Oglethorpe Classes Take Learning on the Road

Last semester, numerous classes stepped outside the classroom to take advantage of some of the experiential learning opportunities Atlanta has to offer. Here’s a sample! Professor Natalie Delia Deckard and her “Introduction to Sociology and Power and Politics” classes toured Atlanta’s National Center for Civil and Human Rights. “Oglethorpe’s sociology classes give students the power to …

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 …

Freshman Honors Class Puts Theory to Practice at Gables Construction Site

Dr. Jeffrey Collins and Dr. Humayun Kabir recently held their freshman honors sustainability class in a different kind of classroom—the construction site for Gables Brookhaven, a new on-campus apartment community opening in fall 2015. The course immerses students, from all majors, in the field of sustainable living—in buildings, in future homes they will build, and on …

Future in Focus for Photography Student Entrepreneur

Caitlin Tabilog ’18, an individually planned major in graphic design, is already developing into quite an entrepreneur. A member of the Oglethorpe Women’s Varsity Soccer team, Caitlin has been building her own photography business since she was a senior in high school, first finding her place behind the camera while photographing friends, and then quickly expanding to professional …

U.S. News & World Report: Oglethorpe Among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

Once again, Oglethorpe University was named to a list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges—this time in U.S. News & World Report‘s 2016 rankings. Universities nationwide are rated annually by U.S. News on the strength and quality of academic programs, in an effort to help prospective students and their families evaluate their higher education choices. The …

Oglethorpe Among Best Colleges in 2015 USA Today Rankings

USA Today‘s annual college rankings, prepared by College Factual, named Oglethorpe among best colleges nationwide and in the state of Georgia. Oglethorpe also ranked high among Best Nationwide Colleges For Your Money, and Best College Diversity, both overall and in category of ethnic diversity. USA Today’s Best Colleges rankings measure the quality of education a student …