September 02, 2021

Oglethorpe students flock back to campus to begin the new semester [Photos]

Three first-year students pose on the bridge outside the TLCC during Welcome Weekend
By: Grant Utter

After more than a year of remote learning, Oglethorpe students are back on campus for the in-person semester, which means a return to meeting a friend for coffee, studying late at the library, getting together for clubs and, of course, sharing ideas in the classroom. On Friday, the Class of 2025 was welcomed to campus by the Petrel Moving Co., …

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Recent grads make a difference in nearby Buford Highway community

By: Makayla Adams '22

In response to the increasing need for resources, education, and medical assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, recent Oglethorpe graduates Jessica Bamaca '21 and Judith Silva Vivanco '21 have put their skills to work, volunteering to help the Latinx Brookhaven community. As an intern with the Latin American Association (LAA), Vivanco began working with the organization by helping families gain access …

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Washington Monthly ranks Oglethorpe among top liberal arts and best value colleges

Washington Monthly ranks Oglethorpe among top liberal arts and best value colleges
By: Renee Vary

Oglethorpe University is ranked among Washington Monthly’s top 2021 liberal arts colleges and recognized as a Best Bang for the Buck in the Southeast, an "exclusive list of schools ranked according to how well they help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.” The annual college guide measures schools based on what they are doing for the country and on …

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COVID-19 Handbook updated for Fall 2021

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In this week's update from the COVID-19 Task Force: Fall 2021 Handbook now available; what to do if you're feeling sick; more information on testing, quarantine and isolation plans; vaccine clinic on campus Sept. 22; athletics spectator policy; reporting violations ...
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Stormy Petrel Athletics week in review

Our Stormy Petrel athletes are back in action!
Visit gopetrels.com for more Stormy Petrel Athletics news and to learn more about the fall season COVID-19 policies.

Reminder! 24/7 student telehealth program available to all students

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By: Grant Utter

In spring 2021, Oglethorpe University's Student Government Association approved funding for 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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