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Global Education

Oglethorpe provides 51 free passports to students

As a part of the Council on International Educational Exchange’s Passport Caravan, Oglethorpe University’s Department of Global Education has provided 51 students with free United States passports—an $8,000 total value. At an on-campus event on February 11, CIEE staff guided students through the proper steps to obtain a passport, which can often pose a barrier […]

Oglethorpe will provide 50 students with free US Passports

On February 11, Oglethorpe University will provide 50 students with free passports. As part of the Council on International Educational Exchange’s Passport Caravan, Oglethorpe will dedicate resources to guide students through the passport application process. Proper photography and forms will be provided at no cost and specialists will be on-site to ensure the process can […]

Two students awarded prestigious Gilman International Scholarships

Two Oglethorpe students, Claudine Niyonsenga ’20 and Yana Timoshenko ’20, have received the prestigious and selective Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to study abroad during the 2019 spring semester. The U.S. Department of State annually awards grants of up to $5,000 to deserving students to assist with international education. Niyonsenga, a Business Administration major, will attend […]

Paris study abroad program debuts in summer 2019

Add the City of Lights to the growing list of study abroad programs where students can earn transferable Oglethorpe class credits. Starting in the summer of 2019, a new five-week session will be added in Paris, France, immersing undergrads in a cultural exchange that will last a lifetime. Oglethorpe has served as the academic partner […]

Oglethorpe celebrates International Education Week

International Education Week 2018 International students and those who study abroad celebrate International Education Week, November 12-16, 2018 International Education Week (IEW) will be celebrated November 12-16, 2018 throughout the U.S. and the world—and at Oglethorpe. IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education and serves as […]

Rising junior receives full scholarship for summer study abroad

Rising junior Lexi Covalsen ’20 is London bound this summer! Covalsen is the recipient of the 2018 Summer ESU Dr. Manning Pattillo, Jr. Travel Scholarship, which supports study abroad program expenses in England for either Oglethorpe’s short-term London-Oxford program or GO London. The scholarship covers tuition, program costs and airfare. “Studying abroad was something that […]