Hanchong (Jack) Jin, class of 2016 returned to Oakwood to present to the Middle School and 9th grade about pursuing a degree in engineering. Jack is a sophomore at Boston University majoring in Computer Engineering with a minor in Computer Science. He also has a concentration in Technology Innovation.
Good Work Institute Fellowship Connects Oakwood Community: Julie Okoniewski, Oakwood Friends School’s Associate Director of Development and Alumni Affairs, and alumna Julia Wilson ’92, a chiropractor from Kingston, NY, recently graduated from The Good Work Institute’s (GWI) six-month fellowship program. GWI's mission is to educate and connect a network of local community members and actively support their collaborative efforts to impact regenerative change in their towns.
Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley are the authors of "Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen." They visited Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie Monday, Oct. 23, during the school’s community meeting.
An English fight director and choreographer recently shared his technique for stage combat techniques with students at Oakwood Friends School. B.H. Barry, who has worked as a stage fight choreographer for the Metropolitan Opera, London's Royal Shakespeare Company, Covent Garden and the BBC, as well as for films and regional theaters, visited the Poughkeepsie campus Sept. 22.
Oakwood Friends School is looking forward to participating in this year’s #NYGivesDay on Tuesday November 28, 2017. #NYGivesDay is New York's local response to #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving created in response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday to celebrate generosity and giving back.