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Atlanta Business Chronicle names Oglethorpe’s President Schall among ‘Most Admired’ Atlanta CEOs

Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall has been selected as one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Most Admired CEOs for 2019. These annual awards honor local leaders who have demonstrated a strong record of innovation and vision, outstanding financial performance, a commitment to culture in the workplace, and who have made significant contributions to the metro community. […]

Oglethorpe among Fiske’s top 20 ‘best buy’ schools nationwide

The Fiske Guide to Colleges has once again included Oglethorpe University among its “Best Buy” colleges and universities in the country. Oglethorpe is the only school in Georgia—public or private—to make Fiske’s 2020 list of just 10 private and 10 public colleges and universities nationwide. This is the third consecutive year Oglethorpe has appeared on […]

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 […]