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Pam Bailey, assistant professor of education Contacted mathematics teacher educators/professors from around the state to determine their interest in establishing a state affiliate of the national association of mathematics teacher educators. Bailey worked with a JMU...
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A New and ‘Fully Present’ Spencer Center Director

As Christina Harrison prepared for her first day as Mary Baldwin’s new director of the Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement, she reminded herself of the personal mission statement she lives by: to be fully present to herself. Awareness of herself and of her...
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Created by MBU Research, Documentary Film to Hold Second Screening

Threads of History: Conversations with a Community made its début at the Visulite theater in downtown Staunton earlier in December. Now, the documentary will have a second screening on the Mary Baldwin campus January 18. A project that began three and a half years...
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White Coat Ceremony to Welcome New Class of PA Students

The number of students in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant program at Mary Baldwin University doubled this semester as a new cohort of PA students began classes January 4 at the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences. More than 700 students applied for...
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Las Posadas Will Celebrate its 20th Anniversary at Mary Baldwin University

Dress warmly, wear comfortable clothes, and bring a flashlight to join Mary and Joseph in their quest for shelter during Mary Baldwin University’s 20th annual Los Posadas event at 6 p.m. on December 2. Las Posadas is traditionally a Latin American holiday and roughly...
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Psychology Department Donates Feminine Products to Local Girls

The cost to supply one individual with enough feminine products for one month is $5.55. With this in mind Mary Baldwin University’s psychology department is hosting a community service project titled: “5.55.” The mission behind the fundraiser is a feminine product...
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Mary Baldwin University to Launch Accelerated Programs and New Coeducational Unit

Beginning in fall 2017 Mary Baldwin University (MBU) will launch three-year degrees for highly motivated students in four career-based programs. Qualified men and women may enter after their junior year of high school or after graduation. Many participants will be...
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Virginia Lester, former Mary Baldwin president, dies at 85

Virginia Lester, former president of Mary Baldwin College (1976–1985), passed away on Nov. 10, in Alexandria. She was 85. Under Lester’s leadership, Mary Baldwin expanded enrollment, launched the Adult Degree Program, developed the Program for the Exceptionally...
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Spurred by MBU Research, Documentary Film to Premiere in December

Three and a half years after faculty and students set out to shine a light on a hidden part of Staunton’s black community, a documentary film chronicling the lives and stories of those city residents will debut at 5:30 p.m. December 6 at the Visulite Theater. Threads...
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Mary Baldwin Plays Host to 2016-17 Doenges Artist

Distinguished contemporary artist Diana Cooper presented the annual Elizabeth K. Doenges Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture on Mary Baldwin’s campus November 9, speaking candidly about her work and the unique processes she uses to create her art. Hailing from Brooklyn,...
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