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Senior chemistry major named National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow

Oglethorpe chemistry major and computer science minor Hannah P. ’22 has been accepted into the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in STEM disciplines. The grant comes with a full tuition award and a stipend for living expenses […]

Women’s basketball teammates attend Atlanta Hawks leadership program

On April 2, Oglethorpe Women’s Basketball team members Carley Bell ’25 and Kayla DeHerrera ’25 attended the EmpowerHER Teen Leadership Forum hosted by the Atlanta Hawks and Papa Johns. Targeted to young women student-athletes, EmpowerHER explored concepts of leadership, helping students learn and understand their natural leadership styles while hearing from leaders at both the […]

Dr. Michelle Lyn co-publishes book on counseling African American women

Oglethorpe University congratulates Dr. Michelle Lyn, director of the university’s Counseling Center, on her newly released book “A Handbook on Counseling African American Women: Psychological Symptoms, Treatments, and Case Studies”. Dr. Lyn is one of three editors and a contributing author for the publication. Join Oglethorpe in celebrating Dr. Lyn’s accomplishment on Tuesday, March 29 […]

Student-led ‘Weltner Consulting Agency’ begins first campaign

This semester marked the official launch of the student-led PR firm, the Weltner Consulting Agency. Founded by eight Oglethorpe students, this new group will conduct research, oversee real-world PR campaigns and analyze data under the advisement of communications faculty Dr. Kate Keib and Dr. Melany Chambers. The team of students is already hard at work crafting […]

Oglethorpe professor leads Forsyth County teacher workday session

On February 22, Professor of Politics Dr. Joe Knippenberg traveled to Forsyth County, Georgia to lead a teacher workday session about the Federalist Papers and the importance of primary-source documents in the classroom. He was joined by Matthew Thompson ’93, an Oglethorpe alumnus who now teaches English and History at Forsyth Central High School — […]

Dr. Karen Schmeichel named Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Chair

Professor of Biology Karen Schmeichel has been awarded the Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Chair at Oglethorpe University, President Nick Ladany and Provost Kathryn McClymond announced on Jan. 24. The Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Trust was established in 1968 by the Callaway Foundation, Inc. to encourage the enrichment of academic programs at designated Georgia colleges. The Callaway Professorial Chair […]

Oglethorpe announces Fall 2021 Dean’s List

Congratulations to the Oglethorpe University students whose academic performance during the Fall 2021 semester merits recognition on the Dean’s Academic Honors List! This designation is one of the college’s most prestigious recognitions bestowed on students each semester and is reserved to distinguish those who achieved at least a 3.50 term Grade-Point Average while earning 12 […]

14 students awarded Oglethorpe research funding

Fourteen students have received undergraduate research awards from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, administered annually by the Philip Weltner Library. Students can apply for funding to help with costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Funds may be used for attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Applications were evaluated by a committee […]

Oglethorpe ranks among best colleges in Georgia, top liberal arts school

Intelligent.com has once again named Oglethorpe University among its top 10 Best Colleges In Georgia. The research annually identifies the 40 top schools in the state based on the quality of education, cost, potential future earnings, reputation, and flexibility. All accredited higher education institutions—from small, private colleges to the largest state universities—were reviewed. Oglethorpe University […]