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Public relations student group networks at professional conference

Earlier this semester, Oglethorpe’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), along with advisor Dr. Kate Keib, attended the PRSA annual conference for Georgia’s public relations industry. Hosted at the Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta, the Feb. 28 event offered students the opportunity to network with leading professionals in the industry. Conference attendance was […]

Oglethorpe recognized for transfer student success

Oglethorpe University is among only 122 colleges and universities in the U.S. named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2020 Transfer Honor Roll. The premier honor society for two-year college students, Phi Theta Kappa annually recognizes four-year colleges and universities for excellence and success in community college transfer pathway development. At Oglethorpe this year, transfer students […]

Economics Club hosts alumna speaker from Federal Reserve Bank

Earlier this semester, the Oglethorpe Economics Club hosted guest speaker and alumna Shalini Patel (Hulsey) ’95. Patel, who majored in Business Administration and Economics, is currently the Coordinating Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Regional Economic Information Network. In her role at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Patel maintains advanced knowledge of regional and macroeconomic developments and […]

Update from Oglethorpe University, 3/26/20

Dear students: You’ve almost made it through the first week of remote learning. Our faculty have worked incredibly hard to bring the signature Oglethorpe classroom experience to you online, but we know it isn’t the same. We are all learning how to work and interact differently, and we appreciate your patience as our faculty experiment […]

Go Petrels recap: SAA names all spring seniors SAA players of the week; Richey named finalist for national coach of the year

SAA suspends remainder of 2019-20 season The Southern Athletic Association announced the suspension of the 2020 spring sports season Friday morning. After Friday, March 20, all conference competition, spring championships and postseason awards will be suspended. The conference put out a statement that read as follows: “On Thursday, the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Presidents Council […]

Commencement message for the class of 2020, 3/18/20

A message to seniors from President Schall No Description Due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus, we are saddened to have to cancel the in-person 2020 commencement exercises scheduled for May 9, 2020. A planning group of senior class officers and student leaders are meeting to develop alternate ways to celebrate, which may include the ability […]