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Mindful leadership program arrives in Atlanta, Oglethorpe for first time

A globally-recognized leadership program aimed with the intent to create a better world is coming to Atlanta for the first time, and calling Oglethorpe home. The Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI), will be on campus October 16-17, 2017 for the highly-interactive training program. Born at Google and based on cutting-edge neuroscience research, SIYLI focuses on […]

New Schmidt generation finds its way to campus

When Stephen Schmidt ’40 roamed the fields of Oglethorpe more than 75 years ago as a four-sport letterman, he probably couldn’t have envisioned the synthetic turf that now covers the soccer and lacrosse field. Or that the Schmidt Sport and Recreation Center would bear his name. And the thought of great-grandchildren knocking a ball around the same campus was […]

OU alumnus among Atlanta Jewish Times’ “40 under 40”

The Atlanta Jewish Times has named Oglethorpe alumnus Nathaniel Goldman ’11 among its “40 under 40” who are “helping make the Atlanta Jewish community better”.  A former Student Government Association student body president, Goldman received his accounting degree at Oglethorpe and is now a certified public accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers. According to the Times, “Goldman has been […]

Brazilian government bestows top civilian honor on Oglethorpe alumnus

Alumnus bestowed civic award On April 19th, 2017, Cemal Özgörkey ’84 was entered into the Order of Rio Branco by the Government of Brazil as a civil servant and honorary consul. Özgörkey is the chairman of Özgörkey Holding and a member of Oglethorpe’s Board of Trustees. Along with his induction, Özgörkey will be presented with a medal in Istanbul […]

Psych major skills lead to career in a classroom

Sometimes an internship can lead you down a whole new path “I never saw myself becoming a teacher,” Josh Maley ’17 confessed. Oglethorpe has a way of opening new doors, just like it did for Maley. The university’s unique position within Atlanta allow it to surface opportunities that would never be on your radar otherwise. Maley […]

Alumnus awarded the Albertine Prize for literary translation

Oglethorpe alumnus J.T. Mahany ’12 was awarded The Albertine Prize for his English translation of the book “Bardo or Not Bardo” by French author Antoine Volodine. The Albertine Prize, co-presented by Van Cleef & Arpels and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, recognizes American readers’ favorite French-language fiction title that has been translated into […]