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Photos: MAP Day welcomes first students in Class of 2023

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 […]

Schmidt Recreation Center scores new wood floor

It’s out with the old and in with the new at the Schmidt Recreation Center auxiliary gym. A custom Stormy Petrels wooden floor was recently installed in the space and has breathed new life into the gym. “The rubber tartan floor that existed there was past its life expectancy,” said Athletic Director Todd Brooks. “Wood […]

Dr. Ron Bobroff leads workshop on investigating “old fields”

Associate Professor of History Dr. Ron Bobroff, along with two other experts from around the country, will be leading a two-day workshop at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center on effectively utilizing libraries and archives while investigating “old fields.” “New Fields for Old: The Revitalization of Political, Diplomatic and […]

Oglethorpe athletes shine in local Sunbelt Baseball League

This summer, six Oglethorpe students are on rosters for the Sunbelt Baseball League. Established in 2005, the Sunbelt League is a collegiate summer baseball program based in metro Atlanta aimed at helping young college athletes achieve their dreams of playing at a professional level. It showcases talent from more than a hundred colleges and universities. […]

Oglethorpe lands grant for summer mathematics camp

The Oglethorpe University Math department, under the guidance of Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dr. Mary Garner, was awarded a grant by the Mathematical Association of America to hold a week-long math camp at Oglethorpe in mid-June. Open to high school students, the Summer Day Camp in Mathematics at Oglethorpe University will discuss mathematical problems and […]

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

Congratulations to the more than 240 graduates honored at Oglethorpe’s 2019 Commencement on May 18!  Check out our live feed video and social media round-up from the festivities—you just might see yourself or your own posts included! Donald Graham, former publisher of The Washington Post and chairman of the board for Graham Holdings Company, was […]

Video: Dear Professor – Dr. Mario Chandler

Dear Professor: Dr Mario Chandler Class of 2019 graduate Haley Evans writes a letter to Dr. Mario Chandler on the way he influenced her over the last four years. Chandler is a Spanish professor and Evans majored in Spanish and Sociology. Several Oglethorpe seniors were asked to write a letter to a professor who impacted […]