Calistoga's Rebekka Strom Selected to Present at International Conference

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Rebekka Strom

ATLANTA, GA (04/01/2013)(readMedia)-- Calistoga's Rebekka Strom, a senior and English/Spanish major at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Ga., was among only 40 students selected to present original work at the 2013 Association for Core Texts and Courses (ACTC) Student Conference, held March 8-10, 2013 at Shimer College in Chicago. Rebekka presented her paper "Remember the Ladies: Individuality, Community, and Equality of Early and Modern Women." She is a graduate of Veritas Classical Schools. [More]

ACTC is an international, professional association that seeks to advance liberal education in institutions by developing and promoting successful general, liberal education programs (and other programs) which integrate core text courses with the most advanced developments in administration, curriculum, student support services, faculty support, and general education assessment and review.

Founded in 1835, Oglethorpe University is a leading liberal arts and sciences university which enrolls 1,100 students representing 34 states and 28 countries. Oglethorpe has been named among U.S. News & World Report's Best Liberal Arts Colleges, Forbes' America's Best Colleges, and Princeton Review's Best Southeastern College in its 2012 edition of The Best 376 Colleges. Oglethorpe is a member of the Annapolis Group, an organization of America's most selective liberal arts institutions. For seven consecutive years, Oglethorpe has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for commitment to and achievement in community service. Oglethorpe is home to the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art and to Georgia Shakespeare, the professional theater-in-residence. OU competes in the NCAA Division III Southern Athletic Association. Website: