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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, […]

Video: National School Walkout

On the one month anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., many Oglethorpe students joined peers in a nationwide demonstration, walking out of classrooms in protest of gun violence, and to remember the victims. Oglethorpe was founded on the principle that students should be prepared to make a life, make […]

The Tower hosts “Night of the Arts”

On Saturday, December 2, The Tower Literary Magazine hosted the biannual Night of the Arts in the TLCC Game Room. Open to any and all students and faculty, Night of the Arts—or, NoTA, as it is affectionately nicknamed—takes place once a semester and is a way for The Tower staff to highlight talents which cannot be […]

Semester-long arts celebration of Hispaniola kicks off

Hispaniola: A Celebration of Haiti and the Dominican Republic is a campus-wide, semester-long celebration of the Caribbean island. The staff of Oglethorpe University Museum of Art have partnered with faculty in French, Spanish, Music, and Theatre to present a dynamic series of lectures, films, and performances to accompany the current OUMA exhibition, all of which explore […]