Canton resident graduates from Randolph-Macon College
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 11:29 am

Erica Waters of Canton graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and a minor in English/Literature from Randolph-Macon College.

Waters is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rolf A. Waters of Canton.

A total of 242 students received degrees from R-MC on Saturday, May 26. Yvonne W. Brandon '76, Ed.D., superintendent of Richmond Public Schools, delivered the commencement address and honorary degrees were conferred on attorney Everette G. "Buddy" Allen Jr. '62 and actress Daphne Maxwell Reid.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon College is a selective, co-educational, nationally recognized liberal arts college with a mission of "developing the minds and character of its students." The college strives to achieve that mission through a combination of personal interaction and academic rigor.

The student-faculty ratio is 11:1 and the average class size is 15 students. Enrollment is kept at approximately 1,200 to maintain the intimate learning environment. Randolph-Macon is the oldest United Methodist Church affiliated college in the nation and a Phi Beta Kappa college.