Cupola Connect February 17, 2012
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Trustees Choose Augusta County Site for College of Health Sciences
The Mary Baldwin College Board of Trustees voted unanimously to move forward with a plan to build a facility for its new graduate-level health sciences program on a site near Goose Creek Road in Fishersville. Construction on the site is expected to be complete for the first class of students, who would enroll in June 2014.

* WE NEED YOU: If you’re an alumna/us working as an occupational therapist, physical therapist, or physician’s assistant, please write us at dmedley@mbc.edu. We are eager to share your story in the summer 2012 Boldly Baldwin magazine.
 

In the News

MBC Promises High-Paying Jobs with Health Sciences Expansion — NBC 29

MBC project offers more hope — The News Leader

Young scientist moves faster than speed of life — The Daily Progress

Summer Research

Summer Research
We’re featuring our summer undergraduate research program in the summer 2012 issue of Boldly Baldwin, the Mary Baldwin College magazine. Respond to this email or write to dmedley@mbc.edu today to tell us about summer research projects in which you were involved as a student.

  Lynn Gilliland
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So Long, ‘Nuttiest Squirrel’ and Treasured Friend
Heartfelt words from colleagues, students, and friends provided an emotional send-off for former Director of First and Second Year Experience Lynn Tuggle Gilliland ’80.
 
  Sabrina Desper > Fighting Squirrel Scores 1,000th Point, Helps Secure Place in Tourney
Senior Sabrina Desper reached a milestone in her basketball career, scoring her 1,000th point in a home-court win against Meredith College. The achievement puts Desper among the top 10, all-time leading scorers at MBC.
 
  Indian Ladies > On Tamil, Castes, The Hindu, and Puri
Roderic Owen, professor of philosophy, is spending 10 weeks in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, to strengthen MBC’s partnership with the all-women institution Lady Doak College. As part of his informal travelogue, he considers the many languages of Tamil India, how the Tamil people are regarded within the Indian caste system, and more.
 
   
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