2022 Archive

Chemistry class, College Summer Experience Program
Oxford hosts College Summer Experience Program for local high school students

Oxford College | June 30, 2022

Oxford’s inaugural College Summer Experience Program brought together a total of 60 students from Newton and Putnam counties for a week of learning about all things college.

Florian Pohl
Faculty Spotlight: Florian Pohl

Oxford College | June 22, 2022

Florian Pohl has been an active mentor and teacher, encouraging Oxford students to find connections across disciplines and see how their studies play out in the real world.

Professor Kenneth E. Carter named interim dean of Emory’s Oxford College
Professor Kenneth E. Carter named interim dean of Emory’s Oxford College

Emory University | June 9, 2022

Professor Kenneth E. Carter will serve as interim dean of Oxford College starting Aug. 1. Carter is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology and chair of the Division of History and Social Sciences at Oxford.

Bill Shapiro
Professor of Political Science Bill Shapiro retires after more than 40 years at Oxford

Oxford College | June 2, 2022

Bill Shapiro, a beloved Political Science professor and staple of Oxford College for more than 40 years, retired in May.

2022 Sustainability Innovator and Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize Emory sustainability champions
2022 Sustainability Innovator and Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize Emory sustainability champions

Emory University | June 1, 2022

From tending gardens on Emory campuses to finding new ways to recycle, Emory faculty, staff and students advocate for sustainable changes. Learn about the 2022 recipients of the Sustainability Innovator, Outstanding Sustainability Representative, and Sustainability Lifetime Achievement awards.

Oxford MOU signing with Newton and Putnam Counties Photo by Alex Minovici
Oxford College announces first College Summer Experience Program for Newton and Putnam County students

Oxford College | May 26, 2022

60 high school students from Newton and Putnam counties will get an early glimpse of college life at Oxford this summer.

2022 Oxford Commencement
Oxford community celebrates 2022 Commencement

Oxford College | May 10, 2022

The 2022 Commencement ceremony was back on the Quad, where the full Oxford community gathered to celebrate students ahead of their transition to the Atlanta campus.

2021 Oxford orientation
What I Love About Oxford: Sophomores reflect on their Oxford experience ahead of transition to Atlanta

Oxford College | May 5, 2022

Jerry Hong, Sigrid Matthews, Kimberly Pi, William Xu, and Sophie Zweben reflect on their time at Oxford.

Anya Kasubhai
Learning the meaning — and value — of servant leadership while at Oxford

Emory University | May 5, 2022

As Anya Kasubhai graduates from Oxford College, she is grateful for lessons learned as a student and a leader, and the bonds she’s forged with those who have contributed to her successes.

CSCE 2022
Oxford community comes together for A Day of Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Expression

Oxford College | May 3, 2022

Now in its 16th year, Oxford's Day of Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Expression featured the latest research and work from students, faculty, and staff.

Left to right: Anish “Max” Bagga, Oxford alumnus; Yena Woo; and Noah Okada
Oxford alumnus Anish "Max" Bagga awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Oxford College | May 2, 2022

Oxford alumnus, Anish "Max" Bagga, now a junior on the Atlanta campus, was one of three Emory students to receive the Goldwater Scholarship—one of the nation’s top scholarships for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences, and engineering.

Oxford College Dean Douglas Hicks named president of Davidson College
Oxford College Dean Douglas Hicks named president of Davidson College

Emory University | April 29, 2022

Douglas Hicks, dean of Emory’s Oxford College, has been selected as the next president of Davidson College, a private liberal arts college in North Carolina. Hicks has served as Oxford’s dean since 2016.

Humanities Hall
Oxford receives preservation award for August renovation of Humanities Hall

Oxford College | April 25, 2022

After an extensive renovation of Humanities Hall last August, Oxford has received an award recognizing its excellence in preservation.

Oxford College holds ceremony for 2022 student award winners.
Oxford College holds ceremony for 2022 student award winners

Oxford College | April 25, 2022

Oxford announced the winners of student awards and scholarships at the annual ceremony.

Dr. Higinbotham and students at the state legislature
Oxford students visit prison, present to state legislature on college courses for incarcerated people

Oxford College | April 18, 2022

Oxford students Dyson Stallworth and Niels Armbruster were part of a team led by English professor Sarah Higinbotham that brought a policy brief on college courses in prisons to the Georgia State Legislature.

Isam Vaid and Amanda Copeland-Phillips
Muslim Student Association celebrates 30th anniversary at Oxford

Oxford College | April 4, 2022

Oxford's Muslim Student Association brought together current students and alumni to celebrate 30 years of involvement in campus life.

Oxford's 5 Tarbutton Fellows for 2022
Oxford College names 2022 Tarbutton Leadership Fellows

Oxford College | April 4, 2022

Oxford College has announced the five recipients of the 2022 Tarbutton Leadership Fellowship.

