Cupola Now October 24, 2013

  Sam Spencer > Fifth MBC President Samuel R. Spencer Expanded Campus, Reputation
Sam Spencer served Mary Baldwin College with creativity and vigor for more than 50 years, beginning in 1957 with his tenure as Mary Baldwin's fifth president. He was selected for the position at age 38 and guided the college into a legendary era of physical growth and intellectual development.


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Apple Day Delights

Day of Caring

New OT Director of Clinical Education

PR Campaign for Local Non-Profit

Students Raise Awareness

  Change of Command 2013 > VWIL Change of Command Marks New Phase for Program
Nearly 20 years after he began his association with the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership (VWIL), Brig. Gen. N. Michael Bissell passed on leadership of the nation's only all-women Corps of Cadets to new commandant Brig. Gen. Teresa Djuric during his final Change of Command ceremony October 17.

  Triveni Mathur > Indian Scholar Shares Journalistic, Academic Insight
"My parents and the atmosphere at home had a large influence on my desire to learn about and report on what was going on in the world," said MBC's Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Scholar Triveni Mathur, in residence at MBC for the fall semester.

  VWIL alumnae > Cadets Engage with Top Women in U.S. Armed Forces
Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership cadets left a lasting impression on several of the top-ranking women officers in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard during the Officer Women Leadership Symposium, held recently in Arlington.

  Faculty Achievements > Faculty Achievements
From the School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies and the School of Education, Health, and Social Work.

MBC in the News
  News Leader
> At Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership, a change of command
During the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership Change of Command Parade for Commandant of Cadets, Brig. Gen. Mike Bissell stood stoically.
  NBC 29
> VA Women's Institute for Leadership Undergoes Change of Command
The Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership at Mary Baldwin in Staunton conducted a change of command parade and ceremony Thursday. The cadets marched through campus in honor of their leader for the program's entire 18-year history, General N. Michael Bissell.
  News Virginian
> Virginia governor's race attracting engaged college voters
At Mary Baldwin College, students working toward college credit in civic engagement, political science and other disciplines will stage a live broadcast of the governor's election Nov. 5 that will be streamed to the college's Miller Chapel.
> Vigil Honors Missing Minority Children
Students at Mary Baldwin College honored missing minority children on Tuesday night.
Featured Events
> By October 31
Give Peace a Chance
All students are invited to contribute to a booklet being created by Mary Baldwin College’s Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Scholar Triveni Mathur. Send your response to the question “What does peace mean to me” (about 100 words) to or use our Google form.
> 7 p.m., October 30
Threads of History/Holos de Historia
MBC Artist-in Residence Claudia Bernardi returns to campus to deliver a multimedia presentation about her May Term 2013 project that involved talking with Booker T. Washington High School alumni about segregation and integration in Staunton. A group of Mary Baldwin faculty, staff, and students created several murals and a documentary film. James D. Francis Auditorium, free and open to the public.

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

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