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Oglethorpe students awarded undergraduate researching funding

Ten students have received undergraduate research awards from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, administered annually by the Philip Weltner Library. Students can apply for funding to help with costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Funds may be used for attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Applications were evaluated by a committee […]

Oglethorpe student film festival now accepting submissions, ‘Capturing Culture’ category added

Oglethorpe University students have the opportunity to participate in the third annual OU student film festival, “Last Looks,” to be held in March. Through February 10, students are invited to submit films in four categories: narrative, documentary, experimental, and promotional. In addition, Oglethorpe’s student-led strategic communications firm the Weltner Consulting Agency is sponsoring a new […]

Student research fund now accepting applications

Research funding is available to Oglethorpe undergraduates, thanks to the Philip Weltner Library student research development fund, established in 2016. Students may apply annually for funding to defray costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Eligible uses of the funds include attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Nearly 50 stipends have been awarded […]

Watch: Latino media executives provide career insight at PRSSA panel

In collaboration with the Oglethorpe chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), Oglethorpe’s Career Services office hosted an Oct. 27 panel of six Latino media professionals from the Atlanta area who shared their experiences and gave advice for students seeking a career in communications fields Moderated by Andrea Rivera, founder and chief […]

Photos: Fall 2022 Career & Grad Fair

Oglethorpe students gathered in the Turner Lynch Campus Center today to hand out resumes, learn about graduate programs, gather information about career opportunities, meet potential employers and snap a professional headshot. Campus career fairs are held twice a year and help provide students with connections they’ll use for their post-grad lives. Oglethorpe welcomed more than […]

OU’s President Ladany joins Excelencia in Education’s “Presidents for Latino Students Success” network

Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority in efforts accelerating Latino student success in higher education, announced today Oglethorpe University President Nick Ladany has been chosen to be part of its “Presidents for Latino Student Success” network. This important national network is composed of college and university presidents and chancellors who commit to making their […]

Students explore digital marketing at top Atlanta agency

Vert, an award-winning full-service digital marketing and advertising agency, recently hosted Oglethorpe students interested in pursuing communications careers. The Oct. 7 event was sponsored by Oglethorpe’s PRSSA chapter (Public Relations Student Society of America), advised by Dr. Kate Keib, assistant professor of communication studies, and planned in collaboration with Vert’s Head of People and OU […]