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 →


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 →

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 →

Great Scott Report

On the brisk morning of November 11th, Saturday, Agnes Scott community opens its door to more than 120 prospective students and their families from 9 different states for the annual Open House event: Great Scott 2017. Reaching the record highest number of participants from the widest geographical range, this year’s Great Scott was kicked off... Continue Reading →

Digital Portfolios and Their Mission

As the senior year of the first SUMMIT Class (Class of 2019) approaches, many campus members are discussing the agenda for the concluding chapter of the SUMMIT program - SUMMIT 400. With this 2-credit course, a Scottie’s SUMMIT journey at Agnes Scott will be officially consummated in a strong and memorable manner. In a nutshell,... Continue Reading →

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