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Compass celebrates Advisors of the Year, first-year success

Oglethorpe’s Compass advising program has announced its 2017-2018 Compass Advisor of the Year Award recipients, selected based on student surveys and retention data: Dr. Iona Wynter Parks, Dr. Brian Patterson, Carson Raymond, and Susan Sharfman. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 43 faculty and staff served as Compass advisors. On average, students met with their advisors three times per […]

Listen: Recent Oglethorpe grad interviewed on WABE/NPR radio

Caleb Logan ’18 was a guest on today’s Closer Look with host Rose Scott, sharing his experiences as a first generation college graduate. He was joined at the live, in-studio roundtable by other recent grads from Emory University, Georgia State, and Georgia Tech. A Sociology major who also studied English and Comparative Literature, Logan is an aspiring playwright, a […]

Listen: Dr. Kendra King Momon recaps GA primary on WABE/NPR

“Closer Look with Rose Scott,” on Atlanta’s WABE NPR station, welcomed Dr. Kendra King Momon, professor of politics at Oglethorpe University, for an analysis of yesterday’s Georgia gubernatorial primary election results. Listen to their discussion:  

Dr. Sarah Terry receives 2018 Vulcan Materials Company Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Sarah Terry, associate professor of English, received the 2018 Vulcan Materials Company Teaching Excellence Award at Oglethorpe University’s commencement ceremony on May 12. Established in 1991, the Vulcan Teaching Excellence Awards honor an outstanding professor on selected member campuses of the Georgia Independent College Association. The annual award is presented to a member of the […]

Oglethorpe employees recognized for dedication and excellence

The annual Employee Appreciation Lunch celebrates the outstanding work and dedication of its employees throughout the year and recognizes milestone anniversaries. Congratulations to this year’s honorees! The 2017-18 Employee of the Year was presented to Registrar Brian Coldren, the first to win the honor twice. The award recognizes the employee who has best demonstrated a commitment to […]

Rising junior receives full scholarship for summer study abroad

Rising junior Lexi Covalsen ’20 is London bound this summer! Covalsen is the recipient of the 2018 Summer ESU Dr. Manning Pattillo, Jr. Travel Scholarship, which supports study abroad program expenses in England for either Oglethorpe’s short-term London-Oxford program or GO London. The scholarship covers tuition, program costs and airfare. “Studying abroad was something that […]

2018-2019 Honor Council election results announced

Dr. Michael Rulison, secretary of the Oglethorpe University Honor Council, has announced last week’s elections results for the 2018-2019 Honor Council—students selected by their peers to be entrusted with upholding the academic standards of Oglethorpe University. Congratulations to the following students: Ariel Dickerson Kydia Faust Evan Furst Ian Garvey Max Hannon Idara Johnson Sam Katz Margaret […]

Congratulations to the 2018 Honors and Awards Recipients!

The annual Honors and Awards Convocation celebrates the academic and leadership contributions of students, faculty and staff throughout the academic year. Congratulations to the 2018 honorees! VALINE MUSIC PRIZE – Alex Wilson INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR – Max Wagner UNIVERSITY SINGER OF THE YEAR – Yasmin Anderson UNIVERSITY SINGER OF THE YEAR – Jake Van […]