February was a busy month at Oberlin. Two deans were approved by the Board of Trustees, LaunchU completed its second year, and a new policy for admissions was announced. This month, Commencement/Reunion Weekend registration gets underway.
Here’s what’s happening around Tappan Square…
Commencement/Reunion Weekend will take place Friday, May 23 through Monday, May 26. This year we will celebrate the following reunions:
Commencement for the Class of 2014 will take place May 26. All alumni are invited to attend the festivities. We hope to see you at #ObieCRW!
Register for Commencement/Reunion Weekend today.
For many families in Cleveland, the Parent University College Tours organized by Tracy Hill ’85, are their first introduction to a college campus.
The article also has a great video interview with Tracy.
This epic megapost is your glorious opportunity to meet 100 amazing black LGBT women who’ve made their mark over the last 150 years.
Second woman mentioned on the list: Edmonia Lewis.
Congratulations to Alcée Chriss (BMus/MM-HP ‘15) who just won First Prize and Prize of the Audience at the 7th Miami International Organ Competition, Miami, Florida!
Alcée performed the final movement of Anton Heiller’s In Festo Corpus Christi as the required work based on a Gregorian chant (“Lauda Sion”), "Vivace" (first movement) from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Trio Sonata in C Minor, BWV 526, Ethel Smyth’s Chorale Prelude and Fugue on “O Traurigkeit, o herzeleid” and the "Toccata" from Suite pour orgue, Op. 5 of Maurice Duruflé.
In memory of the late Jason Molina, a new tribute compilation will be out April 22 through non-profit label Rock the Cause. Titled Farewell Transmission: The Music of Jason Molina, it features My Morning Jacket, Murder by Death, Wooden Wand, Sarah Jaffe, the Black Swans, Bottomless Pit, and more.