Statewide Network of Collaborators - Affiliates, Partners & Strategic Partners

Agnes Scott College(ASC)

Consortium Member Since: 2013

Affiliate Director: Chris DePree, Ph.D.
Professor of Astronomy and Chair

Contact Information:
141 E. College Ave
Observatory 102
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 471-6266

Website: http://www.agnesscott.edu/physics/index.html
Agnes Scott College

University information : All female institution in Decatur (suburban Atlanta). Students can choose from established majors--such as astrophysics, neuroscience, or public health--or create their own interdisciplinary program. Students may cross-register for courses at area colleges through the Atlanta Regional Agnes Scott is among the top 6% of American colleges whose graduates go on to earn PhDs and is the number 2 producer of economics PhDs per capita, thanks in part to the close connections between our students and faculty.


GSGC Funded Activities 2014 – 2015

Supporting K-12 Astronomy Outreach at Bradley Observatory and Delafield Planetarium

Bradley Observatory has had an active K-12 outreach program for over two decades. The Observatory has school group visits to the Observatory, and nighttime visits to local schools. This outreach program is largely voluntary, but work-study students or student volunteers can also help.

Bradley Observatory 2014-2015 Open House Lecture Series

The Bradley Observatory Open House Lecture Series is an over 60-year tradition at Agnes Scott College. Activities include Friday night openings of the College telescopes to the neighborhood; a monthly lecture and an "open house," where guests have an opportunity to mingle, see a planetarium show, and make observations with the Bradley Observatory telescopes.