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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Oglethorpe University
Oglethorpe University was one of the earliest denominational institutions in the region.
Oglethorpe's most distinguished alumnus from the antebellum era was the poet, critic, and musician Sidney Lanier, who graduated in 1860.
The university's Gothic revival architecture was inspired by James Oglethorpe's honorary alma mater, Corpus Christi College at Oxford University in England.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-1450&pid=s-71   (1130 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University - College Closeup
Oglethorpe has an outstanding faculty; 96 percent of the members hold doctoral or other terminal degrees, many from the finest graduate schools in the country.
Undergraduate life at Oglethorpe University is, in a large sense, that of a democratic community; student government is mainly self-government.
Students entering Oglethorpe should have completed 4 units of English, 4 of mathematics, 3 of science, and 3 of social studies; 2 units of the same foreign language are recommended.
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 Oglethorpe University - Atlanta, GA - Colleges of Distinction
Oglethorpe is committed to supporting the success of all students in a diverse community characterized by civility, caring, inquiry, and tolerance.
Oglethorpe’s talented, self-reliant, and motivated graduates are prepared to make a life and to make a living, to grow as life-long learners, and to be energetic and intelligent contributors in a rapidly changing world.
Oglethorpe is a member of the Annapolis Group, an organization of the leading national independent liberal arts colleges.
www.collegesofdistinction.com /collegetemplates/fastfacts.asp?cid=120   (350 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oglethorpe College was originally chartered in 1835 in Midway, just south of the city of Milledgeville, then the state capital.
Oglethorpe College was re-chartered in 1913, and in 1915 the cornerstone to the new campus was laid at its present location on Peachtree Road in Atlanta.
The university's mascot is the Stormy Petrel, a seabird said to have been admired by James Oglethorpe for its hardiness and courage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oglethorpe_University   (939 words)

  
 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Oglethorpe University Museum of Art
The mission of the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art in Atlanta is to exhibit figurative or realistic art that is international, spiritual, or metaphysical.
is a small private university, and its art museum is the only one on such a campus in the Southeast that regularly shows nationally and internationally recognized exhibitions.
Founded as the Oglethorpe University Art Gallery in 1984, it became Oglethorpe University Museum of Art in 1993 after major renovations and expansion to more than 7,000 square feet of floor space.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?path=/TheArts/VisualArts/ArtMuseums&id=h-653   (296 words)

  
 The Rotaract Club Of Oglethorpe University
Oglethorpe University is a liberal arts institution with a 170 year tradition of excellence in teaching and learning.
The university's promise to students that they will learn to "make a life, make a living, and make a difference" continues to be confirmed by the significant accomplishments of OU graduates.
If you a university student in Atlanta interesting doing social service while having fun with new people, Oglethorpe University Rotaract club is the place for you.
www.ou-rotaract.org   (570 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University - Atlanta, GA - Colleges of Distinction
Steeped in a long history of excellence in education, Oglethorpe University exemplifies the key principles of a liberal arts education.
Oglethorpe’s unique core curriculum offers a chance for students to explore everything from the complexity of human nature to the nuances of renaissance art to the great ideas of modern mathematics...
Oglethorpe builds a strong foundation for success in any future endeavor through the innovative Sophomore Choices program...
www.collegesofdistinction.com /collegetemplates/?cid=120   (134 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University
Oglethorpe University opened its doors in 1838 with 125 students; the civil war forcing it to close its doors in 1862.
Oglethorpe University owes its origin to two manual labor schools, under the Education Society of Georgia.
That association was dissolved and in 1835 the trustees of Midway seminary, which was one of those institutions offered it to the Hopewell presbytery, who received it, and soon constituted a college, under their government and control, with a charter from the legislature.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ga/county/baldwin/oglethorpe.html   (1236 words)

  
 Welcome to Emory Athletics
Oglethorpe University will come to the Woodruff P.E. Center Wednesday night to take on the Eagles, who are undefeated at home this season.
Defending champion University of Rochester was tabbed as the team to beat with 45 points with three first-place votes, edging out the University of Chicago’s runner-up total of 42 votes.
Against the University of the South (Tenn.), Lam scored two goals and added an assist, while taking nine shots, six of which were on goal.
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 Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Celebrates Mongolia
Rubin, who is an alumnus of Oglethorpe University, class of 1956, immediately stepped in to help Oglethorpe present an exhibition of Mongolian art.
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art's gallery director Lloyd Nick explained, "Because Communists destroyed so many of the country's treasures, more of Mongolia's great art exists outside the country.
The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is open Tuesday through Sunday from noon until 5:00 p.m.
www.tibetan-museum-society.org /java/arts-culture-Asian-Art-Oglethorpe.jsp   (483 words)

