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Oglethorpe faculty and staff recognized for excellence in service, community-building

As another academic year came to a close, faculty and staff were honored at the annual Community Appreciation Celebration. Several employees were recognized by their peers for exceptional service to the Oglethorpe community and their commitment to student success. For the third year, faculty and staff submitted nominations for Excellence in Service Awards and Community Builders Awards. […]

2024 Honors and Awards Ceremony celebrates students, faculty and staff

Oglethorpe University held its annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Apr. 25, to celebrate the academic and leadership contributions of students, faculty and staff during the 2023-2024 academic year. The honorees celebrated this year include: Adult Degree Program Student Award – Lisa Dannecker Charles M. MacConnell Award – Jose Valtierra Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement […]

Oglethorpe University recognized for student safety, well-being and inclusion efforts

Oglethorpe University has been named a recipient of the 2023 Campus Prevention Network (CPN) Seal of Prevention. Presented by Vector Solutions, the Seal of Prevention is awarded to higher education institutions that have demonstrated leadership in prevention programming focused on student safety, well-being, and inclusion. Vector Solutions provides postsecondary safety and prevention training, serving more […]

PayScale ranks Oglethorpe among top 25 Best Value Liberal Arts Schools

PayScale, a data-driven software company focused on compensation research, has released its 2023-2024 College Salary Report, which evaluates colleges by earning potential for its graduates and features best value rankings for graduates’ return on investment. This year, Oglethorpe University was ranked 25th on PayScale’s list of Best Value Liberal Arts Schools in the country, and […]

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 […]

Theatre major Tatum McBride, Oglethorpe Theatre nominated for Suzi Bass Awards

Nominations are in for Atlanta’s 2023 Suzi Bass Awards honoring excellence in theatre — and Oglethorpe sophomore Tatum McBride and Oglethorpe Theatre are among those recognized. “Urinetown,” a co-production of Actor’s Express and Oglethorpe Theatre staged in February 2023, garnered a total of 10 nominations, including Outstanding Musical alongside the Alliance Theatre’s “Water for Elephants” […]