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OU volleyball player, alumna trendsetters for women in sports marketing

While making her mark on and off the volleyball court, Oglethorpe sophomore defensive specialist Laney Higgins has connected with national name, image, likeness (NIL) legal expert and former Oglethorpe cheerleader Kristi Dosh. Both have become leaders in the NIL sports marketing industry, linked by their passion for sports and Oglethorpe University. Born and raised in […]

Fall reception honors first graduates of Class of 2024

On December 15, Oglethorpe celebrated the hard work and commitment of students who satisfied degree requirements during the fall 2023 semester. The spring commencement ceremony in May is typically when students are invited back to campus to commemorate their accomplishments. This year, professor of Economics Dr. Peter Kower, joined forces across academic divisions and staff […]

Oglethorpe University announces Fall 2023 Dean’s List

Congratulations to the 553 Oglethorpe University students whose academic performance during the Fall 2023 semester merits recognition on the Dean’s Academic Honors List. This designation is among the university’s most prestigious honors and distinguishes those scholars who achieved at least a 3.50 term grade-point average while earning 12 or more semester hours. “We applaud your […]

Board of Trustees names Dr. Kathryn McClymond Oglethorpe’s 18th president

The Oglethorpe University Board of Trustees voted unanimously during its fall meeting Nov. 9-10 to approve Dr. Kathryn McClymond as the institution’s 18th president, removing “interim” from her title effective immediately. “The trustees recognized that Dr. McClymond is the right choice at the right time to lead Oglethorpe,” said Board Chair Tammy Pearson, Oglethorpe class […]

Brian Davis ’94 shares expertise with OU students

Students in Oglethorpe’s MBA program, as well as several student-athletes interested in business careers, had the opportunity to hear from an entrepreneur and corporate leader when alumnus Brian Davis ’94 returned to campus. Speaking to students, he shared his expertise from his career and his personal experience in finding balance and taking measured risks along […]

Coca-Cola Foundation sees results from investment in first-generation students

The Coca-Cola Foundation continues to provide robust support for scholarships and resources for first-generation students at Oglethorpe University. On Oct. 31, Coca-Cola Foundation Director of Community Development Roxane Hamilton paid her first visit to campus, meeting with first-generation students and seeing up close how the investment is making a difference in students’ lives. “It was […]

Oglethorpe University named a ‘Best College’ by research company

Oglethorpe University has once again earned a place on’s annual list of Best Colleges by state.’s top picks are “highly-regarded, affordable, and offer the tools and resources students need to successfully graduate and excel in their fields.” For the 2024 report, the research company analyzed more than 3,000 academic institutions across the country. […]

Oglethorpe University ranks among WalletHub’s Best Colleges & Universities

Personal finance company WalletHub has included Oglethorpe University in its 2024 list of Best Colleges & Universities, an evaluation of 800+ institutions to assess “where prospective students can expect to receive top-notch education at the lowest price points.” For this ranking, WalletHub considered more than 30 key measures in seven categories: Student Selectivity; Cost and […]