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Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day at Oglethorpe University!
The tremendous women student-athletes of Oglethorpe University want to extend an invitation to you, your daughters and sons, nieces and nephews, and any other boys and girls you know to come to Oglethorpe's Schmidt Center, this Friday, February 1, from 4:30-6:00pm, and celebrate the 27th ANNUAL NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY by participating in our "sports-fair", that will include:
There will be clinics and contest; the opportunity to test skills, get instruction and try out the various sports, as well as, meet members our women's sport's teams!! Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Golf, Tennis, Cross-Country, and Track and Field will be represented!
Following the sports-fair stay and cheer on our OU women's and men's basketball teams as they take on conference rival Centre College!
DID YOU KNOW? 83% of businesswomen played high school and college sports, including:
PepsiCo Chairman and CEO, Indra Nooyi (cricket)
Former President of Gatorade, Sue Wellington (Yale swim team captain)
President of Bank of America's global wealth and investment-management unit, Sallie Krawcheck (track)
Journalist Katie Couric - gymnast, runner and cheerleader
Sally Ride, first American woman in space - nationally ranked high school tennis player
Condoleezza Rice - 66th Secretary of State - competitive figure skater
Skills learned in sports help the girls of today become the women leaders of tomorrow! So, come on out and have some fun with sports!!
More About Oglethorpe University
Oglethorpe University has more than 1,000 students representing 34 states and 36 countries. The Princeton Review's The Best Colleges ranked Oglethorpe in its prestigious list in several places and also named it a Best Southeastern College. Oglethorpe University is Georgia's only co-educational member of the Annapolis Group, an organization of America's most selective liberal arts institutions. Oglethorpe's academically rigorous programs emphasize intellectual curiosity, individual attention and encouragement, close collaboration among faculty and students, and active learning in relevant field experiences. Oglethorpe is committed to supporting the success of all students in a diverse community characterized by civility, caring, inquiry, and tolerance.
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- GREAT Jubilee Family Festival Sat, May 25, 11:00 am–4:30 pm