Cupola Now October 3, 2013

  Apple Day 2013 > Apple Day Delights Campus Community
Spectacular weather helped Apple Day participants glean 5,630 pounds of fruit, volunteer with local organizations, dine on an apple-infused brunch, and celebrate with a carnival honoring a Mary Baldwin tradition that is more than 70 years old.


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Apple Spread
Our post about the scrumptious Apple Day menu at Hunt Dining Hall garnered plenty of attention on  Facebook in the week leading up to the annual tradition. The buzz included more than 60 likes, a dozen shares, and comments such as these:

  • Candice Blazejak: I wish I could have it all the way in Baltimore!
  • Honor McCain: I want to go to there!

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  Day of Caring > Social Work Students Perform Field Work for Day of Caring
At the Daily Living Center in Waynesboro, social work students had a chance to put into practice what they’ve learned from textbooks and lectures during the United Way of Greater Augusta’s Day of Caring.

  Ellington > Murphy Deming Welcomes OT Director of Clinical Education
As the three-story building takes shape on the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences campus in Fishersville, the program’s faculty and staff continues to grow. The most recent addition is Allison Ellington, who was named instructor and director of clinical education for the occupational therapy program.

  Mosby Foundation > Students Launch PR Campaign for Local Nonprofit
MBC Adjunct Instructor of Communication Suzanne Miller was interested in having her students volunteer to help Carole Adams’ nonprofit agency, The Mosby Foundation, run a public relations campaign. Coincidentally, Adams had recently won a $5,000 grant from PetSmart Gives Back and needed to organize a special “big check” presentation to commemorate the event.

MBC in the News
  Northern Virginia Daily
> Gleaning Day: College students glean apples for those in need
Thanks to more than 100 college students, hundreds of locally grown apples will be distributed to churches and people in need in Washington, D.C.
  News Leader
> Annual Apple Day excites Mary Baldwin campus to the core
Apple Day at Mary Baldwin College used to be a surprise. But now the date is announced in advance, and students look forward to all the perks that come with one of the school’s oldest traditions: classes canceled, a carnival and a wide variety of apple foods.
> New VWIL leader to start soon
During a trip to Virginia Military Institute a few years ago for a speaking engagement, Brig. Gen. Teresa Djuric was approached by a female cadet requesting her to speak at the school where she was a student.
> Lexington gallery features Staunton author Sarah Kennedy
Studio Eleven Gallery’s first event of the school year featured Staunton author and Mary Baldwin College professor Sarah Kennedy, along with several other poets and writers.
Featured Events
  Founders Day
> October 3 TODAY
12:15 p.m., First Presbyterian Church
Founders Day
Always held near Mary Julia Baldwin’s October 4 birthday — Founders Day honors Baldwin, who led the Augusta Female Seminary for 34 years, and her teacher and first founder of the seminary, Rufus Bailey. New Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership Commandant of Cadets Brigadier General Teresa Djuric will deliver the keynote.
  Blithe Spirit
> Through October 6
MBC Theatre: Blithe Spirit
Fletcher Collins Theatre, Deming Fine Arts Building, Mary Baldwin College Theatre opens its 2013–14 season with a production of Noël Coward’s classic farce, directed by Terry Southerington, MBC professor of theatre.

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