Warren and Kathy Brook
Emory Day of Giving 2022: Warren and Kathy Brook support student international travel with BITE

Oxford College | March 29, 2022

The Brook International Travel Endowment (BITE) supports Oxford students who are first-time international travelers with airfare for study abroad and travel courses.

Matthew Raiford talking with Oxford students
Renowned chef and author visits Oxford Farm, students

Oxford College | March 24, 2022

Matthew Raiford spoke with students, gave a cooking demonstration, and visited the Oxford Farm with his new book "Bress 'n' Nyam: Gullah Geechee Recipes from a Sixth-Generation Farmer."

Coke toast with Dean Hicks
Oxford College hosts inaugural Spring Festival

Oxford College | March 23, 2022

Oxford's first ever Spring Festival brought juniors and seniors from Atlanta back to campus to celebrate the Oxford community and reunite with current students, faculty, and staff.

Dr. Avis Williams 78Ox 98C 08T 18T to speak at Oxford Commencement 2022
Dr. Avis Williams 78Ox 98C 08T 18T to speak at Oxford Commencement 2022

Oxford College | March 14, 2022

Oxford College is pleased to announce that the Rev. Dr. Avis Williams will deliver the keynote address at the 177th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

Spring Festival
Oxford to host inaugural Spring Festival for Oxford juniors and seniors in Atlanta, current students

Oxford College | March 2, 2022

The inaugural Spring Festival will bring together four classes of Oxford students.

2021 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report
Oxford’s 2021 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report reflects on progress, charts path forward

Oxford College | February 18, 2022

The year-end Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report provides an overview of Oxford's recent efforts and plans for the future.

Chas Nabi on Jepoardy!
Oxford alumnus Chas Nabi competes on "Jeopardy!"

Oxford College | February 16, 2022

Chas Nabi reflects on how Oxford helped spark the intellectual curiosity that eventually landed him on "Jeopardy!".

Nitya Jacob working with a student
Faculty Spotlight: Nitya Jacob

Oxford College | February 14, 2022

Biology Professor Nitya Jacob has served as an invaluable mentor and teacher to 20 years of Oxford students.

Oxford College Dean Douglas A. Hicks and professor Gregory Ellison II (third and fourth from left) met with descendant-community leaders, school administrators and a visitor to the site during their trip to the University of Virginia's Memorial to Enslaved Laborers.
Twin Memorials Working Group Kicks off Community Engagement Meetings in Oxford

Oxford College | January 26, 2022

Emory and Oxford are planning memorials to honor the untold experiences, stories, and contributions of enslaved individuals and their descendants who lived and worked on the university’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia.

Spring start students with "take-and-make" kits
Oxford College welcomes inaugural spring start class

Oxford College | January 20, 2022

Oxford's first class of spring start students has arrived on campus.

Oxford's 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Oxford College hosts annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Oxford College | January 19, 2022

The Rev. Kim Jackson delivered the keynote address at Oxford's 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

BGPS Women's History Brunch
Black Girl Processing Space awarded Women of Emory Impact Circle Grant

Oxford College | July 20, 2022

The Women of Emory Impact Circle granted $5,000 to Oxford's Black Girl Processing Space for future programming and growth.

Oxford women's tennis team
Women’s tennis and men’s soccer teams win Academic Team of the Year Awards

Oxford College | July 18, 2022

The award is given to the team with the highest GPA in each sport.

Photos: Oxford College Convocation and Candlelight Procession
Photos: Oxford College Convocation and Candlelight Procession

Emory University | August 29, 2022

The Oxford College community gathered Wednesday evening for two traditions to mark the new academic year. After Oxford Convocation, first-year students took part in the Candlelight Procession, carrying candles across the quadrangle to Phi Gamma Hall, where sophomores welcomed them as new members of the Oxford community.

Soccer star Megan Rapinoe to deliver keynote address at Emory’s Carter Town Hall
Soccer star Megan Rapinoe to deliver keynote address at Emory’s Carter Town Hall

Emory University | August 25, 2022

Two-time World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist Megan Rapinoe will deliver the keynote address at Emory University’s 41st Carter Town Hall, scheduled for Monday, Sept. 19.

Oxford Dean Ken Carter welcomes students back to the start of the fall semester.
Oxford Interim Dean Ken Carter welcomes students to new academic year

Oxford College | August 19, 2022

Oxford Dean Ken Carter welcomes students back for the start of Fall 2022.

Salmon Shomade poses with his published research.
Faculty Spotlight: Salmon Shomade

Oxford College | August 16, 2022

Salmon Shomade's varied and accomplished careers led him to Oxford College, where he has found a home as a professor and mentor.