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Meredith Magazine: Fall 2017


Meredith Avenging Angels Making an impact on campus and beyond

Meredith Avenging Angels

Meredith College Athletics have existed for more than 100 years. With eight varsity programs, the College competes at the Division III level of the NCAA.


Features

Greening Religion

Greening Religion

When ants started forming hills near the entrance of Raleigh's Buddhist Kadampa Center and coming into the building, members faced a conundrum. 

Meredith Starts Entrepreneurship Program

Meredith Starts Entrepreneurship Program

Assistant Professor Nathan Woolard, who directs the new entrepreneurship program, talked to Meredith Magazine about why this is an exciting new direction for Meredith's School of Business. 

Strong Spaces

Strong Spaces

Born and raised in Charlotte, N.C., Cameron Johnson became involved in art while attending Northwest School of the Arts. He went on to study at East Carolina University, where he received Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts degrees in painting and drawing. 


News Highlights

Meredith College provides warm welcome to class of 2021

Meredith College Provides Warm Welcome to Class of 2021

Move-In Day is a favorite tradition of residence life staff, including the resident assistants who help serve their fellow students.

President Jo Allen Elected NAICU Board Vice Chair

President Jo Allen Elected NAICU Board Vice Chair

Meredith President Jo Allen has been elected vice chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).

Q&A with Sarah Roth, Meredith’s New Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities

Q&A with Sarah Roth, Meredith’s New Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities

In July 2017, Sarah N. Roth joined Meredith College as dean of the School of Arts and Humanities. She came to Meredith from Widener University, where she was a professor of history and associate dean of humanities.

Meredith College Remembers Professor Emeritus Jack Huber

Meredith College Remembers Professor Emeritus Jack Huber

Professor Emeritus Jack Huber, who passed away on October 4, 2017, is remembered by the Meredith College community as someone whose positive impact will long be felt in the lives of his students and the collective campus community. 

Meredith Mourns Loss of Professor Emerita Lois Frazier

Meredith Mourns Loss of Professor Emerita Lois Frazier

The Meredith College community was saddened by the loss of Professor Emerita Lois E. Frazier, who passed away on July 15, 2017, at age 97.


Alumnae Going Strong

Using Science to Make a Community Impact

Using Science to Make a Community Impact

As a first-generation college student, Vanessa Cupil-Garcia, ’17, used her childhood experiences, her love of science, and her passion for helping others to shape her career path at Meredith College. 

Eleanor Oakley, ’74, ’88, MBA

Advocate for the Arts

Eleanor Oakley, ’74, ’88, MBA, spends her days supporting artistic endeavors in Wake County, N.C., as the president and CEO of the United Arts Council. The job takes creativity – and the ability to juggle many priorities.

Ma Allen, ’10

A Keen Eye for Design

From the moment MA Allen was born she was encircled by the interior design industry, with parents in the furniture and design world. So, it only seemed fitting that she would follow in their footsteps as a principal and interior designer at MA Allen Interiors. 

Brian Vanhook, ’05, MBA & Blair Vanhook, ’06, MBA

Caring For the Ones You Love

When Brian VanHook’s mother was involved in a serious accident that forced her to require home care, it opened his eyes to a problem that needed a solution. 


Meredith Magazine exists to serve the Meredith community by providing readers with insight and information about the news, activities, events, programs, plans and people of the College. Meredith Magazine is published three times a year by the Meredith College Department of Marketing.

Staff: Executive Editor
Kristi Eaves-Mclennan

Managing Editors
Melyssa Allen, Karen T. Dunton

Assistant Editor
Gaye Hill

Writers
Reah Nicholson, Emily Parker

Art Director
Vanessa Harris

Graphic Designer
Margaret McIver

Photos courtesy Meredith College Department of Marketing

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