Cupola Connect January 23, 2013
  Monthly News Highlights
  Allan Moye > Film Professor's Work Helps Salvadorans Seek Justice
With his unique storytelling skills, a Mary Baldwin College professor is helping bring justice to one Central American village ravaged by civil war.

Betty Swoope

Ever Ahead: Ever Worldly
Campaign contributions by  M. Elizabeth "Betty" Swope '66 have provided seed money for the Spencer Center Endowment. A new funding stream, the endowment will support student study abroad and civic engagement scholarships, curricular innovation awards for faculty, and the dynamic artist-in-residence program. Read more about Swope's gift and other stories that personalize Ever Ahead: The Campaign for Mary Baldwin College.

In the News

Top 10 stories from the Valley in 2012 — The News Leader

After the Tragedy: Will we still hear the laughter of play on our school grounds? — Children and Nature, a guest blog post by Tamra Willis, associate professor in the Graduate Teacher Education Program

  New print at the MBC bookstore > Bookstore Offering Another Look at MBC
Three landmarks of Mary Baldwin College — Program for the Exceptionally Gifted Center, Grafton Library, and Hunt Dining Hall — are strikingly captured on a new print offered at the MBC Bookstore.
  Thanks for TAG > College Contingent Will Lobby for TAG
On January 28, a group of Mary Baldwin College students will join undergraduates from private colleges across the commonwealth in Richmond to lobby in support of the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (TAG), and to thank lawmakers who back it.
  MBC Connect  
  Richmond Campaign event
  • KEEP US IN THE LOOP: It takes just a few minutes to let Mary Baldwin (and your classmates and friends) know what you're up to: submit an item for Class Columns  and join or update your career profile on  LinkedIn  today.
  • MAKE PLANS TO REUNITE: Reunion 2013 begins April 11; schedules and registration information will be mailed to participants soon. Donating to Mary Baldwin is one of the most powerful ways to celebrate Reunion, and it's easy at
  • STAY AHEAD OF THE CURVE: Mary Baldwin's historic fundraising campaign, Ever Ahead, continues its tour with  events in Hampton, Atlanta, and Charlotte this month. If you live in those areas, join college leaders to learn more about the vision for MBC's future.
  Featured Event  
  PBK poster > January 28
Phi Beta Kappa Lecture

Join the MBC community for an enlightening presentation by Janet Currie, economics and public affairs professor at Princeton University, titled "New Evidence on Environmental Justice." The event is free and open to the public. 7 p.m. James D. Francis Auditorium, East Frederick Street. More info: 540-887-7009.
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