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Online career resources for students

Interested in pursuing a job or internship credit this summer or fall? From searching for employment during a pandemic to filling out the internship credit application to grad school searches, Career Development is here to help students navigate the process. Join us for one of our virtual workshops on frequently asked topics, offered every day […]

Public relations student group networks at professional conference

Earlier this semester, Oglethorpe’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), along with advisor Dr. Kate Keib, attended the PRSA annual conference for Georgia’s public relations industry. Hosted at the Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta, the Feb. 28 event offered students the opportunity to network with leading professionals in the industry. Conference attendance was […]

Economics Club hosts alumna speaker from Federal Reserve Bank

Earlier this semester, the Oglethorpe Economics Club hosted guest speaker and alumna Shalini Patel (Hulsey) ’95. Patel, who majored in Business Administration and Economics, is currently the Coordinating Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Regional Economic Information Network. In her role at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Patel maintains advanced knowledge of regional and macroeconomic developments and […]

Petrel Interns: Nick Evans ’20, Morgan Stanley [Video]

Oglethorpe senior Nick Evans fits right in with the industrious atmosphere of Morgan Stanley, the global investment bank and financial services company. He is the second Oglethorpe student to complete the year-long internship with the company and will be finishing up by graduation in May. With the prospect of job hunting on the horizon, Evans exudes […]

Oglethorpe provides 51 free passports to students

As a part of the Council on International Educational Exchange’s Passport Caravan, Oglethorpe University’s Department of Global Education has provided 51 students with free United States passports—an $8,000 total value. At an on-campus event on February 11, CIEE staff guided students through the proper steps to obtain a passport, which can often pose a barrier […]

Oglethorpe students serve the Atlanta community on MLK Day of Service

To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Oglethorpe students and alumni participated in service trips around Atlanta on Monday for the university’s annual MLK Day of Service. To recruit volunteers, Oglethorpe’s A_LAB – Civic Engagement partnered with the Office of Alumni Relations, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Epsilon Iota Psi, Tri Sigma […]

Oglethorpe students thrive in booming Atlanta film scene

Atlanta is in the midst of an unprecedented boom in media. After introducing up to 30 percent in tax credits to production companies in 2008, film and television production in Atlanta exploded. In 2018, the industry generated an economic impact of $9.5 billion. With nearly 3,000 motion picture and television businesses and 92,000 jobs, Georgia […]