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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 […]

Oglethorpe announces full-tuition Hammack Scholarship for business-related study

Oglethorpe University is launching the new Hammack Scholarship, a full-tuition award open to incoming freshmen who will major in business-related fields such as accounting, business administration, economics, and human resources management. The Hammack Scholarship recognizes an outstanding record of academic achievement, pursuit of entrepreneurial or business-related opportunities, and the desire to major in a business […]

Making a difference during Philanthropy Week

Oglethorpe is celebrating its annual Philanthropy Week, which seeks to build awareness and educate the campus community on the importance of giving and giving back. The events aim to promote a culture of gratitude among students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and Trustees, and to provide the community inspiration and ideas on how to “Make a […]

Cousins Center for Science and Innovation receives $600,000 from local philanthropic foundation

The Tull Charitable Foundation awarded $600,000 to Oglethorpe University for the I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation. Designed to elevate students’ intellectual curiosity and facilitate engaged teaching and active education, the Cousins Center for Science and Innovation will bring the liberal arts and sciences to life in an inclusive, collaborative and innovative way […]