August 13, 2021

Oglethorpe community members share why they got the COVID-19 vaccine [VIDEO]

Students, faculty and staff of Oglethorpe University discuss why they chose to get vaccinated
By: Grant Utter

The opportunity to get vaccinated against COVID-19 has made a positive impact throughout the Oglethorpe community. First and foremost, it offers a step toward protecting the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff, along with their friends and family. It is also a step toward returning to fully in-person learning and having the campus experience that makes Oglethorpe unique. …

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COVID-19 Task Force update

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By: David Allen

In this week's update from the COVID-19 Task Force: vaccine clinics on campus, additional vaccination sites, vaccination acknowledgment deadline August 13, fall semester planning ...
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Oglethorpe Athletics announces name, image, likeness policy

By: Daniel Manget

Oglethorpe University Director of Athletics Todd Brooks, in accordance with the NCAA and State of Georgia, has announced the University Athletics' Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) policy. The policy, effective July 1, 2021, applies to all current Oglethorpe student-athletes and describes each student-athlete's right to earn compensation for ...
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Reminder: Undocu-Ally Workshop for Faculty & Staff

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By: David Allen

Faculty and staff are invited to attend and learn more about the undocumented student community at Oglethorpe on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 1 p.m. The workshop will provide an introduction to student perspectives, best teaching/advising practices, and resources for supporting undocumented students on campus. Participants should review the Undocu-Ally Training materials from TheDream.US before attending. More information and RSVP on OU Connect.

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Tips for 'Parenting through your child’s college search' in continuing admission series

Parenting through your child’s college search
By: Kellie Butler

One of the strongest predictors of a college student’s success is parental support and involvement. So just by asking the question “How can I support my college-bound child?,” you’re already helping to get them on the right track! The more complicated question is: How do I help my child in their journey to college AND allow them the chance to …

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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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Reminder: Student telehealth program offers services 24/7

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By: Grant Utter

Oglethorpe University's Student Government Association recently approved funding for a partnership with the Virtual Care Group, a student-oriented telehealth provider. Through this partnership, Oglethorpe students receive around-the-clock easy access to physical and mental health consultation -- in addition to current services already provided. Access to the program opened on May 1. No matter where students are or what time they …

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