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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 […]

Photos: First MAP Day welcomes Class of 2022 to campus

Making a Petrel (MAP) Day brought incoming students to campus for the first time this summer. 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 […]

Congratulations, Class of 2018!

Check out our photo, video and social media round-up from this year’s commencement festivities. You just might see yourself or your own posts included! Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning actor, and Emmy Award-winning songwriter/composer Christopher Jackson was the commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient. Jackson originated the role of George Washington in the Broadway smash hit […]

Video & Photos: 2018 Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium

The Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium brings together the university community in a day-long celebration of exemplary analytic and creative work produced by Oglethorpe students during the academic year. The day began with a PRISM (Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics) poster session, where students presented their class-based and independent research projects. Keynote speaker, Dr. Kate Keib of Oglethorpe University, […]