Cupola Connect September 20, 2012
  Monthly News Highlights
  Paul Deeble > Biologist Develops Program for Young Scientists
Paul Deeble believes in Mary Baldwin College science students. If he didn’t, the associate professor of biology could not have proposed the student-as-teacher model for a Young Women in Science (YWIS) program that is the focus of his semester-long sabbatical.
 

In the News

Verona Elementary teacher named Augusta County’s best for 2012 — The News Virginian

Heifetz Institute revels in successful first summer (PDF) — The News Leader

Gesture: Judith Godwin and Abstract Expressionism — Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Cheetos Brand Celebrates College Sports with Inaugural Top-25 Cheesiest Mascots Rankings — Pepsico.com

$1.2M gift lets Mary Baldwin College take up stalled projects — The News Leader

  Brenda Bryant > College Community Reflects on Administrator’s Legacy
Gathering on a scenic campus hillside to mark what would have been her 67th birthday, community members reflected on the life and impact of longtime administrator Dr. Brenda Bryant. Bryant, who most recently served MBC as dean of students and senior vice president for enrollment management and administration, passed away August 15.
 
  Health Care Reform lecture > Prominent Health Industry Analyst on Campus
With just weeks remaining in the 2012 presidential campaign, one of the most critical topics affecting the electorate was the focus at Mary Baldwin College on September 18 as a leading health industry analyst delivered the annual Carpenter Lecture in Health Care Administration.
 
  Psych students > Summer Internships Prep Students for Success
Senior psychology major Myriell Tyler (at left) and biology/psychology double major Sophia Stone ’14 demonstrate how critical internships are in helping college students gain valuable insight into potential careers.
  on campus > Fox Welcomes New Year on a High Note
Marking the official opening of the 2012–13 academic year at Mary Baldwin College, President Pamela Fox issued the annual State of the College address, offering evidence of an institution determined to weather any challenge and a governing board determined to reward hard work.
  Princeton Review badge > Princeton Review Names MBC Among "Best in the Southeast"
Mary Baldwin College is one of 136 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best in the Southeast" section of its website feature, "2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region."
   
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