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Alumnae News Briefs Fall 2019

Published Fri, September 13, 2019

Alumnae at Giving Day party



Save the Date for Giving Day 2020!
On February 25, 2020, Meredith College will celebrate the fifth annual Giving Day! Last year, the Alumnae Association partnered with the Meredith Fund Office to hold Giving Day parties in multiple cities across the state. These exciting events were made possible by enthusiastic alumnae volunteers in Burlington, Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem, N.C.

Want to see a Giving Day party near you? Email the Office of Alumnae Relations at alumnae@meredith.edu for more information on hosting a Giving Day party.

Avenging Angels Club Supports Athletics Renovations
Thanks to the generous donations of multiple Avenging Angels Club donors, summer 2019 was filled with multiple facilities updates for the Athletics Department! The Weatherspoon Complex was updated with a fresh new look and is ready for the new academic year. Improvements included: fresh paint, new gym wall padding, new doors, new flooring, and new Meredith signage. The improvements were made possible by the generous support of our alumnae, parents, and friends. Come check out our updates at the first home volleyball game on Wednesday, September 25 at 7 p.m.! Go Angels!

Meredith Launches New $20,000 Merit Scholarship Guarantee
Affording a strong college education consistently ranks as a top concern among students applying to college. Meredith College, one of the nation’s top-ranked women’s colleges, is launching a new $20,000 merit scholarship guarantee to help more qualified undergraduate women afford a high quality college education. Beginning with the Fall 2020 incoming class, Meredith Impact Scholarships will be awarded to all first-year applicants who have a 3.3 unweighted GPA and an 1100 SAT or 22 ACT score. There is no separate application process; the Meredith Impact Scholarships are automatically awarded at the time of admission. This $20,000 scholarship will be renewable annually for up to four years for recipients who maintain good academic standing, allowing families to reduce their 4-year tuition bill by $80,000. Read more about the Meredith Impact Scholarship

Looking to Expand Your Digital Communication Skills? 
Digital communication is a growing field encompassing videography, image manipulation, professional writing, social media management, and web design. Meredith’s post-baccalaureate certificate is the only face-to-face program of its kind in the Triangle area. Designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree, the flexible, 16 credit-hour program allows you to gain key technical knowledge that complements the skills you already have. Learn more at meredith.edu/digital-communication.

Meredith College Announces New Partnership with Elon Law
Meredith College and Elon Law have established a new partnership that will provide Meredith students with the opportunity to earn their undergraduate and law degrees in five and a half years. The Accelerated Law Degree Program will allow Meredith students to save time and money by completing their senior year of undergraduate study and first year of law school simultaneously. Elon Law, located in Greensboro, N.C., is the second school to be part of Meredith’s Accelerated Law Degree Program. In 2018, Meredith established a similar agreement with Campbell Law. Read more about the new partnership


Melyssa Allen
News Director
316 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8087
Fax: (919) 760-8330
allenme@meredith.edu

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