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Oglethorpe’s Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium to be held April 24

On Wednesday, April 24, Oglethorpe University will hold its annual day-long celebration of student excellence at the Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium (LASS) and Posters of Research In Science & Mathematics (PRISM). Day classes are canceled on this date so that all members of the Oglethorpe community may participate. The symposium features a series of […]

Student professional organization visits global communications marketing firm

Edelman, the storied multinational communications marketing firm, hosted Oglethorpe students interested in pursuing public relations and communications careers. The April 3 event was sponsored by Oglethorpe’s PRSSA chapter (Public Relations Student Society of America), advised by Dr. Kate Keib and supported by University Communications and the A_LAB (Atlanta Laboratory for Learning). The students who attended were Alexander Oakley, Manuel Portillo, Lindsay […]

Photos: Students present original research at annual psychology conference

Oglethorpe students and recent alumni, together with Psychology faculty, traveled to the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) annual conference in Jacksonville, FL in March. The students presented original psychological research that was conducted at Oglethorpe and accepted through a peer-review process. As most presenters are faculty or graduate students, this is a notable accomplishment for undergraduates. […]

Senior accepted into prestigious economics scholars program

For the second consecutive year, an Oglethorpe student has been selected for the highly competitive American Economic Association’s Summer Scholars Program (AEASP). Michael Bell, a senior mathematics major and economics minor, follows last year’s participant, Paige Davis ’18. The AEASP is an intensive eight-week residential program housed at Michigan State University. The fellowship provides summer development programs […]

Senior on track to break into film industry

Senior Justin Brimm ’19 put himself in the right position to succeed. The studio art major had always been interested in film, however, it wasn’t until taking classes at Oglethorpe that Brimm became aware of the bigger industry and process involved in making movies and television. Classroom time helped prepare Brimm to not only learn technical aspects […]

Clara Grimaldo ’21: Activist on campus and off

Clara Grimaldo, a sophomore sociology major, describes herself as “an activist at heart.” She developed an interest in political activism at a young age, and since arriving at Oglethorpe, has increasingly taken on leadership roles, both on and off campus—which recently landed her an internship at the State Capitol. Grimaldo is an active member of […]