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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!) […]

Oglethorpe awarded top score for financial responsibility

The U.S. Department of Education recently released its annual financial responsibility composite scores for private colleges and universities, awarding Oglethorpe the highest score of 3.0. Based on audited financial reports from 2014-15, these scores measure a school’s overall financial strength and help to determine their eligibility to award federal financial aid. Scores may range from […]

National student-athlete rankings put Oglethorpe Men’s Golf in top 5

College Factual has released their 2017 National Student-Athlete Rankings for Division 3, and Oglethorpe was ranked 4th out of 41 total schools for its Men’s Golf program. Oglethorpe has maintained this ranking for two consecutive years. College Factual’s Student-Athlete Rankings highlight colleges where the sports teams are competitive, and the athletes are getting a quality education. […]

Oglethorpe ranks among most affordable schools for freshmen with financial need

Oglethorpe University was previously recognized to be among the colleges nationwide with the lowest average student loan debt by LendEDU, a marketplace for student loans and student loan refinance. Now, LendEDU has analyzed the most affordable schools for incoming freshmen with financial need—and Oglethorpe ranks among the most affordable. Using data licensed from Peterson’s, LendEDU found […]

Oglethorpe receives national recognition for community service, named to President’s Honor Roll

Oglethorpe University has been named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. Oglethorpe is the only college in Georgia to make the honor roll every year since its inception in 2006. Each year, the President […]

Wall Street Journal, Times Higher Education rank Oglethorpe among top universities in student success

The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual assessment of colleges and universities that puts student success and learning at its heart in an effort to measure institutions’ “educational impact”. Their 2017 rankings of 1061 institutions worldwide place Oglethorpe University in the top 40%, and in the top 29% of U.S. […]