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Oglethorpe extends hands-on research opportunities to local high schools

Oglethorpe University expanded its scientific research opportunities this academic year through a promising new partnership with the Paul Duke STEM High School in Norcross. Leveraging state-of-the-art laboratories in the Cousins Center, Oglethorpe is preparing students at the high school, college and even graduate school levels for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), as […]

Oglethorpe celebrates diversity in senior class with identity graduations

The commencement festivities have already begun at Oglethorpe with the second annual Kente Robing Ceremony, the inaugural Lavender Ceremony, and the Si Se Pudo: Latinx Graduation Celebration. An effort made possible through the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Intercultural Center, and the Office of Student Success, these ceremonies recognize students from marginalized communities […]

Senior Week events promise fun farewell festivities

For the Class of 2024, graduation is just around the corner. As the May 18 ceremony draws near, this year’s Senior Week promises an array of exciting events celebrating their accomplishments and inspiring lasting memories. Monday, May 13 – Senior Week Kick-Off BBQ, 6 – 9 p.m. Senior Week will begin with an evening reception […]

2024 Honors and Awards Ceremony celebrates students, faculty and staff

Oglethorpe University held its annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Apr. 25, to celebrate the academic and leadership contributions of students, faculty and staff during the 2023-2024 academic year. The honorees celebrated this year include: Adult Degree Program Student Award – Lisa Dannecker Charles M. MacConnell Award – Jose Valtierra Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement […]