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The King Center’s ‘Beloved Community Talks’ to feature Sen. Elizabeth Warren, OU’s Dr. Kendra King Momon

Dr. Kendra A. King Momon, professor of politics and director of the Rich Foundation Urban Leadership Program, will moderate The King Center’s Beloved Community Talks event on August 28, “Women…the Soul of a Nation”. Beloved Community Talks convene influential women with diverse voices around bridging the racial divide.  The King Center, an organization in Atlanta founded […]

OUMA lectures added to line-up

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has announced two new lectures presented as part of two exhibitions currently on view: Phyllis Stephens: Story Quilts and Rwanda Reconciliation. Sewing and Reaping Phyllis Stephens lecture, “Sewing and Reaping” Phyllis Stephens is an award-winning fifth generation quilt maker, considered by critics to be a Master of African-American Story Quilts. Simply […]

Author Jonathan Schanzer to speak on Middle East developments

Jonathan Schanzer, vice president of research for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) and the author of the new book “State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State,“ will be on campus speaking on the current state of the Israel Palestinian discord and recent Middle East developments. Dr. Schanzer’s lecture […]

Mindful leadership program arrives in Atlanta, Oglethorpe for first time

A globally-recognized leadership program aimed with the intent to create a better world is coming to Atlanta for the first time, and calling Oglethorpe home. The Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI), will be on campus October 16-17, 2017 for the highly-interactive training program. Born at Google and based on cutting-edge neuroscience research, SIYLI focuses on […]

MLS Programs Fair @Oglethorpe

For the third year in a row, Oglethorpe will host a college fair for Masters of Library Science programs this Saturday, July 29th from 2-3:30 PM in the Trustee Room in the TLCC. The event is co-sponsored by the Georgia Library Association New Members’ Round Table and the Metro-Atlanta Library Association. Anyone interested in pursuing […]

MAP Days wrap up for class of 2021

For the last time this summer, Making a Petrel (MAP) Day brought incoming students to campus to learn about student life. The event shows new Petrels their class schedules for the first time, gives them a meeting with a Compass Advisor, tours on-campus residence halls and gets them connected with current students and faculty. Parents are also in attendance to learn […]

Three OU undergrads cast in Alliance Theatre’s ‘Shakespeare in Love’

A big congratulations to Oglethorpe undergrads Alex Oakley, Meredith Myers and Gillian Rabin on being cast in Alliance Theatre‘s production of ‘Shakespeare in Love’ this fall. Oglethorpe University will host ‘Shakespeare in Love’ beginning August 30. Tickets are on sale now. Cast Set for Shakespeare in Love at Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre | Playbill Cast Set for Regional […]

Second MAP Day gets first year students ready for campus life

For the second time this summer, Making a Petrel (MAP) Day brought incoming students to campus to learn about student life. The event allows new Petrels to discuss class schedules with a Compass Advisor, see on-campus residence halls and get connected with current students and faculty. Parents are also in attendance to learn the ins-and-outs of Oglethorpe so they know what […]