Cupola Now April 21, 2011
 
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  25 Faces of PEG > '25 Faces' of Early College Success
Organizers of the 25 Faces of PEG project, which coincides with the 25th anniversary of the accelerated learning program, are reaching out to alumnae, hoping to use their insight and perspective to help tell the story of Mary Baldwin's Program for the Exceptionally Gifted.
 
   Recylemania > Contest Results Reveal Rise in Recycling
Recyclemania — an eight-week competition among more than 600 colleges and universities — yielded a 62 percent jump in MBC's recycling rate from the same period last year. Students, staff, and faculty recycled and composted 14,567 pounds of waste during the 2011 competition.
 
  International Student Farewell > So Long, Farewell, Sayonara, Ma'a salama
Local hosts and the Mary Baldwin College community gathered at the Spencer Center on April 18 to honor international students and scholars who will depart at the close of Spring 2011 semester. Check out more photos of the celebration on MBC's Facebook page.
 
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  WMRA > The Monster Lurking below the Lawn
To help celebrate Earth Week, Associate Professor of Communication (and friend of the Middle River) Bruce Dorries jumped on the Civic Soapbox to reveal the dark force that lies in wait beneath backyards throughout the Shenandoah Valley. You can also read his listener essay on WMRA's blog.
       
  News Leader > March Madness 5K: Stone, deHart post dominant victories
Two Mary Baldwin students — Sophia Stone and Holly Breen — took first and second places and recorded impressive times in the fifth annual race through Staunton's Gypsy Hill Park.
 
  Featured Event
       
  Pearce Science Center > April 28
Pearce Science Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

Mary Baldwin will mark the start of renovations to the 40-year-old Jesse Cleveland Pearce Science Center with a ceremony on the lawn near the building's third-floor entrance. Joining members of the college's Board of Trustees are local luminaries U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, Del. Richard P. "Dickie" Bell, and Staunton Mayor Lacy B. King, Jr.
     

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