2022 Year-End Wrap Up
2022 is almost in the books! As we prepare for 2023, it’s worth it to look back at the events of the past year. We began to move into a new world with COVID-19 vaccines and ongoing issues surrounding global health; national and world events have been dramatically altered; and the campus itself continues to innovate and become a different…
Agnes Scott Traditions
Every college and university has its own traditions, big and small, and as both an inclusive women’s college and a small, liberal arts institution Agnes Scott has more than most. Some of them are still occurring, some have moved into the books of the past. Either way, they’re a fascinating piece of life on campus, and we would love to…
Academic Major Spotlight on: History
Agnes Scott’s SUMMIT experience is front and center in the History major program. The History faculty bring an international perspective to their work, and have led student trips to Ghana, Germany, Poland, Gambia, France and Switzerland. The History major, at its base, is about deepening students’ understanding of the human experience in its multiple facets.
The College Visit Your Way
If you are in your college search, you’ve probably already heard this important piece of advice: it is important to visit the colleges you are considering, whether that’s virtually or in person. However, once you actually dive into a college’s website, you’re overwhelmed with options. Should you do a campus tour or a virtual visit? An open house or a…
Academic Major Spotlight on: Business Management
The Agnes Scott difference is something that is apparent in the Business Management major, according to Dr. Tom Will, Associate Professor of Business Management. “Majoring in Business Management at Agnes Scott immerses students in a more personalized experience than they would obtain at a large business school. Small, interactive class sessions enable students to really get to know their peers…
Behind the Rankings
On Monday, U.S. News & World Report released their 2023 Best Colleges rankings. Like any other ranking system, these rankings are a little bit of an art and a little bit science. For some of their rankings, like their most innovative colleges rankings, the ranking is determined by votes from leaders at colleges around the country. For others, like the…
Certified Scotties Class of 2026
Each year on our social media accounts, we highlight the stories of a number of our incoming first-year students to introduce our newest Scotties to the campus community. We’re proud to present this year’s group of #CertifiedScotties.
SCALE: Preparing Students for the Future
SCALE, the Sophomore Class Atlanta Leadership Experience, is a critical piece of Agnes Scott’s distinctive SUMMIT program. During this week-long experience, all Agnes Scott sophomores complete an externship at Atlanta-area businesses and non-profit organizations to focus on leadership, collaboration and career development skills. Some notable establishments our Scotties have worked with are AT&T, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta Community Food…
What to do when you want to do everything
Some people have known exactly what they wanted to do for a long time. They know, with 100% certainty, what career they want to have and what college major they need to get there. I am not some people. I also suspect that you are not that person. You likely have many interests and careers that you’re considering, and you…
A Year in SUMMIT
As we entered the school year in August 2021, it was with high hopes that students would be able to return to the full SUMMIT experience that makes Agnes Scott unique. While adjustments had to be made and flexibility remains the name of the game, students at Agnes Scott this year took full advantage of the SUMMIT experience.