June 15, 2020
An Inconvenience Rightly Considered is a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. In Episode 1, Director of Parent Support Terri Collins and Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley discuss fun and creative activities that friends and families can do when spending time together, whether in person or virtually.
March 2, 2020
Oakcrest science teacher Dr. Kat Hussmann takes listeners on an exploration of the history of viruses, what viruses are, what they do to our bodies, and the cutting-edge technology available to scientists.
February 26, 2020
Dr. Edwina Maksym continues this series with a look at moral action—the idea of right and wrong and how morality reflects God's love and mercy.
February 25, 2020
Dr. Edwina Maksym examines human rationality and how it sets us apart from the rest of creation in this second episode of a 7-part series on what it means to be human.
February 25, 2020
A discussion of the important role that fathers play in the lives of their daughters. Oakcrest Dean of Students Meghan Hadley and faculty member Ginny Boles share memories and anecdotes about how their fathers helped form them into the women they are today.
February 7, 2020
Oakcrest's College Counseling department hosted a discussion of what students and parents can do to prepare for the college application process, and how to find the school that's the best fit for them. Featuring:
- Mary Ann Thompson, Director of College Counseling
- Catherine Courtney, Director of Academic Advising
- Will Stratton, University of Lynchburg
- Greta Haussman, Assistant Director for Campus Events, Catholic University of America
January 30, 2020
Dr. Edwina Maksym discusses freedom, virtue, conscience and much more in this fourth installment of the What Does It Mean to Be Human series.
January 29, 2020
AP Art History teacher Victoria Bigliano traces the history of the transition from classical portraiture and art technique to the Impressionists and the birth of modernism.
December 15, 2019
If you're interested in how composers use the physics of sound to create the music you love, and why they write music the way they do, this podcast by Instrumental Music Director Alix Baldwin is for you!
December 6, 2019
This year's Adventures in Parenting event featured five faculty who shared Oakcrest's vision of academic success. Topics covered include Oakcrest's vision of a liberal arts education; fostering the joy of learning; order and prioritizing; and grades and assessments.