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Study Abroad Photo Exhibit

News March 22, 2016 at 8:38 pm 0 comments

All traveling enthusiasts must fly by the McGraw-Page Library to live vicariously through the photographs of Randolph-Macon’s study abroad students. Starting Monday, February 22, the Study Abroad Photo Exhibition will display some of the unique international experiences of various Randolph-Macon students. Destinations that may be featured include Cuba, England, Japan,Read More

Classics students create database

News January 2, 2016 at 11:35 pm 0 comments

Advanced Classics students enrolled in the course “Roman Epistles,” also referred to as “Ancient Letters,” have had the unique opportunity this semester to create an online database of the work of Marcus Cornelius Fronto, a Roman orator whose material was mostly lost to the modern world. Fronto was a secondRead More

Martin agency above the many

News January 2, 2016 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

“Good & Tough.” These are the simple and compellingly meaningful words that The Martin Agency uses to describe their workplace culture. There are not many things that are both good and tough, as the agency wisely points out. Luckily, this agency is one of the few that is both adjectives,Read More

13th annual Train Day event

13th annual Train Day event

News January 2, 2016 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

On Nov. 7, 2015 the Ashland Main Street Association hosted the 13th annual Train Day. The Main Street Association has organized this event on the first Saturday of every November since 2002. The Ashland Main Street Association aims to “preserve, enhance, and promote downtown Ashland through cooperative efforts among localRead More

The Big Event comes to R-MC

The Big Event comes to R-MC

News January 2, 2016 at 11:30 pm 0 comments

On Nov. 8, 2015, Randolph-Macon held “The Big Event.” The Big Event was started in 1982 at Texas A&M University by Joe Nussbaum. Nussbaum, the Vice President of Texas A&M’s Student Government Association, came up with the idea because he wanted to give back to Bryan and College Station residentsRead More

Honor’s Program re-design set for 2016-2017 school year

Honor’s Program re-design set for 2016-2017 school year

News January 2, 2016 at 4:57 am 0 comments

The Honors Program at Randolph-Macon College was created for the enhancement of academic and community experiences where interdisciplinary courses not found in the standard set of courses could be offered to the program’s fifteen students. The program has recently undergone revisions and, in light of some confusion as to whyRead More

McGhee’s Halloween tips

News January 2, 2016 at 4:55 am 0 comments

Halloween is this week!   We know that many of you will dress up as ghouls and goblins and wander off into the night in search of fun and frivolity.   I wanted to take just a moment to remind you of a few safety tips and to make a set anRead More

Mourning Professor John Mingus

Mourning Professor John Mingus

News January 2, 2016 at 4:55 am 0 comments

On October 10, students were notified of the passing of a beloved professor. The day before, October 9, Professor John Mingus passed away. In 1989 the college welcomed the previous actor, high school teacher, and college professor with arms wide open and now the Randolph-Macon community mourns him with heavyRead More

Don’t miss out on the VA state fair

Don’t miss out on the VA state fair

News October 21, 2015 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

The State Fair of Virginia began last weekend on September 25 and will last until October 4. This year, the event includes all-time fair favorites as well as new attractions, shows, and carnival food. The State Fair of Virginia has been an annual event since 1854, and was first heldRead More

R-MC alumna and professor invited to contribute book chapters

News October 21, 2015 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon College alumna Carlie Pendleton ‘13 and History Professor Anne Throckmorton were invited to contribute chapters to a book that will offer a scholarly critique of Showtime’s “The Tudors,” a historical fiction television series set in sixteenth-century England. The book, “The Tudors,” Sex, Politics, and Power: History, Fiction, and ArtisticRead More