Alumna Referral – Refer a Student

Greetings from the Office of Admissions!

The Office of Admissions would like to utilize alumnae to identify and encourage prospective students to apply to Meredith.  The alumna referral process is for alumnae to identify prospective students who would be a good fit for Meredith.  A student’s application fee will be waived once she is referred by an alumna.  We hope this process will generate more applications and encourage students to visit campus.  Alumnae can access the referral form by visiting www.meredith.edu/alumnae and clicking on the “Refer a Student” link.  Once an alumna submits the form, the Admissions and Alumnae Offices will receive the referral form.  The Admissions Office will keep a record of the form in hopes that the student will apply to Meredith.  If you know a student who would be a great fit for Meredith, please visit this website to complete the referral form!  Please don’t hesitate to contact Anna Buryk if you have any questions.  Thank you for continued support of the ARMS program and for referring potential Meredith Angels!

Have a wonderful holiday season!

-Anna Buryk ‘09

Photo of the Week

Triple Trio

The Triple Trio was comprised of nine girls from the Meredith College Chorus.  They sang at various functions and events in Raleigh.  This photo is from Christmas dinner in the dining hall in 1954.  Happy Holidays!

Meredith faculty member featured on ABC World News

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Meredith Associate Professor of Art Shannon Johnstone was featured on ABC’s World News with Diane Sawyer on December 4, 2013,  at 6:30 p.m. Johnstone uses her art to bring attention to shelter dogs through her Landfill Dogs photography project.

Watch the ABC World News with Diane Sawyer segment

Read the ABC News web version of the story

Watch a preview on Yahoo.com

World News with Diane Sawyer airs locally on WTVD 11.

Johnstone has been a member of Meredith’s faculty since 2002. She is on sabbatical this semester to focus on her Landfill Dogs project. In addition to her own project, she has also taught a Meredith summer class called “Who Let the Dogs Out?” with a similar focus. Students in the six-week course learn photography skills that they use to highlight animals at the Wake County Animal Center, which receives approximately 17,000 surrendered animals annually. The primary goal of the class is to help these animals find permanent homes.

Learn more about the Landfill Dogs project at http://landfilldogs.com.

-Melyssa Allen, Marketing

Great Britain in June 2014

We are announcing the exciting details for traveling to England in June 2014…and we have included the brochure for your convenience in reviewing the details.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Great Britain

                         Join Betty Webb, ’67, Professor Emerita, Department of English, and former Director of International Programs, and Becky Bailey, Professor Emerita, Department of Art and former dean of the School of the Arts, as they lead Meredith alumnae and friends in exploring Great Britain, focusing on England but with a two day foray into Scotland. Enjoy a unique travel experience discovering the rich history and natural beauty of places most Americans never see when touring this “sceptered isle.”  Your travels will be enhanced by the expertise of our guides who have intimate knowledge of the region. And as an added bonus, Meredith President Jo Allen (an English professor herself) will be traveling with us!  Thursday, June 5, 2014 – Monday, June 16, 2014… London Add-on June 16 – 19, 2014.

Please see the below brochure for more details!

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Photo of the Week

Ice Skating

Baby, its cold outside!  In 1977, students enjoyed ice skating on the frozen Meredith lake.

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