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Oglethorpe in the news: Feb 14-21

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Oglethorpe University Partners with Organization to help Immigrant Students – The Atlanta Loop

Image via Oglethorpe University. Oglethorpe University has become the first college in Georgia to partner with TheDream.US to provide scholarships to qualified immigrant students who came to the U.S. as children – also known as “DREAMers.” “DREAMers are among our most accomplished students and young alumni,” Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall said in a statement.

Oglethorpe first Georgia college to provide scholarships to ‘Dreamers’

Oglethorpe University is partnering with TheDream.US to become the first Georgia college to provide scholarships to qualified immigrant students who came to the United States as children, or “DREAMers.” “DREAMers are among our most accomplished students and young alumni,” said Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall in a press release.

Other News

  • The Oglethorpe Women’s basketball team was ranked #4 in the South Region in the third regular season NCAA Division III Regional Rankings of the 2018-19 season. The rankings are used to determine selections and seed for the NCAA Division III National Championships. This is the final regional ranking released to the public prior to Monday’s announcement of the field for the NCAA Division III National Championships.
  • The Camden Chronicle-Independent recognized Robert Dougherty-Bliss for achieving dean’s list during the fall 2018 semester.
  • In the article “Dunwoody Nature Center: Past Tense to Present Tense,” the Dunwoody Crier gives the history of the Dunwoody Nature Center, including the role of T.K. Peters.  Peters came to Atlanta to work with Thornwell Jacobs on the Crypt of Civilization. He was responsible for microfilming hundreds of textbooks now preserved in the Crypt.
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