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Women’s basketball teammates attend Atlanta Hawks leadership program

On April 2, Oglethorpe Women’s Basketball team members Carley Bell ’25 and Kayla DeHerrera ’25 attended the EmpowerHER Teen Leadership Forum hosted by the Atlanta Hawks and Papa Johns. Targeted to young women student-athletes, EmpowerHER explored concepts of leadership, helping students learn and understand their natural leadership styles while hearing from leaders at both the […]

Get stormy with Oglethorpe’s new intramural sports program

Students, faculty and staff can now channel their competitive side through a new intramural program at Oglethorpe University! The athletics department has introduced this program as a fun way for the entire Oglethorpe community to get active and participate in athletic competitions in a supportive social environment. “Intramurals offer a great way to build relationships […]

2021 Petey Awards honor student-athletes [VIDEO]

Oglethorpe Athletics rounded out the 2020-2021 season on Saturday with the 9th Annual Petey Awards—announced virtually this year. The event, produced by the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), allows Oglethorpe student-athletes to honor the best and brightest performances of the year while reflecting on the athletic year as a whole. This year’s Petey Awards were hosted […]

Kharynton Beggs ’23 wins Buckhead Rotary Foundation’s Otis M. Jackson Scholarship

Oglethorpe University sophomore Kharynton Beggs ’23 has been awarded the 2021 Otis M. Jackson Scholarship from the Buckhead Rotary Foundation. The merit-based scholarship is offered annually to eligible Oglethorpe students. Scholarship recipients must clearly demonstrate character, leadership, academic achievement, and athletic ability — the qualities and character traits associated with the late Otis M. Jackson […]

Senior golfer named NCAA advocate for student-athletes nationwide

Tyler Rover ’21 will represent student-athletes across the country in his new role as a national primary representative for the NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Rover is among just a few individuals nationwide selected for this role, which he will hold through January 2023. The SAAC represents the voice and interests of student-athletes […]

Get stormy with Oglethorpe athletics from home

The Stormy Petrels are back! With most fans unable to attend home athletic events in person due to risks associated with COVID-19, Oglethorpe University has formed a new partnership with LocalLive to offer an improved live streaming experience for fans to follow all the live-action. LocalLive is the world’s first live production service powered by […]

Free online fitness classes available via nationwide collegiate partnership

Oglethorpe University has joined the 2020 Recreation Movement challenge—focused on driving fitness and wellbeing-based activities to keep students and university communities healthy, active, and connected! The 2020 Recreation Movement, a collegiate recreation platform, allows Oglethorpe students, faculty, staff, and alumni to participate in both live and pre-recorded online workout classes from 100+ different colleges and […]