Cupola Connect March 2014
  Monthly News Highlights
  Kim Hutto > College Names New Alumni Chief
New Director of Alumni Engagement Kim Hutto is ready to foster connections between MBC and its alumni and parents.

Alumnae House renovations

Ever Improving
Donors are joining together to support the renovation of a beloved campus landmark and have contributed more than $231,000 to the project so far, which is part of Ever Ahead: The Campaign for Mary Baldwin College. The college is seeking construction bids for a phased renovation plan for the Alumnae House, and work should begin within a few months. Before kicking off the full-scale renovation, Baber Enterprises completed preliminary roof repairs in February. Read more

In the News

Today Show

Today’s weekend team to ‘Shine a Light’ on Baltimore
Sade Parham ’12 convinced the Today Show to focus on her hometown for their wellness series. "Parham grew up in one of the city’s poorest areas. But after college, she came home determined to make a difference."

  Athletics logo > Cross Country Team Earns Top GPA in Virginia Women’s DIII
"I am pleased that our runners are also exceptional in the classroom. The goal setting, time management, and daily planning certainly does flow both ways for these young women," said Head Cross Country Coach and Athletic Director Sharon Spalding.
  Ferris Wheel > Creative Journal Finds National Niche
Just a few years after its launch as the country’s only online creative journal run by undergraduates for undergraduates, Outrageous Fortune has collected national accolades and bolstered students’ skills and confidence.
  Spencer Center > Social Work and Latino Studies Buoyed by Grants
Two professors spent Spring Break developing connections that will enrich classroom and on-site learning thanks to a new funding stream administered by the Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement.
  Judy Klein > Professor’s New Book Explores Cold War Rationality
Professor of Economics Judy Klein and her fellow authors investigate what it meant to be rational at a time when nuclear war was just a phone call away.
  Fairview > New Website Supports Research into Local Cemetery
The Fairview Cemetery website includes a thorough database of historical records collected over the past decade by Associate Professor of History Amy Tillerson-Brown and her students.
  MBC Connect

> Come Back to Baldwin
Mary Baldwin welcomes you back April 3–6 for a Reunion weekend filled with fond memories and new discoveries — a weekend all about you and your relationship with the college. Come back to take in the scenery, your familiar haunts, and the latest advancements. We can’t wait to see you.
  > Help Seniors Leave their Mark
Finding a gift that harkened back to their freshman year theme, "The Power to Be," proved tricky for the current seniors, but Class President Holly Johnston thinks they’ve nailed it. Read about their idea >>>
  > Give to the Baldwin Fund
Every dollar makes a difference in the college’s annual fundraising effort. From financial aid to educational resources and technology, the Baldwin Fund supports student success.
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