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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 […]

Washington Monthly Ranks Oglethorpe Among Top Liberal Arts Colleges

Washington Monthly ranked Oglethorpe University #71 among liberal arts colleges in the U.S. for “contribution to the public good”. The magazine’s annual College Guide & Rankings evaluates universities in three broad categories: Social Mobility – recruiting and graduating low-income students Research – producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs Service – encouraging students to give back to their country Read more […]

The Princeton Review Names Oglethorpe Among 2016 Best Colleges

Oglethorpe University was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. The well-known education services company lists Oglethorpe among its “Best in the Southeast” recommended schools in its 2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region. Only 140 colleges in 12 Southeastern states made The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Southeast” list […]

FORBES Ranks Oglethorpe University Among America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges

FORBES has ranked Oglethorpe University among top colleges in the U.S. and #33 among America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges 2015. FORBES determines the country’s most entrepreneurial schools based on the entrepreneurial ratios – the total number of alumni and students who have identified themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn, divided by the school’s student body (undergraduate and graduate combined). The list […]