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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 […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Jalisa Kassam ’20

“When I came here my freshman year, I was stuck in my shell. I was only involved in two things, soccer and a sorority. Towards the end of freshman year, I made friends with a lot of seniors. I realized how much they were leaving behind and how they made their mark on this school […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Will Sherlock ’22

“I chose to major in Political Science because it’s something I studied a lot in my own time and I’ve been very passionate about it for a while. I was initially considering sociology as a minor but I loved the classes and made it a double major. I’m drawn to them because I’m very much […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Dr. Iona Wynter Parks

“When I first came here, I was only teaching one class. By the end of the year, I was teaching full time. I wasn’t used to this size liberal arts college. I went to a huge school in Quebec and I played sports, so it was very different. When I walk around campus, students speak […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Coyvan Greer ’20

“I’ve worked in Admissions since my sophomore year, August of 2017, and it’s my favorite thing I do here. I came here and I already felt like I was in a family because it was very personal. I’ve given over a hundred tours by now—it’s like working at Disney. I love making people feel known, […]

Fall elections complete Student Government Association roster

The election results for the fall 2019 Student Government Association and Programming Board representatives have been announced. These students, in addition to those students elected in the spring 2019 semester, will represent the student body for the next academic year. Treasurer: Sam Brioso Sophomore Class President: Brandon Jackson Freshman Class President: Marc Collins Sophomore Class […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Bethany Malskis ’20

“When I was 14, I moved to Malawi. That crazy experience made me who I am and ultimately brought me to Oglethorpe. I want to do emergency medicine and take that to other countries who don’t have good healthcare. I’m majoring in Biology on a Pre-Med track because I want to go back and help […]

What memories will be made this year?

Each week, a different Oglethorpe University student takes over the @oglethorpelife Instagram account. Here’s what 2018-2019 looked like through the eyes of our Petrels. Interested in running @oglethorpelife? Visit to apply. Oglethorpe Life 2018-2019 Each week, an Oglethorpe University student takes over the @oglethorpelife Instagram account. Here’s what a year of campus life looks like.

Oglethorpe University to host its first-ever 5K

On August 10th, Oglethorpe will host its first Stormy Petrel 5K, a closed-course road race around the historic campus. The race is intended for all ages, with male and female bracketed age groups ranging from 12 and under to 60 and over. Money prizes will be given to the top participants, and medals will be awarded […]