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News at MBC 07/28/15

MBC to Open its Doors for Virginia Private Colleges Week

MBC to Open its Doors for Virginia Private Colleges Week

Mary Baldwin College is one of 24 institutions opening its doors July 27–August 1 for Virginia Private Colleges Week, providing a special opportunity for prospective students to tour campus, attend information sessions, and learn about the high quality and affordability of a private education. Campus visits are a critical part of the college search process. It’s all about finding the place where students will feel comfortable and can begin to forge their futures, according to admissions officials. “They are looking for the... [Full Story]

New Health Sciences Major Creates Pathway to Grad Studies, Careers

New Health Sciences Major Creates Pathway to Grad Studies, Careers

Mary Baldwin will roll out a new major in health sciences in fall 2015, strengthening connections between the undergraduate program and the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences as well as creating a clear pathway to graduate studies and professions in rapidly growing health care fields. Students can earn a BA or a BS in the interdisciplinary major, which combines courses in anatomy, psychology, health care administration, statistics, social sciences, and more.... [Full Story]

President Fox on Sweet Briar College Remaining Open

President Fox on Sweet Briar College Remaining Open

A note from President Fox: In March when we heard the news of Sweet Briar’s closing, we were deeply saddened, and we offered Sweet Briar students the opportunity to find their new home here at Mary Baldwin College. We were very glad to hear the recent news that Sweet Briar will now remain open. We have contacted all Sweet Briar transfer students to let them know that we will refund their enrollment deposits... [Full Story]

Text Changes: MBC Partners with Online Bookstore

Text Changes: MBC Partners with Online Bookstore

Starting in fall 2015, Mary Baldwin College students can shop for textbooks and course materials and place orders anytime, anywhere through a mobile optimized online bookstore and marketplace. The college is announcing a new partnership with Akademos, Inc., a leader in providing affordable textbooks and digital learning tools for schools. “We are confident that Akademos’ online bookstore platform is the right choice to connect Mary Baldwin students with the course materials they... [Full Story]