  
 University Archives: Oglethorpe University, Philip Weltner Library
The Archives of the Philip Weltner Library supports the purposes and goals of Oglethorpe University by identifying, collecting, preserving, arranging, describing, and providing access to documents, records, and publications of enduring value relating to the growth and development of the University from its beginnings in Midway, Georgia in 1835 to the present.
Additional collections focus on primary and secondary sources related to the life and times of General James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of the colony of Georgia and namesake of the University; to alumnus Sidney Lanier, the distinguished southern poet; and to the Crypt of Civilization, the extraordinary 20th century time capsule conceived by Thornwell Jacobs.
University Publications: The collections include University bulletins, catalogs, brochures, pamphlets, the yearbook, Yamacraw (1920-2004), student news and literary publications, including The Oglethorpe Times (1916), The Petrel, The Stormy Petrel (1919 to 2004), and The Tower (1974-2004), as well as alumni publications, including The Flying Petrel (1944-2003).
library.oglethorpe.edu /libweb/archives/index.shtml   (579 words)

  
 Part 2: Visit to Oglethorpe University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Founded in Milledgevile in 1835, Oglethorpe University was reestablished in Atlanta in 1915.
Here, the group got a chance to see the university's famous oval portrait of James Oglethorpe, believed to have been painted sometime after the general's return to England in 1744.
Oglethorpe University also owns the only known portrait of Oglethorpe's wife, Elizabeth.
www.cviog.uga.edu /Projects/jeo300/ogleuniv.htm   (276 words)

  
 Trinity University vs Oglethorpe Univ.
Oglethorpe Univ. inning 6 McPherson to p for Cavazos.
Oglethorpe Univ. inning 8 Gallagher to cf for Sharp.
Trinity University inning 9 Giordano to 2b for Bahun.
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 SCAC Men's Golf
Oglethorpe is third and Rhodes is tied for fourth in the 23-team field.
Oglethorpe University, the nation's third-ranked team, claimed its sixth SCAC team championship in nine years and its first since 2003 with an 11-over-par 579 (287-292) to defeat runner-up DePauw University (301-291=592; +24).
Oglethorpe University, which received one first-place vote, was ranked third, Rhodes College was 23rd and DePauw University came in at 20th.
www.scac-online.org /golf_mens   (860 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University : Athletics
The Oglethorpe University women's golf team is poised to make a climb in the national rankings and if the way they began their season is any indication, they'll be making plenty of noise soon.
The Oglethorpe University men's golf team, which entered the season as Golf Weekly's Preseason #1 ranked Division III team, lost a six hole playoff to crosstown rival Emory and finished in second place at the Rhodes College Fall Invitational at the Tunica Resorts in Mississippi.
The Oglethorpe University men's soccer team improved to 5-2 on the season by defeating Huntingdon College on Sunday in a weather-shortened match, 7-0.
www.oglethorpe.edu /athletics   (1757 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University fund-raising on fast track - Atlanta Business Chronicle:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Oglethorpe University has reached about 80 percent of its $35 million capital campaign goal, with a year-and-a-half left to go.
When the campaign was announced publicly in October 1997, the university already had privately solicited 58 percent of the campaign's total from alumni, foundations, individuals and corporations.
This is Oglethorpe's most ambitious campaign, said Robert J. Buccino, the university's vice president for advancement.
atlanta.bizjournals.com /atlanta/stories/1998/06/08/newscolumn4.html   (909 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University
Oglethorpe is Atlanta's liberal arts college, located in the most vibrant city in the Southeast, offering a great education in a great urban environment.
Small enough to feel warm and welcoming, Oglethorpe fully engages students in academics, athletics and the arts, and builds relationships that will last a lifetime.
Rigorous and selective, an Oglethorpe education will hone your intellect and invigorate your spirit in intimate classroom settings led by a faculty committed to excellence.
www.oglethorpe.edu   (306 words)

  
 Centre Men's Soccer Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Centre College men's soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision on the road to Oglethorpe University, Sunday, Oct. 10, in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference match, in Atlanta, Ga.
Oglethorpe's Anthony Thompson gave the Stormy Petrels a 1-0 lead when he scored 24:00 minutes into the first half.
Centre falls to 8-3-1 and 3-2-1 in the SCAC, while Oglethorpe improves to 7-5 overall and 4-2 in conference play.
www.centre.edu /web/athletics/soccer_m/news_archives/Oglethorpe04.htm   (128 words)

