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Jordyn Billings ’22 epitomizes creativity, entrepreneurship

Students at Oglethorpe have many personal passions that help to increase the diversity of our school. Yet, what makes the Oglethorpe student different is the community they have, to share their works and talents among their peers, staff, and faculty.    One of these students is Jordyn Billings ’22. Billings epitomizes creativity and has inspired […]

Student improv group Mouthing Off revived

Everyone needs comedy and a good laugh to wind down. Sammi Rowell ’23 understood this when she decided to re-cultivate Oglethorpe’s Mouthing Off improv troupe — especially after on-campus activities were limited last year due to COVID-19. Previously, the group had presented on-campus comedy shows and was active off campus performing during events across Atlanta, […]

Celebrating Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month at Oglethorpe

Yesterday, the Oglethorpe Latinx Association handed out bags of sweets in the Turner Lynch Campus Center to help kick off National Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month, which runs through Oct. 15. This month-long observance honors the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx people throughout United States history. The month coincides with the national […]

Peaceful Hammock Garden honors devoted Oglethorpe alumna

Marsa’s Hammock Garden, named in memory of devoted Oglethorpe trustee and longtime donor Martha Laird Bowen ’61, was recently installed near the Turner Lynch Campus Center. Nestled beneath a canopy of trees, the new space features 10 large soft-weave hammocks and space for students to put up their own hammocks as well. Each hammock is […]

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 […]

Oglethorpe to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics on campus

The COVID-19 vaccine offers the surest way to protect against severe illness from COVID-19, while reducing the risk of community spread. The vaccine is now widely available, and Oglethorpe University is providing additional access to anyone seeking a COVID-19 vaccine by hosting two clinics on campus. These free, walk-up vaccination clinics are offered in partnership […]

Oglethorpe’s Muslim Student Association brings visibility to Muslim community

Oglethorpe University’s Muslim Student Association is gearing up for a new semester of in-person activities including social events and opportunities to learn more about Islamic culture. The MSA was founded by students Olivia Ramlawy ’22 and Nour Meselhi ’21 in fall 2020. Fellow Petrels Ashrakat Hassan ’24 and Mariama Abdoul-Majeed ’23 helped to get the club up and running and […]