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August 2020

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Preparing Meredith’s Campus for a Safe Academic Year

Meredith College plans to operate on a flexible schedule of face-to-face, hybrid, and online classes for fall semester. In preparation for the 2020-21 academic year, the College has made a variety of changes to campus facilities to help students, faculty, staff, and visitors stay healthy.



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Meredith College Announces Plan of Action on Race

On July 21, Meredith College announced the areas that its Plan of Action on Race will address. In an email to the campus community, President Jo Allen, ’80, shared that the coordinated plan, which is being developed by the Board of Trustees and the College’s Executive Leadership Team, is “rooted in cultural humility and intended to be thoughtful, inclusive, thorough, and action-oriented.”



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Meredith Prepares to Launch Hybrid Classroom Model for Fall 2020

As the fall semester at Meredith approaches, faculty and staff are hard at work preparing both online and face-to-face options for learning.



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Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Student Account Information

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



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Student Health Insurance Requirements for 2020-21

Meredith College values the health and welfare of its students. To serve the health needs of our student community, Meredith requires health insurance as a condition of enrollment for all full-time undergraduate (12 credit hours or more), licensure only, pre-health post-baccalaureate, I/O psychology, international, Sansepolcro students, and dietetic interns to assure that students have access to health care services beyond what is available on campus.



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Re-imagining Meredith’s Events: Fall 2020

The Office of Student Leadership and Service has been re-imagining the fall semester for Meredith's students. There will be a range of options, including virtual attendance opportunities, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Our plans for 2020-21 are being developed with the health and safety of our community as the highest priority. 



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Meredith College Assumes Ownership of Campus Store

This summer, Meredith College assumed full ownership of the Campus Store. Improvements from the change include the use of Square to power both the website and point of sale, new merchandise, and greater collaboration opportunities across campus.



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Meredith CamCards Updated for Incoming Students

Meredith College identification cards, known as CamCards, will have the addition of an expiration date for incoming students. The addition of this date will allow the cards to serve as identification when voting in North Carolina elections, should that be required in the future.



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How Students Can Connect with Career Planning this Fall

The Office of Career Planning at Meredith College is busy preparing for the academic year, and we look forward to welcoming your students! We are gearing up for the fall employer recruiting season and an exciting slate of professional development programming, all of which will take place in a virtual format this semester.



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Parents & Families Support Meredith

As a Meredith parent or family member, your strong commitment to the Meredith experience helps inspire learning, leadership, service and personal growth of your student 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 and family giving.



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Benefits of Meredith Mentors

Has your student signed up for Meredith Mentors yet?  Meredith Mentors allows us to harness the strength of the Meredith network to support the personal and professional growth of our current students.   



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