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Arts & Culture

Oglethorpe hosts first high school choral festival

Oglethorpe sponsored its first all-day high school choral festival on Oct. 30. Spearheaded by Dr. Timothy Powell, director of the Oglethorpe Singers, and the Office of Admission, the festival brought 130 students in grades 9 through 12 and their teachers, from high schools around the state, to Oglethorpe’s campus. The young choral students (and future […]

Oglethorpe esports team takes home third in league championship

The newly-formed Oglethorpe University esports team took home a podium finish at its first official competition over the weekend. Participating in the Georgia Esports League Championship, which coincided with the Georgia State University PantherLAN Esports Tournament, Oglethorpe played matches at the Georgia State Sports Arena for in-arena finals on Saturday, October 20. In total,18 teams competed, including […]

City of Brookhaven recognizes Oglethorpe during Arts and Humanities Month

Oglethorpe students, faculty and staff were invited to the Oct. 9 City Council meeting for the reading of a proclamation by Brookhaven Mayor John Ernst declaring October Arts and Humanities Month. The invitation acknowledges the importance of Oglethorpe’s arts and culture programs and facilities in Brookhaven. Oglethorpe’s Conant Performing Arts Center and the Oglethorpe University Museum […]

The Jazzy Petrels expand, perform off-campus

The Jazzy Petrels, Oglethorpe’s jazz ensemble, recently performed at St. James Methodist Church in Brookhaven, offering a line-up of jazz standards from Coltrane, Ellington and Gershwin, plus several Lennon/McCartney songs. Directed by Dr. Brent Runnels, the group has seen a significant increase in instrumentalists this semester, and with that, instrumental variety. The ensemble’s growth is due […]