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Professional Development

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 […]

Career Tips playlist now on LinkedIn Learning

To help students make the most out of LinkedIn Learning—a free service available to students, faculty and staff—Oglethorpe is curating a monthly collection of short courses based on relevant and timely topics. This month is focused on Career Tips for Students, a series of courses selected by Director of Career Development Erin Sherrill in the A_LAB. […]

Business students discuss summer internships, pandemic’s effects

Hammack School of Business students who participated in summer internships gave virtual presentations about their experiences. Each student provided a brief summary of their responsibilities and reviewed the value of their experiences. Interestingly, each presentation contains information about how the COVID-19 pandemic affected these internships and the students’ work. Student presentations include: Diego Sanchez ’21 […]

Sophomore Ivi D’vynne releases new music single with producer KC Clayton

Ivi (Wicks) D’vynne ’23 recently released a single “Running Out of Time” with producer and University of Memphis Professor Kurt “KC” Clayton. The rising Oglethorpe sophomore was first introduced to the two-time Grammy nominee at a 2016 Juneteenth talent competition in Memphis, which Clayton judged. “Working with him was magic, honestly,” D’vynne said about the […]

LinkedIn Learning now available to students, faculty and staff

Current Oglethorpe University students, faculty and staff now have free, unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning’s library of online expert-led courses! More than 5,000 high-quality, detailed training options include the latest in-demand business, creative and technology skills to support professional and personal development. New content is added weekly. LinkedIn Learning offers courses for all experience and […]