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Oglethorpe celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans throughout U.S. history. Observed annually in February, the country recognizes and pays tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society. The Oglethorpe community will celebrate Black History Month with a variety of […]

Student-led Rehearsal Room C to stage “The Normal Heart”

Rehearsal Room C’s production of “The Normal Heart”, a 1985 play by Larry Kramer, begins November 21. Directed by student Kevin Dew, “The Normal Heart” offers an intimate perspective on the AIDS epidemic in America through the eyes of those who lived it and worked to heal the community. Rehearsal Room C, a student-led theatre […]

Oglethorpe kicks off annual Philanthropy Week Celebration

Oglethorpe’s annual Philanthropy Week Celebration seeks to build awareness and educate the campus community on the importance of giving and giving back. We hope to promote a culture of gratitude within the Oglethorpe community and provide inspiration and ideas on how to “Make a Difference”—at Oglethorpe and beyond. This year, Philanthropy Week is celebrated November […]

Oglethorpe alumna on the ballot for Brookhaven Mayor

Oglethorpe alumna Jennifer Heath ’99 is in the race for Mayor of the City of Brookhaven, home of her alma mater. The Business Administration and Computer Science major, who currently works in digital media design, has spent the last five years being a community advocate in the city, and now is taking her passion for […]

Photos: 2019 Graduate School Fair

More than 30 graduate schools were on campus today for this year’s graduate school fair. Oglethorpe students were able to learn more about post-grad opportunities and programs available at the schools in attendance. Campus grad school fairs are held annually and are hosted by Oglethorpe’s A_LAB (Atlanta Laboratory for Learning). The graduate schools in attendance […]

Tony Award-winning rock musical ‘Spring Awakening’ takes the stage

Performances of Oglethorpe Theatre’s fall show Spring Awakening, directed by Richard Garner, begin October 18th! Spring Awakening is a groundbreaking rock musical about adolescent love, the trials of puberty, and the friendships that young people build in the face of an uncomprehending world. Inspired by Frank Wedekind’s once-banned and still provocative German play from 1891, […]

Introducing the Oglethorpe University Symphony Orchestra

This semester, Oglethorpe’s Music Department has added a new opportunity for instrumentalists on campus. The Oglethorpe University Symphony Orchestra launched in August, with the ensemble’s first practice. A re-envisioning of the former OU Winds Ensemble, the group was formed by Dr. Brent Runnels and Dr. Timothy Powell as a step toward the department’s vision for […]