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OU hosts first-ever ‘State of Athletics’ event

More than 50 alumni, coaches and staff turned out for the first State of Oglethorpe Athletics event in Dorough Gym on May 8. Former Stormy Petrel stars and Athletics Hall of Fame members from multiple teams reconnected, shared memories of their playing days, and learned about the growth in Oglethorpe’s program and ways they can […]

Oglethorpe students observe “404 Day” through sprawling community service project along Atlanta BeltLine

Seventeen Oglethorpe students, athletes and staff recently joined volunteers from several Atlanta area colleges and universities for a massive beautification project benefiting the Atlanta BeltLine, a sprawling network of public trails and parks at the city’s core. Teaming up with the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, volunteers spent the afternoon cleaning parks, serving food, and fostering youth […]

OU volleyball player, alumna trendsetters for women in sports marketing

While making her mark on and off the volleyball court, Oglethorpe sophomore defensive specialist Laney Higgins has connected with national name, image, likeness (NIL) legal expert and former Oglethorpe cheerleader Kristi Dosh. Both have become leaders in the NIL sports marketing industry, linked by their passion for sports and Oglethorpe University. Born and raised in […]

Trophy case dedication highlights OU athletics history, donor support

Three new trophy cases in Dorough Fieldhouse were officially dedicated on April 22, as part of the Alumni Weekend festivities. The trophy cases were made possible through donations from supporters of Oglethorpe athletics: Bo Holland and Susan Soper ’69; Fred Ackley ’68; and Peter and Barbara Howell. These individuals have different connections to Oglethorpe athletics, […]

OU celebrates 50 years of Title IX

Today, June 23, 2022, marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark law that prevents sex-based discrimination at institutions that receive federal funding, which includes Oglethorpe University. The law ensures fair and equal opportunities for anyone wanting to pursue an education and OU proudly celebrates the inclusivity that has remained protected by this law […]