July 22, 2021

Oglethorpe's Muslim Student Association brings visibility to Muslim community

MSA co-presidents Ashrakat Hassan
Muslim Student Association
By: Grant Utter

Oglethorpe University's Muslim Student Association is gearing up for a new semester of in-person activities including social events and opportunities to learn more about Islamic culture. The MSA was founded by students Olivia Ramlawy '22 and Nour Meselhi '21 in fall 2020. Fellow Petrels Ashrakat Hassan '24 and Mariama Abdoul-Majeed '23 helped to get the club up and running and have since become the co-presidents. …

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Park nabs spot on PING All-America Team

By: Daniel Manget
Oglethorpe University's Kenny Park has been selected as an honorable mention on the 2021 NCAA Division III PING All-America Team, announced the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). "So proud of Kenny taking the next step in last year's abbreviated season," commented Head Coach Jim Owen. "Kenny earned that all-important first win on his resume and that's going to carry over to his final season ...
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Six Petrels earn WGCA All-American Scholars

By: Daniel Manget
Six members of the Oglethorpe women's golf team have been recognized as Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars, announced the WCGA national office.
Senior Emma Meadows, senior Angel Sanchez, sophomore Kharynton Beggs, junior Graci Hallenbeck, sophomore Sarah Hsu and freshman Mary Sheffield Akers were the honorees.
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Hsu earns prestigious academic honor

By: Daniel Manget
Postseason honors keep rolling in for Oglethorpe University rising junior Sarah Hsu, who earned a spot on the CoSIDA Academic All-District® Women's At-Large Team. Hsu, a biology major, maintains a 4.0 grade-point average in the classroom while leading the Stormy Petrels in individual scoring average.
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Learn something new this summer with LinkedIn Learning!

Dayla Jackson works in media lab in animation course
By: Grant Utter

Looking to learn something new or brush up on a skill? Maybe you want to get better at one of the programs in the Adobe Suite that you'll use in class. Or maybe you want to learn how to work better with teams or lead a group. LinkedIn Learning can help you. Oglethorpe University students, faculty and staff have free, unlimited …

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Oglethorpe Athletics welcomes new staff

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COVID-19 vaccination policy for fall 2021 - Student vaccination forms due August 13

Bandaid on arm
By: David Allen

This message was updated on July 6, 2021 to provide a link to the student form and a deadline for acknowledging status/filing for medical or religious accommodation. In an effort to safeguard the health and well-being of students, employees, and the surrounding community, Oglethorpe will mandate students, faculty, and staff to be fully immunized against COVID-19 for the fall 2021 …

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