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Tyler Benson ‘23 receives Georgia Association of Colleges & Employers experiential learning award

Recent graduate Tyler Benson ’23 has been awarded the Jack Mangham Experiential Learning Award from the Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers (GACE) for her outstanding performance as an intern with the Phil Olaleye campaign for Georgia House District 59. The annual award recognizes students who exemplify the characteristics of effective experiential learning: excellent work habits, […]

New endowment fund to support students in museum studies

A new endowment has been established at Oglethorpe University to support students interested in museum studies. The Ten10 Fund for Museum Leadership will provide stipends to assist students working alongside Oglethorpe University Museum of Art (OUMA) leadership or visual arts Artists in Residence. Students will be selected among those pursuing museum studies, prioritizing those with […]

President’s Leadership Institute cohort completes first year

Oglethorpe University’s first President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) concluded this month, wrapping up a series of monthly engagements with key leadership topics, “Dare to Lead” by Brené Brown and conversations with the president and members of the Senior Administrative Leadership Team (SALT). “This was a resounding success for these faculty and staff leaders as well as […]

[WATCH] Dear Professor – Dr. Kate Keib and Valeri Cruz ’23

In this continuing series, graduating seniors write a letter to the Oglethorpe professor who impacted them the most. Watch as the chosen professor reads a letter from their student. Valeri Cruz ’23 will graduate this May with a degree in communication studies. As a student, she was involved in a number of organizations across campus. […]

Communication students tour multi-media NPR/PBS state network

Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB), an educational television and radio network, recently hosted Oglethorpe students interested in pursuing careers in communication and media. The May 5 event was sponsored by Oglethorpe’s PRSSA chapter (Public Relations Student Society of America), advised by Dr. Kate Keib, assistant professor of communication studies. GPB is known for its role in television […]

[WATCH] Studio art major helps preserve historic Atlanta estate

Studio art major Sophia Sobrino ’25 recently shared her experience working a preservation internship at the historical May Patterson Goodrum House, a 1930s Regency-era estate in the heart of Atlanta. For this unique internship, Sobrino joined the house’s sole keeper, Barbara Hyde, to assist in its preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and reconstruction. This involved cataloging some […]

[WATCH] International studies student brings a global perspective to internship at The Carter Center

International studies student Randi Parks ’24 recently shared about her experience interning at The Carter Center in Atlanta. Founded by Georgia native former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn, this nongovernmental not-for-profit organization is committed to building lasting solutions to end violence and prevent disease around the world. As an intern at this global entity, Parks’s […]

Oglethorpe and TheDream.US partner to provide undocumented students with paid internship opportunities

Oglethorpe is now offering multiple ways for undocumented students to pursue paid internships through a collaboration with TheDream.US. The university has partnered with TheDream.US since fall 2019 to offer scholarships for undocumented students to cover their tuition. This academic year, the partnership expanded to include an internship program that is open to all 140 TheDream.US […]