Agnes Scott College Website: Built Environment Analysis

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Three Agnes Scott College students; photo taken from Agnes Scott College website’s “Student Life” tab

Agnes Scott College is liberal arts college for women, located in downtown Decatur, Georgia. It was founded in 1889 by a group of Presbyterians, under Minister¬†Frank H. Gaines, and was originally named Decatur Female Seminary. The name changed twice after that. In 1890, it was changed to Agnes Scott Institute, after George Washington Scott’s mother because he was the primary benefactor. Later in 1906, the name was changed to Agnes Scott College.

Agnes Scott College is a place for various types of women, regardless of race and/or cultural background, which is really uplifting for their students. This is made apparent by just exploring their website.The way the that the built environment of Agnes Scott College’s website promotes racial and cultural diversity empowers the women at the school.

Racial and Cultural Diversity

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COSMO (Coalition of Student Multicultural Organizations); photo taken from agnesscott.edu, On the “Clubs and Organizations” under the “Multicultural Organizations” tab

Women’s Empowerment

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Students at a leadership retreat; Photo taken from Agnes Scott's "Division of Student Life" page, under the "Center for Leadership and Service" tab

Students at a leadership retreat; Photo taken from Agnes Scott’s “Division of Student Life” page, under the “Center for Leadership and Service” tab

Agnes Scott vs Spelman:Do Their

Websites Promote the Same Values?

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Photo Credit: logos from agnesscott.edu & spelman.edu ; photo created by Destiny Dickens

Photo Credit: logos from agnesscott.edu & spelman.edu ; photo created by Destiny Dickens

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