15th Annual Capstone Festival Award Winners
One of the university's most cherished academic events, the annual Capstone Festival highlights the excellence of undergraduate research and scholarship at Mary Baldwin. This year, the festival was presented in a virtual format for the first time. Congratulations to the Capstone award winners whose projects show outstanding creativity, challenge, execution, and communication.
Jessie Richter Presents Internship Project at Virtual Conference
Congratulations to MBU sophomore Jessie Richter for presenting the results of her internship project in a virtual poster session during the Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis' online conference on April 17. The conference also awarded Jessie a scholarship to cover her registration fee.
Fall 2019 Honors List
Students who earn a place on the Fall 2019 Honors List at Mary Baldwin University must earn grade point averages of 3.75 to 4.00. To be eligible, a student must be a degree candidate and must have earned at least 12 semester hours for the grading period.
Graduates Receive Special Awards During Commencement Weekend
Mary Baldwin University celebrated award winners during the 177th Commencement weekend, May 17-19. Individual students earned top honors in ceremonies on Saturday that also garnered them a mention at Sunday's main ceremony.
Participation in the NATS State Auditions
Voice students represented Mary Baldwin University at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) State Auditions in Winchester, Virginia, on Mar. 1 and 2, competing with student singers from colleges and universities across Virginia.
On May 19, the MBU family bid farewell to 420 members of the Class of 2019 on Page Terrace during the university's 177th Commencement exercises. "To each of you this Commencement captures the challenges you have overcome," said MBU President Pamela R. Fox, in her welcome to graduates, families, and friends gathered on the MBU hillside. "Class of 2019, congratulations. This is your day."
Outstanding Alumni Honoree
Distinguished alumni awards celebrate the accomplishments of Mary Baldwin University alumni whose extraordinary work benefits both society and the university. Nominated by MBU alumni and the greater MBU community, recipients were honored during Reunion weekend.
Shakespeare Students Travel to Abu Dhabi
Members of MBU's Team Shakespeare traveled to New York University Abu Dhabi for the Global Shakespeare Student Festival. Joining other students from around the world, they attended workshops, soaked up the country's culture, and performed scenes inspired by the festival theme of Pericles.
Student to intern at the Florida Mental Health Institute
Angela Johnson has been accepted as a summer internship at the Florida Mental Health Institute at the University of South Florida, a competitive and prestigious position that will allow her to do research on minority mental health disparities.