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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 […]

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 […]

11 Stormy Petrels share their summer internship experiences

In her position as sales and marketing intern with Lexus, Shea Ponder ’22 traveled to Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina this summer to assist the district managers, district service, and parts managers on their visits to various dealerships. There, she helped present information on those locations’ current market share compared to the nation’s. In […]

Kharynton Beggs ’23 wins Buckhead Rotary Foundation’s Otis M. Jackson Scholarship

Oglethorpe University sophomore Kharynton Beggs ’23 has been awarded the 2021 Otis M. Jackson Scholarship from the Buckhead Rotary Foundation. The merit-based scholarship is offered annually to eligible Oglethorpe students. Scholarship recipients must clearly demonstrate character, leadership, academic achievement, and athletic ability — the qualities and character traits associated with the late Otis M. Jackson […]

Business major accepted into Duke University’s top-ranked management studies program

Graduating senior Tyson Quander ’21 will continue his education at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, the #12 ranked business school in the country. After a comprehensive application process that included multiple essays, interviews, and letters of recommendation, the business administration major was accepted into the 10-month program to complete a Master of Management Studies. Choosing […]