Where in the World: Shearon Roberts, ‘76 in Haiti

For the past three years, I have had the privilege of working with a grassroots, all volunteer organization called Mission MANNA.  Mission MANNA is a North Carolina based organization that provides medical care for malnourished children and continuing healthcare education for adults in and around the Haitian town of Montrouis, which lies north of Port … Continue reading Where in the World: Shearon Roberts, ‘76 in Haiti

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Photo of the Week!

This week's photos were taken from the 2005 edition of the Oak Leaves.  The unnamed students celebrate their class' 105th night, a special event marking 105 days until graduation.  The tradition changed slightly last year when the class of 2010 decided to push the event to the spring semester.  They celebrated 10th night rather than … Continue reading Photo of the Week!

Meredith College Names New President: Dr. Jo Allen

Jo Allen, Ph.D., Meredith College Class of 1980, has been named the eighth president of the College, effective July 1, 2011. Allen is the first Meredith College alumna to assume the leadership of the 120-year old institution. Sam E. Ewell, Jr., chair of the College’s Board of Trustees, made the announcement to several hundred faculty … Continue reading Meredith College Names New President: Dr. Jo Allen