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Remembering Maya Angelou

May 30, 2014
Office of Communications
With the passing of Maya Angelou this week, we’re reminded of the inspiring Commencement address she gave to the class of 1983. See the original text of her address, courtesy of the Oberlin College Archives.


M. Kay Thomson

M. Kay Thomson, 1943-2014

January 23, 2014
Communications Staff
M. Kay Thomson, who served Oberlin’s development and alumni affairs division from 1995 until her retirement in 2003, died Thursday, January 16, 2014.


Peter B. Lewis, 1933-2013

November 26, 2013
Communications Staff
Philanthropist Peter B. Lewis, who as an individual and as a member of his family contributed significantly to Oberlin’s Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies and the Green Arts District...


George R. Bent II ’52 <br>(1928-2013)

September 22, 2013
Cynthia Nickoloff
Longtime trustee and supporter of Oberlin College George R. Bent II ”52 died September 17 at age 85. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 19.



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