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Professional Development

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 […]

Online career resources for students

Interested in pursuing a job or internship credit this summer or fall? From searching for employment during a pandemic to filling out the internship credit application to grad school searches, Career Development is here to help students navigate the process. Join us for one of our virtual workshops on frequently asked topics, offered every day […]

Public relations student group networks at professional conference

Earlier this semester, Oglethorpe’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), along with advisor Dr. Kate Keib, attended the PRSA annual conference for Georgia’s public relations industry. Hosted at the Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta, the Feb. 28 event offered students the opportunity to network with leading professionals in the industry. Conference attendance was […]

Economics Club hosts alumna speaker from Federal Reserve Bank

Earlier this semester, the Oglethorpe Economics Club hosted guest speaker and alumna Shalini Patel (Hulsey) ’95. Patel, who majored in Business Administration and Economics, is currently the Coordinating Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Regional Economic Information Network. In her role at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Patel maintains advanced knowledge of regional and macroeconomic developments and […]