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Issue 16: Fall 2018



Meredith Homecoming Graphic with drawings of Johnson Hall, the onyx and daisies

Come Home for Homecoming 2018 »

Make plans to join us for our third annual Homecoming, scheduled for November 2-3, 2018. Friday will feature Meredith’s most treasured class competition – Cornhuskin’. Alumnae will have an opportunity to participate in the front drive parade, enjoy a campus picnic, view the class competition, and celebrate the evening at an After Party.



Two women students wearing Meredith shirts standing outside a classroom building

Register for Discover Meredith! 2018 »

Discover Meredith is an annual event that welcomes alumnae back to campus to share Meredith with a strong young woman beginning her college search. Our alumnae play an essential role in helping to keep the College a strong and vibrant institution! Encouraging students to join alumnae at Discover Meredith is a simple way for alumnae to continue having a significant impact on the legacy of the College.



Student checking in at an outdoor registration table with two women wearing Meredith Going Strong shirts

ARMS Helps Reach Prospective Students »

As an ARMS volunteer, alumnae have the opportunity to participate in strategic outreach to high school students. Learn more about how you can support admissions.



1891 Club T-shirts - Maroon with white text

Alumnae News Briefs Fall 2018 »

Meredith Market items and Meredith license plates are ways to show your Meredith pride.



Windmill in Holland on a lake

Travel with Meredith Friends »

Join Meredith alumnae and friends on a Meredith Travel tour in 2019. Options include a tour of Belgium and the Netherlands, a cruise along the Blue Danube from Budapest to Prague, and a return to Scotland.



Orientation Crew members cheering for new arrivals along Main Campus Drive

Alumnae and Parents Help Welcome Class of 2022 »

Meredith College alumnae and parents of current students look forward to helping with Move-In Day every year. The Alumnae Association and The Parents Council helped coordinate volunteers for Move-In Day on Saturday, August 18 to welcome the Class of 2022 to campus.



Wings student graduation

Wings Students are Going Strong »

Update on Meredith's Wings program, including ways that alumnae can help support current students.



Two women talking in Meredith's Career Center

SIRI, Find Me a Job: Artificial Intelligence and the Job Search »

If you have used ride sharing apps like Uber or Lyft, talked to Siri or Alexa, or taken a picture of a check to deposit it into your bank account, searched for a job on Indeed, you have interacted with artificial intelligence (AI). AI is being implemented across industries to improve efficiency, service, and effectiveness. Like most of us, recruiters and hiring managers are finding ways to identify and screen talent with increasing efficiency. 



Courtyard behind Johnson Hall including the fountain and a residence hall

Fall 2018 Alumnae Chapter Events¬† »

The following alumnae events are planned for Fall 2018. Mark your calendars for chapter events, alumnae travel, and other Meredith opportunities.