Parent Connection / News for Parents & Families

Spring 2019

A group of four women students standing together in Meredith's courtyard. Some of them are wearing Meredith shirts

How Academic Advising Supports Meredith Students

Is your student undecided about what to major in? Are they feeling overwhelmed with class choices and what opportunities to engage in at Meredith? Or maybe they’re looking for programs to enrich their field of study (that also look great on a resume). Maybe it’s time for a visit with the Office of Academic Advising.

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Giving Day 2019 to Be Held February 26

The fourth annual Make It Count for Meredith Giving Day is Tuesday, February 26, 2019. This 24-hour giving challenge aims to raise $400,000 and The Meredith Fund is asking donors to recognize a strong woman in their life and honor her with a gift.

Students walking on campus together

Stress Management and Other Resources for Meredith Students

Anxiety is the number one reason why Meredith students come to counseling, a trend seen by college counseling centers across the country. Learning to tolerate distress, cope with challenges, and build resilience can help your student have a more enjoyable, productive and successful college experience. The Counseling Center/Disability Services office and the Student Health Center are located in Carroll Hall and have a variety of stress management offerings and support services for students.

Student getting plate of food at Expo Station in Belk Dining Hall. This station rotates between several restaurant style options.

Meredith Dining Expands Offerings to Better Serve Students

Expanded hours, additional menu options, and new locations are all among the changes made by Campus Dining Services this year. Aramark, Meredith’s dining services provider, has made these changes in partnership with Meredith administrators in order to best serve the campus community.

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Senior Class Partners with Senior Parents to Support Meredith

It is a tradition at Meredith for the senior class to raise money to support a necessary project on campus as a way to give back to the place that has given so much to them. This year, the senior class is partnering with their parents in their fundraising efforts to create an even larger impact on campus.

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Career Week and Opportunities to Connect with Employers this Spring

The spring 2019 semester is off to a strong start; January and February are heavy campus recruiting periods for employers, and Meredith's Office of Career Planning is excited to offer students a variety of high-impact opportunities to connect with professionals in the coming weeks. 

Johnson Hall Fountain

How Do Parents Become Involved?

As a Meredith parent, your strong commitment to the Meredith experience helps inspire learning, leadership, service and personal growth of your daughter and her classmates. We are proud of the involvement of Meredith parents in our College community and have established a strong tradition of support through parent giving.

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Residence Life Updates Spring 2019

Meredith’s Office of Residence Life shares housing sign up information that parents and students need to know to prepare for the 2019-20 academic year, as well as the end of the current Spring 2019 semester.

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Student Account Information – Spring 2019

Important information from the Accounting Department regarding student accounts.

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Spring is Filled with Student Traditions

There are many special traditions for students to engage in throughout the spring semester. Check in with your Meredith student for details about events open to parents and families.

Parents Council Volunteers

Would You Like to Join the Parents Council?

The Meredith Parents Council is a group of dedicated parents of current students and recent graduates of Meredith. This group of parents shows their commitment and belief in the value of a Meredith education by serving the College in many ways.

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Avenging Angels 2019 Spring Sports Update

An update for parents on Meredith's Avenging Angels athletics, including new coaches, events, and spring sports.

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Spring 2019 Student Leadership Opportunities

Meredith College students are invited to participate in leadership and service opportunities, including a spring break trip to Wilmington and this summer’s LeaderShape Institute.

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