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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 […]

Grad turned soldier: a leader on and off campus

Throughout his years at Oglethorpe, Kevin Kim ’18 made a big impact on campus—but was notably absent at this year’s commencement. Kim completed his Accounting degree requirements early, in December 2017, and enlisted in the U.S. Army. Originally from South Korea, Kevin’s parents brought him to the U.S. as a child, and his decision to join […]

Stories, Secrets & Sagas spotlights Oglethorpe’s Crypt

Oglethorpe’s Crypt of Civilization, sealed in 1940 and scheduled to be opened in the year 8113, starred in the latest episode of Stories, Secrets & Sagas! DO NOT OPEN UNTIL 8113!!! The Crypt of Civilization at Oglethorpe University For more photos, fun facts and information, check out our website! http://storiessecretsandsagas.com/ Located on the campus of […]

President Schall among top leaders featured in Atlanta Business Chronicle

The Atlanta Business Chronicle has once again named Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall among its Who’s Who in education, an annual top 100 list of leaders at colleges, universities and schools in metro Atlanta. The business publication noted that “under Schall’s leadership, Oglethorpe has doubled net assets while reducing total debt by 43 percent; increased […]