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Summer 2014 — Vol. 27 No. 1

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On May 17, 131 men and women in the Adult Degree Program (ADP) grabbed their diplomas and walked across Page Terrace to join thousands of Mary Baldwin College alumni who walked before them. This issue of Boldly Baldwin examines the origins and legacy of the ADP, the common threads that exist between the program and the Residential College for Women, and the bright future in store for one of the college’s most successful endeavors.


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ADP Endures
A willingness to try new things. Evolving in the face of challenge. These are common threads among adult students, the Adult Degree Program, and the institution as a whole. At 37 years old, ADP is ready for the next chapter in its success story. Read more >>
Opening Day
Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences welcomes the charter class to a new campus and plans for expansion with a program for nurses. See a slideshow of images from opening day.
Artist Tribute
Daniel Heifetz’s moving words in the wake of the sudden passing of Dmitry Volkov, world-renowned cellist and MBC’s first artist-in-residence in partnership with Heifetz International Music Institute. Read more >>
Class Acts
Catch up with classmates with notes and alum profiles and hear from the new Alumnae/i Board President Christy Hawkins Howell.

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Dmitry Volkov 1987-2014

World-renowned cellist Dmitry Volkov wowed local audiences as MBC’s first artist-in-residence in partnership with the Heifetz International Music Institute. The community was stunned when he passed away suddenly May 10 of a heart condition. Watch Volkov perform during a celebration of the old Russian New Year in Francis Auditorium in January.

Opening Days at Murphy Deming

Photos by Woods Pierce.


Marlene Jones ’80 was co-chair for the 2013 Up & Atom Women’s Leadership Breakfast to support education programs at the Science Museum of Richmond.