Cupola Now February 12, 2014

  Olivia Samerdyke The Americana > 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.


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Future Squirrels are sharing news about their acceptance to @MaryBaldwinColl:

distinidavis @destinidavis: Got accepted into Mary Baldwin today (from Virginia) with a $64,000 scholarship
miriuhmm @Miriuhmm: Accepted to Mary Baldwin!
k_elizabeth96 @k_elizabeth96: I've made a final decision & I'm officially going to Mary Baldwin College
  The Power to Be > Seniors Plan to Leave Powerful Mark
Finding a gift that harkens 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.

  Black History Month 2014 > Black History Month Commemoration in Full Swing
Mary Baldwin College’s annual observance of Black History Month returns to campus for the coming weeks under the theme "Lest We Forget."

  Faculty Achievements > Faculty Achievements
The latest faculty accomplishments for the School of Education, Health, and Social Work and the School of Social Sciences, Business, and Global Studies.

MBC in the News
  News Leader
> Online program enrollment rising
Mary Baldwin is looking to expand its online course offerings in the next five to six years. While they want to maintain their image as a small, liberal arts college that gives undergraduate students a personal educational experience, by expanding their online offerings they can expand their student base.
  News Leader
> Murphy Deming on course for May completion
Hiring faculty for graduate programs that are just starting up can be a challenge, said Linda Seestedt-Stanford, vice president of health sciences, but there are a few unique things that the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences has to offer.
  News Virginia
> Heifetz makes classical music accessible
The Heifetz International Institute of Music at Mary Baldwin College is working to dispel this traditional image and make classical music accessible to everyone.
Featured Event
  Silver Linings Playbook > February 25
Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Silver Linings Playbook
This event, free and open to the public, is the third in a series of film screenings and panel discussions on campus involving mental health issues. Panelists will be Pat Higgins, clinical social work director at Western State Hospital; Mary Clay Thomas, director of the social work program at MBC; and Robert Tucker, emergency services program supervisor for the Valley Community Services Board. 7 to 9 p.m., Francis Auditorium in Pearce Science Center.

Visit the college calendar for a full listing of MBC events.

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