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Professional Development

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 […]

Oglethorpe’s first Achieve Atlanta Scholar graduates

Dayla Jackson, Oglethorpe University’s first Achieve Atlanta scholar, graduated this year with a major in Studio Art and minor in Environmental Studies. Achieve Atlanta is a nonprofit working to dramatically increase the number of Atlanta Public Schools students who graduate college. The organization addresses the obstacles students face in completing post-secondary education by increasing college […]

Rising sophomore Lidia Labrada selected for Mellon Summer Academy

Oglethorpe’s Lidia Labrada ’23 is among only 15 undergraduates selected for the next Mellon Summer Academy hosted at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. This is the third consecutive year an Oglethorpe student has been selected, and she will be accompanied by fellow Petrel Hayleigh Stonham ’22. During the week-long immersive experience, the students […]

Economics major selected for American Economic Association scholars program

Rising senior Fatima-Ezzahra Boumahdi ’21 has been accepted into the highly competitive American Economic Association’s Summer Scholars Program (AEASP), marking the third consecutive year that an Oglethorpe student has been selected. AEASP is an eight-week program hosted at Michigan State University. The fellowship provides summer development programs to women and minorities majoring in economics, with […]

Communications professor selected for Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program

Dr. Kate Keib, assistant professor of communication studies, has been selected for the Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program, to be held during the 2020-2021 academic year. The Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program was established by former Governor Zell Miller to provide Georgia’s higher education faculty with expanded opportunities for developing important teaching skills, including emerging technologies and […]

Scholarships for nonprofit internships open to Oglethorpe students

Thanks to a generous donation from The Robitaille Family in memory of their son Paul Hackett, Oglethorpe students have the opportunity to apply for $2,000 scholarship awards to pursue unpaid, for-credit internships at nonprofit organizations. The awards may be used for qualified expenses, including tuition, required fees, and/or expenses for books, supplies, or other equipment […]

Oglethorpe to celebrate student excellence April 16-17

Oglethorpe will once again present its annual celebrations of academic excellence—this year online. The Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium (LASS), Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics (PRISM), and Hammack School of Business internship presentations will all be presented virtually on April 16-17. An academic tradition, LASS and PRISM showcase the exemplary scholarly work produced […]