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April 2020

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Meredith Campus Resources Remain Available Virtually

As Meredith has moved to a remote learning model for the remainder of the semester, academic programs are not the only aspect of college life that have moved online. Meredith has an array of virtual resources available for prospective students and current students.

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Meredith Faculty & Staff Work Together to Effectively Move Courses Online

As COVID-19 continues to impact the daily operations of Meredith’s campus, faculty and staff are working hard to ensure students still receive a strong education.

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Meredith Students Take On Virtual Learning With Resilience

As restrictions continue to increase in the wake of COVID-19, Meredith students are remaining resilient as they see their semesters end too soon.

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Seniors Connect with Young Alumnae

On Thursday, April 2, the Office of Alumnae Relations invited seniors to a virtual young alumnae panel where they had the opportunity to learn about life after Meredith. Alumnae offered tips and advice on their job search, setting up an apartment, first jobs, and staying connected to Meredith.

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Full Access to Career Planning Services Still Available

The Office of Career Planning has adapted quickly to ensure that students continue to have full access to our services -- OCP is open for business! As our campus has migrated to online courses and services over the past few weeks, OCP has gone virtual, as well.

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Re-imagining Spring 2020 Events and Traditions

While the Office of Student Leadership and Service (SLS) understands the disappointment in not being able to have many of Meredith’s traditional spring events as they were originally planned, the staff in this office and in other departments have taken steps to create new ways for students to be together this semester. Events have been re-imagined and creative social media initiatives have been launched.

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Technology Services Supports Students in Online Transition

Technology Services has worked diligently over the last several weeks to ensure Meredith students, faculty, and staff were equipped, prepared, and supported for our transition to fully online instruction.

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Honoring Senior Athletes

With the cancelation of the Meredith golf, lacrosse, softball, tennis, and track & field spring seasons, our seniors will miss their traditional Senior Day recognitions. In an effort to show some deserved attention to these senior Avenging Angels, the athletics department will honor each senior throughout the month of April. 

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Summer and Fall 2020 Student Account Information 

Meredith's Accounting Office shares the following updates on student account payment dates and other important deadlines.

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Meredith Onyx Information for Class of 2022 Parents

The time is getting near for the Class of 2022 to purchase their Meredith College class rings. We’re excited to continue working with Jostens to offer not only lower costs but also payment plan options. 

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Add Meredith to Zoom Backgrounds

Custom Meredith College backgrounds available for Zoom

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Share Parent Connection with Other Family Members

Would you like for other family members or friends to receive the Meredith Parent Connection Newsletter?

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Honor Your Senior with a Yearbook Ad

Parents are invited to reserve Meredith yearbook ads in honor of seniors.

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MC Staying Strong in Italy

Sara Andreini, associate director of Meredith in Italy, shares an update on how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed daily life for her and others in Sansepolcro, where Meredith has offered study abroad programs for more than 20 years.