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On-campus: Sprout Film Festival “making the invisible visible”

Oglethorpe University’s Accessibility Services is partnering with Hi-Hope Service Center to sponsor and host the Sprout Film Festival on Saturday, September 30 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Conant Performing Arts Center. The Sprout Film Festival, founded in 2003, is the first and only festival to exclusively showcase films featuring people with intellectual and […]

Business Leadership Development Program

Business leadership development program was created by Oglethorpe alumni exclusively for Oglethorpe business students. You will receive a career coach to help you develop your hard and soft business and networking skills needed to navigate the campus recruiting process. The goal of this program is to open you up to high quality internships and full-time career […]

The Stormy Petrel has gone 100% digital on OUConnect!

The Stormy Petrel student-run newspaper is now online! Receive the latest stories each week via email by subscribing below. The semester’s first edition on September 8 includes serious topics, like “DACA – The Dreamers are here to stay” and “Hurricane Harvey Relief Project,” to lighter fare, such as “2017 VMAs in review” and a rundown […]

RAVE OU Alerts

Did you receive an OU Alert email, text and phone call this week? If not, read on… In certain cases, an OU Alert will be issued to the entire Oglethorpe community via email, telephone and text message with specific instructions on how to proceed. Everyone with an active email address should automatically receive alerts […]

Study Abroad Spring ’18 – First deadline Oct. 2

Did you know you can study abroad and earn academic credit while doing so—in many cases, paying little more than your expenses at OU? A more detailed email will follow in the next few days about processes, deadlines, and finances, but a few fast facts to fuel your rainy day-dreams: Deadline for round 1 applications: […]

This Week’s Service and Engagement Opportunities

Already this school year, the Oglethorpe community has showcased so many of the characteristics that make this campus incredibly special. You all have already made a difference in communities around Atlanta! I’m excited to tell you about a number of ways that you can serve communities near and far this week (or learn more about […]

Students Set to Rally Against DACA Decision

In reaction to President Trump’s recent decision regarding DACA, many Oglethorpe students plan on wearing all white, this Friday, September 8th to show their disagreement and solidarity.  They plan on being in the dining hall at 1 pm with placards showing alliance with and for our DACA students.  They will also be providing postcards for […]

Office 365 Training Guides

Office 365 is much more than just email Here are some self-paced training options to help you with our new suite of office applications in Office 365 at Oglethorpe. The Office Training Center is very intuitive, it contains step by step video tutorials that start out very basic and build up to the fun stuff! […]

Introducing OUConnect

The Student Engagement and Leadership Office (SEL), with the financial backing of SGA, is excited to announce a partnership with Campus Labs to facilitate a new platform for community engagement – OUConnect. Starting this fall, OUConnect will replace the SOURCE calendar and the Oglethorpe App to become a centralized place for the Oglethorpe Community to […]