Founders’ Day Reflection

On behalf of the Meredith College Alumnae Association, happy Founders' Day! Today Meredith College turns 121. Empowered, world-class, results-oriented, inquisitive, compassionate. These are words used to describe the Meredith graduate of today, yet they could just as easily been used to describe our first graduating class of 1902, better known to us as the Immortal... Continue Reading →

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Photo of the Week!

Pictured (L-R) are Sarah Lemmon, Margaret Craig Martin, '30, and Larry Williams.  The three are seen placing a wreath at the grave of Thomas Meredith in the Raleigh City Cemetery. The tradition of laying a wreath on Meredith's grave began in 1910. Sarah Lemmon was a history professor 1947-1977, Margaret Martin served as the Director... Continue Reading →

The Cinderella Project

I’m sure we all have old prom dresses that we aren’t going to wear again taking up space in our closet so why not donate them to a great cause? The Cinderella Project is a project that provides prom dresses to girls in the area that cannot otherwise afford dresses to go to prom. The... Continue Reading →

Meredith Mayhem!

The 2012 edition of Meredith Mayhem, the annual class giving competition at Meredith College, is now underway. The competition officially began February 20 and runs through April 2. The fundraising effort, created in 2011, builds on the popularity of the NCAA basketball “March Madness” bracket competition and raises money for The Meredith Fund. Sixty-four Meredith... Continue Reading →

“Color Music with Pitch”

Imagine colorful balloons entering your door as you eagerly prepare lesson plans for the weeks to come!  One would think that I was being visited by the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol with the excitement beaming across the face of my principal, Chad Jewett.  That’s what I experienced yesterday as members of the Johnston County... Continue Reading →

Alumnae Board of Director’s Meeting Updates

Fundraising, enrollment and marketing were the headline topics discussed by our Alumnae Board of Directors during their 2012 kickoff meeting on January 21st.   Members of Meredith’s Board of Directors were present alongside members of Meredith’s Young Alumnae Board.  There was lots of discussion about the upcoming Discover Meredith Event which was hosted January 28th at Meredith College. ... Continue Reading →

Photo of the Week: Call for Submissions!

Do you have any images from your time at Meredith that you would like to see featured as the Photo of the Week?  If so, please submit them to us at alumnaeblog@meredith.edu.  Just email the images and tell us a bit about your photo; we look forward to hearing from you soon!

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