Distinguished Guests on Campus for Turner Lynch Campus Center Opening Celebration

There was no shortage of distinguished guests on campus for the weekend of festivities celebrating the official opening of the new Turner Lynch Campus Center. Dialogue & Deliberation, a three-part lecture series on Thursday, October 24, featured national leaders in higher education, philanthropy, and business. Atlanta CEOs discuss “Closing the Gap,” addressing the economy and …

The NO Project Seminar on Human Trafficking Awareness at Oglethorpe

Oglethorpe University will host a seminar by The NO Project, a global anti-slavery public awareness initiative that focuses on the demand for human trafficking and educates through music, the arts, film, dance  and social media. The free event will be held Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Conant Performing Arts Center and is …

Oglethorpe’s First Lady on the Road in Uganda

Last month the OU Blog told you about a lecture and book signing by author Twesigye Jackson Kaguri and organized by Oglethorpe’s Women’s Network. In Kaguri’s book, A School for My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka, he describes his amazing journey from a small farm in Uganda to the ivy halls of Columbia University, and then …

‘A School for My Village’ Author at Oglethorpe this Thursday

Don’t miss this lecture and book signing by author Twesigye Jackson Kaguri on Thursday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. In his book, A School for My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka, Twesigye Jackson Kaguri captures his amazing journey from a small farm in Uganda to …

Project Compassion Impacts Oglethorpe

In November 2010, at the Conant Center for the Performing Arts, Tony Bailey peered at an oil painting of his daughter and smiled. Fighting back tears, he remarked, “it’s one of those things that—even though she sacrificed her life, I would not trade this moment for nothing else; …if I had to have this moment.” Bailey, his …

Project Compassion Founder to Present Portrait to Georgia Soldier’s Family

Kaziah Hancock and other volunteer artists who work with Project Compassion have painted portraits for thousands of military families since 2003.  The video above documents her portrait presentation to the Panchot family of Northome, Minnesota. Please join the Oglethorpe Women’s Network and OU Center for Civic Engagement tomorrow, November 9 at 4:00 pm at the Conant Performing Arts Center to meet Project …