Use this calendar to stay up-to-date on all Petrel Point events. Check back frequently for updates or subscribe using the button below. Events are color coded by type of point: blue – Arts, Education & Ideas, green – Civic Engagement, and yellow – Campus Leadership & Citizenship. Please note that this calendar is the official source for ALL Petrel Point events, events not listed on the calendar DO NOT qualify for Petrel Points (even if Petrel Points are listed on the event fliers.)

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October 2014 – May 2015

Night of the Arts @ Lupton Auditorium
October 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
The annual showcase of student (and sometimes faculty) talent, hosted by The Tower Literary Magazine. This year’s theme is Dead Authors, just in time for Halloween.
Atlanta Day of Service @ Check in at the TLCC
October 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
October 27, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Grandiose 17th century spectacle at Versailles created by playwright Moliere and composer Lully for King Louis XIV. Authentic recreation by innovative small theatre company with theatre, music and dance. English subtitles.
October 28, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Deciphering the GUY CODE @ A_Lab Exchange
Join Dr. Amy Palder as she decodes clips from the popular MTV 2 series, Guy Code, and discusses stereotypes and masculinity.
October 28, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Peer Academic Leaders Aadi, Precious, and KB team up with Georgia Shakespeare, Civic Engagement, and James Edward Oglethorpe Scholars to discuss how they have survived school and how you can, too!
October 29, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Filmed classic performance of the Comedie Francaise of Moliere’s last play. The playwright died shortly after a performance in which he played the main role. In French with no subtitles.
October 29, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Join COEXIST Oglethorpe in a pagan student’s dialogue on the transition of Halloween from its origins in Samhain to the commercialized holiday it is known as today.
November 1, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
•Campus Community Partnership Foundation (C2P) The Mentor Walk: College Immersion Day – Special Guest Speaker former President Jimmy Carter
Skylight Gallery Concert @ Oglethorpe University Museum of Art
November 2, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pianist Laura Gordy and violinist George Vass perform music by Handel and Prokofiev.
November 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Interested in attending graduate school? Several local graduate programs ( UGA, GA State, Auburn, Mercer, GA Tech, and more ) from a variety of disciplines will be coming to Oglethorpe to share information and meet YOU! This is a great way to explore different options, learn about the entrance requirements, and to start planning for your future educational goals.
November 7, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – November 14, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
Mental Health First Aid Training @ Earl Dolive Theater
Are you concerned for the mental and emotional wellbeing of yourself and others? Do you want to make a difference by being a mental health advocate? Do you want to get rid of the stigma surrounding mental illness? If you answered yes to any of these questions then consider attending Mental Health First Aid Training. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an evidence-based 8-hour training program which teaches participants how to: • Recognize risk factors, warning signs, and symptoms of mental illness • Offer and provide initial help to individuals exhibiting such symptoms • Guide a person toward appropriate treatment and other support For more information and to register email Leanne Henry-Miller lhenry@oglethorpe.edu or call (404) 364-8456. Training will be held Friday, November 7th and 14th from 12:00pm until 5:00pm. All trainees will receive a participation guide, MHFA certification and CLC petrel point at the end of the course.
November 7, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Oglethorpe University Singers and University Chorale Fall Concert Dr. W. Irwin Ray, conductor; David Buice, pianist
Oglethorpe Concert Winds Fall Concert @ Conant Performing Arts Center
November 8, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Oglethorpe Concert Winds Fall Concert Paul Scanling, conductor
November 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bring your laptops for this interactive discussion of creating and writing an excellent resume! Synthia Smith, graduate assistant for the Center for Professional Development and current HR executive, will be using Optimal Resume in this workshop, an online resume builder offered to students as an additional resource.
Film Lecture by Professor Murray Pomerance @ Earl Dolive Theatre, Library
November 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Deep Depp: Travails of Celebrity in the Global Era” Professor Palmer is the author or editor of more than forty books on the cinema, and has published extensively on acting. His book on Johnny Depp is one of the classics in the field. He is a stimulating lecturer.
Annual Boar’s Head Ceremony and Holiday Concert with The University Singers, University Chorale and University Concert Winds.
January 4, 2015 – January 10, 2015 all-day
MLK Day of Service @ Check in at the TLCC
January 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
March 7, 2015 – March 14, 2015 all-day
The Atlanta Concert Band @ Conant Performing Arts Center
March 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
*Sunday, March 8, 2015 3:00 pm / Conant Performing Arts Center The Atlanta Concert Band Paul Scanling, conductor and musical director free with Petrel Pass Co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music
March 27, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
free with Petrel Pass Advance Sale Tickets: 678-301-8013 or www.ccityopera.org. co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music.
Cesar Chavez Day of Service @ Check in at the TLCC
March 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
March 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
free with Petrel Pass Advance Sale Tickets: 678-301-8013 or www.ccityopera.org. co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music.
March 29, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
free with Petrel Pass Advance Sale Tickets: 678-301-8013 or www.ccityopera.org. co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music.
OU Day of Service @ Check in at the TLCC
April 3, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
April 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
featuring applied music scholars and professors’ select students
April 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Oglethorpe University Singers and Chorale Spring Concert Dr. W. Irwin Ray, conductor; David Buice, pianist
The Oglethorpe Concert Winds Spring Concert @ Conant Performing Arts Center
May 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Oglethorpe Concert Winds Spring Concert Paul Scanling, conductor
The Georgia Philharmonic @ Conant Performing Arts Center
May 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Georgia Philharmonic For advanced sale tickets: www.georgiaphilharmonic.org / free with Petrel Pass co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music