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Oglethorpe faculty and staff awarded for service, community-building

As another academic year came to a close, faculty and staff were recently honored at the annual Employee Appreciation Celebration and several employees were recognized by their peers for exceptional service to the Oglethorpe community. This year, faculty and staff submitted their nominations for two awards: Excellence in Service and Community Builders. Each award was accompanied with […]

2022 Honors and Awards celebrate excellence in academics and leadership

Oglethorpe’s annual Honors and Awards Ceremony celebrates the academic and leadership contributions of students, faculty, and staff throughout the academic year. Congratulations to the 2022 honorees! A_LAB Award – Estela Chavez Adult Degree Program Student Award – Jose Valtierra Charles M. MacConnell Award – Jordyn Billings  Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Student Organization – DYNA.STTY (Driving Your […]

Oglethorpe among top schools for transfer student success

Oglethorpe University is among 171 U.S. colleges and universities named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2022 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes the most transfer-friendly schools. This is the fourth consecutive year Oglethorpe made the list. The premier honor society for two-year college students, Phi Theta Kappa annually selects the four-year colleges and universities that […]

Dr. Michelle Lyn co-publishes book on counseling African American women

Oglethorpe University congratulates Dr. Michelle Lyn, director of the university’s Counseling Center, on her newly released book “A Handbook on Counseling African American Women: Psychological Symptoms, Treatments, and Case Studies”. Dr. Lyn is one of three editors and a contributing author for the publication. Join Oglethorpe in celebrating Dr. Lyn’s accomplishment on Tuesday, March 29 […]

Dr. Karen Schmeichel named Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Chair

Professor of Biology Karen Schmeichel has been awarded the Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Chair at Oglethorpe University, President Nick Ladany and Provost Kathryn McClymond announced on Jan. 24. The Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Trust was established in 1968 by the Callaway Foundation, Inc. to encourage the enrichment of academic programs at designated Georgia colleges. The Callaway Professorial Chair […]