Submit Event Submit Announcement Submit Story Idea

Notable

Vert Digital case study highlights Oglethorpe’s Flagship 50 digital advertising campaign

Leading Atlanta digital marketing and advertising agency Vert Digital recently published a case study on the digital advertising campaign for Oglethorpe’s signature Flagship 50 program. Vert has served as Oglethorpe’s website and digital marketing partner for nearly a decade. In the case study, Vert outlines the successful national awareness advertising campaign for Oglethorpe’s Flagship 50 […]

Juneteenth becomes an official university holiday

Beginning this year, Oglethorpe will recognize Juneteenth as an official university holiday. Because Juneteenth occurs on a Saturday this year, the university’s observance will take place Friday, June 18. A combination of the words “June” and “nineteenth,” Juneteenth commemorates the announcement of General Order No. 3 on June 19, 1865. On this day, Union Army […]

Oglethorpe selects inaugural Dean of Student Success

Oglethorpe University has named Brad Blitz as the inaugural Dean of Student Success, effective June 14. In this new role, Blitz will provide vision and leadership to create a comprehensive advising model and strategy for student success that supports academic progress, retention, and degree completion. Blitz has spent his academic career focused on advising strategy, […]

Two students selected for Atlanta photography exhibition “Honor Roll 2021”

Recent graduates Ana Castillo Lopez ’21 and Lauren Headrick-Jones ’21 were accepted into the Atlanta Photography Group exhibition “Honor Roll 2021,” featuring works by students from select Georgia colleges and universities. This exhibition was juried by Alyssa Coppelman, a photo editor and photobook consultant and art researcher with Harper’s Magazine and the Oxford American; Samuel […]

Kharynton Beggs ’23 wins Buckhead Rotary Foundation’s Otis M. Jackson Scholarship

Oglethorpe University sophomore Kharynton Beggs ’23 has been awarded the 2021 Otis M. Jackson Scholarship from the Buckhead Rotary Foundation. The merit-based scholarship is offered annually to eligible Oglethorpe students. Scholarship recipients must clearly demonstrate character, leadership, academic achievement, and athletic ability — the qualities and character traits associated with the late Otis M. Jackson […]

Business major accepted into Duke University’s top-ranked management studies program

Graduating senior Tyson Quander ’21 will continue his education at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, the #12 ranked business school in the country. After a comprehensive application process that included multiple essays, interviews, and letters of recommendation, the business administration major was accepted into the 10-month program to complete a Master of Management Studies. Choosing […]

Honors students overcome pandemic challenges to complete theses (video)

Oglethorpe University’s graduating honors students — the largest group in recent history — have successfully completed and presented their honors theses, despite the many obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Oglethorpe’s Honors Program gives students the opportunity to further challenge themselves in the classroom and beyond. By converting courses into honors courses, students participate in […]

Economics students selected for Atlanta Federal Reserve internships

Oglethorpe students Alex Blecker ’23 and Parrish Studebaker ’22 have been selected to intern at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, continuing the university’s legacy of interns at the institution. As panel coordinators in the Research Department, the two students will connect the Atlanta Federal Reserve to businesses in the region and work with them […]