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Oglethorpe students awarded undergraduate researching funding

Ten students have received undergraduate research awards from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, administered annually by the Philip Weltner Library. Students can apply for funding to help with costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Funds may be used for attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Applications were evaluated by a committee […]

Oglethorpe’s Fall 2022 Dean’s List celebrates academic excellence

Congratulations to the 531 Oglethorpe University students whose academic performance during the Fall 2022 semester merits recognition on the Dean’s Academic Honors List! This designation is one of the university’s most prestigious honors and distinguishes those scholars who achieved at least a 3.50 term grade-point average while earning 12 or more semester hours. “I applaud […]

Oglethorpe student film festival now accepting submissions, ‘Capturing Culture’ category added

Oglethorpe University students have the opportunity to participate in the third annual OU student film festival, “Last Looks,” to be held in March. Through February 10, students are invited to submit films in four categories: narrative, documentary, experimental, and promotional. In addition, Oglethorpe’s student-led strategic communications firm the Weltner Consulting Agency is sponsoring a new […]

Students present artwork to professionals, get one-on-one critiques and encouragement

A combined group of Oglethorpe students and high school students from nearby Chamblee Charter High School attended a special guest lecture hosted by OU’s visual artist-in-residence Shanequa Gay. Sitting among Gay’s works-in-progress, students gained insight into the creative processes of three professional artists: Yanique Norman, a multimedia artist; Jamaal Barber, a printmaker; and Jamele Wright, […]

Oglethorpe celebrates first-generation college students

Oglethorpe University recently held a campus-wide celebration of first-generation students to give special recognition to the courage and diligence of those who have undertaken the journey to be the first person in their family to attend college. Oglethorpe University is one of 50 institutions nationwide — and one of only two in Georgia — to […]

Oglethorpe theatre scholar among star-studded cast of Civil Rights film ‘Till’

Theatre major and Oglethorpe University Theatre Scholarship recipient Marc Collins ’23 recently appeared in the widely-acclaimed feature, “Till,” a film following educator and activist Mamie Till-Bradley on her campaign for justice after the senseless, racially-motivated murder of her 14-year-old son Emmett Till. Collins plays Wheeler Parker, Jr., Emmett Till’s cousin. Based on the real events […]

Watch: Latino media executives provide career insight at PRSSA panel

In collaboration with the Oglethorpe chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), Oglethorpe’s Career Services office hosted an Oct. 27 panel of six Latino media professionals from the Atlanta area who shared their experiences and gave advice for students seeking a career in communications fields Moderated by Andrea Rivera, founder and chief […]