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Career event connects future actuarial science grads with risk-assessment professionals

Have you ever wondered how insurance companies assess risk? Or how financial agencies make predictions about the market? Using a statistical process known as actuarial science, mathematicians are literally predicting the future, providing insights to businesses and organizations that inform important business decisions, mitigate loss and maintain economic stability. Through Oglethorpe University’s Actuarial Science program […]

Sarah Emerson named Vice President of Advancement at Oglethorpe University

Following a nationwide search, Oglethorpe University has named Sarah Emerson as the new Vice President of Advancement, effective April 15, 2024. Emerson will oversee the teams that lead fundraising, donor stewardship and alumni engagement initiatives. Emerson currently serves as Executive Director for Foundation Relations at Georgia State University where she has managed a portfolio of […]

Edem, Louis-Ugbo represent Oglethorpe at responsible citizenship conference

Oglethorpe University students Darlington Edem ’26 and John Louis-Ugbo ’24 continued their participation in the Institute for Responsible Citizenship (IRC) for a second consecutive year and were invited to attend the Institute’s All Collegiate Conference Feb. 23-24 in Charlotte, N.C. The event featured conversations on mental health, the education system and wealth creation. In addition […]

OU volleyball player, alumna trendsetters for women in sports marketing

While making her mark on and off the volleyball court, Oglethorpe sophomore defensive specialist Laney Higgins has connected with national name, image, likeness (NIL) legal expert and former Oglethorpe cheerleader Kristi Dosh. Both have become leaders in the NIL sports marketing industry, linked by their passion for sports and Oglethorpe University. Born and raised in […]

Fall reception honors first graduates of Class of 2024

On December 15, Oglethorpe celebrated the hard work and commitment of students who satisfied degree requirements during the fall 2023 semester. The spring commencement ceremony in May is typically when students are invited back to campus to commemorate their accomplishments. This year, professor of Economics Dr. Peter Kower, joined forces across academic divisions and staff […]

Oglethorpe University announces Fall 2023 Dean’s List

Congratulations to the 553 Oglethorpe University students whose academic performance during the Fall 2023 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 applaud your […]

Board of Trustees names Dr. Kathryn McClymond Oglethorpe’s 18th president

The Oglethorpe University Board of Trustees voted unanimously during its fall meeting Nov. 9-10 to approve Dr. Kathryn McClymond as the institution’s 18th president, removing “interim” from her title effective immediately. “The trustees recognized that Dr. McClymond is the right choice at the right time to lead Oglethorpe,” said Board Chair Tammy Pearson, Oglethorpe class […]