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Junior awarded scholarship to study abroad in Japan

Congratulations to Anissa Rickerson ’19, a recent recipient of a scholarship from the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO). During the spring 2018 semester, she will attend Japan’s Otaru University of Commerce, located in one of Japan’s historic cities of commerce. “I am delighted by this news,” said Dr. Stephen B. Herschler, interim director of the Center for Global […]

Six students awarded undergraduate research grants

The Philip Weltner Library Undergraduate Research Fund, established in 2016, has announced its research grant recipients for the following year: Ryne Bustamante received funding to continue mathematical research and use of a 3D printing lab. Ryne began researching methods of visualizing concepts from multivariate calculus for an honors designation in Calculus III in the spring 2017. By incorporating […]

Oglethorpe Rotaract Club volunteers with nonprofit Education Cures

Rotaract Clubs, sponsored by local Rotaries, exist nationwide and bring together people ages 18-30 to exchange ideas with leaders in the community, develop leadership and professional skills, and have fun through service. The Oglethorpe University Rotaract Club recently partnered with Education Cures, an Atlanta nonprofit that provides early childhood education in impoverished countries. Education Cures planned […]

Georgia ranks no. 1 in business for fifth straight year

Site Selection, a leading economic development trade magazine, named Georgia the No. 1 state in the nation in which to do business for the fifth consecutive year. “By emphasizing strong partnerships on both the state and local levels, we have cultivated an economic environment that produces greater opportunities for hardworking people, generates investment in local […]

Oglethorpe University – Mercer University College of Pharmacy Research Pipeline Internships

In fall 2014, the Natural Sciences Division at Oglethorpe University allied with Dr. Kevin Murnane of Mercer University’s College of Pharmacy to develop a biomedical research and training pipeline for Oglethorpe science students looking for authentic research experiences. This collaboration has been formalized to provide research opportunities that compliment Oglethorpe’s liberal arts approach and this year […]

Learning on set: senior shines light on career path

Learning on set: senior turns hobby into career path Hannah Gibbs ’18, is Master Electrician for the Oglethorpe University Theatre production of Mr Burns: A Post-Electric Play. In her time at Oglethorpe, she’s been able to work with professional lighting designers and companies to help develop her craft, from interest to potential career. Hannah Gibbs […]

Oglethorpe among elite entrepreneurial company

Oglethorpe University is highlighted in the recently-released 5-Year Report from Dorm Room Fund, a student-run venture fund backed by First Round. Jonathan Allen ’19, a Business Administration major, founded research platform Gauge in 2016. DRF funded Gauge in August 2017, citing how impressed they were with Jonathan, a solo founder with “unmatched grit” who has “achieved more than many […]

Modern Media Conference gives exposure to career options

Recently, I was able to attend the sixth annual Modern Media Conference at Georgia State University as a part of my internship with Pegasus Creative, Oglethorpe’s student communication agency in University Communications. This year’s conference featured keynote speaker D.W. Pine, creative director for TIME Magazine, and panels like “Let ‘em Know It’s YOU: Develop Your Own Media Personality,” “Writing […]

Photos: Fall 2017 Career and Internship Fair

Oglethorpe students gathered in the Turner Lynch Campus Center to hand out resumes, gather more information about possible opportunities, and meet potential bosses for jobs or internships. Campus career fairs are held twice a year and help provide students with connections they’ll use for their post-grad lives. Companies in attendance included Porsche, Chick-fil-A, UPS, Turner, […]