Zombie Expert Max Brooks to Help Oglethorpe Survive a Zombie Attack!

Just in time for Halloween and Oglethorpe’s Zombie Week…!  Oglethorpe University will welcome Zombie expert and author Max Brooks to campus on Monday, October 24.  Join us—if you dare—at 7:00 p.m. in Lupton Auditorium to hear Brooks’ “10 Lessons for Surviving a Zombie Attack,” based on his book The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the …

Consumer Expert Clark Howard Broadcasts College Finance Show Live from Oglethorpe

On September 13, Oglethorpe was thrilled to welcome The Clark Howard Show, which broadcasted their primetime show live from Oglethorpe’s Weltner Library. The show stars Clark Howard, a favorite consumer advocate, TV personality and author, who incidentally was an Oglethorpe student at one point during his academic career. The studio audience included President Schall and more than 50 OU students who had …

Part 3: OU Men’s Basketball Rounds Out Costa Rica Trip

OU rising senior Andrew Steioff finishes his three-part blog  about the Oglethorpe Men’s Basketball team’s trip to Costa Rica. [Read Part 1, Part 2] “It is currently 5:30 in the morning and we are waiting at our terminal to head back home to Atlanta. After a week full of non-stop sightseeing and traveling, it seems …

Part 2: OU Men’s Basketball Scores in Costa Rica with Competition, Volunteering

Oglethorpe rising senior Andrew Steioff checked back in to share more about the Oglethorpe Men’s Basketball team’s travels in Costa Rica. “Halfway through our excursion through Costa Rica has our team feeling cultured and a bit tired. The past couple days have been filled with a game against the five-time defending champs of the top professional league …

Oglethorpe to Award Three Honorary Degrees at May 7 Commencement

The Oglethorpe University 2011 commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 9:00 a.m., on the academic quadrangle of the OU campus. President Larry Schall will preside over the ceremony that will honor more than 250 graduating students. This year, Oglethorpe will present honorary degrees to three distinguished members of the civic and academic worlds: – …

OU Student’s Internship Offers Real World Experience

More than half of college students nationwide complete internships, making the experience an essential credential for competition in the current job market. Oglethorpe places a high priority on providing opportunities for students to gain practical experience through internships and other experiential learning. Here, studio art major Nicole Kang ’12 shared her internship experience with us back in 2010: …

OU at the 3-Day for a Cure

One weekend in Ocotber 2010, Oglethorpe University served as a Pit Stop along the way during Atlanta’s 60-mile Susan G. Komen 3-Day for a Cure walk that ended at Turner Field. Among the thousands walking for a cure were at least two OU alums… “I’m not sure who set up for OU to host a Pit Stop for the Komen Atlanta 3-Day Walk, but …

Kick Off a New Season with OU Theatre

Oglethorpe’s Theatre Department is starting the year off right by welcoming new Theatre Director/Visiting Assistant Professor Matt Huff and by offering ways for both Theatre and non-theatre majors to get involved. The 2010 Season kicks off this week with Georgia Shakespeare’s “Welcome Back” Mixer for OU Students on Wednesday, August 25 at 6 pm in the Conant Performing Arts Center. (Georgia Shakespeare …

U.S. News & World Report Features “Road Trip: Oglethorpe University”

Oglethorpe was spotlighted by U.S. News & World Report in “Road Trip: Oglethorpe University”, an article that profiles the University’s “stories of community spirit.” OU also is featured in an accompanying online photo gallery. The article was carried nationwide in the magazine’s September 2010 issue and in the 2011 Best Colleges Guide. In more good news, U.S. News’ America’s Best Colleges also ranked Oglethorpe among the nation’s …