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February 11, 2021

Oglethorpe Day 2021 in review

Students and Petey in the 31st annual Petrels of Fire footrace
By: Grant Utter

Oglethorpe Day was celebrated a little differently this year -- but there was still plenty of spirit! The annual tradition was commemorated virtually on Facebook and across social media. During the Oglethorpe Day celebration, SGA President Taylor Roberts '21 announced that the Oglethorpe Archives will be accepting new submissions to university's decennial time capsule, which was opened and resealed in

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LGBTQIA+ student organization revived by freshmen

New Pride Flag
By: Grant Utter

Starting this semester, Oglethorpe's LGBTQ+ student organization OUtlet will be revived, helmed by freshman Alex Nukpi '24. The club had been on hiatus due to change in student leadership, but Nukpi reports they will be fully active on campus this semester. OUtlet has historically been many things: a meeting place for members of Oglethorpe's LGBTQIA+ community, an educational resource for fellow …

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Oglethorpe selects Laura Renée Chandler, PhD as inaugural Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Oglethorpe selects Laura Renée Chandler, PhD as inaugural Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
By: Renee Vary

Oglethorpe University has named Laura Renée Chandler, PhD as its first Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, a member of the senior administrative leadership team, effective March 5. Currently, Dr. Chandler is Director of the Center for Diversity and Community at University of South Dakota. In this new role, Dr. Chandler will lead the strategic discussion advancing diversity, equity, …

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Oglethorpe a 'best value,' with grads' earning potential above peer institutions

Oglethorpe a 'best value,' with grads' earning potential above peer institutions
By: Renee Vary

PayScale, a data-driven software company focused on employee compensation, has released its 2020-2021 College Salary Report, which evaluates four-year colleges by earning potential for its graduates, as well as its 2020 College Return on Investment report of best value colleges. PayScale rated Oglethorpe University among the top 35% educational institutions nationwide in median salaries of graduates---and among the top 15% …

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Spring research opportunities - Applications due Feb. 12

student looking through microscope in Cousins Center lab
By: Renee Vary

Oglethorpe's Division of National Sciences has announced new research opportunities available to undergraduates. These research opportunities include authentic faculty-mentored research providing students the opportunity to work side-by-side with a faculty member on a research project. In addition to a highly impactful experience, research positions may be awarded with course credit, authorship on papers, attendance at scientific meetings, competition for grants …

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Stormy Petrel Athletics - A week in review

2021.02 - Women's Golf
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COVID-19 weekly update: 2/11/21

coronavirus
In this week's update from the COVID-19 Task Force: Petrel Pause continues, latest testing outcomes, daily health screenings, athletic competition livestreaming, campus access, facility updates ...
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