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Immigration attorney to bring expert insight to Oglethorpe

On November 3, Oglethorpe will once again welcome leading immigration attorney Charles Kuck to campus. Kuck is Founder and Managing Partner of Kuck Baxter Immigration and oversees its worldwide immigration practice. In the first part of his presentation, Understanding the U.S. Immigration Maze, Kuck will provide an overview of the immigration system, key information and […]

Oglethorpe launches campus food pantry for students in need

After a campus-wide survey in fall 2020, it was identified that more than 35% of Oglethorpe students suffer from an inadequate food supply each week. Even more students shared that they cannot guarantee they will be able to purchase more food before their current supply runs out. This food insecurity inspired Oglethorpe Student Government Association […]

Oglethorpe joins universities nationwide in immigrant solidarity event

On Thursday, Oct. 28, students, faculty and staff will join together for Oglethorpe University’s “I Stand with Immigrants” Day of Action, calling on Congress to pass a pathway to citizenship and standing in solidarity with immigrant members of the campus community. Oglethorpe joins more than 100 colleges and universities across the country in observing this […]

Oglethorpe students raise donations for Hurricane Ida victims

At the end of August, Hurricane Ida swept through the United States and disproportionately affected the state of Louisiana. Following Hurricane Katrina, this category four tropical storm was the second-worst hurricane to hit the state. After her family in Louisiana was personally affected by Ida, Tai Suarez ’23 wanted to bring together Oglethorpe students to […]

Oglethorpe supports student success through programs honoring Paul Hackett

Transitioning to college life can be challenging, especially for students who are first-generation college students or part of a traditionally underrepresented group. Thanks to a generous donation from the Robitaille Family in memory of their son, alumnus Paul Hackett, Oglethorpe helps many of these students achieve academic success and pursue experiential learning opportunities, while creating […]

Senior awarded PRSA Georgia’s ‘Multicultural PRism Scholarship’

Georgia’s chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) recently awarded Kaniya Bates ’22 with the 2021 Multicultural PRism Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 2019 to assist and recognize undergraduate and graduate students for their commitment to the practice of public relations. Bates, a communication studies major and business administration minor, is currently […]

Oglethorpe to celebrate Constitution Day 2021

Constitution Day, a commemoration of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, is observed annually at Oglethorpe University with a Constitution Day Lecture featuring an esteemed guest speaker. This year’s lecture will occur on Thursday, September 16 at 4 p.m. EDT and is open to all faculty, staff, students, and the public. Visit OU Connect for […]

Recent grads make a difference in nearby Buford Highway community

In response to the increasing need for resources, education, and medical assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, recent Oglethorpe graduates Jessica Bamaca ’21 and Judith Silva Vivanco ’21 have put their skills to work, volunteering to help the Latinx Brookhaven community. As an intern with the Latin American Association (LAA), Vivanco began working with the organization […]

11 Stormy Petrels share their summer internship experiences

In her position as sales and marketing intern with Lexus, Shea Ponder ’22 traveled to Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina this summer to assist the district managers, district service, and parts managers on their visits to various dealerships. There, she helped present information on those locations’ current market share compared to the nation’s. In […]