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“My Salt” financial service available to entire Oglethorpe community

Salt is a free and unbiased nonprofit-backed financial education program dedicated to demystifying the college financing process and providing financial knowledge needed for college and beyond. This service is FREE to everyone in the Oglethorpe community, including students, alumni, faculty and staff. “My Salt,” a personalized extension of the Salt platform, was released in March 2017. […]

Class of 2021’s full-tuition merit scholarship winners announced

Scholarship Weekend, hosted in January 2017, brought its largest group of student-scholars in history to campus to compete for Oglethorpe’s full-tuition merit scholarships: the James Edward Oglethorpe Scholarship, the OU Theatre Scholarship, and the Civic Engagement Scholarship. “These students have excelled academically during their high school careers and have demonstrated both leadership and service in their […]

Private vs. Public: Doing the Math

Have you ever found yourself in this situation? You’re having a conversation and the subject of choosing a college comes up. You suggest Oglethorpe University and talk about the great professors, the small classes and the beautiful campus. The response? “I wish we could afford it, but we’re only looking at big state schools because […]

Finish Your ITT Tech Degree at Oglethorpe University

Former ITT Tech students who have not finished their degree may be able to do so in the Adult Degree Program at Atlanta’s Oglethorpe University. Oglethorpe University is an affordable, private, liberal arts college with evening classes tailored toward the busy schedules of working adults. Oglethorpe offers several programs in the evening that may be […]

New Minor and Courses Coming to the ADP in 2016

Check out these courses that will be offered in the Adult Degree Program in the 2016 summer and fall semesters! Summer 2016 Forensic Psychology (PSY 290) Monday/Wednesday 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Prerequisite: PSY 101 This course can serve as an elective for both degrees offered in the ADP. This course will review the application of clinical and abnormal psychology […]

Move Ahead at Oglethorpe

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal launched a marketing initiative in 2011 to target residents who have earned some college credit but not completed a degree program. The “Go Back, Move Ahead” campaign is intended to raise college completion rates and prepare Georgia’s workforce to prepare for the availability of new jobs created in the past four […]

Confessions of a Communications Major

My name is Christie Pearce. I am a communications major and I love what I do. Man, does it feel good to get that off of my chest. The modern economically-minded person might believe that students enroll in liberal arts colleges because we do not want to be trained in what is really important: medicine and […]

Oglethorpe Wins Four MarCom Awards for Communications

Oglethorpe’s University Communications received top honors recently, winning four 2013 MarCom Awards, which recognize creative work that achieves a high level of excellence and sets a benchmark for other industries in the field. Oglethorpe’s top awards were the first place Platinum Award for the Oglethorpe University Carillon magazine, Spring 2013 edition and the Gold Award […]

Gates Millennium Scholar Selects Oglethorpe

Oglethorpe freshman Lila Siwakoti ’17 says that he’s thankful for many things. He should also be very proud of his accomplishments. Lila was born in a refugee camp in Nepal and immigrated to the U.S. in 2009, thanks to a sponsorship from the International Rescue Committee. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, […]