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Celebrating Black History Month: OU’s first African-American Greek organization Epsilon Iota Psi

Epsilon Iota Psi Sorority, Inc. (EIPsi) was founded at Oglethorpe University on April 25, 2012 as the first African-American Greek organization associated with the university. The “Madames of EIPsi,” along with later additions Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., are important and proud parts of Oglethorpe’s history. “We founded EIPsi […]

Spring research opportunities at Oglethorpe – Call for applications

Oglethorpe’s Division of National Sciences has announced new research opportunities available to undergraduates. These research opportunities include authentic faculty-mentored research providing students the opportunity to work side-by-side with a faculty member on a research project. In addition to a highly impactful experience, research positions may be awarded with course credit, authorship on papers, attendance at […]

Oglethorpe sophomore garners publishing credits

For sophomore Alex Blecker ’23, writing about law and politics had always been an interest, but never more than that. Then, his first op-ed was published in the Atlanta Jewish Times during his first semester of college. It was the first of many more pieces he would write and have published while at Oglethorpe — […]

Successful virtual mentoring program to repeat in spring semester

Opportunities to network and build professional relationships can lead to internships and valuable career exploration for students—but during a pandemic, making that happen requires some creativity. To address the challenge, Oglethorpe ‘s Career Development and Alumni Relations collaborated to offer a virtual mentoring program to help students make connections and explore career opportunities, in a […]

Five students awarded undergraduate research funding

Five students have received undergraduate research awards from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, distributed annually. The students are majoring in a range of disciplines, including biology, chemistry, physics and theatre. Funding applications were evaluated by a committee comprised of Dr. Lea Alford, Eli Arnold, Dr. Beth Concepcion, Alyssa Kowis, Dr. Karen Schmeichel, Dr. Glenn Sharfman […]