On April 20, three MBU psychology majors presented their senior theses at the L. Starling Reid Undergraduate Psychology Conference at the University of Virginia. After a competitive selection process, this annual conference highlights outstanding empirical research conducted by undergraduate scholars in psychology.
Students who earn a place on the Spring 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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Corinne Weeks, a 17-year-old PEG student, will have her pick of nine prestigious grad programs after graduation in May.
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.