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November 2020

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Learning Center Connects with Students in New Ways

The Meredith College Learning Center is exploring new ways to connect with students virtually this year! In addition to one-on-one appointments on Zoom, which are available Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., we now have tutors embedded in the Brightspace of some classes.



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Spring 2021 Reminders from Meredith Accounting

Meredith’s Accounting Office shares the following important reminders about account access, billing, payment options, and tax form information for parents and families.



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Student Events Adapt for Fall 2020

A major part of the work of Meredith’s Office of Student Leadership and Service (SLS) is providing opportunities for students to participate in College-sponsored programs outside of the classroom. Student events remain a priority during the COVID-19 pandemic, because of the positive impact of social engagement and participation in campus activities. 



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How Meredith Athletics Adjusted During the Pandemic 

Each of Meredith’s 10 sports teams enjoyed a 10-week modified practice format this fall with three contacts per week with coaches. Thanks to much effort from athletic trainers, coaches, health center staff, athletics administration, and college leadership, the Avenging Angels have remained active, connected, and fit through the pandemic-restricted fall semester. 



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Anti-Racism Initiative Fall 2020 Update

Meredith College is working to address the racism that is affecting BIPOC (Black, indigenous, people of color) students, faculty, staff, and alumnae who are valued and respected members of our community. This effort will be inclusive, action oriented, and root focused.



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2020-21 Parents Project:  Improvements to Carroll Hall, Home to Health Center, Counseling and Disability Services

With increasing demand for health, counseling and disability services, improvements to Carroll Hall are greatly needed and, therefore, will be this year’s Parents Project. 



Master It! Learn MBA 4+1 Program

Q&A with an Accelerated MBA Student

Meredith’s Accelerated MBA program allows Meredith College undergraduate students to earn a graduate degree in just one additional year, saving both time and money. 



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Meredith College Known for Excellence in Teacher Preparation

Meredith College is well known for its long history of producing quality teachers who are exceptionally prepared to work in classrooms in the state of North Carolina and beyond. Meredith teacher education graduates often have job offers even before they finish their student teaching. They are prepared to walk into their classrooms ready to lead. 



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Meredith Mentors Bulletin Board Contest

In an effort to promote Meredith Mentors, the Office of Alumnae Relations partnered with the Residence Hall Association to sponsor a bulletin board contest within the residence halls on campus. Residence Assistants (RAs) were able to create a bulletin board for their hall that highlighted the Meredith Mentors online platform.