Core Connections

At Meredith, our dynamic General Education program gives every student a firm foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, world citizenship, and academic research.

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Current students can find more information about general education at MyMeredith.

Contact Information
Dr. Alexandra Howell
115 Joyner, 216 Martin
(919) 760-2897
alhowell@meredith.edu

Learn

Study the past, present, and future within the context of the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, mathematics, and health/physical learning.

Explore

Understand significant domestic and global topics, engage in focused learning outside the classroom, and immerse yourself in area cultural events.

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Think

Practice critical thinking, ethical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and information literacy.

Communicate

Practice critical thinking, ethical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and information literacy.

Strong Stories

Laura Anne Hatcher

Transferring to Meredith College was the best decision for Laura Anne Hatcher, ’17, who built self-confidence and strength during her time at Meredith.

Emily Kelleher

Emily Kelleher found support in developing her long-term plan through the general education program and StrongPoints.

Core Connections has proven results. According to a recent survey, when compared with other college students nationally, more Meredith seniors said their college experience strengthened their ability to:

Understand People of Other Backgrounds

Write and Speak Clearly and Effectively

Be Informed and Active Citizens

Solve Complex, Real-World Problems

Work Effectively with Others