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OUMA participates in national Blue Star Museums program

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will once again join museums across the country in the Blue Star Museum program, which offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families throughout the summer. The program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, the U.S. Department of Defense, Blue Star […]

Oglethorpe launches sustainability initiatives for a cleaner, greener campus

Campus Operations at Oglethorpe University recently enacted several new beautification and sustainability initiatives. Joining several peer Georgia institutions, Oglethorpe University will be officially recognized as a Tree Campus by the Arbor Day Foundation beginning next academic year. Using the robust framework provided by foundation, the university will commit to maintaining a healthy, green campus, benefitting both […]

Students create comprehensive communications strategies for Atlanta businesses

Students in Special Topics in Communication Studies recently presented comprehensive public relations campaigns to two local businesses as part of a semester-long service learning project. These campaigns included guidance on social media strategy, branding, web design, community engagement and more. Instructed by Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Dr. Kate Keib, students in this class were […]

Students selected for the 2022-2023 Honor Council

Oglethorpe University Honor Council Secretary Dr. Lynn Gieger has announced the students who will serve on the 2022-2023 Honor Council. Selected by their peers, these students will be entrusted to help with upholding the academic standards of Oglethorpe University: Justin Armstrong ’24 Kharynton Beggs ’23 Alex Blecker ’23 Estela Chavez ’24 Daniel Cohen ’24 Desiree […]

2022 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. Congratulations to the 2022 honorees! A_LAB Award – Estela Chavez Adult Degree Program Student Award – Jose Valtierra Charles M. MacConnell Award – Jordyn Billings  Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Student Organization – DYNA.STTY (Driving Your […]

“Destination Day” celebrates seniors’ future plans

Earlier this week, more than 80 seniors stopped by the Turner Lynch Campus Center to take part in “Destination Day,” a celebration of Petrels’ post-grad plans. Hosted by Career Development, the festivities included a gift card raffle drawing, free Oglethorpe swag and King of Pops. Prior to attending Destination Day, students were asked to complete […]

Photos & Video: 2022 Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium in review

The Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium brings together the university community in a week-long celebration of exemplary analytic and creative work produced by Oglethorpe students during the academic year. The week began with “Meet the Majors,” an academic mixer in which students could connect with other peers and faculty members in their department. The next day […]

Honors student curates exhibit spotlighting innovative female artists

A new exhibit is now on view at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art — curated entirely by art history Honors student Hayleigh Stonham ’22. “Reconstructing Perspectives: Female British Artists from 1880-1930” features work by female artists who broke the mold on social norms of the late 19th century, specifically Louise Jopling, Dorothy Hawksley, and […]