Stay Ever Ahead with news and updates on the Campaign for Mary Baldwin College.
|Carpenter Foundation Gives $2 Million for Pearce Renovation
This significant contribution from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation will fund a common area on the third floor of Pearce Science Center and propel additional fundraising for the building’s multi-million-dollar renovation.
|Murphy Deming Laying the Groundwork for Student Success
Medical Facilities of America visited campus, highlighting not only an important fundraising opportunity for Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences, but also an ongoing effort to establish vital clinical rotations for students who will enter the new graduate programs in 2014.
|Grant Infuses Teaching Programs with Innovative Technology
One hundred fifty students in the undergraduate education and Master of Arts in Teaching programs will make use of the technology over the next two years, beginning in spring 2013.
|Young Leaders Earn Recognition through Scholarship
Two exemplary students thank scholarship donor Margaret Wren de St. Aubin ’81 for giving back and promoting leadership among young women.
|Devoted Alumna Establishes Business Scholarship
Susan Nolan Palmer ’67 not only found she had a skill set she could share with MBC students through guest lecutures, but she also decided to create a scholarship to encourage and support those studying business.
|Civil War-Era Family History Sparks Gift to MBC
Couple is inspired to create a scholarship fund for exceptional math or science students in honor of their distant relative, Joseph A. Waddell, who played a pivotal role in the history of Mary Baldwin College.
|Oct. 18 Events Signal MDCHS Construction and Campaign Launch
Mary Baldwin College will celebrate on October 18 the building of its new Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences with an afternoon groundbreaking ceremony and the launch of the public phase of the largest fundraising campaign in the college’s history with evening gala. View highlights from the Groundbreaking and the full video on YouTube.
|Paying it Forward
Time and again, Bertie Murphy Deming Smith has made generous gifts to hep the college thrive and to invest in future generations of confident, compassionate changemakers. Her most recent gift of $15 million is the largest in Mary Baldwin History, and markes the beginning of a new college of heath sciences.
|Campus Infrastructure Project Draws to a Close
The funds for the summer overhaul came from the college’s capital improvements budget and a generous estate gift — close to $1.2 million — from alumna Frances Tullis ’45.
|Alumna’s Gift Results in Major Campus Spruce-Up
“The timing is ideal,” said Dan Layman, associate vice president of institutional advancement. “We are enjoying a tremendous sense of momentum with the addition of the development of the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences and much more, and this generous bequest from Ms. Tullis extends this momentum to addressing many needs across our entire campus.”
|First Phase of Pearce Renovation Complete
“I really prefer the space to where we had class and lab last semester,” said physics student Sasha Boyer ’14 who will be conducting research in Pearce this summer. “It is better situated for cooperation because of the way the tables are set up and it’s just nice to have our own dedicated space.”