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Oglethorpe’s museum listed as therapeutic cultural destination by health organization Art Pharmacy

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has become an official cultural partner with Art Pharmacy, a Georgia organization that helps healthcare providers prescribe arts and cultural experiences to patients experiencing mental health issues. In doing so, OUMA joins several other Atlanta institutions, including the Alliance Theatre and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. As a cultural partner with […]

Accounting students connect with top firms, secure internships

Oglethorpe’s Hammack School of Business recently hosted a recruitment event for accounting students that helped connect them to major firms. The event welcomed 24 recruiters — 13 of whom were OU alumni — representing 14 corporations,  including three of the “Big 4” firms: Deloitte, EY and KPMG. Hosted on the Conant Performing Arts Center veranda, the […]

OU’s annual “STEMFest” connects students with undergraduate research opportunities

Recently, more than 50 students attended STEMFest, a poster session hosted by faculty eager to recruit Oglethorpe’s young scientists for hands-on research. An annual tradition, STEMFest allows attendees to connect face-to-face with professors while learning about valuable research opportunities that have helped students acquire course credit, publish studies, attend conferences and compete for grants and […]

Coca-Cola Foundation continues support of Oglethorpe’s best and brightest

Last week representatives of The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Foundation visited Oglethorpe University to meet scholarship recipients and receive an update on institutional priorities and goals. Saadia Madsbjerg, president of the Coca-Cola Foundation, and Fran Killeen, The Coca-Cola Company’s Director of Global Community Affairs, visited the Oglethorpe campus Sept. 14 and heard firsthand how the […]

Oglethorpe welcomes largest first year class ever

Oglethorpe University enrolled a record 425 first-year students Fall Semester, the largest freshman class in the university’s 187-year history. The class swelled overall enrollment to its highest level ever as well reaching 1,494. “We’re glad so many students are finding a home at Oglethorpe,” said President Nick Ladany. “The message that Oglethorpe is a place […]

Oglethorpe’s museum commits to art and accessibility for all

A small museum dedicated to serving a wide community, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is always looking for ways to improve accessibility for its patrons. Aligning closely with the university’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, the museum has been steadily rolling out new initiatives to create equitable access to its annual exhibitions and events. The […]

Lance Wallace appointed Vice President for Marketing and Communications at Oglethorpe University

Following a national search, Oglethorpe University President Nick Ladany has named Lance Wallace as Vice President for Marketing and Communications. Wallace joins the university’s senior administrative leadership team on September 14, 2022. In this role, Wallace will lead the University’s Marketing and Communications department, overseeing brand management, strategic marketing and advertising, executive communications, media relations, crisis communications, […]

OU Theatre presents Shakespeare classic “The Tempest”

The Oglethorpe University Theatre is kicking off a new season with a production of a Shakespeare classic, “The Tempest”. One of the Bard’s final plays, “The Tempest” is a fantastical tale of magic, mystery, love, power and control. The play tells the story of Prospero, a gifted magician and the usurped Duke of Milan, as […]

Georgia artists celebrated in newest Oglethorpe museum exhibits

Coming soon to the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art — “Mattie Lou O’Kelley: The Long Journey to Success,” an homage to the life and work of Georgia folk artist Mattie Lou O’Kelley. This latest exhibit will be hosted in the museum’s Rubin Gallery. O’Kelley was born in 1908 on her family’s farm near Maysville, Georgia. The […]