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Mullis named OU Writing Center director

Dr. Courtney Mullis will join the staff of Oglethorpe University as the new director of the Writing Center on July 1, 2024. Mullis currently serves as a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow and is Assistant Director of the Communication Center at the Georgia Institute of Technology. “Writing is at the heart of critical thinking and self-expression,” said […]

Oglethorpe introduces new minor in museum studies

Oglethorpe’s prime location in Atlanta has allowed students from different areas of study to take advantage of experiential learning opportunities and explore the city, especially visiting museums. Oglethorpe is leveraging student interest in archival work, the university’s location, and the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art (OUMA) by introducing a new minor in Museum Studies starting […]

Oglethorpe University announces Spring 2024 Dean’s List

Congratulations to the more than 500 Oglethorpe University students whose academic performance during the Spring 2024 semester merits recognition on the Dean’s Academic Honors List. This designation is among 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. “We […]

Congratulations, Class of 2024!

Oglethorpe University’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18, honored more than 300 graduates—the largest number of graduates to walk across the stage in the university’s history. The ceremony also celebrated faculty and student award winners and welcomed community and campus leaders to the stage. The livestream recording of the ceremony may be viewed on Oglethorpe’s […]

Oglethorpe extends hands-on research opportunities to local high schools

Oglethorpe University expanded its scientific research opportunities this academic year through a promising new partnership with the Paul Duke STEM High School in Norcross. Leveraging state-of-the-art laboratories in the Cousins Center, Oglethorpe is preparing students at the high school, college and even graduate school levels for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), as […]