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Interfraternity Council focuses on alcohol education

The majority of Oglethorpe students make healthy decisions regarding alcohol, according to the 2016 Campus Climate Survey. However, characteristics of the unhealthier minority point to a higher likelihood that those students are male, and either athletes or Greek. With this in mind, the Interfraternity Council (IFC), comprised of three social Greek organizations, hosted an event to […]

Oglethorpe selects Study Group as international recruitment pathway partner

Oglethorpe has partnered with global education firm, Study Group, to recruit international students starting with the Fall 2017 intake. Study Group provides its university partners with global marketing and recruitment services, matching well-prepared international students with the university that can best satisfy their scholarly ambitions. Study Group further prepares these students to be successful through […]

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 […]

Scenes from Oglethorpe Day 2017!

One of our university’s beloved traditions, Oglethorpe Day annually celebrates our university’s namesake, General James Edward Oglethorpe, with the “Petrels of Fire” race on the quad and an esteemed guest speaker on campus. This year, we welcomed Derreck Kayongo, CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta and founder of the […]

A Day On is the New Day Off

The latest edition of the A_LAB Blog is now up on our website! “A Day On is the New Day Off” written by Max Hannon, explores the tradition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and why many Petrels choose to donate their day off from classes to tackle service projects within the […]

Fall 2016 Dean’s List recognizes students for outstanding academics

Congratulations to the 311 Oglethorpe students whose academic performance during the 2016 fall semester merited recognition on the Dean’s Academic Honors List! This list recognizes students who achieved at least a 3.50 term grade-point average, while earning 12 or more semester hours. “We are very proud of you!” wrote Provost & Vice President for Academic […]

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. […]

“Global Oglethorpe” study abroad program success leads to expansion

Oglethorpe launches GO Barcelona in 2016, London in 2017 Since 2012, Oglethorpe has served as the academic partner of LeadAbroad (formerly Global LEAD), approving academic faculty, syllabi, course pedagogy and materials for its multifaceted study abroad programs. LeadAbroad programs attract a growing number of students from universities across the U.S., most of whom earn transferable […]