Clinton Global Initiative: A Chance to Change the World

Do you want to change the world?  Here’s a place to start…. Last October, Awet Woldegebriel ’14 submitted an application to attend the fifth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), launched in 2007 by President Clinton to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world to turn …

OU’s Social Enterprise Fellowship Makes an Impact

In the summer of 2010, Oglethorpe University partnered with Gray Matters Capital to take three OU alumni and seven other recent college graduates to Hyderabad, India.  These young professionals are part of the IDEX Fellowship in Social Enterprise program and are using what they learned in the classroom in the real world.  IDEX comes from IDeate, EXecute, and Solve—which is what these …

OU in India: Investing in Change through Social Enterprise

OU President Larry Schall journeyed to India to participate in the 2010 Enterprising Schools Symposium, along with the inaugural class of the IDEX Fellowship for Social Enterprise. Launched in early 2010, IDEX is a unique early entry professional development program for recent college graduates interested in the field of social enterprise. IDEX is managed by Oglethorpe University and sponsored by Gray Matters Capital.   …