July 01, 2021

Student Diversity Committee makes first selections for museum's permanent collection

"Self portrait with family"
By: Grant Utter

Students serving on the recently-formed Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Student Diversity Committee have selected and purchased their first acquisitions. The two works by Dominican American artist Pilar Mart√≠nez will be added to OUMA's growing permanent collection. The OUMA Student Diversity Committee was created in June 2020 as part of Oglethorpe University's expanded commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The …

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Oglethorpe closes out Pride Month with Atlanta's LGBTQ+ Director, GA Representative [VIDEO]

Director of LGBTQ+ Affairs for Atlanta Malik Brown and Georgia Representative Matthew Wilson
By: Grant Utter

To close out Pride Month, Oglethorpe University welcomed two guest speakers to discuss the history of pride and the LGBTQ+ community in Atlanta: Director of LGBTQ+ Affairs Malik Brown and Georgia State Representative¬†Matthew Wilson, who is the second openly gay man to be elected to the Georgia legislature. Malik Brown is an LGBTQ advocate and political strategist, a first-generation American, …

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Kenny Park earns second career All-Region honor

The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) named Oglethorpe senior men's golfer Kenny Park to its NCAA Division III Ping All-South Region team Thursday. It marked the second time in Park's career that he garnered the honor after he did so in 2020.
Park enjoyed an outstanding season, earning his first official All-SAA honors and also grabbing the SAA Men's Golfer of the Year award. That latter achievement marked the ... Read more

Vert Digital case study highlights Oglethorpe's Flagship 50 digital advertising campaign

Oglethorpe Flagship 50 - We Match Flagship Tuition for Every State
By: Renee Vary

Leading Atlanta digital marketing and advertising agency Vert Digital recently published a case study on the digital advertising campaign for Oglethorpe's signature Flagship 50 program. Vert has served as Oglethorpe's website and digital marketing partner for nearly a decade. In the case study, Vert outlines the successful national awareness advertising campaign for Oglethorpe's Flagship 50 merit scholarship program, which launched …

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Pax Tokugawa exhibition honors beloved professor Dr. Robert Steen

Edo Scroll
By: Grant Utter

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has announced their new exhibition for the spring semester: "Pax Tokugawa: The Japanese Collections of OUMA." This exhibit, which showcases the rich collection of Japanese art in OUMA's permanent collection, will honor the late Dr. Robert Steen, professor of Japanese. "Pax Tokugawa" will focus on the Japanese Edo period of 1603-1867, considered a time …

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Reminder! LinkedIn Learning available to students, faculty and staff

LinkedIn Learning now available to students, faculty and staff
By: Renee Vary

Current Oglethorpe University students, faculty and staff now have free, unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning's library of online expert-led courses! More than 5,000 high-quality, detailed training options include the latest in-demand business, creative and technology skills to support professional and personal development. New content is added weekly. LinkedIn Learning offers courses for all experience and skill levels and gives each …

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