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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 […]

Brazilian Rotary student finishing up year at Oglethorpe

The Rotary Club of Dunwoody annually sponsors an international student to study in America. This year’s recipient, Brazilian Felipe Bassani, is finishing up his time at Oglethorpe University, before returning home in June. Bassani continued work on his architectural engineering major while at Oglethorpe, as well as contributed articles to the Stormy Petrel newspaper and […]

#parlezvousfemme: Writing a thesis abroad

“Five French women. One crazy world. Has life really changed that much over the years? Watch as some of history’s most infamous French women discover what it means to be a woman in 2018.” That’s the teaser for the one-woman show I wrote this past year for my honors thesis. But, it also encapsulates my […]

Junior awarded scholarship to study abroad in Japan

Congratulations to Anissa Rickerson ’19, a recent recipient of a scholarship from the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO). During the spring 2018 semester, she will attend Japan’s Otaru University of Commerce, located in one of Japan’s historic cities of commerce. “I am delighted by this news,” said Dr. Stephen B. Herschler, interim director of the Center for Global […]

Senior awarded Gilman International Scholarship to study aboard

Senior Ciarán Flake ’18 received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad for the fall 2017 semester. Ciarán will be attending the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. This marks the third consecutive year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs-sponsored scholarship has been awarded to an Oglethorpe student. Ciarán is an […]

Barcelona summers promise art, history and food

The Catalan capital is rich in culture Since 2012, Oglethorpe has served as the academic partner of LeadAbroad, approving academic faculty, syllabi, course pedagogy and materials for its multifaceted study abroad programs. LeadAbroad programs attract a growing number of students from universities across the U.S., most of whom earn transferable Oglethorpe credit for the program. LeadAbroad […]

Experience London, get college credit

Study abroad partnership expands across the pond Since 2012, Oglethorpe has served as the academic partner of LeadAbroad, approving academic faculty, syllabi, course pedagogy and materials for its multifaceted study abroad programs. LeadAbroad programs attract a growing number of students from universities across the U.S., most of whom earn transferable Oglethorpe credit for the program. […]

Dr. Jeffrey Collins to present at International Technology, Education and Development Conference

Dr. Jeffrey Collins, senior lecturer in art history and anthropology, has been invited to present on the topic “Intentional Learning for Global Issues and Solutions” at the 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED) in Valencia, Spain, March 6-8, 2017. Dr. Collins’ presentation will demonstrate how Oglethorpe’s international course Global Issues is being used […]

“Global Oglethorpe” study abroad program success leads to expansion

Oglethorpe launches GO Barcelona in 2016, London in 2017 Since 2012, Oglethorpe has served as the academic partner of LeadAbroad (formerly Global LEAD), approving academic faculty, syllabi, course pedagogy and materials for its multifaceted study abroad programs. LeadAbroad programs attract a growing number of students from universities across the U.S., most of whom earn transferable […]

Oglethorpe junior awarded Gilman International Scholarship to study in China

International Studies major Gracie Gallegos ’18 has been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad during the spring 2017 semester. The Gilman award is presented annually to only 850 American undergraduate students nationwide. This is the second consecutive year the scholarship has been […]