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CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, Atlanta arts leader Richard Garner to speak at Oglethorpe Commencement


Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will be presented with a Doctor of Science, and Atlanta arts leader Richard Garner will receive a Doctor of Fine Arts.

Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium (LASS) 2015


The Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium (LASS) will take place next Thursday, April 2. This is a day-long celebration of academic excellence through panel discussion and presentations by students. Day classes are canceled on this date so that all members of the Oglethorpe community may participate, including our alums!

New Alumni Board Slate of Officers Announced

The Oglethorpe University Alumni Board is pleased to announce the following proposed slate of officers and new members after an April 18, 2015 meeting.  The positions below will be voted upon during an open Annual Meeting on April 18, 2015 during Alumni Weekend.


President: Chris Rylands ‘01
VP for Advancement: Lance Ozier ‘01
VP for Admissions: Mark Delong ‘03
VP for Awards and Recognition: Misty Hood Whitlock ‘00
VP of Communications: Randy Roberson ‘97
VP of Career Services: Mike Lyons ’05
VP of Events: Kirsten Schutt ‘95
Secretary: Angela Satterfield ‘97

New proposed members:

• James Battle ‘11
• Mike Deckert ‘99
• Brian Findley ‘99
• Deborah Love ‘08
• Jillian Martin ‘05
• Courtney Roberts ‘06
• Harry Schroeder ‘01
• Scott Soloway ‘87

Renewing for a second term:

• Stacey Chavis ‘07
• Tom Reilly ‘67

2nd Term is concluding:

• Brooke Bourdelat-Parks ‘95
• John Breton ‘97
• Jodie Goff ‘01
• Gonca Gursoy-Artunkal ‘88
• Debbie Lange ‘03
• Kelly Vrtis ‘97

Returning members of the Alumni Board Serving the Alumni Association:

• Mark DeLong ‘03
• Ron Fannon ‘71
• Austin Gillis ‘01
• Christina Vinluan Heda ‘04
• Brent R. Jones ’04
• Carol A. Jones ‘94
• Chris Lenz ‘91
• Stuart Levenson ‘67
• Mike Lyons ‘05
• Kevin Mende ‘73
• Lance Ozier ‘01
• Randy Roberson ‘97
• Chris Rylands ‘01
• Angela Satterfield ‘97
• Kirsten Hanzsek Schutt ‘95
• Nancy Schaller Simmons ‘60
• Hoyt Wagner ‘64
• Misty Hood Whitlock ‘00

New Arts Partnerships at Oglethorpe

Oglethorpe Hosts A Dialogue on Race Panel Discussion

Oglethorpe Day 2015


Alumni Return to Campus for JEO Scholarship Weekend


Oglethorpe Senior Racks Up Hackathon Wins

Five Stormy Petrels Named to SAA Fall All-Sportsmanship Teams

Jim Owen Receives Second Career Dave Williams Award for Division III National Coach of the Year

Evening of Holiday Enchantment 2014
Take a look at some of the photos from our festive alumni gathering on Friday, December 5, 2014. Thanks to all who joined in the fun!

Psychology Team Dives In to Study the Benefits of SCUBA

OU Awarded Grant from Georgia Humanities Council for Einstein Manuscript Programming

A sophomore's perspective: Thornwell Jacobs Ceremony



Men's Basketball Aims High in Costa Rica

OU Baseball's Inaugural Halloween Costume Game

Men's Golf Garners Preseason No. 1 Accolades

Conservation biology class gets hands-on at Sapelo Island

Conservation & sustainability play central role in Gables Oglethorpe project

Men's Golf Garners Preseason No. 1 Accolades

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards Grant to Support Oglethorpe’s Core Curriculum

"Gables Oglethorpe" to Break Ground This Fall!

Oglethorpe Students Available for Babysitting and Childcare Services

Dr. Glenn Sharfman named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Oglethorpe University

Men's Basketball Ranked in Top 25 for First Time Ever

Georgia Traveler Features Oglethorpe as One of Their "Coolest Campuses"

Over 35 Alumni Volunteers Assist with JEO Scholarship Weekend

Jazz Singer Francine Reed & The Brent Runnels Trio to Visit OU Museum

Veterans to Discuss Military Experiences at Annual Panel

Oglethorpe Alumni Association Honors Thornwell Jacobs in Second Annual Celebration


2014-2015 Alumni Events

2015 Alumni Weekend
Apr 16, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015 |

Spring Book Club with Dr. Brightman
Apr 23, 2015 | 6:30 PM

Class of 1965 50th Reunion and Golden Petrel Celebration
May 15, 2015 to May 16, 2015 |

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