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Campus Connections:VOLUME 8, ISSUE 5



Johnson Hall and front fountain

Meredith College Recognized for Voter Participation

Meredith College was recently recognized by the All IN Campus Democracy Challenge for its high rate of student voter participation. Meredith earned the Silver Seal award, which goes to campuses that have 60-69% voter participation. Meredith was the only North Carolina college or university to earn this distinction.



Meredith College dancers

Meredith Dance in Concert November 17-19

Meredith Dance Theatre (MDT) and the Meredith Jazz and Tap Company (MJTCo) will be in concert November 17-19, 2017. The groups will present work by faculty Carol Finley and Eleanor Smith, guest artist Talani Torres, and mainstage student artists.



English Week Alumnae Panel

Annual English Week at Meredith College a Success

After a week filled with literature and theatre to promote the English community, Meredith College’s annual English Week, Oct. 16-20, proved to be a success. English Week kicked off with Lit Live, an event where faculty members or students could read their own creative work. A student and faculty audience gathered on the second floor of the Cate Center for an hour filled with readings.



ADF Intern Seminar - Photo by Ben McKeown

Meredith College Seniors Land Internships With American Dance Festival

Three Meredith College seniors spent the summer working with the American Dance Festival (ADF) in Durham, N.C. Sierra Smith, Monica Rivera, and Natalie Piper were offered the opportunity to be a part of a six-week internship program with the festival. As active participants in the Meredith dance program, the seniors had a great learning experience with ADF. The festival brings in dancers and choreographers from around the world. ADF has been around for more than 50 years and is among the most well-known dance festivals internationally.



Faircloth St. gate -- stone and wrought iron

Assessment Matters 11/8/17

RPA Partnering with the Office of Career Planning The Office of Career Planning and the Office of Research, Planning and Assessment (RPA) are collaborating to gather information about the level of interest among campus constituents in developing an Exit and First Destination Survey to be deployed prior to graduation.



Meredith banner, maroon with the words Meredith College in white, with Johnson Hall in background

Do You Really Know Your Digital Self?

Coming in January 2018: We want you to be really you online – not someone else. You deserve to know how to fight cyber identity thieves. Will you fight or join the statistic?



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Faculty/Staff Accomplishments and Departmental News 11/8/17

In this issue we celebrate accomplishments of faculty and staff in art, chemistry, communication, English, fashion, food & nutrition, and psychology.  We also share news about the Meredith Forever strategic plan and from child development.