May 06, 2021

Commencement speakers for Class of 2021 and Class 2020 ceremonies announced

Commencement speakers for Class of 2021 and Class 2020 ceremonies announced
By: Renee Vary

Two prominent Atlanta leaders will address the Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 graduates during their respective commencement ceremonies, the university announced today. Georgia State Representative Dar'shun Kendrick, an Oglethorpe alumna, will address the graduating Class of 2021 on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Retired Atlanta Federal Reserve President and Chief Executive Officer George C. (Jack) Guynn, …

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New 24/7 student telehealth program Virtual Care funded by SGA

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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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Honors students overcome pandemic challenges to complete theses (video)

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By: David Allen

Oglethorpe University’s graduating honors students -- the largest group in recent history -- have successfully completed and presented their honors theses, despite the many obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Oglethorpe’s Honors Program gives students the opportunity to further challenge themselves in the classroom and beyond. By converting courses into honors courses, students participate in cross-disciplinary classes at a level …

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Economics students selected for Atlanta Federal Reserve internships

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By: Makayla Adams '22

Oglethorpe students Alex Blecker '23 and Parrish Studebaker '22 have been selected to intern at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, continuing the university's legacy of interns at the institution. As panel coordinators in the Research Department, the two students will connect the Atlanta Federal Reserve to businesses in the region and work with them to participate in the Federal …

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Stormy Petrel Athletics: A week in review

Keep an eye out later this month for this year's annual Petey Awards honoring Oglethorpe athletes!

COVID-19 Update: 5/6/21

In this week's update from the COVID-19 Task Force: testing results, vaccine to be offered on campus, information for PACAs, summer semester, commencement protocols, approved film production May 10-12 ...
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