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Senior Randi Parks receives prestigious Fulbright Student Award

Oglethorpe University senior Randi Parks ’24 has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Belgium for the 2024-2025 academic year. Noted for its merit-based selection process and academic prestige, the Fulbright Program is the world’s largest and most diverse international educational exchange program, devoted to increasing mutual understanding between the people of the United […]

Sarah Emerson named Vice President of Advancement at Oglethorpe University

Following a nationwide search, Oglethorpe University has named Sarah Emerson as the new Vice President of Advancement, effective April 15, 2024. Emerson will oversee the teams that lead fundraising, donor stewardship and alumni engagement initiatives. Emerson currently serves as Executive Director for Foundation Relations at Georgia State University where she has managed a portfolio of […]

Atlanta Preservation Center’s annual history tour includes Oglethorpe University

Oglethorpe University will once again be featured in Atlanta Preservation Center’s annual Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites. Started in 2003 after the rescue of the Fox Theatre changed Atlanta’s perspective on preservation, Phoenix Flies brings organizations and community members together to show the value of Atlanta’s historic built environment. For its 21st […]

McClymond joins WABE’s university presidents roundtable discussion of current issues

WABE radio’s “A Closer Look with Rose Scott” recently welcomed Oglethorpe University President Kathryn McClymond for a university presidents roundtable that also included Spelman College President Helene Gayle and Agnes Scott College President Leocadia Zak. The university leaders discussed a range of important issues impacting higher education and college students, including current civil rights movements, […]

Oglethorpe University recognized for student safety, well-being and inclusion efforts

Oglethorpe University has been named a recipient of the 2023 Campus Prevention Network (CPN) Seal of Prevention. Presented by Vector Solutions, the Seal of Prevention is awarded to higher education institutions that have demonstrated leadership in prevention programming focused on student safety, well-being, and inclusion. Vector Solutions provides postsecondary safety and prevention training, serving more […]