Commencement Speaker 2018

A big event that happens every year, without fail, at Agnes Scott is... graduation! Graduation is obviously the time for Scotties to celebrate their academic accomplishments and earn their Bachelor's degree! For many, their families come out - some seeing campus for the first or millionth time - and share this special moment in the... Continue Reading →


“To Travel is to Live. ” – Hans Christian Andersen

The month of March has now become the "Journeys season" at Agnes Scott; this newly established tradition has completed its third cycle, and the travelling narratives just get better every year. This time around, members of the Class of 2021 traveled to 12 different destinations including Iceland, Central Europe, Chile, Croatia, Galápagos Island, Ghana, Guatemala,... Continue Reading →

A Scottie Spring Break

Scotties are super lucky - we get a two week Spring Break! The first week is dedicated to Journeys for first-years and Peak Week for upperclass students. However, many students might forgo Peak Week if they have other important commitments - such as myself (Erika)! My first week of spring break was spent in Charleston,... Continue Reading →

Embracing Differences at Agnes Scott

Recently, our college president, Elizabeth Kiss, tweeted a strong and powerful message to students: Future Scotties, our mission @agnesscott is to educate women to think deeply, live honorably & engage the intellectual and social challenges of their time. We support your right to protest peacefully and doing so will not impact your admission to Agnes... Continue Reading →

Ring Ceremony, 2018

When it comes to answering “what excites you in the Spring semester,” the answer for a lot of sophomore Scotties is the Ring Ceremony. Happened this year on Saturday, February 17, the 2018 Ring Ceremony hosted 178 students in receiving their rings. In addition to the impressive number of participants, family members, friends, and alumnae... Continue Reading →

Anoushka Pant’19 & Her Summer with Hubert Scholarship

This year, the prestigious award of international community services, Hubert Scholarship, is awarded to Anoushka Pant’19, a current international student from India at Agnes Scott. This past summer, Anoushka interned with the Association for Social and Health Advancement (ASHA) in Murshidabad, India, where she carried out field visits and investigations of the local communities’ concerns... Continue Reading →

Tibetan Film Festival at Agnes Scott

Last week, from January 22 - 27, award-winning Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden visited Agnes Scott with his films and generously lent his time to discuss the films with audience. Once the first Tibetan student at Beijing Film Academy and now the leading sheep of Tibetan film industry, Director Pema Tseden earned substantial public and critical... Continue Reading →

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