May 2020 News Archive

Michael Rogers
Classes that click: a semester to remember

Emory University | May 20, 2020

Staying focused on academics amidst the COVID-19 pandemic brought lessons during class times and beyond. As Emory moves into remote learning for summer courses, faculty and students reflect on what they learned this spring.

Jordan Hasty
First-generation student makes the most of his time at Oxford College

Emory University | May 8, 2020

At Oxford, Jordan Hasty embraced the community that reminded him of home yet offered opportunities to grow in new directions with kindred spirits, including apprenticing at the organic farm and supporting other students from first-gen or low-income families.

Although studying from home was not how Michelle Mugo envisioned completing her senior year, her takeaways include lessons in adapting to change that will help carry her through life.
Classes that click: The making of modern South Africa

Emory University | May 7, 2020

Although Michelle Mugo had not envisioned completing her senior year from home, her takeaways include lessons in adapting to change that will help carry her through life. History professor Clifton Crais believes the pandemic can help us become better teachers, students and citizens.

Oxford College Awards recognize the outstanding academic achievement and extraordinary leadership accomplishments of our students.
Oxford College Awards recognize student achievement

Oxford College | May 7, 2020

At the end of each academic year, Oxford recognizes the outstanding academic achievement and extraordinary leadership accomplishments of our students. Despite its challenges, this year is no different. 

Oxford will celebrate its 175th Commencement exercises virtually.
Countdown to Emory's 175th Commencement

Oxford College | May 6, 2020

As Oxford's and Emory’s May Commencement ceremonies near, learn how you can join in the celebrations. Share memories and messages, read about outstanding graduates, and meet students and faculty receiving awards and honors.

Samah Meghjee
Meghjee garners undergraduate Brittain Award for service and artistic impact

Emory University | May 6, 2020

The undergraduate recipient of Emory’s highest student honor, filmmaker Samah Meghjee has been a creative, consistent voice for improving student mental health and supporting diverse communities.