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Issue 17: Winter 2018



Alumnae Reunion Graphic featuring a drawing of Johnson Hall and daisies

2019 Reunion Scheduled for 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. 



2018 Alumnae Award Recipients

2019 Alumnae Award Nominations »

Do you know an alumna that is worthy of an Alumnae Award? Do you have a friend or classmate who excels in her career, volunteer pursuits, or service to Meredith? Sure you do! We all know outstanding Meredith alumnae deserving of the annual Alumnae Awards. Please consider nominating a fellow alumna.



A group of student cheer during Cornhuskin'

Homecoming Weekend 2018 »

The Meredith College Alumnae Association welcomed alumnae back to campus on November 3 for our third annual Homecoming. This special event was established in 2016 as a way to reconnect alumnae to the College through one of Meredith’s most well-known traditions,



President Allen and Staff members holding signs that show a total of $86,355,254!

President Allen Announces Beyond Strong Campaign Progress »

President Jo Allen announced during her 2018 State of the College address to the campus community on August 13 that Beyond Strong | The Campaign for Meredith has raised $86,355,254 since the Campaign began on July 1, 2012. The Campaign has surpassed its $75 million goal by $11 million to date and more than doubled the total raised by the last campaign.



Alumnae NY Trip 2018 - Alumnae posting in front of the Little Cake Bakeshop

Meredith College 2018 NYC Trip »

Meredith alumnae and friends enjoyed a fun-filled weekend on this year’s annual trip to New York City! Read about this year's trip and make plans to join us for this annual adventure next year!



Front view of Johnson Hall

Save the Date for Make It Count for Meredith – February 26, 2019 »

The College’s annual Day of Giving is scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, 2019, and we want you to help us Make it Count for Meredith! 



Student leads a campus tour during Discover Meredith

Discover Meredith 2018 Held »

On October 27, the Office of Alumnae Relations and Office of Admissions hosted Discover Meredith. This is a day for alumnae to invite young women in their lives to campus and share Meredith and their experiences with prospective students.



A group of students wearing Meredith shirts together in the courtyard

Alumnae Offer Crucial Support to Admissions »

Anna Lambert of the Office of Admissions offers an update on Meredith's recruitment efforts, including ways for alumnae to help introduce prospective students to the College.



Two men playing golf

Join Us for the Annual Meredith College Golf Classic »

Save the date for the annual Meredith College Golf Classic



Emily Hines Harper and her family

Alumna Gives Back to Hometown Students »

Emily Hines Harper, ’09, may have graduated only nine years ago, but her impact at Meredith College has already been felt by the school’s alumnae and soon will be by future students.



Faircloth gate

Meredith College Mourns Passing of Former Director of Alumnae Affairs »

Meredith College mourns the loss of Cleo Glover Perry, former director of alumnae affairs, who died on November 8, 2018, at the age of 94. Perry, a member of Meredith’s Class of 1945, served her alma mater for more than a decade, including as the College’s fourth director of alumnae affairs.



OCP Director Dana Sumner

Powerful Partnerships »

Dana F. Sumner, Director of Career Planning, shares tips on how to identify your talents and strengths.



Aerial view of Johnson Hall

Winter/Spring 2018 Alumnae Events Calendar »

The following alumnae events are planned for Winter and Spring. Mark your calendars for chapter events, performances, and other Meredith opportunities.


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