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Library Archives awarded grant for OU Athletics 100th anniversary retrospective in October

Oglethorpe University Philip Weltner Library was awarded a Georgia Archives Month “Spotlight on Archives” grant from the Society of Georgia Archivists. Georgia Archives Month, observed in October, is a way to celebrate the value of the state’s historical records, publicize the many ways historical records enrich our lives, and recognize those who maintain our communities’ historical […]

Veteran Paralympic Soccer Players Inspire Oglethorpe Team

Oglethorpe University Men’s Soccer recently joined forces with BlazeSports to host the first-ever series of VA Paralympic Soccer Camps, in partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation and U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Over six months, veterans will attend a series of three camps held on campus, in the hopes of making the next U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team. […]

Coaches Play Pivotal Role in Student-Athlete Success

“When you hear the title “athletics coach,” what comes to mind? For many, the term conjures imagery of a sharply-focused leader marking lineups, creating plays, and leading locker room pep talks. Though that may be a part of their job, the role of the athletics coach (especially at the collegiate level) extends far beyond the […]

Men’s Basketball Aims High in Costa Rica

Over fall break, the OU men’s basketball team embarked on a 5-day, 4-night trip to Costa Rica, that included 2 exhibition games, a community service project and a variety of cultural experiences and adventures. Here, Coach Philip Ponder reflects on the team-building trip…. “We had an awesome experience in Costa Rica over fall break! We […]

Oglethorpe’s Coach Owen Inducted into GCAA Hall of Fame

Oglethorpe head men’s golf coach Jim Owen was inducted into the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Hall of Fame on December 9, joining six other honorees in the organization’s 2013 Hall of Fame class. Owen and the other honorees were inducted at the GCAA Hall of Fame Reception and Awards Banquet at the Planet […]

OU Volleyball Team Serving Up “Dig Pink” Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Meet the OU Volleyball team and Coach Richie Tang—and find out more about their upcoming fundraiser, part of The Side-Out Foundation’s Dig Pink® campaign to benefit breast cancer research. Players, coaches, parents, volunteers, spectators and survivors can look forward to a special day on Saturday, October 19, in Dorough Field House at 1:00 p.m. (home […]