Psychology Team Dives In to Study the Benefits of SCUBA

Dr. John Carton, psychology professor and chair of the Behavioral Sciences division at Oglethorpe, recently led an a innovative research project to investigate the psychological benefits of SCUBA training for individuals with spinal cord injuries and other mobility impairments. He partnered with LifeWaters, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping spinal cord injured patients and disabled …

Staff and Faculty Honored at Employee Recognition Luncheon

The second annual Employee Recognition Luncheon was held this week and a number of staff and faculty members were recognized for their exceptional service to Oglethorpe. Oglethorpe staff members were invited to nominate their peers for six awards that recognized individuals who have gone “beyond the call of duty.” All awards included a monetary prize. …

A Sound Life

By Kelly Holland Vrtis ’97 Millions of miles traveled. Years away from home. Countless stories from the road. This is the life of Chris Fulton ’79 over the past 30 years. A sound engineer, Chris has traveled the world with the likes of such musical legends as U2, Michael Jackson, Bette Midler, Fleetwood Mac, Barbara …

A Living By Design

by Jodie Sexton Goff ’02 Barb Shadomy ’87 came to Oglethorpe from Richmond, Va., focused on earning her bachelor’s with a double major in accounting and economics. After graduating she went on to complete her master in business administration at Georgia State University. Barb spent several years in the financial services consulting industry prior to …

IDEX: One Year Later

Three Oglethorpe alumni and seven other recent graduates embarked almost one year ago on an international adventure with a mission. This small group of postgraduates spent nine months in Hyderabad, India, pioneering the IDEX Fellowship in Social Enterprise, a program that is managed by Oglethorpe University and sponsored by Gray Matters Capital. The fellows were …