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Senior captures People’s Choice Award for Intro to Digital Photography project

Senior Caroline Chamberlain had never spent much time with a camera until a course last semester sparked her creativity—and now she’s collecting awards. A project in Christina Price Washington’s “Intro to Digitial Photography” class led Chamberlain to attend the Atlanta Photography Group’s PUSH-PiN exhibition early in January. She displayed six prints from her “The Unnoticed” collection, […]

Amani Moore ’19 among Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s emerging leaders

While most seniors spent winter break preparing for their final semester, Amani Moore ’19 was busy packing for Washington D.C. The International Studies major graduated last semester and landed a coveted spot with freshman Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib of Michigan as part of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Emerging Leaders internship program. From Birmingham, Moore first learned of […]

Omicron Delta Kappa taps 14 into leadership society

Fourteen members of the Oglethorpe University community, including students, faculty, staff and a trustee, were tapped this week to be inducted into the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa: Syeda Bano Julissa Canas-Escobar Sarah Collum Benna Curole Hannah Dattilo Deon Heavens Ryan Holtzen Margaret Light Bethany Malskis Linda Simpson Jax Wright Dr. Amanda Printz Whooley […]

Academic Advising receives national recognition

The Oglethorpe Academic Success team was invited to the National Academic Advising Association’s Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona where three members of the department presented advising proposals as part of informational sessions. “The image we hoped we presented of Oglethorpe at this national conference is that although we are a small liberal arts university, we are on the forefront […]

Oglethorpe music director Dr. Brent Runnels talks teaching with VoyageATL

VoyageATL, a local online magazine that highlights “Atlanta’s most inspiring stories,” recently turned the spotlight on Dr. Brent Runnels, Oglethorpe’s director of music. In the article, Runnels discusses his music training and career, as well as his decade-long teaching gig at Oglethorpe: “I’ve been teaching at Oglethorpe University since 2008 and last year took over the […]

Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship awarded to sophomore Taylor Roberts

Museum studies major Taylor Roberts ’21 has been awarded the prestigious Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship at the High Museum in Atlanta. Funded by the Mellon Foundation, the fellowship is a two-year paid program that offers specialized training and mentoring in the curatorial profession for students from communities that are historically underrepresented in the museum field. Fellows participate […]

Oglethorpe among Fiske’s top 20 “best buy” schools nationwide

Fiske Guide to Colleges has once again designated Oglethorpe University among its Best Buy Colleges and Universities. Oglethorpe is the only university in Georgia to make this year’s narrowed list of just 10 private and 10 public colleges and universities nationwide. For 35 years, the Fiske Guide has chosen a select group of schools noted for quality academic […]