2024 Archive

New Emory Ideas Festival to launch Sept. 20-22
New Emory Ideas Festival to launch Sept. 20-22

Emory University | June 4, 2024

Open to Emory and the broader community, the Center for Public Scholarship and Engagement’s inaugural celebration will bring noted speakers, music, food and more to the Oxford College campus this fall.

Darleny Cepin
Darleny Cepin named Oxford Senior Associate Dean of Campus Life

Oxford College | May 20, 2024

Cepin brings a track record of innovative leadership, community building, and student development to Oxford College.

Oxford Student Awards 2024
Outstanding students honored at 2024 Oxford Awards Ceremony

Oxford College | May 16, 2024

The annual awards ceremony celebrated students and their many accomplishments throughout the academic year.

Dean Badia Ahad speaks at Oxford's 2024 Commencement
Oxford College Celebrates Class of 2024 at 179th Commencement

Oxford College | May 15, 2024

On May 11, Oxford’s 179th Commencement ceremony began to the familiar sound of bagpipes, each note in celebration of the 480 graduates who completed the college’s transformative two-year curriculum.

Self-described ‘connector’ discovers her true path, helps others find theirs
Self-described ‘connector’ discovers her true path, helps others find theirs

Emory University | May 10, 2024

Of all her experiences at Oxford, Sara Larson is most thankful for the opportunity to explore academically, socially and personally. She’ll take what she learned to the Atlanta campus and keep building connections on all levels.

Molly McGehee
Oxford’s Molly McGehee honored with Emory's Exemplary Teacher of the Year Award

Oxford College | May 9, 2024

Molly McGehee—Oxford senior associate dean for teaching, scholarship, & strategic initiatives—has been selected as the 2024 recipient of the Exemplary Teacher of the Year award, an Emory-wide distinction that honors a faculty member for significant contributions to the university. The award will be presented by Provost Bellamkonda at Oxford's Commencement on May 11. Learn more about Molly's story and her impact on Oxford and Emory at the link below.

The Work Is Never Finished, physical exhibit
New digital exhibit addresses Emory’s early silence on race and slavery

Oxford College | May 7, 2024

The exhibit is designed to be incorporated into the curriculum and expands opportunities for student research.

Emory Center for Public Scholarship and Engagement launches, announces new programming
Emory Center for Public Scholarship and Engagement launches, announces new programming

Emory University | April 17, 2024

Led by Oxford professor Kenneth Carter, the center has hired new staff and launched programming while planning its inaugural public scholarship festival Sept. 20-22.

Lab work at Oxford College
Oxford launches new Center for Pathways and Purpose

Oxford College | March 22, 2024

This spring, the Oxford Center for Pathways and Purpose (CPP) is bringing together new and existing programs and resources across the college to help students flourish and develop their personal and professional ambitions.

John McColl, president of OCAB at Oxford, and Michele Sims, chair elect of the Oxford BOC
New Alumni Leadership Charts Innovative Course at Oxford College

Oxford College | March 21, 2024

The Oxford College Board of Counselors and Alumni Board will support a variety of student flourishing initiatives.

Emory announces 2024 Bobby Jones Scholars
Emory announces 2024 Bobby Jones Scholars

Emory University | March 1, 2024

Four outstanding Emory College students representing academic achievement and passionate curiosity across the liberal arts and sciences have been selected to be Bobby Jones Scholars at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

Oxford Commencement
Dr. Cassandra L. Quave to speak at 2024 Oxford Commencement

Oxford College | March 1, 2024

Quave—Emory School of Medicine assistant dean of research cores, curator of the Emory Herbarium, and associate professor in the Department of Dermatology and at the Center for the Study of Human Health—will deliver this year’s keynote address.

Jack Hardy at Oxford CSCE 2022
Faculty Spotlight: Jack Hardy

Oxford College | February 27, 2024

Associate Professor Jack Hardy gives students the tools to express themselves through the study of linguistics.

Love for travel, Oxford College inspires couple’s philanthropic legacy
Love for travel, Oxford College inspires couple’s philanthropic legacy

Emory University | February 26, 2024

The first in his family to attend college, Warren Brook could not afford international travel while a student at Oxford. After creating an endowment for study abroad and travel courses, Warren and Kathy Brook are bequeathing their estate to the college.

Sara Larson (left and top right) and Savanah Brown (bottom right)
Tarbutton and Kabir Fellows find passions and pathways through summer experiences

Oxford College | February 6, 2024

The fellows were supported by Oxford's Center for Pathways and Purpose, which amplifies programs and resources to provide students with enriching developmental opportunities.

Oxford Spring Start leaders
Oxford welcomes 2024 Spring Start class

Oxford College | January 30, 2024

Oxford's newest students arrived on campus in January with fresh perspectives after a fall semester of personal exploration.

Oxford's 2024 MLK Celebration
Music takes center stage at Oxford's 2024 MLK Celebration

Oxford College | January 19, 2024

Several student groups and a Newton County community choir performed at the annual celebration.