Archive for April, 2016

Student anecdotes expose motivations behind transferring

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John-Michael Murphy Staff Writer Davidson College boasts some of the highest retention rates in the country. More than 96% of Davidson students decide to return after their first year. Yet, even in the face of high retention rates, students still transfer. Many of students who transfer leave for good reason.Read More

Davidson seeks quality enhancement in re-accreditation process

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Colleen Karlovich Staff Writer  Davidson College is in the process of renewing its accreditation to the Southern Association Colleges of Schools Commissioned on Colleges, better known as SACSCOC. This association is the regional accrediting body for every school in the Southeastern United States. With the SACSCOC accreditation, Davidson students’ diplomasRead More

Connor House’s fundraising efforts surpass goal

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Sydney Fox Staff Writer This past Saturday evening, the women of Connor House hosted their 16th annual Bosom Buddies Gala to raise $117,000 for Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test. The event ran for four hours that evening, and community members including faculty, staff, family members, and friends allRead More