Women Sing Out

November 13, 2014
Rosalind Black
A new Ohio Historical Marker installed at the First Church in Oberlin, United Church of Christ, honors First Church and Antoinette Brown Blackwell, class of 1847, and the first woman ordained as a minister in the United States.
Photograph of cards with text and images

Our Shared History

March 10, 2014
Amanda Nagy
A group of students teamed up to create the History Lessons Project, a public story sharing effort and art installation that coincided with the recent convocation talk by United States Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey.
Colorful chalk drawing of the word "Oberlin"

Chalk Walk 2013

June 24, 2013
Communications Staff
Oberlin’s eighth annual Chalk Walk left downtown’s sidewalks adorned with kaleidoscopic, albeit temporary, works of art.


A rock painted with a dove and the words "Freedom Juneteenth 2013"

Proclaiming Freedom

June 17, 2013
Communications Staff
Oberlin's annual Juneteenth festival featured food, music, arts, crafts, and more.