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Congratulations, Class of 2024!

Oglethorpe University’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18, honored more than 300 graduates—the largest number of graduates to walk across the stage in the university’s history. The ceremony also celebrated faculty and student award winners and welcomed community and campus leaders to the stage. The livestream recording of the ceremony may be viewed on Oglethorpe’s […]

Oglethorpe celebrates diversity in senior class with identity graduations

The commencement festivities have already begun at Oglethorpe with the second annual Kente Robing Ceremony, the inaugural Lavender Ceremony, and the Si Se Pudo: Latinx Graduation Celebration. An effort made possible through the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Intercultural Center, and the Office of Student Success, these ceremonies recognize students from marginalized communities […]

Senior Week events promise fun farewell festivities

For the Class of 2024, graduation is just around the corner. As the May 18 ceremony draws near, this year’s Senior Week promises an array of exciting events celebrating their accomplishments and inspiring lasting memories. Monday, May 13 – Senior Week Kick-Off BBQ, 6 – 9 p.m. Senior Week will begin with an evening reception […]

Oglethorpe expands cultural identity graduation ceremonies

Last May, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) honored Black graduates of the class of 2023 by hosting Oglethorpe’s first Kente Robing Ceremony. As Oglethorpe continues to grow in number and diversity, the university is expanding the cultural identity graduation ceremonies this year to also include a Lavender Ceremony and Si Se Pudo: […]

Oglethorpe launches digital diplomas for new graduates

Oglethorpe University has partnered with CeCredential Trust, a digital credentialing company, to offer digital diplomas to graduates, starting with the Class of 2024. The new service is free to graduates and will complement, not replace, printed diplomas distributed on commencement day. These certified electronic credentials — also known as CeDiplomas — allow graduates to instantly […]

Senior class celebrates 100 days until graduation

On Thursday, February 8, the Senior Class of 2024 came together to celebrate a milestone in their time at Oglethorpe — 100 days until graduation. This annual celebration was hosted by the Senior Class President and Senior Class Senators and included an encouraging speech from the Senior Class President, a fun photo booth, finger foods, […]

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 […]