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Dr. John Nardo named Interim Dean of Hammack School of Business

Associate Provost and Professor of Mathematics John Nardo will serve as the Interim Dean of the Hammack School of Business, announced Dr. Glenn Sharfman, provost and vice president for academic affairs. His term begins on July 1 and will continue until the position is filled following a nationwide search, planned to launch this fall. Dr. Nardo […]

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 […]

Oglethorpe adds new courses that explore racial injustice

Starting in the fall, Oglethorpe will offer two new classes that thoroughly explore racial inequality: “WGS 290: White Fragility: Anti-Racism Activism” and “INT 290: Black Resilience and Response.” “White Fragility: Anti-Racism Activism” is a Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies class that uses an intersectional approach to gender to explore topics, including White Fragility, institutional racism […]

Oglethorpe to offer new certificate in Business Analytics

Beginning in fall of 2020, Oglethorpe’s Hammack School of Business will offer a Certificate in Business Analytics available to all enrolled undergraduate students, plus an online, fast-track version designed for working professionals. Data analytics has become central to organizational decision-making. Companies, not-for-profit organizations and even government agencies use Big Data to identify both weaknesses and opportunities. […]

Dear Professor – Dr. Seema Shrikhande and Ferrin Tinter ’20

Graduating seniors from the Class of 2020 were asked to write a letter to the Oglethorpe professor who impacted them the most. Watch as those professors read letters from their students and share a moment together. Ferrin Tinter ’20 graduated from Oglethorpe with a degree in Communication Studies. She transferred to Oglethorpe her sophomore year and […]

Dear Professor – Dr. Lea Alford and Bethany Malskis ’20

Graduating seniors from the Class of 2020 were asked to write a letter to the Oglethorpe professor who impacted them the most. Watch as those professors read letters from their students and share a moment together. Bethany Malskis ’20 graduated from Oglethorpe University in May with a degree in Biology and intends to enter medical […]

Biology student presents at national genetics conference

Earlier this year, Jovan Brockett ’20 was awarded travel funds to present his Honors thesis research at the Allied Genetics Conference in Washington DC. He is part of a growing number of Oglethorpe students to present research at a national conference. The Allied Genetics Conference is a national scientific research conference organized by the Genetics […]

Alumnus joins CDC’s COVID-19 communications team

Oglethorpe alumnus Bradley Firchow ’19 was recently hired as a contractor for Eagle Global Scientific to work as a Health Communications Specialist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Firchow previously held a two-year internship at the CDC, where he conducted child development research and psychometric tool development and validation under Oglethorpe alumna […]