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Senior continues internship legacy at the Harland Foundation

Philosophy major Margaret Light ’20 is adding to her resume of nonprofit experience this semester with an internship at the John H. and Wilhelmina D. Harland Charitable Foundation. The senior is among nearly a dozen Oglethorpe students who have interned at the Harland Foundation in the last decade. Harland is an Atlanta charitable foundation that […]

College Factual says Oglethorpe is “best of the best” in diversity and focused English program

The 2020 College Factual College rankings have Oglethorpe University among the top tier of schools nationwide in diversity and “focused” programs. Publications like U.S. News & World Report and Washington Monthly have recognized the university for its diversity, and now College Factual ranks Oglethorpe in the top 15% of colleges. The ranking measures ethnic, geographic […]

Hammack School of Business gets extra honor from Colleges of Distinction

Oglethorpe has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction, a national guide to colleges that highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools, for the 2019-2020 academic year, and its growing business program has earned the school further recognition among the nation’s top schools. Colleges of Distinction honors institutions whose business degrees are multidisciplinary in nature and loaded with […]

Photos: Inaugural Hammack School of Business Convocation

Hammack School of Business faculty and students were on hand in the I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation for the inaugural Q. William Hammack School of Business convocation Thursday. Dennis Kelly, Dean of the Hammack School of Business, Bill Hammack ’73, former President of C.W. Matthews Contracting Company, and Joe Lawrence, Executive Vice […]

Oglethorpe student poets invited to present at Decatur Book Festival

The Decatur Book Festival—one of the largest independent festivals of its kind in the country—annually brings world class authors and thousands of book lovers together in celebration of ‘all things literary’. This year, Oglethorpe students Ivy Jones, Dani Lindmier, Kennedi Morgan, and Sophia Summerlin had the opportunity to present their own poems on the Local Poetry Stage. […]

Dr. Kate Keib selected for Kopenhaver Fellowship

The Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University has selected Dr. Kate Keib, assistant professor of communication studies, as a 2019 Kopenhaver Fellow. The fellowship program, designed for tenure-track women faculty members, focuses on advancing women in communications through mentoring, networking, and preparing for tenure, promotion, administration […]

Early and mid-career pay of Oglethorpe graduates above peer institutions

PayScale, a data-driven software company focused on employee compensation, released its 2019 College Salary Report and rated Oglethorpe University in the top 13% of educational institutions nationwide in median salaries of graduates. Oglethorpe’s overall ranking combining both early career, 1-5 years work experience, and mid-career, 10+ years experience, salaries was above schools such as Georgia […]