Atlanta: The College Grad’s Best Friend | KNOWAtlanta

From KNOWAtlanta: When it comes to reasons why Atlanta is a top city for college students and young professionals, the evidence is in the accolades. Forbes ranks Atlanta on its “Best Cities and Neighborhoods for Millennials” and third “Best City for Young Entrepreneurs.” Quality, competitive education and high quality of life for young professionals is …

Oglethorpe University Announces Fall 2015 Dean’s List

The Dean’s Academic Honors List recognizes students who achieved at least a 3.50 term grade-point average, while earning 12 or more semester hours. For the 2015 fall semester, the academic performance of 289 students merited recognition on the dean’s list. “Congratulations on your excellent performance this past semester!” wrote Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs Glenn …

Atlanta best city in United States for web developers | Atlanta Business Chronicle

From Atlanta Business Chronicle: “The city too busy to hate” can add another feather to its hat. Austin, Texas-based SpareFoot.com reported Atlanta is the best city in the United States for web developers to move to based on job availability, average annual salary, median home price and median annual rent. The blog noted the Bureau …

Student Awarded Full Scholarship to Study Abroad in Japan

Jordan K. Michels ’17 has been awarded a full tuition scholarship by the Obirin Gakuen Foundation of America to study abroad at J.F. Oberlin University’s Reconnaissance Japan Program, designed for exchange students from overseas partner institutions who wish to learn about Japan and experience it firsthand. While in the program during the spring 2016 semester, Jordan will study Japanese …

Atlanta best city in United States for lawyers | Atlanta Business Chronicle

From Atlanta Business Chronicle  Not only is Atlanta the place to be if you’re one “helluva, helluva, helluva, helluva, hell of an engineer” but the city is also the place to be if you’re one “helluva” lawyer. Austin, Texas-based SpareFoot.com reported Atlanta is the best city in the United States for lawyers to move to …

Emily Treuman Heend ’07 Named Teacher of the Year Finalist

Atlanta metro area’s Gwinnett County Public Schools has selected Oglethorpe alumna Emily Treuman Heend ’07, a mathematics teacher at Phoenix High School, as one of only six finalists for the 2016 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year. Emily, who was a mathematics major at Oglethorpe and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa honor society, is one of …

Atlanta best city in U.S. for engineering jobs | Atlanta Business Chronicle

From Atlanta Business Chronicle: Austin, Texas-based SpareFoot.com reported Atlanta is the No. 1 top city for engineers to move to based on job availability, median salary, median home price and median annual rent. According to the report, the average Atlanta engineer earns $113,000, has a median annual rent of $11,484 and has a median home …

Oglethorpe University’s “Our Time” Campaign Raises $50.2 Million, Surpasses Goal More Than One Year Early

Campaign achieves largest single fundraising total in university history Oglethorpe University has exceeded the $50 million fundraising goal for its Our Time comprehensive campaign, announced publicly at its launch in 2013. Originally envisioned to conclude in June 2017, the campaign has raised $50.2 million to benefit capital and program objectives, the Annual Fund, student scholarships, …