DON’T MISS IT
Commencement Weekend Highlights
See the full schedule  online for more events.

Friday
Ringing the Bell
5 p.m., front lawn of the Administration Building.

Saturday
Commissioning Ceremony
10 a.m., Barbara Kares Page Terrace. Rain location: James D. Francis Auditorium.

Ajani Ceremony
12:30 p.m., Rose Terrace Lawn. Rain location: dance studio, Physical Activities Center.

Change of Command Review
2:30 p.m., parade ground at the Physical Activities Center. Rain location: Physical Activities Center.

Sunday
173rd Commencement
10 a.m., Barbara Kares Page Terrace. Rain location: 10:30 a.m. Expoland, Fishersville.

TRUSTEES VOTE YES ON NAME CHANGE

The Mary Baldwin College Board of Trustees unanimously voted this week to change the name of the institution to Mary Baldwin University starting August 31, 2016. In addition, the component of the institution currently known as the Residential College for Women will be the Mary Baldwin College for Women. Read more »Administration
Smile EIGHT THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COMMENCEMENT 2015

Mary Baldwin College will hold its 173rd Commencement exercises at 10 a.m. May 17 on the Barbara Kares Page Terrace. The keynote speaker is Christian Peele ’05, director of stewardship and development at The Riverside Church in New York City. Here are 8 things you need to know about Commencement 2015: Read more »
Capstone winners BEST IN SHOW: CAPSTONE FESTIVAL

The annual Capstone Festival on May 7 featured Mary Baldwin’s brightest academic stars. Among the outstanding students whom faculty selected to present their scholarly and artistic works to the wider campus community and the public, six were singled out for their work: Allyson Cline, Leslie Pittman, Tiffany Waters, Makenna Plum, N. Lynnae Sauer, and Kristia Vasiloff. Read more »
Award winners OT STUDENTS BRING AWARENESS, COMPASSION WITH CHILDREN’S BOOK

It was an easy choice for the occupational therapy students to make — they would create a children’s book. What they didn’t expect was that the book they created would be passed on to a publisher and open up a new possibility for reaching patients. Read more »
Doenges DOENGES SCHOLAR RETURNS FOR MAY TERM

More than a dozen students have engaged with this year’s distinguished visitor, novelist Angie Cruz, in the class Writing and Leadership. "To write is an empowered act. And to lead, one must feel empowered," said Cruz, a faculty member in the creative writing program at the University of Pittsburgh.  Read more »
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