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Mental health and wellness initiatives continue to grow at Oglethorpe with creation of PACT

Oglethorpe University launched its latest effort to shore up mental health support on campus for students, faculty and staff this week with a new behavioral intervention team called Petrel Assessment and Care Team (PACT). PACT is a campus-wide group of multi-disciplinary trained professionals who are responsible for identifying, assessing, mitigating and responding to concerning behaviors […]

Oglethorpe awarded grant to support student mental health

The Charles A. Frueauff Foundation has awarded Oglethorpe University $55,000 to support student mental health programs. The specific proposal was to fund the launch of a new after-hours program called the Petrel After-Hours Support System (PASS) housed in the Counseling Center. More details on PASS will be announced when the program is ready to be rolled […]

Severe storms hit campus on first day after winter break

Oglethorpe University lived up to the reputation of being resilient Stormy Petrels Jan. 4, when strong storms hit the area downing trees, knocking out power and causing damage to some roofs of buildings on campus. At approximately 5:30 a.m. Jan. 4, the day the campus was scheduled to reopen after the winter break, a significant […]

Oglethorpe ranked among top Georgia schools by

Research company has once again named Oglethorpe University among its Best Colleges In Georgia. annually evaluates top schools in the state based on four categories: academic quality, graduation rate, cost and return on investment, and resources available to students. All accredited higher education institutions—from small, private colleges to the largest state universities—were reviewed. […]

Oglethorpe receives grant to celebrate first-generation college students

Oglethorpe University is one of 50 institutions nationwide — and one of only two in Georgia — to receive the First Generation College Celebration Grant from the Center for First-Generation Student Success. This annual grant is awarded to colleges and universities to fund programming that will recognize, uplift and honor first-generation students, faculty, staff and […]