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Agnes Scott College Receives $1M Grant from The Delta Air Lines Foundation for Global Journeys
Decatur, Ga. -Agnes Scott College announced today that it will receive a $1 million grant from The Delta Air Lines Foundation. This grant will be designated for the college’s Global Journeys – part of a curricular and co-curricular four-year experience called SUMMIT. As part of SUMMIT, 100 percent of Agnes…
Higher Ed Dive: What Agnes Scott College Learned about Recreating In-Person Experiences Online
President Leocadia I. Zak recently wrote an op-ed about what Agnes Scott learned during the early days of the pandemic and how the college pivoted to recreate an enriching experience from a distance. Read more!
WABE: College Leadership Joins ‘A Closer Look with Rose Scott’ to Discuss Mellon Grant
On Friday, July 22, President Leocadia Zak and Dr. Yves-Rose Porcena, vice president for equity and inclusion, joined “A Closer Look with Rose Scott” on Atlanta’s National Public Radio (NRP) station WABE 90.1 to elevate Agnes Scott College’s plans for its recent Mellon Foundation grant. The college will use the…
Drawdown Georgia: We Can’t Build Our Way To Net Zero
The Agnes Scott College Center for Sustainability recently launched a new report about carbon savings and the college’s climate action plan with its historic buildings. The report, executed in conjunction with architecture and preservation firm Goody Clancy, outlines the steps Agnes Scott is taking toward achieving net zero emissions on…
AJC: Dr. Tolliver Highlighted Thanks to Timely Book Release
They say good timing is invisible, but for Willie Tolliver Jr., professor of English and director of Africana Studies, the timing of his new book could not have been better. In “Deconstructing Will Smith: Race, Masculinity and Global Stardom,” Tolliver gives a critical look at the career of a multi-talented…
Agnes Scott Athletics Set to Join New Conference Following NCAA Approval
ATLANTA — Nine member institutions of the USA South Athletic Conference (USAS) have officially formed and have been approved by the NCAA as a new Division III athletic conference, following a planned separation of USAS. This new conference, the “Collegiate Conference of the South” (CCS), will include Agnes Scott College,…
AJC: Agnes Scott Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Black Graduate
Agnes Scott College celebrated Edna Lowe Swift '71, the college's first Black graduate on Thursday, November 17, 2021.