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, …

What’s Finals Week Without Books, Bowling, and Brownies?

Dead Day at Oglethorpe is the one day that falls in between the last day of classes and the first day of exams.  With no classes and no finals, the campus is known to Oglethorpe students as “dead,” leading many to flock to the library or their dorm rooms to take advantage of some last-minute studying. As …

Hands on Atlanta Day: 168 Hands for Success

Oglethorpe University’s Center for Civic Engagement offered students and parents the opportunity to participate in Hands on Atlanta Day 2010, a volunteer effort that reached out to four different nonprofit organizations. Blue Heron Nature Preserve, Lynwood Park Recreation Center, Open Hand, and Making a Way Housing saw a cumulative 441 hours from the 168 hands …

“Twelfth Night” at Oglethorpe

The OU Playmakers’ performed the classic Shakespeare comedy, Twelfth Night in April of 2010. This Shakespearean comedy made many laugh, cry, and laugh until they cried. Set in Illyria, the play uses mistaken identity as the source of its humor. Viola, the lead character, finds herself in a sticky situation after she shipwrecks on the …

Shakespeare on a Budget

At Oglethorpe University on Thursday, February 25th , Friday, February 26th, and Saturday, February 27th ran the  abridged version of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare,” presented by Rehearsal Room C (Oglethorpe’s student-led theatre group). The Monty Python-style comedy incorporated Shakespeare’s 37 plays and154 sonnets into one hysterical 99 minute period, and starred students Ben Silver ’13, Danielle …