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Oglethorpe in the news: August 9-29

Oglethorpe University launches search for new president – Atlanta Business Chronicle

The school, which has 1,350 students, is looking for a successor to Larry Schall, who is retiring.

Oglethorpe University officially opens the I.W. ‘Ike’ Cousins Center for Science and Innovation

The newly completed I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation on the Oglethorpe University campus houses laboratory classrooms, spaces for interactive study across disciplines, and the university’s newly established Q. William Hammack Jr. School of Business.

Oglethorpe’s Goslin Hall Redesigned Into New Science Building

BROOKHAVEN, GA – With the fall semester now underway, science and business students at Oglethorpe University are attending classes in the newly completed I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation, formerly Goslin Hall.

Oglethorpe University Gains Innovative Student Center Designed by Cooper Carry

When the Fall semester begins on Aug. 19, science and business students at Oglethorpe University will attend classes in the newly completed I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation (formerly Goslin Hall). Located on the historic quadrangle of the campus, the original, three-story modernist building was transformed into a union of contemporary innovative architecture and a reflection of the authentically crafted Collegiate Gothic buildings on campus.

 

What’s new at metro Atlanta’s college campuses?

The fall semester will begin Monday for many Atlanta area colleges and universities, and with it comes changes at some campuses, including new presidents, facilities and academic programs. State leaders earlier this year increased funding for its colleges to about $3 billion, as enrollment increased for both public higher education systems last year.

Transitions: New President Named at U. of Akron, Seton Hall U. Selects Student-Services Chief

Chief executives Lew Hunnicutt, assistant provost and campus director for the Griffin Campus of the University of Georgia, will become president of Nash Community College on November 1. He will succeed William S. Carver II, who plans to retire. Gary L.

14 Georgia Schools Made The Forbes Top Colleges List | Otis | WYNK Country 101.5

Another thing GA is known for great football and great schools! 14 colleges and University’s from Georgia are honored by Forbes’ lastest Top Colleges list. Forbes ranked 650 schools it deems as the Top in the nation. Of course, Harvard, Yale, and Stanford where at the top.

More Private Colleges Are Cutting Tuition, but Don’t Expect to Pay Less

Few students actually paid the published cost. Colleges worried that they would be bypassed if families looked just at the sticker price. Sunshine Anderson was at Mills College’s annual welcoming ceremony in 2017 when the liberal arts college revealed its big news: It was slashing its tuition by more than a third.

14 Georgia Schools Make Forbes Top Colleges 2019 List

ATLANTA, GA – New college rankings from Forbes magazine names 650 schools, including 14 in Georgia that it says are the best in the country. Three Georgia schools cracked the top 100 on Forbes’ “America’s Top Colleges List” for 2019. The list looks at what institutions give back to students for the money they spend on a college education.

Q&A with Oglethorpe University’s Larry Schall, 2019 Most Admired CEO – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs of 2019 are scheduled to be honored on Aug. 22 at an awards event at The Fairmont.

Opinion: A glimpse of America at her best

Ever since the terrorist act in El Paso earlier this month, I have been trying to decide what I could do. After the massacre of young children and their teachers in Sandy Hook almost seven years ago, I helped found College Presidents for Gun Safety and some 400 presidents signed a letter to our nation’s leaders calling for sensible gun safety legislation.

Time Regained

“The impulse to stash things away,” Nick Yablon writes in Remembrance of Things Present: The Invention of the Time Capsule, “is ancient, perhaps universal.” This accounts for the cornerstone ceremonies of early republican America, or the ancient Greek and Roman practice of placing coins in sacred places, or maybe even letters, “sealed for at least a day.”

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