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Honors students overcome pandemic challenges to complete theses (video)

Oglethorpe University’s graduating honors students — the largest group in recent history — have successfully completed and presented their honors theses, despite the many obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Oglethorpe’s Honors Program gives students the opportunity to further challenge themselves in the classroom and beyond. By converting courses into honors courses, students participate in […]

Economics students selected for Atlanta Federal Reserve internships

Oglethorpe students Alex Blecker ’23 and Parrish Studebaker ’22 have been selected to intern at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, continuing the university’s legacy of interns at the institution. As panel coordinators in the Research Department, the two students will connect the Atlanta Federal Reserve to businesses in the region and work with them […]

Part II: How two international students are navigating the pandemic

Leticia Alves Ribeiro Sobrinho ’22 has never experienced campus life at Oglethorpe University. She transferred to Oglethorpe in Fall 2020, when the university had decided to offer 100% remote education due to the pandemic. Since the beginning of her career at Oglethorpe, she has had to meet her professors and fellow Petrels online. In December, […]

2021 Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium to be held April 22-23

On April 22 and 23, Oglethorpe University will host a virtual Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium (LASS) and Posters of Research In Science & Mathematics (PRISM), an annual celebration of student excellence. This Oglethorpe tradition brings together the campus community to honor the exemplary analytic and creative work and research produced by student scholars during […]

Senior golfer named NCAA advocate for student-athletes nationwide

Tyler Rover ’21 will represent student-athletes across the country in his new role as a national primary representative for the NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Rover is among just a few individuals nationwide selected for this role, which he will hold through January 2023. The SAAC represents the voice and interests of student-athletes […]

Alumna’s undergraduate research on spinner dolphins published

Could better educational signage reduce the disturbance of spinner dolphins in protected bays along Hawaii’s west coast? A research team from Oglethorpe thinks so. Alex Prots ’20, now an assistant instructor of genetics at Oglethorpe, was among the authors of a recently published article highlighting the team’s findings. Prots participated in the unique research opportunity […]

How two Oglethorpe international students are navigating uncertainty

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, international students faced a lot of uncertainty. Universities across the country had suspended in-person activity to mitigate spread, but this left the students who rely on campus infrastructure — housing, food, income — scrambling to find a Plan B. Oglethorpe University and its Department of Global Education, […]