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Senior continues internship legacy at the Harland Foundation

Philosophy major Margaret Light ’20 is adding to her resume of nonprofit experience this semester with an internship at the John H. and Wilhelmina D. Harland Charitable Foundation. The senior is among nearly a dozen Oglethorpe students who have interned at the Harland Foundation in the last decade. Harland is an Atlanta charitable foundation that […]

Student research development fund now accepting applications

For the fourth year, research funding is available to Oglethorpe undergraduates actively engaging in research projects via the Library’s student research development fund. Students may apply annually for funding to defray the costs of conducting or presenting research, including conference travel and registration. All students are eligible to apply. The deadline to apply online is […]

Photos: Fall career fair draws top Atlanta employers

Oglethorpe’s Atlanta Laboratory for Learning (A_LAB) hosted its annual fall career fair, giving students and alumni the opportunity to connect with Atlanta’s top employers without leaving campus. Corporations and nonprofits of all sizes attend to find new talent for part-time and full-time positions and internships. This year, employers on campus included Chick-fil-A, Porsche, Sun Technologies, […]

Hammack School of Business gets extra honor from Colleges of Distinction

Oglethorpe has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction, a national guide to colleges that highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools, for the 2019-2020 academic year, and its growing business program has earned the school further recognition among the nation’s top schools. Colleges of Distinction honors institutions whose business degrees are multidisciplinary in nature and loaded with […]

Oglethorpe student poets invited to present at Decatur Book Festival

The Decatur Book Festival—one of the largest independent festivals of its kind in the country—annually brings world class authors and thousands of book lovers together in celebration of ‘all things literary’. This year, Oglethorpe students Ivy Jones, Dani Lindmier, Kennedi Morgan, and Sophia Summerlin had the opportunity to present their own poems on the Local Poetry Stage. […]

Photos: Orientation Day of Service Hits 15th Year

Welcome Weekend at Oglethorpe is not complete until first-year students have a chance to give back to their new community, For the 15th consecutive year, the Orientation Day of Service took freshmen to locations around Atlanta to volunteer their time to help others. In 2019, close to 400 students participated at one of 15 locations. […]

Oglethorpe students, alumni behind-the-scenes at Alliance Theatre

Two Oglethorpe students had the opportunity to spend their summers working behind-the-scenes with the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta’s Tony Award-winning regional theatre. “I learn something every day, big or small,” said D’Zerrea Richarte ’21 of her literary intern position. “Officially, I read scripts and research any dramaturgical needs the director or producers may want. I told […]

Oglethorpe launches scholar success summer pilot program

This year, Oglethorpe will launch the Paul Hackett Summer Success Scholars Program, a holistic residential program to help new students acclimate during the fall semester. The program is led by Compass, Oglethorpe’s first-year academic advising initiative, and funded by a three-year grant from the Robitaille family in memory of Oglethorpe alumnus Paul Hackett. In its inaugural […]