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Video: Sports communications professionals join PRSSA panel

Careers in Communications: Sports Careers in Communications: Sports panel hosted by Oglethorpe’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter. Featuring Adreinne Midgley, Sr. Manager of Baseball Communications for the Atlanta Braves; Sam Crenshaw, weekend morning host on sports radio 92.9 The Game and broadcaster for GPB Sports and Georgia State Athletics; and Michael Braxton, […]

Photos: 2018 Graduate School Fair

More than 80 Oglethorpe University students flocked to the Turner Lynch Campus Center to learn more about post-grad opportunities from graduate schools in attendance, showcasing the different programs available to students. Campus grad school fairs are held annually and are hosted by Oglethorpe’s A_LAB (Atlanta Laboratory for Learning).

Students explore digital marketing at top Atlanta agency

Vert, an award-winning full-service digital marketing and advertising agency, recently hosted Oglethorpe students interested in pursuing public relations and communications careers. The Oct. 19 event was sponsored by Oglethorpe’s new 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 […]

Video: HR major launches careers for peers and self

Caroline Chamberlain ’19 and Victoria Lindbergh ’18 worked side-by-side as interns at Oglethorpe’s Pegasus Creative student communications agency last semester. This fall, through her internship at Hive Talent Acquisition Firm, Chamberlain recruited Lindbergh, a recent grad, helping her to land a job at Atlanta design firm Yellow Bungalow. Petrel Interns: Caroline Chamberlain – Hive Talent […]

Aspiring student writers network with professional authors

Oglethorpe students studying creative writing and English recently attended the third annual Broadleaf Writers Conference—an opportunity made possible by Prof. Jessica Handler.  An accomplished author, Handler’s involvement in the Atlanta literary community has given her students a peek into the world of the working writer. Hosted by The Broadleaf Writers Association, the two-day conference was held at the […]

Senior turns summer internship into post-grad job

When Tyler Stridiron ’19 had lunch with an Oglethorpe Trustee earlier this year, he never anticipated the impact on his future career. Stridiron had his sights set on working for a large corporation, but knew getting a foot in the door would not be easy. To make his goal a reality, he reached out to Oglethorpe’s A_LAB […]

Photos: Fall 2018 Career and Internship Fair

The Turner Lynch Campus Center was the scene of the fall 2018 Career and Internship Fair, as more than 170 Oglethorpe students handed out resumes, gathered information about possible opportunities, and met potential bosses for jobs or internships. Campus career fairs are held twice a year and help provide students with connections and other job […]

Thrifty senior Dylan Harper solves a need by starting own business

On campus, Business Administration major Dylan Harper ‘19 is a Residence Life Community Advisor, a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, and a Student Government Association Senator for the senior class, while also working part-time off-campus at Coxe Curry & Associates as a campaign assistant. Harper can also add small business founder to his growing […]