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Immigration attorney to bring expert insight to Oglethorpe

On November 3, Oglethorpe will once again welcome leading immigration attorney Charles Kuck to campus. Kuck is Founder and Managing Partner of Kuck Baxter Immigration and oversees its worldwide immigration practice. In the first part of his presentation, Understanding the U.S. Immigration Maze, Kuck will provide an overview of the immigration system, key information and […]

Economics Club hosts career panel of Atlanta economics leaders

In early October, OU’s Economics Club hosted a virtual panel of economics professionals from four leading Atlanta corporations and nonprofits to speak about their career paths within the field. Featured speakers included Dawn Arnold, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Invest Atlanta; Ibrahiim Bayaan, economist with CBRE Econometric Advisors; Adrian Garcia, senior credit […]

Oglethorpe to celebrate Constitution Day 2021

Constitution Day, a commemoration of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, is observed annually at Oglethorpe University with a Constitution Day Lecture featuring an esteemed guest speaker. This year’s lecture will occur on Thursday, September 16 at 4 p.m. EDT and is open to all faculty, staff, students, and the public. Visit OU Connect for […]

Get stormy with Oglethorpe’s new intramural sports program

Students, faculty and staff can now channel their competitive side through a new intramural program at Oglethorpe University! The athletics department has introduced this program as a fun way for the entire Oglethorpe community to get active and participate in athletic competitions in a supportive social environment. “Intramurals offer a great way to build relationships […]

Oglethorpe to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics on campus

The COVID-19 vaccine offers the surest way to protect against severe illness from COVID-19, while reducing the risk of community spread. The vaccine is now widely available, and Oglethorpe University is providing additional access to anyone seeking a COVID-19 vaccine by hosting two clinics on campus. These free, walk-up vaccination clinics are offered in partnership […]

Juneteenth becomes an official university holiday

Beginning this year, Oglethorpe will recognize Juneteenth as an official university holiday. Because Juneteenth occurs on a Saturday this year, the university’s observance will take place Friday, June 18. A combination of the words “June” and “nineteenth,” Juneteenth commemorates the announcement of General Order No. 3 on June 19, 1865. On this day, Union Army […]

Video: 2021 Honors and Awards celebrate excellence in academics and leadership

Oglethorpe’s annual Honors and Awards Ceremony celebrates the academic and leadership contributions of students, faculty, and staff throughout the academic year. This year’s celebration took place virtually on the Oglethorpe University Facebook page on April 22. Congratulations to the 2021 honorees! Instrumentalist of the Year Award in memory of Jack Strouss, Jr. ’51 – Walter Kuntz […]

In-person commencement ceremonies to celebrate 2021 & 2020 graduates

This spring, Oglethorpe University will host on-campus, in-person commencement ceremonies to honor the Class of 2021 and the Class of 2020! These events will be the university’s first large gatherings in more than a year—and a welcome chance to come together to celebrate an important milestone for our graduates! The Class of 2021 commencement ceremony […]

Annual historic sites celebration features Oglethorpe’s campus

Oglethorpe University will once again be featured as a point of interest in the annual Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites, presented by the Atlanta Preservation Center. This three-week event will spotlight over 50 participating “Preservation Partners” offering nearly 100 free in-person and virtual events. These events range from guided walking tours of […]