Cupola Connect September 13, 2011
  Monthly News Highlights
   Daniel Heifetz > World-Renowned Music Program Relocates to MBC
In 2012, the Heifetz International Music Institute's elite summer program for students of violin, viola and cello will move to the Mary Baldwin campus, bringing with it not only beautiful music but the promise of additional cultural and economic development.
  In the News

Heifetz International Music Institute moving to Mary Baldwin campus – The Richmond Times-Dispatch

Home Court Advantage: Channeling School Spirit with a Memorable Mascot – GOOD Magazine

Mary Baldwin professors indulge in art sleuthing – The News Leader

Stuarts Draft students hear message of compassion – The News Leader

  Prague > Early College Represented at International Conference
Mary Baldwin's accomplishments in educating gifted girls took the spotlight during the World Conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children in Prague August 8–12.
 
  MBC Mobile site
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MBC On the Go
Want to check on the date for a Hunt Gallery art opening? Need to find the number for the Alumnae/i Office? Want a quick refresher on the college's majors and minors? The launch of a new mobile website means a computer is no longer necessary to search for information about Mary Baldwin College.
 
 
Candlelight ceremony

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Top U.S. News Ranking Highlights Solid Programs
Mary Baldwin College continues to be named among the best colleges and universities in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual America’s Best Colleges issue. MBC once again claims a slot in the top tier of the magazine's Regional Universities-South category, which this year ranks a total of 127 colleges and universities with undergraduate and graduate offerings. The 2012 edition of the Best Colleges guidebook will be on newsstands September 20.
  move in > Movin’ On In
Feel like reminiscing about your move-in days at Mary Baldwin? Check out one of our latest photo galleries, with images of grinning, box-toting students and their families.
   
  MBC Connect
  wisdom > READ WISE WORDS: Learn how the college’s yearlong theme, Wisdom, shaped President Pamela Fox’s sense of realistic optimism in her official welcome address to faculty and staff, the State of the College, on August 24.   facebook  twitter  YouTube  flickr Social Network Shout-Out

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday has been a popular topic on MBC's Facebook page since the college started posting nostalgia-inducing black-and-white photos last month. Remember, you can find MBC yearbooks online any time.

facebook[Favorite activity or club, 1970] Amy Galvin Isola: I loved working on freshman/transfer orientation! Seeing the excitement in the eyes of new students always reminded me of how lucky I was to go to MBC!

facebook[Favorite classes, 1966] Stephanie Marie Loving: Dr. Scott Intro to Ethics!!! I will NEVER forget Dr. Scott!!
  > REGISTER FOR FAMILY FUN: Family Weekend 2011 features a backyard barbecue, a conversation with Dr. Fox, and information sessions. Register now for activities on campus October 7–9.  
  > SAVE THE DATE IN DALLAS: Join President Fox and MBC faculty and staff as they take the Schools of Excellence tour west to Dallas, Texas on October 12. Mail in your response card or RSVP at 1-800-763-7359 or www.mbc.edu/baldwinconnect by October 3 for the evening event at the Talley Dunn Gallery.  
  > GIVE AND RECEIVE: Your gift counts. Thank you to each donor who made summer 2011 one of the most successful in Annual Giving history - you help us keep the momentum going! Every student we see as she returns to campus reminds us of the importance of fundraising for the future.  
  > KNOW THEIR NAMES: Learn more about our eight new full-time faculty — including the college’s new chaplain — for 2011–12 on MBC News. The fall 2011 issue of The Mary Baldwin College Magazine will feature faculty members who have joined us since 2010, highlighting their diverse interests and engaging new research and projects.  
       
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