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Operation HOPE to Help Oglethorpe Students Teach Financial Skills to Kids

The global nonprofit Operation HOPE will offer an orientation workshop on the Oglethorpe campus for one of its core programs, Banking on Our Future (BOOF). The program will teach Oglethorpe students valuable financial skills that they, in turn, can take to area schools to educate children about the basic practices related to credit and money management. This is an ideal opportunity for OU students to make […]

Tuscaloosa Tornado Victims Get Helping Hands from Oglethorpe Students

My first Oglethorpe Alternative Winter Break was amazing, relationship-building, eye-opening, and reflective. From January 3-8, ten Oglethorpe students and two staff members volunteered to help with disaster relief for damage caused by the April 2011 tornados that swept through Tuscaloosa, Ala. Although part of the city has been cleaned up and rebuilt, there are numerous communities that […]

OU Men’s Basketball On the Road for International Competition

It may be summer break, but the Oglethorpe Men’s Basketball team continues to sport the black and gold.  The Stormy Petrels have taken their game on the international road to Costa Rica, mixing competition and culture in an overseas team-building experience.  Head coach Philip Ponder, assistant coach Andrew Tulowitsky, and nine players from last season are spending seven nights in […]