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Saluting women Petrel pioneers during Women’s History Month

Since 1987, people have celebrated and honored the achievements of women every March for Women’s History Month. Students at Oglethorpe have recognized the month by supporting women-owned businesses, attending lectures, or simply being in community together. This Women’s History Month is a perfect time to highlight just a few of the many achievements of women […]

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 […]

Fall reception honors first graduates of Class of 2024

On December 15, Oglethorpe celebrated the hard work and commitment of students who satisfied degree requirements during the fall 2023 semester. The spring commencement ceremony in May is typically when students are invited back to campus to commemorate their accomplishments. This year, professor of Economics Dr. Peter Kower, joined forces across academic divisions and staff […]

Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership society taps new members

Oglethorpe University’s Omicron Delta Kappa Circle has tapped 20 students and one faculty member to join the highly selective national leadership honor society. O∆K’s mission is to recognize and encourage collaboration among collegiate leaders. The society seeks to identify, celebrate, and engage collegiate and community leaders from different backgrounds, perspectives, and generations. Members have access […]

DEI Task Force announces new members, plans priorities

Oglethorpe University’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force plays a crucial role in creating and sustaining an inclusive campus community. Members work to identify, develop, and implement strategies that move the university forward. This year, the task force is focused on following Interim President Kathryn McClymond’s mantra for the year: “steady, focused, forward”. “The […]

Summers shares financial aid guidance in national U.S. News webinar

Oglethorpe University Director of Financial Aid Chris Summers ’03 participated Sept. 27 in a national webinar titled “Solving the Higher Education Affordability Gap Through Technology and Innovation.” The session was designed to explain how financial aid works, avoiding accumulating excessive student loan debt, approaches college take to inform families and technological innovations that are changing […]