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Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccine: An In-Depth Look with Professors from Agnes Scott College

Janelle S. Peifer (Moderator), Assistant Professor of Psychology Erin L. Bradley, Linda Lentz Hubert Assistant Professor of Public Health Stacey B. Dutton, Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience Maryam Jernigan-Noesi, Assistant Professor of Psychology (Recorded on February 19, 2021) Join four Agnes Scott College professors as they discuss the COVID-19 vaccines and production process from the perspectives of biologists, public health experts, and psychologists. They will dive into conversations regarding some of the myths and facts about the vaccine as well as discuss vaccine hesitancy in various communities. DISCLAIMER: This podcast was recorded on Feb. 19, 2021 prior to J&J vaccine emergency authorization.

Class of 2021 Creative Writing Senior Seminar Students (Bonus Q&A Session)

This is part two of an episode in which Alan Grostephan, Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Agnes Scott College, interviews students from his Senior Seminar in Creative Writing. The students talk about maintaining their creativity in isolation, building a community of writers during remote learning, and graduating in the midst of the pandemic. In part one, students read excerpts from and discuss their projects from the course. Students: Natasha Griffin, Morgan Brown, Lourrain Simon, Eve Barrett, Annel Chavez, Isabella Barbuto

Class of 2021 Creative Writing Senior Seminar Students (Reading)

In this episode Alan Grostephan, Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Agnes Scott College, interviews students from his Senior Seminar in Creative Writing. In part one of the interview, students read excerpts from and discuss their projects from the course. Make sure to listen to the Bonus episode where the students talk about maintaining their creativity in isolation, building a community of writers during remote learning, and graduating in the midst of the pandemic. Students (with time marker): Natasha Griffin (1:40), Morgan Brown (8:50), Lourrain Simon (15:50) , Eve Barrett (22:30), Annel Chavez (31:40), and Isabella Barbuto (38:00)

International Professional Success with ASC Alums: National Study Abroad Day, February 22nd

Intercultural competencies and foreign language proficiency are among the most coveted skills in the global work environment. On Tuesday, November 17, 1-2pm EST, the Center for Global Learning hosted a virtual roundtable conversation (via Zoom) , led by Hannah Brendell '21. Two Agnes Scott international alums, Nga Than '13 and Tehseen Dossul '11 discuss how being proficient in multiple languages has helped them navigate different work and learning environments and prepare for international careers.

Looking Back with Diversity & Inclusion | Preparing to Rebound from the Pandemic: Economic, Workplace and Legal Implications

A Look Back with Agnes Scott College's Gay Johnson McDougall Center for Global Diversity and Inclusion (originally aired on May 4, 2020). Final episode of a four-part series titled, "Engaging Social Challenges: The Social and Cultural implications of COVD 19."

Looking Back with Diversity & Inclusion | COVID-19 Social Inequities’ Impact on Mental Health

A Look Back (originally aired May 1, 2020) Join Agnes Scott's Office of Diversity and Inclusion in their discussion of mental health and the possible long-term effects of COVID-19. The third episode in a four-part series.

Looking Back with Diversity and Inclusion | Health Perspectives from the Frontline

A Look Back: (originally aired on April 24, 2020) Join the Agnes Scott College Office of Diversity and Inclusion to discuss health perspectives from the front line. The second episode in a four-part series.

Looking Back with Diversity & Inclusion | A Conversation on the Social and Cultural Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Look Back (originally aired May 1, 2020): The first episode of a four-part series titled, "Engaging Social Challenges: The Social and Cultural implications of COVD 19" hosted by The Agnes Scott College’s Gay Johnson McDougall Center for Global Diversity and Inclusion.

Blazing a New Trail with Goizueta Scholar and Certified Scottie Damaris Delgado-Gonzalez '24

First-year Scottie Damaris Delgado-Gonzalez talks with Director of Admission Aimee Kahn-Foss '08 about her journey as a DACA student in Georgia, taking a gap year to work with voter registration and Hispanic/Latinx students, and how the Goizueta Foundation Scholarship allowed her to attend college.

Leading, Learning, and Serving with Certified Scottie, Ayanna Raulston '24

Director of Admission, Aimee Kahn-Foss '08, interviews new Scottie, Ayanna Raulston, a native of Arkansas. Ayanna shares her journey to Agnes Scott and the big city of Atlanta as she delves into how she is reconsidering her career path as a result of leadership roles in her high school, serving in her hometown community, and uncovering her new passions. Check out Ayanna's book recommendation at minute 19:13 and add it to your collection of winter reading.

Defining Leadership with Certified Scottie, Kai Robinson '24

New Scottie, Kai Robinson is interviewed by the Director of Admission, Aimee Kahn-Foss '08 in September 2020. New Scottie, Kai, a native of New York, chats with Aimee about her experience deciding to attend Agnes Scott College during this unique time of virtual learning, racial and social unrest, the looming pandemic, and an impending election. One of the highlights of this episode appears at minute 22:21 when Kai defines her personal meaning of leadership and explores how it impacts her journey.