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Students create comprehensive communications strategies for Atlanta businesses

Students in Special Topics in Communication Studies recently presented comprehensive public relations campaigns to two local businesses as part of a semester-long service learning project. These campaigns included guidance on social media strategy, branding, web design, community engagement and more. Instructed by Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Dr. Kate Keib, students in this class were […]

Students selected for the 2022-2023 Honor Council

Oglethorpe University Honor Council Secretary Dr. Lynn Gieger has announced the students who will serve on the 2022-2023 Honor Council. Selected by their peers, these students will be entrusted to help with upholding the academic standards of Oglethorpe University: Justin Armstrong ’24 Kharynton Beggs ’23 Alex Blecker ’23 Estela Chavez ’24 Daniel Cohen ’24 Desiree […]

2022 Honors and Awards celebrate excellence in academics and leadership

Oglethorpe’s annual Honors and Awards Ceremony celebrates the academic and leadership contributions of students, faculty, and staff throughout the academic year. Congratulations to the 2022 honorees! A_LAB Award – Estela Chavez Adult Degree Program Student Award – Jose Valtierra Charles M. MacConnell Award – Jordyn Billings  Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Student Organization – DYNA.STTY (Driving Your […]

Photos & Video: 2022 Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium in review

The Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium brings together the university community in a week-long celebration of exemplary analytic and creative work produced by Oglethorpe students during the academic year. The week began with “Meet the Majors,” an academic mixer in which students could connect with other peers and faculty members in their department. The next day […]

Honors student curates exhibit spotlighting innovative female artists

A new exhibit is now on view at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art — curated entirely by art history Honors student Hayleigh Stonham ’22. “Reconstructing Perspectives: Female British Artists from 1880-1930” features work by female artists who broke the mold on social norms of the late 19th century, specifically Louise Jopling, Dorothy Hawksley, and […]

Students curate intersectional exhibit showcasing Oglethorpe LGBTQ+ artists

The second installment of the student-focused exhibition, “Oglethorpe’s Portfolio: Art by Students” opened recently in the Conant Performing Arts Center. Students Sophia Sobrino ’25 and Nicole Buruse ’23 co-curated this year’s program — called “Intersectionality” — which exhibits art created exclusively by LGBTQ+ artists at Oglethorpe University. The exhibition features 13 works, in a variety of […]

Senior chemistry major named National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow

Oglethorpe chemistry major and computer science minor Hannah P. ’22 has been accepted into the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in STEM disciplines. The grant comes with a full tuition award and a stipend for living expenses […]

Oglethorpe among top schools for transfer student success

Oglethorpe University is among 171 U.S. colleges and universities named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2022 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes the most transfer-friendly schools. This is the fourth consecutive year Oglethorpe made the list. The premier honor society for two-year college students, Phi Theta Kappa annually selects the four-year colleges and universities that […]

Campus film festival features student flicks

Student filmmakers recently presented their 5-minute shorts to the campus community at the “Last Looks” film festival held in the Philip Weltner Library. With 29 films on the marquee, the festival showcased a variety of genres and cinematic styles. An open call was put out to all Oglethorpe students to submit their short films, but […]