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Alumni volunteers enhance Oglethorpe community

For Donna and Bob Rasile, graduates of the class of 1982, Oglethorpe has played an important role in their story. It’s where they met, where they honed their professional skills and interests, and where they have continued to share their time and treasure as proud alumni. In the fall, Donna was honored as she completed […]

OU Giving Day 2024 a record-breaking success

On February 14, alumni, parents, friends, faculty, and staff united to show their love for Oglethorpe on OU Giving Day and demonstrate their collective commitment to the university. Thanks to support from nearly 200 donors, gifts large and small came together to raise more than $65,000, breaking the OU Giving Day record set in 2021. […]

Senior class celebrates 100 days until graduation

On Thursday, February 8, the Senior Class of 2024 came together to celebrate a milestone in their time at Oglethorpe — 100 days until graduation. This annual celebration was hosted by the Senior Class President and Senior Class Senators and included an encouraging speech from the Senior Class President, a fun photo booth, finger foods, […]

Annual OU Giving Day returning this February

On February 14, 2024, Oglethorpe will host its third annual OU Giving Day, in conjunction with the campus’s Oglethorpe Day celebration! The entire OU community is invited to come together on this special day to support what they love most about Oglethorpe. Alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty, and staff are encouraged to join in and […]

Frueauff Foundation commits $60,000 to Oglethorpe for scholarships

The Charles A. Frueauff Foundation (CAFF), a long-time supporter of Oglethorpe University, committed $60,000 to the university for scholarships at its November 4 Board meeting, which was held on the Oglethorpe campus. “We are grateful for the support of the Charles A. Frueauff Foundation over the years and take seriously the trust they have in […]

OU community celebrates record-breaking GivingTuesday!

On November 28, the Oglethorpe community demonstrated their collective commitment and dedication to OU by giving back to the university on GivingTuesday 2023. Alumni, parents, friends, faculty, and staff made gifts to the funds that were meaningful to them. Gifts large and small came together to make a collective impact of more than $14,200, breaking […]

Class of 2024 senior class gift campaign to support Petey’s Closet

Each year, Oglethorpe’s graduating class launches a “Seniors for Students” fundraising campaign as a way to leave their lasting legacy on campus. This student-led gift campaign is a way for seniors to not only pay it forward to the next generation of Petrels, but to also begin their philanthropic relationship with the university. This year’s […]