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Lux / Alumnae Electronic Newsletter

Issue 22: Fall 2020



Alumnae Virtual Events

Alumnae Events Go Virtual »

At the conclusion of the spring semester and now throughout the fall semester, alumnae and friends have remained connected to one another and the College through virtual events offered by the Office of Alumnae Relations. From at home crafts to virtual Italian adventures to a series focused on the upcoming election, there have been a variety of events offered for alumnae and friends. 



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Upcoming Fall 2020 Alumnae Events »

Make plans to join alumnae and friends at these upcoming alumnae events!  For additional details as well as registration links for each of these events, please visit meredith.edu/alumnae/alumnae-events



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Opportunities to Support Recruitment this Fall »

Alumnae volunteers have several opportunities to support student recruitment this fall.



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Work in the Time of COVID-19 »

For many of us, there have never been less clear boundaries between our personal lives and our work. Connect with Meredith's Office of Career Planning for support on working in a time of COVID-19.



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Recent Graduates Included in Campus Climate Survey  »

Meredith is conducting a Campus Climate Survey to better understand the realities and experiences of BIPOC (black, indigenous, people of color) and other members of marginalized groups within the Meredith community. The survey was sent via email to students, faculty, staff, and alumnae/i who graduated within the past 10 years.



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Let’s be Friends! with Carlyle Campbell Library »

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.



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Alumnae Reunion Weekend 2021– Save the Date »

Save the date to relive your Meredith days – May 21-23, 2021!  All alumnae are invited to attend Alumnae Reunion Weekend, but classes ending in a six or one will be celebrating a special class reunion.



Are you ready for the Election? »

Throughout the fall semester, members of the Meredith community have joined us for Meredith Votes 2020, a series of insightful and engaging community conversations leading up to Election Day. Each session has been led by David McLennan, Meredith College Professor of Political Science and Director of the Meredith Poll.



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Homecoming – Postponed Until Spring »

We can’t wait to experience it!  And fingers crossed, we can wait to experience it in person! Homecoming has been postponed until Spring 2021.



Gatehouse with new security arms

The Parent’s Fund Gift Provides Additional Security to Campus »

Thanks to generous parents and friends, Meredith’s front entrance is now home to a gate house that is heated and air conditioned, has the technology needed to properly protect our campus, has automated gate arms, and has a camera to monitor all vehicles that enter campus.



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Thinking about pursuing your MBA? Now’s the time! »

If you’ve been considering applying to Meredith’s MBA program, now would be a great time to move forward. In consideration of the challenges related to testing during COVID-19 as well as increased evidence such tests don’t necessarily predict success in the program, the Meredith MBA program will not require a GMAT score for admission in 2020-21.



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Student/Faculty Teams Conduct Summer Research Projects »

Fifteen Meredith College students worked with faculty mentors on undergraduate research projects this summer, supported by the Undergraduate Research Program.  



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President’s Message: In Remembrance of Ruth Bader Ginsburg »

Meredith President Jo Allen, '80, shared the following statement on September 23, 2020, the one year anniversary of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's visit to Meredith College.



Drawing of 2020 Trick or Trot T-shirt

Join in Meredith’s Virtual Trick or Trot 5K »

Alumnae are invited to join in Trick or Trot, Meredith's Virtual 5K.