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Civic Engagement

Under the Microscope: Mounica Kota ’16

Graduating senior Mounica Kota ’16 has made the most of her time at Oglethorpe. Here’s a glimpse at some of her experiences: Tailored Academics. Mounica’s passion for environmental science and desire to pursue specific topics, such as sustainability and conservation, more deeply than a standard biology major, prompted her to work with her faculty advisor, Dr. Roarke Donnelly, to […]

Belén Rodriguez ’15 Recognized by Atlanta Journal-Constitution & Business Chronicle for Global Health Efforts

Since graduating in May 2015, Belén Rodriguez ’15 has been selected as one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 30 under 30—the youngest recipient of the award—and has been profiled by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She’s attracted this worthy attention as a result of her work with Missionaries of Charity, Missionaries of the Poor, and the Teletón Foundation. At Oglethorpe, Belén was […]

Destination Spring Break: A National Wildlife Refuge

Nine Oglethorpe students chose to spend their spring break volunteering at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in Tallahassee, Fla., as part of an alternative spring break trip sponsored and funded by the Center for Civic Engagement in the A_LAB. Alternative Break Ambassador Shanice Chesney ’17 and trip leaders Brad Firchow ’19 and LeBreshia Taylor ’18 planned Oglethorpe’s first […]

Washington Monthly Ranks Oglethorpe Among Top Liberal Arts Colleges

Washington Monthly ranked Oglethorpe University #71 among liberal arts colleges in the U.S. for “contribution to the public good”. The magazine’s annual College Guide & Rankings evaluates universities in three broad categories: Social Mobility – recruiting and graduating low-income students Research – producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs Service – encouraging students to give back to their country Read more […]

Oglethorpe’s Chi Omega Delta Theta Chapter Wins National Award

The Delta Theta chapter of Chi Omega, one of three Panhellenic sororities on the Oglethorpe campus, was awarded the Chi Omega Chapter of Excellence Award for their outstanding performance during the 2014-2015 academic year.  Delta Theta was one of only 37 chapters (among 178 active collegiate chapters nationwide) to receive the award—and the only chapter […]

Student Engagement at Oglethorpe Earns National Recognition as College of Distinction

Innovative learning opportunities at Oglethorpe University grew in 2014–2015, earning the school recognition among the nation’s Colleges of Distinction, a national guide to colleges that highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools. Oglethorpe students earned college credit and valuable life experience while participating in Atlanta Laboratory for Learning (A_LAB) led initiatives, such as Oglethorpe’s LeadAbroad programs, […]

Veteran Paralympic Soccer Players Inspire Oglethorpe Team

Oglethorpe University Men’s Soccer recently joined forces with BlazeSports to host the first-ever series of VA Paralympic Soccer Camps, in partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation and U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Over six months, veterans will attend a series of three camps held on campus, in the hopes of making the next U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team. […]