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Lux / Alumnae Electronic Newsletter

Issue 21: Spring 2020



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A Message from Alumnae Director Hilary Allen,’01 »

A message from Alumnae Director Hilary Allen, ’01, reflecting on the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on Meredith's semester.



Fifth Annual Giving Day Raises Over $600,000 in 24 Hours »

Meredith College’s fifth annual Make It Count for Meredith Giving Day held February 25, 2020, exceeded its $500,000 fundraising goal by more than $135,000. By midnight 2,392 donors had given a total of $638,960 in 24 hours, pushing the day’s giving to 127% of the initial goal. 



Student with Thank a Donor Day sign

Students Say Thank You! »

Each year, during Founders’ Week, Thank a Donor Day helps acknowledge donors and draws student attention to loved items and places on campus that were made possible by gifts from generous alumnae and friends of the College.



Meredith Brown

Meredith Mentors Student Spotlight: Meredith Brown,’20 »

Meredith Brown, ’20, is from Wilson, N.C., majoring in communication with a concentration in public relations and a minor in business. When on campus, Meredith likes hanging out with her friends and participating in various extracurricular activities and traditions. When she’s not on campus, you can find her working at her part-time job or spending quality time with her family. In this Q&A, Meredith shares her perspective on Meredith Mentors.



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How to (Gently) Encourage Your Child to Attend Your Alma Mater »

Parent Engagement Officer Kim Whitley, '85, whose mother and daughter also attended Meredith, shares her thoughts on effective and appropriate ways to encourage your daughter to attend your alma mater.



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Ways Meredith Alumnae Support Recruitment »

Spring update from the Office of Admissions on how alumnae support recruitment.



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What is Meredith En Español? »

Meredith En Español is one of Meredith’s many ways to help high school students and their families with their college research. Meredith En Español was developed for native Spanish-speaking prospective students with the intention to facilitate the sharing of important Meredith College information and resources with their parents.



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Meredith College Offers Summer Programs »

Meredith College offers a variety of summer programs for children of all ages and interests. With expert instructors, engaging activities, and programs ranging from music and writing to STEM and sports, Meredith’s summer camps have something for everyone.



Programs in Criminal Justice

Meredith Expands Graduate Offerings with Online Programs in Criminal Justice »

Meredith College is expanding its graduate programs with a new online Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and two certificate options starting in Fall 2020. The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice is flexible, allowing students to pursue the program at the pace that works best for them.



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Alumnae Events Update Spring 2020 »

Save the Date for Meredith's annual New York City trip, look back at the 2020 edition of Alice in Wonderland, and find contact information for alumnae office staff members who plan special events throughout the year.