Cupola Now October 18, 2012

  Kahler Slater MDCHS watercolor > Groundbreaking and Gala Today
MBC will celebrate the construction of its new Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences with a 2:30 p.m. groundbreaking ceremony and the launch of the public phase of the largest fundraising campaign in the college's history with an evening gala.


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  Senator Warner with student > Students and Senator Mingle
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner stopped in for a visit Friday at Mary Baldwin College, discussing student loans, military spending, and joining the workforce with a group of about 40 students.

  CropWalk > Students Walk to Address Hunger
As participants in the local CROP Walk, 39 Mary Baldwin College students learned what it is like to walk a mile (or six, to be more accurate) in someone else's shoes.

  USA South logo > MBC Receives USA South Sportsmanship Award
The USA South Athletic Conference has once again honored the congeniality, fairness, and respectfulness of the Fighting Squirrels.

  Cupola > Faculty Achievements
The latest faculty accomplishments in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies.

  Sophia Stone > Stone Outpaces Competition at Gettysburg Invitational
The All-American finished first at the Gettysburg College Invitational on Saturday, completing the 6K in 21:48, a new course record.

MBC in the News
  News Leader > Warner tells MBC students he's working to reduce their government 'bill'
Federal lawmakers need to keep their commitment to education without loading too much debt onto the young people whose education it funds, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, D-Va., told Mary Baldwin College students Friday.

  NBC 29 > Senator Warner Stops in Staunton & Talks Budget, Sequestration
He met with students from Mary Baldwin College, who peppered him with questions during an informal town hall.

  News Virginian > Warner talks deficit and careers at Mary Baldwin
Virginia U.S. Sen. Mark Warner offered Mary Baldwin College students an update on federal deficit reduction efforts and encouragement about their futures during a Friday visit.

  WHSV > How Debates Affect Political Advertising
"Your worst nightmare as a politician is to have that sound-bite taken out context, or to have the wrong comment turn into the sound-bite that is the story for that day," said MBC Political Science Professor Laura Van Assendelft.

Featured Event
  MDCHS site Photo by Patrick Smith > October 18
Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences Groundbreaking
The event will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the site of the future graduate campus off of Goose Creek Road in Fishersville. Parking will not be available at the site, but shuttle service is available beginning at 1:30 p.m. from the parking lot behind the Business Building at Augusta Health (adjacent to North Campus Lane).

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

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