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Issue 18: Spring 2019



Alumnae Reunion Weekend May 17 - 19

Alumnae Reunion – May 17-19 »

Meredith alumnae enjoy a long and lasting connection to one another as well as to the College. Alumnae Reunion Weekend provides a great opportunity to reconnect with your lifelong Meredith friends. The 2019 celebration will be held May 17-19.



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Become a Vendor at the Alumnae Market »

Apply to be a vendor at Meredith's Alumnae Market, which will be held during Reunion Weekend.



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Meredith Travel 2019-20 »

The coming year is going to be a busy one for Meredith Travel. In 2020 tour options will feature the West Country of England and Northern Italy.



Giving Day graphic that says Make it Count for Meredith 1891 Giving Day 2019 Total Raised $536,877

Giving Day 2019 Raises More than $500,000 in 24 Hours »

Meredith College’s fourth annual Make It Count for Meredith Giving Day exceeded its $400,000 fundraising goal by more than $130,000. Donors gave a total of $536,877 in 24 hours on February 26, 2019. After the initial monetary goal was met by 7 p.m., the focus turned to exceeding the goal and to reaching the goal to have 1,891 donors in honor of the College’s founding in 1891. By midnight, 2,123 donors helped push the day’s giving to 134% of the initial goal.



Beyond Strong |The Campaign for Meredith total raised $90,466, 720

Meredith College Exceeds Campaign Goal, Raising Over $90 Million »

Beyond Strong │The Campaign for Meredith, the largest fundraising campaign in the history of Meredith College, has raised more than $90 million, surpassing the $75 million goal by more than $15 million. The total was unveiled during the College’s Founders’ Day celebration on February 27.



Male and Female donors listening to President Allen Speak in the Johnson Hall Rotunda

Meredith College Celebrates Major Donors »

On Thursday, March 21, Institutional Advancement held a celebration for major donors to Beyond Strong│The Campaign for Meredith. The event recognized their generous support of the Campaign and thanked them for ensuring that students, faculty, and staff have the resources they need to thrive at Meredith.



Group of Phonathon Student Callers

If You Give a Phonathon Caller a Conversation »

Just as you are settling in at home after a long day of work, Meredith College’s Phonathon Student Callers are just beginning. After a full day of classes and meetings, 17 Meredith students come to the Mae Grimmer Alumnae House and start to call you (and other Meredith Alumnae!). What happens if you give a Phonathon Caller a conversation?



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Athletics News Briefs - Spring 2019 »

News from Meredith's Avenging Angels athletics program, including registration information for the Meredith Golf Classic



Two women students standing in Meredith's courtyard

Spring 2019 Admissions News »

Read about ways Meredith alumnae can support student recruitment.



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Meredith College Offers Educational Summer Camps for Children »

Meredith College offers summer programs for children in first through eighth grade. Our programs are open to students with an interest in science, technology, engineering, math, Spanish, and the visual and performing arts. Students experience the Meredith campus while working with current students, faculty, and staff.



Student reading a book in library stacks

Fall 2019 Continuing Education Literature Course »

Alumnae are invited to enroll in the Continuing Education Literature course. The 12-week class is reading and discussion based, with no papers or written homework required.



Carlyle Campbell Library

Let’s be Friends! »

The Friends of the Carlyle Campbell Library is actively seeking new members and we are hoping you will become our next “friend”! The Friends’ mission is to promote, support, and encourage the services and interests of the Library.



Three women at a job fair

Networking Strategies - Tips from the Office of Career Planning »

Is networking really that important? Networking is not only the most common way people find jobs, it is also the most effective job search tool.



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Alumnae Events in Spring 2019 »

The following events are planned in Spring 2019 for Meredith alumnae.


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