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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 inclusive, action oriented, and root focused.

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Wearing a face covering is an important part of the Three Ws. These three standards -- Wear a Face Covering, Wait Six Feet Apart, and Wash Hands or Use Hand Sanitizer Frequently -- work together to keep the Meredith community healthy. For more information on Meredith’s COVID-19 prevention efforts, visit meredith.edu/staying-strong.

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Wear A Mask

Wearing a face covering is an important part of the Three Ws. These three standards -- Wear a Face Covering, Wait Six Feet Apart, and Wash Hands or Use Hand Sanitizer Frequently -- work together to keep the Meredith community healthy. For more information on Meredith’s COVID-19 prevention efforts, visit meredith.edu/staying-strong.

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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.

Bailey Birtchet

Bailey Birtchet

Bailey Birtchet, ’21, discovered a passion to use graphic design as a tool for social change through undergraduate research.

Meredith student-business administration major Marie Johnson

Marie Johnson

Hailing from Banjul, Gambia, Broyhill Fellow Marie Johnson, ’20, says Meredith helped align her strengths with her career path - and land a full-time job with Lenovo after graduation.

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Meredith Poll Provides Snapshot of N.C. Voter Opinions as Election 2020 Approaches

The newest Meredith Poll, conducted September 18-22, 2020, finds that North Carolina looks to be a serious battleground state in the upcoming election. In the new poll, registered voters in North Carolina were asked about their preferences in the presidential, senate, and gubernatorial races. They were also asked about their approvals of political figures, confidence in the voting process, and their satisfaction with the direction of the country and the state of North Carolina.


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Music Department Working to Support Anti-Racism Initiative

Meredith College’s Department of Music is taking a number of steps to address a desire for change by music students and alumnae, who have expressed concerns about race and equity following the death of George Floyd and as a part of the consequent increase in racial justice advocacy efforts. The music department’s efforts are part of a larger anti-racism initiative being undertaken by Meredith College.


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Meredith Graduate Creates New Cooperating Raleigh Colleges Logo

Sara King, ʼ19, a communications major, recently learned that a design she created in 2018 in Meredith’s Digital Media Convergence class was chosen as the new Cooperating Raleigh Colleges (CRC) logo.


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SGA Elections Evolving to Meet Students Where They Are

Information sessions about the elections as well as actual campaigns were all held virtually. In addition, creating more inclusive elections has been a topic of consideration among staff and students alike.


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President’s Message: In Remembrance of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Meredith President Jo Allen, '80, shared the following statement on the one year anniversary of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's visit to Meredith College.


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New Arts Administration Minor Aligns Program with Arts Industry Career Trends

Meredith has redeveloped the arts management minor, now called arts administration, to better align the program with the current career trends in the arts industry.


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Remembering Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Meredith College mourns the loss of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on September 18, 2020. We were honored to have her visit to deliver the 2019 Lillian Parker Wallace Lecture, when she received Meredith’s Woman of Achievement Award. The story below was originally published after her September 23, 2019, visit to Meredith.


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