Philanthropy Week

Philanthropy Week

A celebration of the significant impact philanthropy has made on Oglethorpe University.

Philanthropy Week 2016: November 14-18

Why is Philanthropy Week so important?

Gifts from generous alumni, friends, faculty and staff impact all of Oglethorpe University’s students every year. To help build awareness and enthusiasm and to educate current students and the rest of the OU community about philanthropy, the University is hosting its first ever Philanthropy Week.

Schedule of Events

November 14-18: Social Media Scavenger Hunt for OU Students

Be a part of the fun! Check out the Oglethorpe University app, and look for information and clues for a Social Media Scavenger Hunt. Participate in this week-long contest where there will be daily winners, and you just may become a philanthropist yourself!

November 15: Alumni Eggs & OU; 7:30-9:00 a.m. Conant Lobby

Oglethorpe University’s motto is: Make a Life. Make a Living. Make a Difference. The Alumni Relations Office will be hosting a special panel of Atlanta community leaders in nonprofit who have changed the lives and stories of many people through the business of ‘Making a Difference.’ Alumni are complimentary for this event. Non-OU guests are $15 per person. Advance registration is requested. Please RSVP by Thursday, November 9.

November 17: Faculty/Staff Lunch & Learn; 1:00-2:00 p.m. Trustee Room

Staff Council, the Wellness Team, and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations invite you to the next Faculty and Staff Lunch and Learn session. Join Robyn Furness-Fallin and Brianne NaLampoon for an interactive workshop designed to help you act on your desire to be of service to others.  Learn more about the values and passions of your colleagues as we discuss our hopes for others and ways to act on our hopes in service to others. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP.

November 18: OU Thanksday Community-Wide Event for Students, Faculty & Staff; 1:00-3:00 p.m. Academic Quad

Eat some gourmet macaroni and cheese, drink apple cider, watch “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” and tell us what you’re thankful for! See you on the Academic Quad for OU Thanksday!