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Civic engagement scholars kick off voter awareness efforts

National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, September 22—get registered and ready to vote in November! With fewer than two months until election day, Oglethorpe University’s A_LAB is hosting a virtual voter awareness series. These efforts, led by Civic Engagement scholars, will provide non-partisan programming and educational resources to help students get involved in the voting […]

Oglethorpe begins academic year with opening convocation

Last Friday, Oglethorpe University hosted its first virtual convocation to kick off the academic year and officially welcome new students to their Oglethorpe journey. The ceremony included a host of speakers, including President Dr. Nick Ladany, Professor of Mathematics Dr. J. Lynn Gieger, SGA President Taylor Roberts, Provost Dr. Glenn Sharfman, and Honor Council Student […]

Atlanta Opera’s open-air Big Tent Series set for Hermance Stadium

Announcing The Big Tent Series The show must go on. This fall, The Atlanta Opera will present 18 live outdoor performances. Designed for social distancing at Oglethorpe University, you can… Oglethorpe’s expansive Hermance Stadium will welcome the Atlanta Opera for a limited run of two operas. The Atlanta Opera will open its fall 2020 season […]

10 ways to stay connected during the remote semester!

As this semester-like-no-other begins, it’s important Petrels find ways to stay connected and keep a sense of campus community, whether you’re on or off campus. Here’s a list of how to stay “in the know” at Oglethorpe this semester: Read the latest. The Source website keeps the campus community informed about the latest university news. […]

Students bring art to life in new computer animation course

Last spring, students in the brand new Intro to Computer Animation course learned how to bring their art to life with technology. From the storyboard to the completed animation, Oglethorpe students continue to explore fantastic ways to tell stories — even from home. Though the first Intro to Computer Animation course had become remote last […]

Oglethorpe’s Counseling Center expands services, welcomes staff

The Oglethorpe University Counseling Center has welcomed new staff and expanded its services and programming for the upcoming fall semester to help students navigate the “new normal.” Empowerment coaching (e-coaching) will be a brand new program designed to help students plan out and work toward personal goals, such as better organization or improved time management. […]