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Video: Business Dean Dennis Kelly talks career, Hammack School with Atlanta Business Chronicle

Dennis Kelly, dean of the Q. William Hammack, Jr. School of Business, was Sunday’s guest on “Executive Profiles,” Atlanta Business Chronicle’s BIZ series sponsored by Georgia Power. The series is Atlanta’s only locally produced business program, airing after “Meet The Press” on 11Alive. During the interview with Publisher David Rubinger, Kelly discusses his career trajectory, […]

13 students awarded undergraduate research funding

Thirteen Oglethorpe students have received undergraduate research awards from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, distributed annually. The students are majoring in a range of disciplines, including biology, biopsychology, psychology, sociology, English, and comparative literature. Funding applications were evaluated by a committee comprised of Dr. Lea Alford, Eli Arnold, Dr. Nick Bujak, Dr. Beth Concepcion, Alyssa Kowis, Dr. Glenn Sharfman, Dr. Karen Schmeichel, […]

Alumnus among ’25 Under 25′ outstanding Atlanta entrepreneurs

Oglethorpe alumnus Dylan Harper ’19 has been named to the Atlanta Inno’s ’25 Under 25‘, a list of 25 rising entrepreneurs and tech innovators. This designation recognizes young professionals who are taking their careers in their own hands and shaping their communities. Harper is being recognized for establishing Quik Threads, an online retail store dedicated to […]

2020 LASS & PRISM proposals due March 9

The Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium/Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics (LASS/PRISM) is an annual event that brings together Oglethorpe University students and faculty in a day-long celebration of exemplary scholarly work produced by Oglethorpe students under faculty mentorship. The 2020 Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium Committee invites proposals for participation in Oglethorpe University’s […]

Georgia ranks no. 1 in business for seventh straight year

Site Selection, a leading economic development trade magazine, named Georgia the leading state in the nation in which to do business for the seventh consecutive year. Georgia has been ranked among the top 10 states in Site Selection’s business climate rankings throughout the last decade and is the only state to win the business publication’s […]

A Crossroads Pilgrimage: Amelia Island and Jacksonville

The third one’s the charm. The same thought entered both of our minds simultaneously as we stood side by side this third time overlooking the crooked bend of the Fort George River just behind the main house of Kingsley Plantation. Our thirteen students scattered around the National Park each in his/her own way attempting to […]

Oglethorpe alumna on the ballot for Brookhaven Mayor

Oglethorpe alumna Jennifer Heath ’99 is in the race for Mayor of the City of Brookhaven, home of her alma mater. The Business Administration and Computer Science major, who currently works in digital media design, has spent the last five years being a community advocate in the city, and now is taking her passion for […]

Oglethorpe junior invited to attend Forbes Under 30 Scholar Summit

Politics and Economics major Lola Oyinloye ’21 was among students from across the U.S. selected to attend the recent 2019 Forbes Under 30 Scholar Summit in Detroit, Michigan—all expenses paid. Touted as the “world’s greatest event for entrepreneurs,” the annual Summit welcomed 1000 diverse college students and future leaders, looking to grow their network and […]

Photos: 2019 Graduate School Fair

More than 30 graduate schools were on campus today for this year’s graduate school fair. Oglethorpe students were able to learn more about post-grad opportunities and programs available at the schools in attendance. Campus grad school fairs are held annually and are hosted by Oglethorpe’s A_LAB (Atlanta Laboratory for Learning). The graduate schools in attendance […]