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 →


Another Way to Prepare for Midterms…

As the spring breeze knocks flower buds into blossoms, the week of midterm exams and due dates is quietly clouding over Scotties’ colorful life. Feeling stressed? This is what I did for a easier transition into the week: 1. Go to a cat cafe Cat cafes are a fairly new establishment in the United States,... 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 →

Fall Webinars

In the Fall, Team GLOBAL put together a three-week webinar series to showcase to international students what Agnes Scott College has to offer. The series was led by Nazanin Tork and Emily-Davis Hamre, our two admission counselors who are responsible for international students. Along with them, Ciel '18 and myself (Erika '19) co-hosted as current... Continue Reading →

Bell Ringing on a Friday Morning

Happy Friday! Greetings from sunny Decatur upon the completion of our first full week of classes of Spring 2018! At Agnes Scott, Fridays are more than a harbinger of weekends. Every Friday morning, especially in spring, is lightened by the sound of a bell from the Main Bell Tower. This mysterious bellringer is always a... Continue Reading →

Let it snow!

If you keep up with Agnes Scott College on social media, be it Instagram or Facebook or Twitter, you might have remarked that January 17th and 18th were closed due to "wintry weather conditions". Atlanta received about 2.4 inches of snow and had a windchill of 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Roads were slippery, and the number... Continue Reading →

And Wake the Purple Year

Lo! where the rosy-bosom'd Hours, Fair Venus' train appear, Disclose the long-expecting flowers, And wake the purple year!                 --Thomas Gray, “Ode on the Spring”(1742)   Welcome back, Scotties! As someone who stayed on campus for the winter can attest to, I have to say that it is... Continue Reading →

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