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Oglethorpe in the news: April 5-18

Oglethorpe students expand diversity of its museum’s collection Oglethorpe University’s Museum of Art was missing something, student leaders thought. The gallery has grown threefold in the past three years, officials said, with classic century-old French paintings and other artwork. However, there are few pieces depicting the lives of people of color. Oglethorpe University students make […]

Oglethorpe in the news: March 29-April 4

Oglethorpe student helps Buckhead Heritage curate historic landmark map An Oglethorpe University student is leading an effort to make standards for what should be included in the Buckhead Heritage Society’s wide-ranging map of historic community landmarks. The “Buckhead Historic Treasures” map, available online at buckheadheritage.com, has more than 675 entries, from historical markers to cemeteries […]

Oglethorpe in the news: March 22-28

‘Listen: Works By Women’ Celebrates Chamber Music Written By Female Composers | 90.1 FM WABE The road for equal representation in U.S. orchestras hasn’t been an easy or quick one. Whatever statistics you may find, women are still underrepresented in the orchestral world. Sunday evening, Oglethorpe hopes to change that narrative by hosting a celebration […]

Oglethorpe in the news: March 15-21

GET’s DRIVING MISS DAISY To Play At Oglethorpe June 28-July 21 Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), the professional North Fulton theatre company, announces that it will remount its acclaimed production of the Pulitzer prize-winning play Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry this summer. The AJC reported┬áthat Oglethorpe University junior and Clarkston High graduate Claudine Niyonsenga received […]

Oglethorpe in the News: March 1-14

Top Stories Nike Soccer Camps Adds New Location at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia Campers have the opportunity to learn from a collegiate coach who brings a wealth of experience to the game Wes Anania serves as the Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Oglethorpe and brings his 10+ years of coaching experience to the table […]

Oglethorpe in the news: Feb 22-28

Top Stories Group to give Oglethorpe University Dreamers scholarships Some Oglethorpe University students unable to receive federal financial aid because of their immigration status will get scholarships from a national organization created to help them, the organization announced Friday. TheDream.US will begin offering the scholarships at the start of the 2019-20 school year, the organization […]

Oglethorpe in the news: Feb 14-21

Top Stories Oglethorpe University Partners with Organization to help Immigrant Students – The Atlanta Loop Image via Oglethorpe University. Oglethorpe University has become the first college in Georgia to partner with TheDream.US to provide scholarships to qualified immigrant students who came to the U.S. as children – also known as “DREAMers.” “DREAMers are among our […]

Oglethorpe in the news: Feb 1-14

Top Stories Oglethorpe University new business school dean Dennis Kelly ready for fall – Atlanta Business Chronicle Dennis Kelly said he was not exactly looking for another job after announcing his retirement from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., where he served as director of the National Zoo for seven years and then as interim president […]

Oglethorpe in the news: Jan 25-31

Top Stories For 2019, Phoenix Flies free architecture tours are returning with a dozen new sites Get ready, Atlanta architecture and history buffs. The 2019 Phoenix Flies is on the way. Returning for its 16 th year, Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites continues to grow and expand, this year adding more than […]

Oglethorpe in the news: Jan 18-24

Top Stories 3 Small Colleges in the South Take 3 Very Different Approaches Administration Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today Agnes Scott College, in Decatur, Ga., unveiled a pioneering “signature program,” Summit, in 2015. Promising to educate young women for roles as global leaders, Summit includes a refocused curriculum, foreign travel for all first-year students… […]