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An Oglethorpe Journey

When I began my Oglethorpe journey, I never could have anticipated everything I would both gain from and give to this incredible community. As a freshman, I vividly remember studying The Return of Gilgamesh in Dr. Shrikhande’s Core class, Narratives of the Self. The epic tells a tale known as a bildungsroman, a novel dealing […]

2020 Vision: Oglethorpe’s Future in Focus

Have you read the latest issue of Oglethorpe’s Carillon magazine? The spring 2013 issue takes focus on our plans for a successful future through the lens of a strategic plan that will lead Oglethorpe into the year 2020. The campus center construction progress is only one of the latest and most visible milestones—and the entire […]

Josh Harris ’10: Making a Living by Making Laughs

After being featured in the Carillon magazine last winter, Josh Harris ’10 has made major strides in his career as a comedian. He launched his own website and shares his love of comedy by teaching stand-up comedy classes at yourACT Acting Studios in Decatur, Ga. While continuing to do live stand-up, Josh has shifted from […]

Alumni Make a Difference in the Lives of Homeless Youth

ChopArt, a nonprofit organization founded by Malika Whitley ’11, provides homeless youth with a means of expression via art exploration. The organization strives to encourage positive values and enhance participants’ abilities by discovering therapy and release in poetry, photography and painting. Five other Oglethorpe alumni also support ChopArt. Serving on the Board of Directors are […]

The Miracle League and OU Volunteers Score a Home Run

I recently had the chance to lead a group of eight Oglethorpe University volunteers at the North Metro Miracle League, where we provided assistance and motivation to special needs children and adults while playing the game of baseball. As we arrived at Hobgood Park in Woodstock, Ga. on a rainy Saturday morning, we all hoped […]

Oglethorpe Alumni Excel in the Medical Illustration Field

Are you a biology major with an artistic touch, or an art major with an appreciation for science? Did you know about the career of medical illustration? Within the last decade, several Oglethorpe students have chosen to pursue this challenging career—and the rewards have been well worth the hard work. Nobles Green ’03, an award-winning […]

Oglethorpe Men’s Golf Captures Conference Championship

The Oglethorpe men’s golf team captured its 11th conference championship in 16 years Sunday, and its first Southern Athletic Association (SAA) championship, as it outdistanced second-place Berry by a whopping 23 strokes at the SAA Championship at Limestone Springs in Oneonta, Ala. The event was comprised of only two rounds, as it was called early […]

Oglethorpe Helps Petrel to Fly in New Direction

Coming back to the Oglethorpe campus 10 years after graduation was an odd feeling. Much about the university was the same, but I was definitely different. I’d been out in the “real world” for several years and here I was back at the old Petrel’s Nest. I graduated from OU in 2002 and worked at […]