spring, summer, and fall 2022 study abroad programs. The event was held outside in the courtyard behind Johnson Hall with masks and distancing protocols in place.
Self Care: A Mental Health Journey Through COVID-19, an exhibition dedicated to mental health as it relates to COVID 19, will be on view in Meredith’s Frankie G. Weems Gallery October 12- November 7, 2021.
Meredith College Art Galleries have received a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support an exhibition focused on mental health and COVID-19.