Oglethorpe in the news: Oct. 25-Nov. 14

Georgia colleges hoping Dreamers win U.S. Supreme Court case

Two Georgia colleges and universities have sided in support of young immigrants seeking federal financial aid to college and other benefits in a case scheduled to come before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Brookhaven’s Oglethorpe University joins other colleges to support DACA case before Supreme Court

Brookhaven’s Oglethorpe University is supporting young immigrants who came to the U.S. as children under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative as the U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide on President Donald Trump’s decision to end the program. The university this month joined more than 160 colleges and universities from across the country […]

AJC On Campus: Oglethorpe backs Dreamers; pay for Georgia athletes?

One of the most vigorous debates on college campuses in recent years has been whether student athletes should be compensated in some way for the billions of dollars schools make annually from athletics. The conversation took a new direction in Georgia last week, thanks to a state lawmaker from Stone Mountain.

Gwinnett’s Collins Hill School has national Principal of the Year

Keeping good news a secret proved to be a challenge for Gwinnett County Public Schools officials. They had been alerted last week that Collins Hill High principal Kerensa Wing has been named 2020 National Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

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