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Golden Petrels raise funds to support current students

Amidst the festivities of Alumni Weekend, an esteemed group of alumni gathered for a special celebration. The Golden Petrels—a cohort of Oglethorpe University alumni who graduated fifty or more years ago—participated in a reunion luncheon to officially welcome the Class of 1974 into the Golden Petrel Society. Each class member attending was formally presented with […]

Senior Week events promise fun farewell festivities

For the Class of 2024, graduation is just around the corner. As the May 18 ceremony draws near, this year’s Senior Week promises an array of exciting events celebrating their accomplishments and inspiring lasting memories. Monday, May 13 – Senior Week Kick-Off BBQ, 6 – 9 p.m. Senior Week will begin with an evening reception […]

“Destination Day” celebrates graduating seniors’ future plans

Earlier this week, graduating seniors stopped by the Turner Lynch Campus Center to participate in “Destination Day,” a celebration of Petrels’ post-grad plans. Hosted by Career Development and supported by the Office of Student Success, the festivities included a Delta Airlines gift card raffle drawing, free Oglethorpe swag, and King of Pops. Seniors who have […]

Alumni Weekend 2024 brings friends and classmates together

Alumni Weekend at Oglethorpe University drew more than 400 alumni to campus eager to reignite old connections and create new memories. From spirited gatherings to heartwarming reunions, the weekend was a testament to the enduring bond that ties Oglethorpe alumni together. Enthusiastic alumni participants kicked off the weekend’s festivities during a luncheon with retired and […]