Weatherspoon Gymnasium opened in 1970 with Meredith’s first indoor pool. The next year, a new group of synchronized swimmers, Floating Angels, performed. The swim team (later renamed Aqua Angels) has continued to delight audiences. The Spring Aqua Angels show has be rescheduled for Thursday and Friday April 14 and 15. Both events will begin at … Continue reading Photo of the Week!
The Meredith College Alumnae Association invites you to attend the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Presidential Lecture Series featuring Dr. Maureen A Hartford Monday, February 28th at 7:00pm in Jones Auditorium, Meredith College Campus President Maureen Hartford will lecture as part of the College's 2011 Founders' Day observance. Hartford, Meredith's first female … Continue reading Founders’ Day Lecture
1909 brought the first Founders’ Day, honoring Thomas Meredith (1795-1850) and celebrating the new name of Baptist University for Women: Meredith College. At the 1966 Founders’ Day, as this photo shows, students honored him again by placing a wreath on his grave in Raleigh City Cemetery. The 75th anniversary of the 1891 charter of the … Continue reading Photo of the Week!
In 2007 Gretchen Holt Witt, ’89 and her husband Larry learned that their precious two year old son Liam had a deadly form of pediatric cancer. Their son, Liam was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma: a type of cancer that merely 30% of children survive. Stunned and frightened, they began to fight for Liam in every way … Continue reading Let’s make the letter ‘C’ mean ‘Cookies’
Happy Valentine's Day from the Office of Alumnae Relations! We hope that you'll enjoy this week's photo! Students browse through the piles of flowers waiting to be picked up in Johnson Hall.