Oakwood News

Rising Senior and 2020-21 Co-Clerk Ila Kumar Published in Friends Journal

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The recent edition of Friends Journal included the writing of rising senior and Oakwood's 2020-21 co-clerk Ila Kumar. Ila's writing was also recently featured in The Lily, a publication of the Washington Post, for its “Dear future self” high school essay contest. Friends Journal, whose mission is to communicate Quaker experience in order to connect and deepen spiritual lives, has readership located in all 50 states and 43 foreign countries. Following is the article in its entirety. 

 
Read More

Allison Loggins-Hull '01 of Flutronix Featured in Library of Congress Project Commissioning Music of The Coronavirus Pandemic

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2020

   

Read More

Celebrate the Class of 2020 - Friday June 12th 9 AM and 9PM EST

Published Friday, June 12, 2020

Join us on one or even both Zoom Gatherings where our community can come together to watch our pre-recorded, virtual commencement ceremonies and celebrate the Class of 2020!

Read More

Virtual Alumni Weekend 2020

Published Thursday, May 21, 2020

Our first Virtual Alumni Weekend brought together over 100 alums from the classes of 1946 to 2010, calling in from as far away as Ireland and the West Coast and as near as New Paltz!

Read More

Virtual Arts Lecture with Photographer Katie Settel '84 - Friday May 15th

Published Saturday, May 9, 2020

Join us on Friday May 15th at 1PM for our first Virtual Arts Lecture! We’ll be welcoming photographer Katie Settel ‘84 who will be presenting, “(un)Forgotten, The Journey to Remembering”.

Read More

Oakwood Presents First Virtual Caroline “Dash” Davis Gleiter ’51 Lecture on Social Justice - Friday April 24th

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Oakwood’s first virtual Caroline “Dash” Davis Gleiter ’51 Lecture on Social Justice will be held on Friday, April 24th, at 1:00 pm via Zoom. This lecture series highlights social justice issues and was initiated by the class of 1951 and friends in memory of their classmate, Caroline “Dash”  Davis Gleiter, an attorney whose life work and passion were devoted to civil rights and social action.

Read More

Senior Anh Ho Shares Ecobricks Sustainability Project with Area Schools

Published Friday, February 7, 2020

Anh Ho, a senior at Oakwood Friends School from Vietnam, recently shared her multi-year campus sustainability project with neighboring Poughkeepsie Day School (PDS).  As part of her participation in Oakwood’s Libby Moroff Leadership Program, Anh taught the PDS 4th and 5th graders how to make Ecobricks. Her goal is to spread knowledge about reducing plastic waste and creating sustainable building materials throughout the Hudson Valley before she graduates in June.

Read More

Oakwood's Humanities Chair Stephen Miller Receives Small Grant Award from the American Philosophical Association

Published Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Oakwood's Humanities Chair Stephen Miller and Professor Wendy Turgeon, Ph.D. from St. Joseph's College received a Small Grant award from the American Philosophical Association (APA). 

Read More