Cupola Now October 21, 2011

  Lyn McDermid > Trustees Give Nod to New Grad Programs after $15 Million Gift
The Mary Baldwin College Board of Trustees voted this week to pursue new graduate programs in health sciences, paving the way for a major programmatic and physical expansion.

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See the Announcement

Watch MBC Board of Trustees Chair Lyn McDermid ’95 announce to members of the media that MBC will launch new graduate programs in health sciences. The news conference was held this morning in Hunt Gallery.

   Dorn > Doenges Scholar Brings Theatre to Life
Franchelle Stewart Dorn has engaged audiences through live performances, teaching, producing, and artistic directing. She will share her wide-ranging experience as the first Elizabeth K. Doenges Artist/Scholar in the performing arts.

  Waugh and Jackson > Lions Club Recognizes Senior’s Service
The Augusta Lions Club and the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership (VWIL) have awarded the Aubrey Jackson Community Service Award to MBC senior and WVIL cadet Courtney Waugh.

  IBAVI > Award Honors Sustainability Advocate
Since 2006, IBAVI has recognized individuals with the Sustainable Vision and Values Award. This year’s recipient is Charles Hopkins, an internationally renowned expert in the field of education for sustainable development.

  volunteers > Fall Break Volunteers
Students visited the offices of Women for Women International in Washington DC over Fall Break for a day of service, helping mail hundreds of letters, including correspondence from "sponsored sisters."

  Cupola > Scholarly Achievements
The latest scholarly achievements in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies.

  Featured Events

  Behind Bars > October 26
Reducing the Prison Population

Corrections expert Nancy J. Insco will visit campus to talk about her work in corrections reform and finding alternatives to jail and prison sentences. In addition to meeting with students in class next week, Insco will speak publicly in Miller Chapel from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday. The lecture is free.

  Haunted House > October 30–31
Haunted Hills

MBC’s spookiest Halloween ritual returns in 2011 with a frightening descent into a hotel of horrors. Open to the public, admission is $4, no charge with an MBC ID. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 6 to 10 p.m. Bowman House, 204 N. Coalter Street.


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

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