Alumni News

Academic Support Center and Visual Arts Benefit from Powell Fund

Published Thursday, October 19, 2017
The Powell Fund was established in 2010 with an inspirational gift from Dick Powell, class of 1968. A leadership donor to the Annual Fund over many years, Dick made the decision to endow a fund that would strengthen Oakwood’s financial position for the future while providing income to today’s needs. This year, a distribution was taken from the
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Oakwood Closes 2016-17 Annual Fund on June 30th

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Why do I give to Oakwood? Oakwood lived up to its promise to me, as it has for so many other students over so many generations: it nurtured the spirit, the scholar, the artist, and yes, the athlete within me. It turned out that the first three were easier than the last, but in the long term none of us gave up on it. I give to Oakwood for that reason: so
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The Oakwood Experience

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
I know from personal experience that there is a unique and clarifying transformation which happens to virtually everyone who attends Oakwood Friends School. I believe that the same is true for faculty members and staff. It started for me on a spring afternoon in 1943, when my mother and I met with Headmaster William J. Reagan at his office the
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