OU Alum & Students Link Up For Star-Studded Conference

Last week, Oglethorpe alumna and trustee Trish Treadwell ’96  sponsored several OU students to attend the Seventh Annual Spelman College Leadership Conference for Women of Color.  The two-day intergenerational event attracts thousands of women of color from around the world, and this year, Treadwell accompanied five young future leaders to the conference:  Stephanie Perello ’12, Zena Stephens ’13, …

Summer Break the OU Way: Malika Whitley

While the stereotypical college student may spend their summer days sleeping, surfing the net, and watching re-runs, OU summer breakers are make the most of their vacation—while learning at the same time. That’s exactly what Malika Whitley ’11, did going into her senior year.  She told us about her experiences way back in the summer of 2010 when …

Starting the Dialogue: The Progress of Black America

Oglethorpe University’s Black Student Caucus presented “Starting the Dialogue: The Progress of Black America” panel discussion on Sunday, February 28, in Lupton Auditorium, in observance of Black History Month. The program featured a discussion among Ronda Racha Penrice, author of African American History for Dummies, Frank Smith, Jr., former DC councilman and director of the African …