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Kharynton Beggs ’23 wins Buckhead Rotary Foundation’s Otis M. Jackson Scholarship

Oglethorpe University sophomore Kharynton Beggs ’23 has been awarded the 2021 Otis M. Jackson Scholarship from the Buckhead Rotary Foundation. The merit-based scholarship is offered annually to eligible Oglethorpe students. Scholarship recipients must clearly demonstrate character, leadership, academic achievement, and athletic ability — the qualities and character traits associated with the late Otis M. Jackson […]

Business major accepted into Duke University’s top-ranked management studies program

Graduating senior Tyson Quander ’21 will continue his education at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, the #12 ranked business school in the country. After a comprehensive application process that included multiple essays, interviews, and letters of recommendation, the business administration major was accepted into the 10-month program to complete a Master of Management Studies. Choosing […]

Watch: Shan Cooper talks with Hammack Business students in spring lecture

Watch the spring Rikard Lecture with Shan Cooper, executive director for the Atlanta Committee for Progress, in the video above. In this edition of the Rikard Lecture Series, students in the Hammack School of Business talk to Cooper about business mission statements, empowerment programs, equity and inclusion, transportation and more. Student panelists are Lola Oyinloye ’21, […]

Business alumnus donates supplies to help on-campus Petrels

As Oglethorpe prepared to welcome back more students and resume some in-person classes this semester, the university needed to ensure there were enough sanitization supplies to support the growing population on campus. Thanks to alumnus Brick Faucette ’08, that transition was made a little easier. Faucette is President and COO of Reliable Paper, a family-owned […]

Oglethorpe University ranks among the top colleges in Georgia, best liberal arts school has named Oglethorpe University among the Best Colleges In Georgia. Oglethorpe was also designated Georgia’s Best Liberal Arts University. Georgia colleges were evaluated based on the quality of education, flexible learning options, cost, student engagement, graduation rate, potential future earnings, and post-graduate employment. All accredited institutions—from small, private colleges to the largest state universities—were […]

Oglethorpe a ‘standout’ in 2021 Forbes College Financial Grades

Forbes recently took a look at the financial health of 921 private not-for-profit colleges to determine their annual college financial ratings—this year as a potential measure of how they will weather the pandemic. The leading finance publication specifically called out Oglethorpe University as a “standout,” citing the university’s “big comeback” financially. “Oglethorpe finished fiscal 2018 […]