  
 Large to Retire as Oglethorpe University President
“I am proud of the momentum that the university has developed in recent years; we are increasing enrollment, beginning construction of new residence halls, and completing a long series of planning and marketing initiatives,”; Large said.
Oglethorpe Board of Trustees Chairman Warren Jobe described Large as a leader who brought structure and creative strategies to the university amid growing challenges to American higher education.
Established new programs to serve alumni and the community and to encourage their participation in the intellectual and artistic life of the campus, including the Oglethorpe Women’s Network and collaborative programs with the Southern Center for International Studies.
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 DePauw University vs Oglethorpe Univ.
Oglethorpe Univ. inning 1 Bloodworth grounded out to 2b.
Oglethorpe Univ. inning 4 Crosby grounded out to 2b.
DePauw University inning 6 Hernandez to p for Giordano.
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 Jeanie Flohr elected to the Board of Trustees at Oglethorpe University | see see eye | graphic design + communications
She graduated from Oglethorpe University with a B.S. in marketing.
It is a coeducational liberal arts school with an enrollment level of 1,100 students representing 37 states and 31 countries.
Oglethorpe University promises a classic education in a contemporary city for students to learn to make a life, make a living and make a difference.
www.seeseeeye.com /article_179.shtml   (378 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Founded as Oglethorpe University Art Gallery in 1984 and expanded in 1993, Oglethorpe University Museum is a nonprofit university museum whose mission is to bring meaningful culture to Atlanta through the exhibition of art that is international, representational, often figurative and spiritual.
Comprised of two spacious galleries, and occupying some 7,000 square feet on the third floor of Lowry Hall and Philip Weltner Library of Oglethorpe University, OUM offers an attractive and pleasant environment for the viewing of elegantly curated exhibits.
Oglethorpe University Museum is easily accessible, offers ample free parking and admits visitors without charge.
www.tfaoi.com /newsm1/n1m560.htm   (205 words)

  
 GeorgiaInfo - Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Chartered in 1835 by Georgia Presbyterians near Milledgeville, Oglethorpe University was the first denominational college established in the Deep South.
It perished during the Civil War and was briefly revived from 1870 to 1872 in Atlanta.
The Gothic revival architecture on the campus was intended as a "living memorial" to Georgia's founder, James Edward Oglethorpe.
www.cviog.uga.edu /Projects/gainfo/gahistmarkers/oglethorpeunivhistmarker.htm   (213 words)

  
 Denison University vs Oglethorpe (Mar 1, 2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Automated ScoreBook Denison University at Oglethorpe Mar 1, 2003 at Atlanta, Georgia (Oglethorpe Stadium) Denison University 3 (0-2) Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Brian Regan ss...........
The Automated ScoreBook Denison University at Oglethorpe - Play-by-Play Mar 1, 2003 at Atlanta, Georgia (Oglethorpe Stadium) Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Denison University..
Oglethorpe 8th - Dudley to rf for Cowden.
www.denison.edu /athletics/ba/ba03/denb3012.html   (1017 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University - Atlanta, GA - Insider Pages: Colleges & Universities, Camps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It was here at Oglethorpe that I got to meet Tibetan Monks and some terrific local artists.
Even though Oglethorpe is on the small side it is close to many restaurants and stores.
They do not have the perks of a research University but they put in 3X the work as profs at a research University for thier students.
www.insiderpages.com /b/10496115094   (420 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University: from the EdRef college search directory
Details on Oglethorpe University from the EdRef college search directory of thousands of U.S. colleges.
Oglethorpe University is accredited regionally by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCC).
Oglethorpe University belongs to the following athletic conferences:
www.edref.com /school_list/oglethorpe-university   (332 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University chief aims to boost endowment - Atlanta Business Chronicle:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Large, formerly executive vice president of Reed College in Portland, Ore., became the 15th president of the liberal arts university on April 1.
But, the members of the university's governing boards are confident that they have the right man for the job.
Large said taking Oglethorpe to that next level boils down to three objectives: building on the financial foundation that his predecessors developed, supporting the faculty, and continuing to serve as a resource to Atlanta and the greater community.
atlanta.bizjournals.com /atlanta/stories/1999/04/05/newscolumn5.html   (837 words)

  
 Oglethorpe University
Oglethorpe University will be one block ahead on your right.
Oglethorpe University is conveniently located one mile north of the Brookhaven MARTA train station on Peachtree Road.
The Brookhaven MARTA stop (labeled NE-8 on MARTA maps) is located on MARTA's "Northeast" line and may require a change of trains at the Lindbergh station.
www.summersciencecamps.com /oglethorpe_university.htm   (355 words)

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