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Oglethorpe a “Best Buy” in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

Oglethorpe University has been named a Best Buy school in the 2018 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. For more than 30 years, Fiske Guide to Colleges has identified a select group of colleges and universities that offer the best academic experience for an affordable cost, for its annual Best Buy list. The tradition continues […]

Brazilian government bestows top civilian honor on Oglethorpe alumnus

Alumnus bestowed civic award On April 19th, 2017, Cemal Özgörkey ’84 was entered into the Order of Rio Branco by the Government of Brazil as a civil servant and honorary consul. Özgörkey is the chairman of Özgörkey Holding and a member of Oglethorpe’s Board of Trustees. Along with his induction, Özgörkey will be presented with a medal in Istanbul […]

Oglethorpe President among Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “2017 Power 100”

Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall is among Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2017 Power 100, an annual special section naming Atlanta’s 100 most influential people of 2017, as selected by the Chronicle’s editors. The Chronicle’s list spans leaders in business, government and not-for-profits, but does not include media celebrities, pop stars, athletes or religious leaders. “On a list […]

Oglethorpe ranked among Best Colleges in Georgia for Business Majors

Career website Zippia has released its Best Colleges In Georgia For Business Majors and ranked Oglethorpe among the top five institutions in the state. “(We) decided to take a look at the data on the 40 institutions of higher learning in the Peach State to determine which programs offer the best career opportunities for business majors,” explained Zippia […]

Matt Huff Receives 2017 Vulcan Materials Company Teaching Excellence Award

Mr. Matt Huff, Associate Professor and Director of Theatre, received the 2017 Vulcan Materials Company Teaching Excellence Award. He was recognized at Oglethorpe University’s commencement ceremony on May 13 by last year’s recipient, Dr. Jay Lutz. Established in 1991, the Vulcan Teaching Excellence Awards annually honor an outstanding professor on selected member campuses of the Georgia […]

Oglethorpe honors employees’ excellence and dedication

The annual Employee Recognition Luncheon celebrates the outstanding work and dedication of its employees throughout the year, notable work anniversaries and retirements. Congratulations to this year’s honorees! The 2016-17 Employee of the Year was awarded to Special Events Manager Joseph Lewis, in perhaps Oglethorpe’s first-ever virtual presentation and acceptance of an award. (See the video below!) […]