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Scottie Spirit

Enliven social, cultural and athletic offerings and support community traditions in order to build pride in and attachment to Agnes Scott and to create a more vibrant campus culture. The college will

Improve environments on campus for students to study and socialize

Encourage a healthy lifestyle by improving athletic, fitness and recreational options

Strengthen community among students, staff, faculty and alumnae through social, cultural and community service activities

Facilitate access to information regarding campus events and transportation to Atlanta’s educational, social and cultural offerings

Become a magnet for Atlanta-area college students and the general public by bringing high-profile speakers and performers as well as bands and artists popular with the college-age population

Efforts to enhance student life on and off campus will include:

  • Updating Mollie’s to provide healthy menu options and a more inviting atmosphere
  • Creating a Winship Down Coffee House for socializing and informal performances
  • Providing each student with card access to all residence halls
  • Providing a 24-hour venue for exercise and fitness in Alston Campus Center and creating a fitness center in the old Steam Plant
  • Continuing to strengthen ASC athletics with new varsity sports options, including lacrosse and golf, as well as enhanced intramural sports and fitness classes
  • Organizing more events where students, faculty, staff and alumnae can gather to socialize, including monthly community hours, TGIF afternoon celebrations, Scottie Supper Club and community service projects
  • Enhancing relationships between students and alumnae through increased joint programming in conjunction with Agnes Scott traditions
  • Making information sharing easier by developing Web and physical resources, such as Web portals, kiosks and “walls and stalls” listing upcoming campus and Atlanta-area events
  • Partnering with the city of Decatur to become a wireless campus
  • Implementing new transportation options including Flexcar, a CLIFF bus stop on campus and a Purple Bike program
  • Routing an Agnes Scott van to popular Atlanta locations on the weekends
  • Scheduling live music on campus throughout the year, advertising to the Atlanta/Decatur community and area colleges and universities
Ashley Mengwasser
Ashley Mengwasser '09
Buford, Ga.; English
 

That’s Scottie Spirit—a sense of perpetual aspiration, individually and together.

 

Strategic plan illustrations by Ken Orvidas.

 
 

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