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Senior Awarded the Prestigious Gilman International Scholarship

Deidre Irby ’16, an East Asian Studies IPM major, received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and awarded annually to only 800 American undergraduate students nationwide to study abroad. Deidre will attend Korea University in Seoul, March through June 2016, where she will study the Korean language. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]