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LGBTQ+ wealth advisor talks to students about empathy and inclusion in finance

Students taking the Core elective “Financial Literacy” were recently visited by Certified Financial Planner Ryne Vickery of Buckingham Strategic Wealth for a comprehensive discussion on financial wellness. In addition to providing the soon-to-be young professionals with helpful tips on how to set healthy financial goals, Vickery discussed the business of LGBTQ+ financial planning, which requires […]

Accounting students connect with top firms, secure internships

Oglethorpe’s Hammack School of Business recently hosted a recruitment event for accounting students that helped connect them to major firms. The event welcomed 24 recruiters — 13 of whom were OU alumni — representing 14 corporations,  including three of the “Big 4” firms: Deloitte, EY and KPMG. Hosted on the Conant Performing Arts Center veranda, the […]

Coca-Cola Foundation continues support of Oglethorpe’s best and brightest

Last week representatives of The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Foundation visited Oglethorpe University to meet scholarship recipients and receive an update on institutional priorities and goals. Saadia Madsbjerg, president of the Coca-Cola Foundation, and Fran Killeen, The Coca-Cola Company’s Director of Global Community Affairs, visited the Oglethorpe campus Sept. 14 and heard firsthand how the […]

Oglethorpe welcomes largest first year class ever

Oglethorpe University enrolled a record 425 first-year students Fall Semester, the largest freshman class in the university’s 187-year history. The class swelled overall enrollment to its highest level ever as well reaching 1,494. “We’re glad so many students are finding a home at Oglethorpe,” said President Nick Ladany. “The message that Oglethorpe is a place […]

New 2022-2023 faculty, promotions and appointments announced

Dr. Kathryn McClymond, provost and vice president for academic affairs, recently announced new full-time and part-time faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic year, plus notable academic position changes. Faculty Promotions Dr. Brooke Bays promoted to Associate Professor of Psychology with tenure Dr. Linda deCamp promoted to Assistant Professor, Mathematics (tenure-track) Dr. Iona Wynter Parks promoted to […]

Dr. Leroy Carson, Jr. appointed founding director of Oglethorpe’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

Oglethorpe University has appointed Dr. Leroy Carson, Jr. as the founding director of an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center within the Q. William Hammack, Jr. School of Business. Currently in the initial planning stages, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center will serve Oglethorpe students, both business majors and aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as metro Atlanta entrepreneurs. “While […]