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Jonathan Allen ’19 reflects on his startup, year one

Jonathan Allen ’19 is not only looking back at his year at Oglethorpe, but also at his first year as a CEO. Before arriving on campus, Allen began a research platform, Gauge, which celebrated its anniversary of incorporation May 11. Allen left an internship at SalesLoft to fully pursue the venture, and throughout the academic year saw […]

President Lawrence Schall talks free speech on GPB’s “On Second Thought”

Oglethorpe University President Lawrence Schall joined Agnes Scott College Associate Vice President Kijua Sanders-McMurtry for a segment with Celeste Headlee during her Georgia Public Broadcast radio show, “On Second Thought,” to discuss balancing free speech and safety on campus. The conversation was focused around controversial speaking appearances by Betsy DeVos, Ann Coulter and Richard Spencer at […]

Oglethorpe Athletics Closes 2016-17 Season with Petey Awards Ceremony

The Oglethorpe athletic department rounded out the season with the Fifth Annual Petey Awards on Sunday, hosted at the Turner Lynch Campus Center on Oglethorpe’s campus. The event, which is produced by the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), allowed Oglethorpe student-athletes to honor the best and brightest performances of the year while reflecting on the […]

Congratulations to the 2017 Honors & Awards recipients!

The annual Honors & Awards Convocation recognizes those who have excelled in academics and community service and engagement at Oglethorpe during the academic year. Congratulations to the following 2017 awards recipients: OUTSTANDING SENIOR IN STUDIO ART Abigail Kreisinger ART HISTORY AWARD Larissa Randall VALINE MUSIC PRIZE Katherine Carey UNIVERSITY SINGER OF THE YEAR Karl Dickey […]

Sigma Zeta inducts 7 new members

Congratulations to the newest inductees into the Oglethorpe chapter of Sigma Zeta National Science and Mathematics Honor Society: Delaney Abood Yasmin Anderson  Kayla Matta Arman Niknafs Karina Pinal Iris Ponce Ashlee Tolbert Kelly Jacobson ’17 is chapter president and Dr. Mariel Meier, assistant professor of physics, serves as their advisor. Sigma Zeta is a national undergraduate honor […]

“Runoff, Rhymes with Ossoff”: OU professor pens election commentary

The American Conservative invited Oglethorpe politics professor Dr. Joseph Knippenberg to give commentary on yesterday’s election for Georgia’s 6th District, left vacant by Tom Price, now U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and Human Services. A runoff between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff will be held in June. In “Runoff, Rhymes with Ossoff“, […]

An Olympian in our midst: Iona Wynter Parks

AN OU INSTRUCTOR SHARES HER OLYMPIC EXPERIENCE. Iona Wynter Parks, OU French Instructor Year: 2000 Summer Games Location: Sydney, Australia Country: Jamaica Sport: Triathlon How did you get started in the sport? I started as a swimmer in high school, then in a club, then for Jamaica, and then swam in university. I competed in […]

Oglethorpe selects Study Group as international recruitment pathway partner

Oglethorpe has partnered with global education firm, Study Group, to recruit international students starting with the Fall 2017 intake. Study Group provides its university partners with global marketing and recruitment services, matching well-prepared international students with the university that can best satisfy their scholarly ambitions. Study Group further prepares these students to be successful through […]

Dr. Jeffrey Collins to present at International Technology, Education and Development Conference

Dr. Jeffrey Collins, senior lecturer in art history and anthropology, has been invited to present on the topic “Intentional Learning for Global Issues and Solutions” at the 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED) in Valencia, Spain, March 6-8, 2017. Dr. Collins’ presentation will demonstrate how Oglethorpe’s international course Global Issues is being used […]