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Economics Club hosts career panel of Atlanta economics leaders

In early October, OU’s Economics Club hosted a virtual panel of economics professionals from four leading Atlanta corporations and nonprofits to speak about their career paths within the field. Featured speakers included Dawn Arnold, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Invest Atlanta; Ibrahiim Bayaan, economist with CBRE Econometric Advisors; Adrian Garcia, senior credit […]

Oglethorpe supports student success through programs honoring Paul Hackett

Transitioning to college life can be challenging, especially for students who are first-generation college students or part of a traditionally underrepresented group. Thanks to a generous donation from the Robitaille Family in memory of their son, alumnus Paul Hackett, Oglethorpe helps many of these students achieve academic success and pursue experiential learning opportunities, while creating […]

New HSB lecturer focuses on entrepreneurship

Leroy Carson, Jr., a new business management senior lecturer in the Hammack School of Business, sees pandemic-related chaos as a good thing. “Many tremendous entrepreneurial feats happen after a depressed time in the economy,” Carson said. “This is true because need sparks demands where only the creative can satisfy.” He ought to know. Carson has […]

Freshman Sophia Sobrino lands art exhibitions across Atlanta

Oglethorpe University freshman Sophia Sobrino ’25 is already making her mark in Atlanta’s art scene. Her work has been featured in art competitions and exhibits at the Latin American Association, the Mexican Consulate, and at UPS headquarters. The young artist is particularly inspired to create works that are representative of her own personal journey as a […]

Student-curated “Oglethorpe’s Portfolio” spotlights student artwork

“Oglethorpe’s Portfolio: Art by Students,” a new art exhibition from the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, will debut Friday, September 24 in the lobby of the Conant Performing Arts Center. The exhibition features 13 works, in a variety of artistic styles and mediums, from seven student artists representing diverse academic disciplines: Brenna Alford ’23 – studio art […]

Oglethorpe to celebrate Constitution Day 2021

Constitution Day, a commemoration of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, is observed annually at Oglethorpe University with a Constitution Day Lecture featuring an esteemed guest speaker. This year’s lecture will occur on Thursday, September 16 at 4 p.m. EDT and is open to all faculty, staff, students, and the public. Visit OU Connect for […]