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April 22, 2021

Video: 2021 Honors and Awards celebrate excellence in academics and leadership

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By: David Allen

Oglethorpe’s annual Honors and Awards Ceremony celebrates the academic and leadership contributions of students, faculty, and staff throughout the academic year. This year’s celebration took place virtually on the Oglethorpe University Facebook page on April 22. Congratulations to the 2021 honorees! Instrumentalist of the Year Award in memory of Jack Strouss, Jr. ’51 – Walter Kuntz Oglethorpe University Singer of the …

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2021-2022 Student Government Association & Programming Board announced

2021-2022 Student Government Association & Programming Board announced
By: Renee Vary

The results for the 2019-2020 Student Government Association and Programming Board elections have been announced. These students will represent the student body for the next academic year. President: Justin Bennett Vice President of the Senate: Jakeb Sanders Vice President of the Programming Board: Jillian Heatly Vice President of Inter Club Council: Hrishika Chhertri Treasurer: Olivia Ramlawy Parliamentarian: Bess Moore Secretary: …

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Reminder graduates - RSVP & reserve your tickets now!

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Commencement RSVP and ticket reservations are now open! Be sure to fill out the Eventbrite form sent to your OU email address -- whether you plan to attend the ceremony or not. This is how you will: (1) reserve up to 3 non-transferrable guest tickets; (2) ensure your name is pronounced correctly during the ceremony; and, (3) receive your alumni gift package. RSVP must be completed using the link in your OU email and closes on May 3. Don't see the email? Be sure to check your "Other" folder. Still don't see it, or have questions? Please visit the commencement site or email commencement@oglethorpe.edu.

"How Our Narratives Build Awareness" to conclude Core lecture series

"How Our Narratives Build Awareness" to conclude Core lecture series
By: Renee Vary

The final Core lecture of the academic year, on Thursday, April 29 at 6 p.m., will be presented by Jennifer Baker, a publishing professional of almost 20 years, creator/host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast, and faculty member of the MFA program in creative nonfiction at Bay Path University. Titled "How Our Narratives Build Awareness," this upcoming lecture will examine how …

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Student-focused giving campaigns in home stretch

Student-focused giving campaigns in home stretch
By: Renee Vary

Student financial need is top of mind in two ongoing fundraising efforts -- and there is still time to participate and support Oglethorpe students! Seniors for Students 2021 is a student-led gift campaign that focuses student financial needs and making a difference for the next generation of Petrels. Graduating seniors (and others!) are invited to support the Student Emergency Assistance …

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Mary Jane Stuart Kohler Memorial Scholarship application deadline May 3

Mary Jane Stuart Kohler Memorial Scholarship application deadline May 3
By: Renee Vary

The Mary Jane Stuart Kohler Memorial Scholarship Fund provides a $2000 scholarship to a rising junior or senior female student at Oglethorpe University who best exhibits the distinguishing characteristics of Mary Jane Stuart Kohler: "An outgoing, upbeat personality; passionate in the pursuit of personal excellence; active in campus life; and displaying a strong sense of compassion for those less fortunate." …

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New on OU's YouTube channel

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Be sure to subscribe to get notified when new videos are uploaded! Contact universitycommunications@oglethorpe.edu to add your recorded event to the channel.

Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium continues April 23

2021 Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium to be held April 22-23
By: Makayla Adams '22

On April 22 and 23, Oglethorpe University will host a virtual Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium (LASS) and Posters of Research In Science & Mathematics (PRISM), an annual celebration of student excellence. This Oglethorpe tradition brings together the campus community to honor the exemplary analytic and creative work and research produced by student scholars during the academic year. The symposium …

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Stormy Petrel Athletics: A week in review

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Learn more about OU's current COVID-19 Fan Policy.

COVID-19 Update: 4/22/21

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In this week's update from the COVID-19 Task Force: commencement reminder, current cases, help limit the spread, COVID-19 testing, vaccine eligibility ...
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