Cupola Now March 22, 2012

  Pamela Fox > Fox Named Citizen of the Year
The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce gives its highest honor to those who lead though extensive civic participation; show an ability to inspire others toward positive change; demonstrate perseverance, optimism, and unfailing ability to encourage others to participate in community activities.


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A Day in the Life of Service
MBC’s ongoing connection with the Organization for Youth Empowerment (OYE) in Honduras was one of the many reasons why the college once again earned a spot on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Check out OYE's blog for updates by MBC student interns Amy Williamson and DeAngela Alexander and visit OYE's social media site for a video clip of Amy and DeAngela in Central America this semester.

  book > Psychology Students Explore ‘Nature Deficit’ in Children
"[Children] used to be able to express themselves and play outside every day," said sophomore sociology student Emily McElveen. "Now, kids would rather sit inside their house watching television. Children are losing their childhood and their creativity."

   horseback riding > Mary Baldwin College Rides Again
If nurtured in a diverse environment such as MBC, the efforts of equestrians Bryn Huxoll and Jordan Jones could lead to a unique opportunity in the riding world.

  honor roll > Honor Roll Recognizes Achievements in Service
Once again, the Corporation for National and Community Service and the U.S. Department of Education have named MBC among the nation’s leading institutions of higher learning for service.

  Cupola > Faculty Achievements
The latest faculty accomplishments from the School of Social Sciences, Business, and Global Studies.

MBC in the News
  WHSV > College Students Raise Money to Fight Cancer
"We just want to have a successful event where everybody has fun and learns something. In all our events, we try to plan an advocacy message, so we just want everyone to walk away and learn something they didn't know walking into it," said Relay for Life organizer and MBC student Stephanie Roush.
  News Leader > Temple House holds service with public
"It’s amazing to me the number of students who go even though they’re not required to," said Katherine Low, chaplain at Mary Baldwin College. "It really shows the interest students have in interfaith relationships."
  News Leader > How changing the way we teach can change the world
A couple of thoughts struck me while I attended a lecture at Mary Baldwin College on Wednesday afternoon. How do we collaborate locally and internationally to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs?
  Featured Event

  Ross > March 30
Former college football and NFL coach and Virginia Military Institute alumnus Robert J. "Bobby" Ross will be the guest speaker at this event that celebrates the inauguration of the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership (VWIL). Part of VWIL and Staunton Military Academy Reunion Weekend, the ball is open to the MBC community. 8–11 p.m., Stonewall Jackson Hotel, Staunton. Tickets are $25 for VWIL alumnae, $15 for other guests. Call or stop by the VWIL office by March 21 to register: 540-887-7042.


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