Cupola Now October 27, 2011

  Sophia Stone > On the Trail to Victory
As she prepares for this weekend’s conference championship, 17-year-old cross country standout Sophia Stone shares her thoughts heading into the post-season. Video included.

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Facebook Entrepreneurs
The Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership used social media to advertise new products at the VWIL store. Become a fan and get your hats, tote bags, fleeces, sweats, and more.
   Agnes > Author Talks War and Reconciliation
Agnes Kamara-Umunna exposed the backstories of rebels who had perpetuated atrocities throughout a 24-year period in Liberia, providing a powerful platform to advocate for peace.

  Cupola > Scholarly Achievements
The latest faculty accomplishments in the School of Education, Health and Social Work.

  MBC in the News

  A big deal for the college and the community, the pursuit of new Health Sciences graduate programs made headlines across the region. For these and many more stories, visit MBC in the News online.

  The News Leader > Mary Baldwin adding graduate programs, bringing 50 new jobs to area
Mary Baldwin College is launching a major initiative — offering graduate healthcare degrees — in a move the college forecasts will create 50 high-paying faculty and staff jobs and bring 300 students with a multi-million-dollar impact on the community.

  NBC 29 > Mary Baldwin College Looks to Expand
A new initiative by Mary Baldwin College will prepare students for high-demand careers in health care. The move means dozens of new teaching jobs, and a roughly $20 million investment for the Staunton college.

  News Virginian > Big Baldwin news good for the area
One of the goals of higher education, obviously, is to prepare students for the future. But Friday, Mary Baldwin College announced plans that could help nurture a bright tomorrow for not only degree-seekers but also the entire region.

  Featured Event

  American Flag > November 10
Roanoke Veterans Day Ceremony

Honor the men and women who have served our nation, with special recognition of MBC Adult Degree Program graduates. With U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte and Brigadier General Michael Bissell commandant of Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership. Noon to 1 p.m., Roanoke Higher Education Center, Room 212, 108 North Jefferson Street, Roanoke. RSVP to Joyce Franklin by November 4 at 540-767-6170 or


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