Dedication & Memorial Trees

Since opening its doors in 1889, Agnes Scott College has changed the lives of generations of young women. Fellow students, staff members, and faculty all contribute to the richness of each young woman’s college experience. In particular, alumnae are able … Continue reading

Incense Cedar

  “Lost in thought” is not the best way to experience a tree. This incense cedar (Calocedrus decurrens) rewards our full attention, if we stay mindful of our present experience of this tree. We can see the cinnamon-colored bark and … Continue reading

Sacred Trees

Student Althea Gunther ’12 talks about sacred trees. The Julia Thompson Smith Chapel is the newest building on campus. Though the college is still related to the Presbyterian Church, this chapel belongs to people of all faiths. Those who enter … Continue reading