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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 […]

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. […]

Economics major selected for American Economic Association scholars program

Rising senior Fatima-Ezzahra Boumahdi ’21 has been accepted into the highly competitive American Economic Association’s Summer Scholars Program (AEASP), marking the third consecutive year that an Oglethorpe student has been selected. AEASP is an eight-week program hosted at Michigan State University. The fellowship provides summer development programs to women and minorities majoring in economics, with […]

Video: Student entrepreneurs nab funding for business proposals

The end-of-semester finale of the Oglethorpe Idea Incubator program, sponsored by the Oglethorpe Entrepreneur Club and supported by the Hammack School of Business, featured student entrepreneurs pitching their business proposals, similar to TV’s “Shark Tank”. Congratulations to the five student teams who split $4,000 in grant money to fund their business ideas: $1,500 to Travaly (Yasmina Travaly): […]

Freshman selected for College Democrats of Georgia Executive Board

Freshman Nya Davis ’23 has been selected to serve on the College Democrats of Georgia (CDG) Executive Board leadership as Director of Membership. Davis is among three new executive board leaders chosen from a large, competitive applicant pool of college students from across Georgia. An organization of student activists, CDG advocates at all levels of […]

Oglethorpe to celebrate student excellence April 16-17

Oglethorpe will once again present its annual celebrations of academic excellence—this year online. The Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium (LASS), Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics (PRISM), and Hammack School of Business internship presentations will all be presented virtually on April 16-17. An academic tradition, LASS and PRISM showcase the exemplary scholarly work produced […]

Economics Club hosts alumna speaker from Federal Reserve Bank

Earlier this semester, the Oglethorpe Economics Club hosted guest speaker and alumna Shalini Patel (Hulsey) ’95. Patel, who majored in Business Administration and Economics, is currently the Coordinating Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Regional Economic Information Network. In her role at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Patel maintains advanced knowledge of regional and macroeconomic developments and […]

Petrel Interns: Nick Evans ’20, Morgan Stanley [Video]

Oglethorpe senior Nick Evans fits right in with the industrious atmosphere of Morgan Stanley, the global investment bank and financial services company. He is the second Oglethorpe student to complete the year-long internship with the company and will be finishing up by graduation in May. With the prospect of job hunting on the horizon, Evans exudes […]