May 27, 2021

Congratulations, Class of 2020 and 2021!

Commencement 2021 (2)
By: Grant Utter

Last weekend, Oglethorpe University hosted commencement ceremonies for both the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021. This two-day celebration of OU graduates marked the biggest in-person events hosted by the university in over a year. Both days were graced with clear skies as hundreds of graduates returned to campus to partake in these much-anticipated ceremonies. Donning masks and …

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Alumna gives back in honor of the graduating Class of 2021

By: Renee Vary

During the Class of 2021's May 22 Commencement ceremony, Alumni Association President Richard Bakare '03 made an unexpected announcement. "Earlier this month, a wonderful member of the class of 2001, celebrating the 20th year since her own graduation, stepped forward with an incredible offer to recognize each member of the class of 2021," he said from the podium. "It is …

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Alumna gives back in honor of the graduating Class of 2021

Students selected for the 2021-2022 Honor Council

By: Renee Vary

Oglethorpe University Honor Council Secretary Dr. Michael Rulison has announced the students who will serve on the 2021-2022 Honor Council. The Honor Council consists of student representatives from each of Oglethorpe’s academic programs, as well as faculty representatives and a secretary, who is a tenured senior faculty member. Students named to the Honor Council are selected by their peers to be entrusted …

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Students selected for the 2021-2022 Honor Council

Two students featured in Atlanta photography exhibition "Honor Roll 2021"

Two students selected for Atlanta photography exhibition "Honor Roll 2021"
By: Makayla Adams '22

Recent graduates Ana Castillo Lopez '21 and Lauren Headrick-Jones '21 were accepted into the Atlanta Photography Group exhibition "Honor Roll 2021," featuring works by students from select Georgia colleges and universities. This exhibition was juried by Alyssa Coppelman, a photo editor and photobook consultant and art researcher with Harper’s Magazine and the Oxford American; Samuel Gerace, curator …

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SAA All-Sportsmanship teams released

The SAA released their 2021 all-sportsmanship teams this week, recognizing student-athletes who displayed outstanding sportsmanship over the course of their seasons.
The Oglethorpe student-athletes to earn SAA all-sportsmanship designation are as follows:
Will Arnold, Baseball
Uba Ezigbo, Men's basketball
Lindsey Green, Men's cross country
Isley McClure, Men's golf
Daniel Southern, Men's lacrosse
Stephen Summerow, Men's soccer
Vince Claussen, Men's tennis
Toju Etiwe, Men's track and field
Omotese Ajorgbor, Women's basketball
Robin Stein, Women's cross country
Emma Meadows, Women's golf
Faith Cheeseman, Women's lacrosse
Julia Snyder, Women's soccer
Sydney Dattilo, Women's tennis
Mary Hansbrough, Women's track and field
Emilee Etter, Volleyball
The SAA places a special emphasis on good sportsmanship, great character and fair play among all competitors.
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COVID-19 Update: 5/27/21

In this week's update from Oglethorpe's COVID-19 Task Force: Summer 2021, moving into the yellow phase, COVID-19 wastewater testing, Fall 2021 ...
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