Cupola Now May 22, 2014
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  Commencement 2014 > A Picturesque Commencement
A perfectly sunny, mild morning greeted Mary Baldwin College’s 371 graduates and their families and friends May 18 for Commencement.


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Commencement 2014

Photo Galleries
Relive Commencement weekend on MBC’s Flickr site through the lens of photographer Woods Pierce.

  Day to Lead the Way > Online Day of Giving Raises $74K
Mary Baldwin College’s one-day social media fundraiser engaged 541 donors and raised $74,000 for the Baldwin Fund.

  MBC Sign > Class of 2014 Dedicates New College Sign
Faculty, staff, and students joined Class of 2014 officers May 16 to dedicate the senior class gift, a curved brick sign and planting bed marking the Frederick Street entrance to the college.

  Dmitry > Community Mourns Loss of ‘Bright Star’
Mary Baldwin College, the Heifetz International Music Institute, and the greater Staunton community were shocked to learn that Russian cellist Dmitry Volkov — who was nearing the end of his yearlong, successful classical music outreach — passed away May 10 from a heart attack.

  PBK > Phi Beta Kappa Inducts New Members
Seven seniors were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa during Commencement weekend.

  Faculty Achievements > Faculty and Staff Achievements
Faculty and staff accomplishments at MBC.

MBC in the News
  The following news outlets provided coverage of MBC’s Commencement:
    > WHSV  News Leader  News Virginian
  News Leader > Graduate was force behind holiday
As the community celebrates Mother’s Day, reams of clippings in the archives at Mary Baldwin College attest to the determined spirit of Anna Jarvis, the holiday’s founder who graduated from Mary Baldwin College in 1882.
    > Capstone: Chance for seniors to shine
Mary Baldwin College is unique in that it requires all seniors, regardless of major, to complete a research project and defend it in order to graduate. The Capstone Festival gives a select group of seniors an opportunity to present their scholarly and artistic works to the wider campus community and the public.
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