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Sigma Zeta inducts 7 new members

Congratulations to the newest inductees into the Oglethorpe chapter of Sigma Zeta National Science and Mathematics Honor Society: Delaney Abood Yasmin Anderson  Kayla Matta Arman Niknafs Karina Pinal Iris Ponce Ashlee Tolbert Kelly Jacobson ’17 is chapter president and Dr. Mariel Meier, assistant professor of physics, serves as their advisor. Sigma Zeta is a national undergraduate honor […]

Countdown to Commencement!

Reminders and Information for the Class of 2017 Please check your Oglethorpe email frequently and act promptly on any notice relating to your degree conferral or Commencement participation. Due By April 30:  Degree Application & Completion Fee In order to graduate, you must: submit a degree application; pay the degree completion fee of $125.00; clear […]

OU students among City of Atlanta sustainability ambassadors

Oglethorpe University was recently invited to send student ambassadors “who are passionate and knowledgeable about sustainability” to the City of Atlanta Office of Sustainability’s first Student Ambassador Roundtable, an initiative to help promote collaboration and sustainability awareness in the Atlanta community. Oglethorpe participants included current student Madeleine Tulk ’19 and recent graduate Tate Davis ’16. The […]

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 […]

Oglethorpe Health Initiatives Help Campus & Community

Atlanta’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that nearly 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV, and Atlanta is ranked fifth in the nation for estimated cases of AIDS. To expand prevention efforts, the U.S. Office of Health and Human Services, in partnership with the CDC, established the High-Impact HIV […]

Congressional candidate Jon Ossoff speaks on campus

Oglethorpe University’s College Democrats hosted Georgia’s Democratic 6th District candidate, Jon Ossoff, drawing a capacity crowd in the Turner Lynch Campus Center today, despite the inclement weather. Oglethorpe alumna and Georgia State Representative Dar’shun Kendrick ’04 was on hand to help welcome Ossoff and his campaign team to campus. Ossoff is running to replace previous 6th […]

“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. […]