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Oglethorpe receives national awards for fundraising achievement

Oglethorpe recently picked up two 2019 Educational Fundraising Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a global association for professionals in advancement and fundraising. The Educational Fundraising Awards recognize exemplary fundraising programs and activities. They are awarded annually to institutions that have shown a pattern of growth in total support, donor […]

Contributing to the Oglethorpe Annual Fund

June 30 is around the corner and that means the end of our fiscal year. Have you participated this year by making a gift to the Oglethorpe Annual Fund? Donations of all sizes ($10, $50, $100, or more) are important and collectively make an impact on financial aid, academic programs, campus beautification, and greatest needs. […]

Senior class gift campaign aims to help future students in need

Seniors for Students No Description An undergraduate education leaves an impact on students, but for many Stormy Petrels, leaving a legacy behind at Oglethorpe is also important. The Class of 2019 launched its senior class gift campaign last month with the goal of giving back to students in need—and having every member of the senior […]

Oglethorpe community celebrates Philanthropy Week 2018

Last week, Oglethorpe kicked off the giving season with its third annual Philanthropy Week, an event hosted by the office of Development and Alumni Relations that seeks to build awareness and educate the campus community on the importance of giving and giving back. “After speaking to some student leaders and members of the Alumni Board, it […]

Construction begins on Cousins Center for Science and Innovation

The I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation is one step closer to reality — the transformation has begun as construction crews started work after this year’s commencement ceremony. Construction begins on Cousins Center for Science and Innovation In the days after the 2018 commencement, Goslin Hall began its transformation into the I.W. “Ike” […]

Photos: Goslin gets graffiti goodbye

Although much of Goslin Hall’s exterior will remain intact and be transformed into the new Cousins Center for Science and Innovation, select interior walls were set for demolition as construction began after commencement. The make-over allowed science students and faculty to tag pieces of the building with spray paint and sledgehammers during finals week before the […]

Alumni giving challenge set to make a $1 million difference

Oglethorpe alumna and trustee Dean Dubose Smith ’70 is matching every alumni gift, dollar for dollar up to $1 million, for the new I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation. Any amount contributed by Oglethorpe’s Alumni Weekend, April 21, 2018 will be doubled. “Oglethorpe’s current success is a result of dedicated alumni who have […]