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Eli Arnold named Director of Philip Weltner Library

Eli Arnold ’06 was recently named Director of the Philip Weltner Library. He previously served as University Librarian and as Interim Director of the library following the retirement of librarian Anne Salter in June 2017. “Eli emerged as the best choice in a national field,” Provost Glenn Sharfman said. “I have no doubt he will […]

2017 Boar’s Head Ceremony

The Annual Boar’s Head Ceremony, one of Oglethorpe’s largest campus traditions, will be held on Friday, December 1, 8:00-9:30 p.m. in the Conant Performing Arts Center. Students may attend for free and tickets are available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring your Petrel Pass with you to the Conant box office one hour […]

Operation Christmas Child Donations this Week

Greetings from the Office of Alumni Relations!  Our team, in coordination with STAT (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow), is happy to be participating in Operation Christmas Child for the third year in a row. All week, we’ll be collecting items (acceptable items are listed below) that will be placed in shoe boxed sized gift boxes and sent to […]

Battle of Bloody Marsh set for November 3

Coinciding with Food Truck Friday, The Battle of Bloody Marsh is a tradition pitting students versus faculty and staff in a tug-o-war match. Dating back more than 20 years, the tradition commemorates a significant day for Oglethorpe’s namesake. Founded deep in Georgia’s earliest history, the real Battle of Bloody Marsh occurred in July 1742. The battle took place […]

Book sale at Weltner Library

Sponsored by the Library Starting Wednesday, November 1, and running until Friday, November 3, the Library will be hosting our annual used book sale. Paperbacks $1.  Hardbacks $2.  DVDs $3. Wednesday and Thursday 8:30 am – 9 pm Friday 8:30 am – 4 pm

Join the Crew and leave your mark!

Being involved in a campus committee sponsored by the Student Engagement & Leadership Office allows students an unparalleled opportunity to shape the Oglethorpe experience, represent the student body, and have their ideas heard. Apply today to leave your mark! SEL Crew members are expected to average between 5-10 hours per week working on programs and projects. The […]

Student research development fund now accepting applications

Oglethorpe’s undergraduates have access to research funding, thanks to the Philip Weltner Library student research development fund, established in 2016. Students may apply annually for funding to defray costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Eligible uses of the funds include attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. All students are eligible to apply, […]