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Scott Hwang Named Senior Assistant Dean and Director of the Multicultural Resource Center

June 7, 2022

Office of Communications

Scott Hwang has worked in higher education since 2006, when he started his career as the director of student leadership overseeing orientation programs, student activities, and student government at Covenant College. He earned a master’s in higher education at Geneva College, where he served as a residence director.
Headshot of Scott Hwang

Who is Amanda Phillips?

April 1, 2022

Yvonne Gay

Part of Amanda Phillips’ job as assistant director of athletics communications is to attend almost every home game event, serve as game photographer, and write post-game recaps. Find out what the other half of her job entails in this installment of Who Am I?
A portrait of a woman.

This Week in Photos: Beautiful

March 31, 2022

Yvonne Gay

It’s Saturday night in March and there’s a pulsating glow spilling from the windows of the Root Room in Carnegie Building. Inside, rows of spectators line the perimeter of a long narrow stage. Oberlin’s most anticipated fashion show begins as cheers swell when models, draped in creative attire, take their turn down the walk. This is a signature event during Black History Month. It also serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
A female model holds the flag of Ghana.

Who is C.J. Blair?

March 25, 2022

Yvonne Gay

Ever wonder what species of frog is bellowing in your backyard on late summer nights? Invite C.J. Blair ’18 over. He has a talent for identifying several species of frog by their calls. He’s also responsible for ToadsCo, the amphibian-themed ExCo at Oberlin College. Learn more about Blair—including why his favorite childhood memories involve possums, boa constrictors, and fawns—in this installment of Who Am I?
A man holds on to a wire rope while kneeling in the snow.

Who is Josh Teaster?

March 17, 2022

Yvonne Gay

Josh Teaster, associate director of Conservatory of Music Admissions, is always up for exploring a reef, but it’s the shipwrecks in the depths of the Great Lakes that he finds most exhilarating. Learn more about Teaster in this installment of Who Am I?
A picture of a man wearing scuba diving gear.

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