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.v
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.
One of the most visible outcomes of the campus climate survey conducted at Meredith during the last academic year is the creation of a full-time diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) coordinator position. Hired following an inclusive national search process, Liliana Madrid started in the newly-created role of Coordinator and Special Assistant to the President for DEI on Monday, January 24, 2022.
On January 18, faculty, staff, and students of Meredith College met in Jones Chapel and on a Zoom call to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Meredith College President Jo Allen, ’80, contributed a piece supporting an increase in the Federal Pell Grant to The Hill, the largest independent political news site in the United States.
Jeanine Carryl, ’22, is a computer science major who took a Principles of Marketing course – and discovered she has a real knack for marketing, going on to win a competitive case study competition.
A successful fall 2021 season has concluded for Meredith Athletics. The Avenging Angels saw program firsts, records broken, and a few student-athletes earned recognition at the national level. Here are a few highlights from another impressive fall season for Meredith Athletics.