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Photos: Oglethorpe South Asian Club celebrates Holi

The Oglethorpe South Asian Club hosted a Holi celebration at the Turner Lynch Campus Center to usher in the spring season. Holi is a traditional Hindu festival of color and love. More than 50 students covered each other in brightly colored powder amidst water fights, and were treated to a catered lunch buffet from Moon […]

Atlanta Preservation Center features Oglethorpe in historical site tour

Oglethorpe’s campus will once again be a part of the citywide event “The Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Living Landmarks,” a celebration of Atlanta’s historical sites, led by The Atlanta Preservation Center. Founded in 1979, the nonprofit promotes the preservation of Atlanta’s architecturally, historically and culturally significant buildings, neighborhoods and landscapes through education and advocacy. In addition […]

Video: Sports communications professionals join PRSSA panel

Careers in Communications: Sports Careers in Communications: Sports panel hosted by Oglethorpe’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter. Featuring Adreinne Midgley, Sr. Manager of Baseball Communications for the Atlanta Braves; Sam Crenshaw, weekend morning host on sports radio 92.9 The Game and broadcaster for GPB Sports and Georgia State Athletics; and Michael Braxton, […]

Photos: Battle of Bloody Marsh commemorates Oglethorpe milestone

The annual “Battle of Bloody Marsh” is named for the famous 1742 battle in which General Oglethorpe’s forces defeated the Spanish troops in South Georgia. Each fall, a team of students and a team of faculty and staff meet to do battle …via tug-of-war. Having lost the “battle” for the first time in ages last year, the faculty/staff […]

Hammack School of Business Dean Dennis Kelly gets to work

Students and faculty gathered in the Turner Lynch Campus Center Thursday for a meet and greet with Dennis Kelly, the inaugural dean of the Q. William Hammack, Jr. School of Business. Announced in April, Kelly’s role became effective Monday, October 15. Kelly brings a long legacy of corporate and nonprofit leadership in Atlanta and beyond. Most […]

Photos: New Petrels get oriented

More than 100 incoming students attended the summer’s final Making a Petrel (MAP) Day today. The event allows new Petrels to discuss class schedules with a Compass Advisor, see on-campus residence halls and get connected with current students and faculty. Parents are also in attendance to learn the ins-and-outs of Oglethorpe so they know what to expect for their new enrollees. […]

Photos: MAP Day anoints new Petrels

More than 100 incoming students attended the summer’s second Making a Petrel (MAP) Day last Friday. The event allows new Petrels to discuss class schedules with a Compass Advisor, see on-campus residence halls and get connected with current students and faculty. Parents are also in attendance to learn the ins-and-outs of Oglethorpe so they know what to expect for their new […]