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Oglethorpe Day line-up includes Petrels of Fire, speaker Tina Fernandez, time capsule reveal

Oglethorpe Day annually celebrates the lasting legacy of our university’s namesake, General James Edward Oglethorpe. A philanthropist, social reformer, member of Parliament and military leader, Oglethorpe was regarded as one of Britain’s most active 18th century humanitarians. As part of the annual Oglethorpe Day celebration, the university welcomes a guest speaker to address a related […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Dr. Kate Keib

“My path to get here is definitely different than other professors. I knew from the time I was in high school that I wanted to be a journalist. There was no doubt in my mind I wanted to be in the news industry. I went to a college very similar to Oglethorpe—professors who were really […]

Campus store discounts and holiday gift guide

Get your holiday shopping done on campus this week—and take advantage of special discounts for students, faculty and staff!  The Oglethorpe campus store has something for everyone, from ornaments to clothing to lawn chairs. This week, store hours are Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., before closing for winter break. Here are […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Kevin Dew

“I graduated college in 1977 with a major in math and a minor in theatre, which isn’t your typical combo. I always had in mind when I retired, I wanted to do something in the theatre again. I was just making a living, not pursuing my real passion. So when I retired three years ago, […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Ferrin Tinter ’20

“I transferred here my sophomore year of college. Coming here was really scary because I hate change. I didn’t know if I’d make friends, but on my first day of class I sat in front of the girl who is now my best friend. Coming to Oglethorpe has really helped me find my niche and […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Taylor Roberts ’21

“I visit a lot of museums. I actually work at the High Museum. I am one of the Mellon Curatorial Fellows of 2018-2020. I work with curators, design exhibitions, and do research. Anything that’s a public facing event. This year, I’m working with photography curators and it’s wonderful because I’ve taken photography here with Christina […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Dr. Jay Lutz

“One of the things that attracted me to this job was its position in Atlanta. I have been able to arrange for students to go to a range of French-related events and field trips. I believe very strongly in the importance of connecting the classroom to activities in the wider community. So, I try to […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Grace Hallenbeck ’22

“My faith is a big part of my life and I was really scared about coming here because I didn’t know if I’d find my place in Atlanta. A few things helped me find that. The first thing was joining the golf team here at Oglethorpe. The team truly feels like a family to me. […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Tyson Quander ’21

“I applied to all the Ivy Leagues. I didn’t think about Oglethorpe until my mom told me I should apply. She graduated from here. I came to Admitted Students Day and I loved everything about it—campus life, the students, and the tight-knit community. I’ve been here for three years now and I’m working to become […]

Oglethorpe junior invited to attend Forbes Under 30 Scholar Summit

Politics and Economics major Lola Oyinloye ’21 was among students from across the U.S. selected to attend the recent 2019 Forbes Under 30 Scholar Summit in Detroit, Michigan—all expenses paid. Touted as the “world’s greatest event for entrepreneurs,” the annual Summit welcomed 1000 diverse college students and future leaders, looking to grow their network and […]