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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 […]

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 […]