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September 23, 2021

Student-curated "Oglethorpe's Portfolio" spotlights student artwork

Passage and Plumage by Jaziba Bahri '23
By: Grant Utter

"Oglethorpe's Portfolio: Art by Students," a new art exhibition from the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, will debut Friday, September 24 in the lobby of the Conant Performing Arts Center. The exhibition features 13 works, in a variety of artistic styles and mediums, from seven student artists representing diverse academic disciplines: Brenna Alford '23 - studio art major, Jaziba Bahri '23 - …

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Senior awarded PRSA Georgia's 'Multicultural PRism Scholarship'

Kaniya Bates '22
By: Makayla Adams '22

Georgia's chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) recently awarded Kaniya Bates '22 with the 2021 Multicultural PRism Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 2019 to assist and recognize undergraduate and graduate students for their commitment to the practice of public relations. Bates, a communication studies major and business administration minor, is currently the co-president of Oglethorpe's chapter …

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Oglethorpe welcomes TheDream.US Scholars to campus for new academic year

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By: Renee Vary

This fall, Oglethorpe welcomed 42 new TheDream.US Scholars, who joined more than 50 Scholars continuing their studies. TheDream.US is the nation’s largest college access and career success program for immigrant youth “DREAMers” who came to the United States as children and attended K-12 schools, but are ineligible for federal financial aid. The program …

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Oglethorpe alumna stars in Alliance Theatre production "Darlin' Cory"

Darlin' Cory production photo depicting full cast
By: Makayla Adams '22

Oglethorpe alumna Gillian Rabin '19 makes her debut performance on the Alliance Theatre stage in the world premiere of "Darlin' Cory." The show is Alliance Theatre's return to live performances and runs through October 3. "Darlin' Cory" is a new musical by playwright and novelist Phillip DePoy and Sugarland's Grammy Award-winning front man, Kristian Bush. Set against the backdrop of …

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Stormy Petrel Athletics: A week in review

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This week in Stormy Petrel Athletics:
Cross Country
Men's Golf
Women's Soccer
Men's Soccer
Volleyball
Visit gopetrels.com for more Stormy Petrel Athletics news and to learn more about the fall season COVID-19 policies.

OUMA's "Art from the Inside" opens Friday

An ink painting of a mother and child
By: Grant Utter

After more than a year of virtual programming, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will reopen with new hours and free general admission starting Sept. 24. On view will be the only annual exhibition of art by prisoners in the state of Georgia, “HeartBound Ministries: Art from the Inside,” which will run from Sept. 24 – Dec. 20, 2021. “Art …

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What's new on OU's YouTube channel?

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This Week in Campus Life - Sept.ember 21

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Please see the following updates for this week on campus from the Dean of Students.
Staff Highlight: Oglethorpe alumna Chantel Jones ’18 has demonstrated a deep commitment to her institution. Previously serving as the Coordinator for Campus Life and Greek Life, she has worked tirelessly to support all of the affiliated members of our Greek chapters. She has also worked with the Campus Life team in supporting the onboarding of new Stormy Petrels, as well as the programming through our programming board. Serving in her new role as ...
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COVID-19 Update

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In this week's update from the COVID-19 Task Force: COVID-19 dashboard; flu vaccine; reminder of protocols for attending "Heathers: The Musical" on campus; isolation vs. quarantine; for those experiencing COVID-19 symptoms; COVID-19 testing; where to get a COVID-19 test and vaccine; campus policies ...
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