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Get stormy with Oglethorpe’s new intramural sports program

Students, faculty and staff can now channel their competitive side through a new intramural program at Oglethorpe University! The athletics department has introduced this program as a fun way for the entire Oglethorpe community to get active and participate in athletic competitions in a supportive social environment. “Intramurals offer a great way to build relationships […]

Oglethorpe among Princeton Review’s 2022 “Best Colleges: Region by Region”

The Princeton Review has once again recognized Oglethorpe University as one of the Best Colleges in the Southeast. The well-known education services company included Oglethorpe in its 2022 Best Colleges Region by Region–recommended schools that are “academically outstanding and well worth consideration” in a college search.  Only 143 colleges in 12 Southeastern states and 655 overall […]

Recent grads make a difference in nearby Buford Highway community

In response to the increasing need for resources, education, and medical assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, recent Oglethorpe graduates Jessica Bamaca ’21 and Judith Silva Vivanco ’21 have put their skills to work, volunteering to help the Latinx Brookhaven community. As an intern with the Latin American Association (LAA), Vivanco began working with the organization […]

11 Stormy Petrels share their summer internship experiences

In her position as sales and marketing intern with Lexus, Shea Ponder ’22 traveled to Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina this summer to assist the district managers, district service, and parts managers on their visits to various dealerships. There, she helped present information on those locations’ current market share compared to the nation’s. In […]

New 2021-2022 faculty, promotions and appointments announced

Dr. Kathryn McClymond, provost and vice president for academic affairs, recently announced new full-time and part-time faculty members for the 2021-2022 academic year, plus notable academic position changes. Faculty Promotions Dr. Lea Marie Alford was promoted to Associate Professor of Biology. Dr. Mariel Meier was promoted to Associate Professor of Physics. Dr. Katharine Zakos was […]