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Oglethorpe receives national awards for fundraising achievement

Oglethorpe recently picked up two 2019 Educational Fundraising Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a global association for professionals in advancement and fundraising. The Educational Fundraising Awards recognize exemplary fundraising programs and activities. They are awarded annually to institutions that have shown a pattern of growth in total support, donor […]

Oglethorpe employees recognized for commitment and positive impact

The annual Employee Appreciation Lunch celebrates the outstanding work and dedication of its employees throughout the year and recognizes milestone anniversaries. Congratulations to this year’s honorees! The 2018-19 Employee of the Year was presented to Associate Registrar Melinda Peerboom. The award recognizes the employee who has best demonstrated a commitment to exceptional quality, customer service, teamwork, creativity, […]

Oglethorpe named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll

Oglethorpe University is among only 78 colleges and universities in the U.S. named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2019 Transfer Honor Roll. Phi Theta Kappa, the premier honor society for two-year college students, annually recognizes four-year colleges and universities for excellence and success in community college transfer pathway development. In fall 2018, Oglethorpe welcomed […]

Oglethorpe aid to international students among highest in nation

Oglethorpe University was recognized among the top colleges nationwide for providing financial aid to international students by LendEDU, a marketplace for student loans and student loan refinance. After analyzing data licensed from Peterson’s Financial Aid Database to determine which schools offer the most financial aid to international students, LendEDU ranked Oglethorpe in the top 25-percent of more […]

Omicron Delta Kappa taps 14 into leadership society

Fourteen members of the Oglethorpe University community, including students, faculty, staff and a trustee, were tapped this week to be inducted into the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa: Syeda Bano Julissa Canas-Escobar Sarah Collum Benna Curole Hannah Dattilo Deon Heavens Ryan Holtzen Margaret Light Bethany Malskis Linda Simpson Jax Wright Dr. Amanda Printz Whooley […]

Academic Advising receives national recognition

The Oglethorpe Academic Success team was invited to the National Academic Advising Association’s Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona where three members of the department presented advising proposals as part of informational sessions. “The image we hoped we presented of Oglethorpe at this national conference is that although we are a small liberal arts university, we are on the forefront […]

College Factual lists Oglethorpe with southeast’s best

Oglethorpe is once again one of the southeast’s institutes of “Top Quality,” according to College Factual, a college choice resource that evaluates more than 1,700 four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. to create annual rankings based on quality, value and other factors. College Factual is among the many groups who have recognized the university for […]