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Student pop-up shop promotes Oglethorpe women’s businesses

On March 11, the Oglethorpe Panhellenic Council held Oglethorpe’s first women-owned business pop-up shop. The event, held in the Cousins Center for Science and Innovation, was created by the Panhellenic Council to accomplish one of their goals, to reach a bigger audience on campus, and to celebrate Women’s History Month and the businesses created by […]

14 students awarded Oglethorpe research funding

Fourteen students have received undergraduate research awards from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, administered annually by the Philip Weltner Library. Students can apply for funding to help with costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Funds may be used for attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Applications were evaluated by a committee […]

Schall Woodland Walk dedicated (Video)

Oglethorpe’s Schall Woodland Walk, an elevated boardwalk that has improved connectivity and accessibility on campus, was officially dedicated during an Oct. 27 ceremony that welcomed former University President Dr. Larry Schall and First Lady Betty Londergan back to campus. The project was a gift spearheaded by the Oglethorpe University Board of Trustees in honor of […]

Oglethorpe launches campus food pantry for students in need

After a campus-wide survey in fall 2020, it was identified that more than 35% of Oglethorpe students suffer from an inadequate food supply each week. Even more students shared that they cannot guarantee they will be able to purchase more food before their current supply runs out. This food insecurity inspired Oglethorpe Student Government Association […]

Alumna gives back in honor of the graduating Class of 2021

During the Class of 2021’s May 22 Commencement ceremony, Alumni Association President Richard Bakare ’03 made an unexpected announcement. “Earlier this month, a wonderful member of the class of 2001, celebrating the 20th year since her own graduation, stepped forward with an incredible offer to recognize each member of the class of 2021,” he said […]

Student-focused giving campaigns in home stretch

Student financial need is top of mind in two ongoing fundraising efforts — and there is still time to participate and support Oglethorpe students! Seniors for Students 2021 is a student-led gift campaign that focuses student financial needs and making a difference for the next generation of Petrels. Graduating seniors (and others!) are invited to […]