Posts tagged with "Agnes Scott College"

Ethics Lecture by Samantha Harris on “Freedom of Speech on Campus and Beyond”

Posted by Guest April 16, 2018

Throughout American history, the freedom of speech has allowed oppressed groups and people to speak out about and protest their treatment at times when the majority wished to silence them. Yet today, many people – particularly on college campuses – view free speech as a partisan issue, and argue that the right to free speech […]

Eavan Boland Poetry Reading

Posted by Guest February 8, 2018

Agnes Scott College presents a poetry reading by Eavan Boland—renowned Irish poet, essayist and director of Stanford University’s Creative Writing Program. The poetry reading is free and open to the public, and a reception and book signing will follow the reading. Hosted by the college’s Department of English, the event is being held in the […]

“The Silent Holy Stones” Tibetan Film Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker

Posted by Guest January 24, 2018

Agnes Scott College’s Department of History is hosting a film screening of Tibetan film director Pema Tseden’s “The Silent Holy Stones.” In the film, a 10-year-old Buddhist novice nicknamed Little Lama returns home from the remote Guwa monastery for the New Year celebration. After a long journey on horseback over icy steppes, he finds himself […]

Gladden Public Lecture – “You’re Hired! But Are You An Employee?”

Posted by Guest September 19, 2017

Not all workers are considered employees by the law. In his lecture titled “You’re Hired! But Are You An Employee?,” Augustus “Gus” Bonner Cochran III, a political science professor at Agnes Scott College, will address how the definition of employee is changing, how the broader social context of neoliberal globalization is shaping these changes, and […]

Agnes Scott alumna questions Hillary Clinton in Democratic town hall

Posted by Dena Mellick February 24, 2016

An Agnes Scott College alumna posed a question to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at Tuesday night’s South Carolina Democratic Presidential Town Hall. Sally Horne, a 2013 graduate of the college in Decatur, asked Clinton about attending a women’s college and how it helped prepare her for a run for the presidency. Horne, a student and part-time law clerk, […]

Agnes Scott grad turns 100

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 17, 2015

A Fayetteville, Ga. woman who recently celebrated her 100th birthday is also a graduate of Agnes Scott College, class of 1936. According to The Citizen newspaper, Mildred Clark Sargent gathered with friends and family on Nov. 7 to mark the occasion. The newspaper says, “Mildred attended Milton Avenue School, Joseph W. Humphries School, and Fulton High School […]

Agnes Scott offering refunds to transfer students from sister school

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 23, 2015

Agnes Scott College says is has begun offering refunds to students of its sister school, Sweet Briar College in Central Virginia. Sweet Briar students were offered sisterhood scholarships worth up to $21,000 per year after officials announced the college would be closing its doors. But recently there’s been a breakthrough that will allow Sweet Briar to […]

All that – Jazz Nights coming back to Oakhurst

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 2, 2014

Oakhurst Jazz Nights will return for its 10th season on April 3. The free concert series began in 2004, and will be held at Scottish Rite located at 321 W. Hill Street, Decatur, GA in the heart of Oakhurst. The opening act is percussionist Emrah Kotan, who is also the Director of Jazz and World Percussion […]

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