Oglethorpe in the news: March 22-28

‘Listen: Works By Women’ Celebrates Chamber Music Written By Female Composers | 90.1 FM WABE

The road for equal representation in U.S. orchestras hasn’t been an easy or quick one. Whatever statistics you may find, women are still underrepresented in the orchestral world. Sunday evening, Oglethorpe hopes to change that narrative by hosting a celebration of chamber music written by women. “Listen: Works By

Photo Flash: Capitol City Opera Stages GIANNI SCHICCHI and BUOSO’S GHOST

Capitol City Opera will present two one-act opera comedies in one night! Giacomo Pucinni’s Gianni Schicchi tells the story of a greedy family’s fight over their dead relative Buoso’s fortune.

Mount View High School’s Tirone awarded scholarship

ATLANTA – Stella Tirone, of Freedom, has been awarded a full-tuition James Edward Oglethorpe Scholarship from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta. Tirone is a senior at Mount View High School and plans to major in politics, according to a news release from the university.

Chalk Talk: Education news for March 20

The IR-RU Family Social Club will host their annual Benefit for Autism Awareness on Sunday, April 7. The beneficiary of this fundraiser will be CREST School in Lecanto, whose students are all special needs, including autism. Entertainment will begin at 1 p.m. All of the local bands are donating 45 minutes of their time and talent.

Georgia Esports League PantherLAN Event Hosts 11-College Tournament

Eleven colleges and universities from around Georgia and several other southern states will come together on April 6 to compete in the Georgia Esports League (GEL) PantherLAN event at Georgia State University’s Sports Arena in Atlanta, Ga. The gathering is the organization’s fourth annual championship event featuring teams from all over the Southeastern United States.

  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reviewed Professor Jessica Handler’s forthcoming book “The Magnetic Girl”.
  • Marietta Daily Journal, Campus News, March 22, 2019:  “The following students were named to Oglethorpe University’s fall 2018 Dean’s list – Makayla Adams, Brett Amazon, Alejandra Canas Escobar, Jordan Chandler, Tabitha Floyd, Shelee Lee and Sarah Wright, all of Acworth; Glenda English, Israel Luna-Paredes and Parrish Studebaker, all of Austell; Julianna Hughes and Chandler Robinson, both of the Cumberland area; Sophia Summerlin and Kathryn Thompson, both of Kennesaw; Evita Walch and Milena Walch, both of Mableton; Kaebron Aschalew, Noah Cole, Taylor Cranford, Samantha Foster, Tsai Hidalgo, Katherine Hunter, Wesley Johnson, Samuel Kuttner, Roi Levi, Mary Neja, Oyinlola Oyinloye, Esther Paulk, Ingrid Preda and Annelies Van Linden, all of Marietta; Kathryn Dalton, Veronica Mitchell and Hailey Willman, all of Powder Springs; and Taylor Cherry, Gustavo Daniel, Clara Grimaldo, Alberto Jasso, Karishma Nayee, Yesha Nayee and Zachary Smith, all of Smyrna.”
  • The Reporter Newspapers article “Final designs unveiled of Brookhaven’s new public safety HQ; construction to begin this year” mentions that the new headquarters will “honor Oglethorpe University’s distinctive granite architecture”.
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