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OU joins Coalition for College to expand access to higher education

Oglethorpe University continued to expand its commitment to creating access to higher education by joining the Coalition for College, a diverse group of public and private colleges and universities across the U.S. working to improve college access. “As Oglethorpe grows, we are increasing the ways potential students can find us, learn about us and apply […]

Oglethorpe receives grant to celebrate first-generation college students

Oglethorpe University is one of 50 institutions nationwide — and one of only two in Georgia — to receive the First Generation College Celebration Grant from the Center for First-Generation Student Success. This annual grant is awarded to colleges and universities to fund programming that will recognize, uplift and honor first-generation students, faculty, staff and […]

FAFSA for 2023-2024 financial aid now available

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2023-2024 academic year opened on October 1. Completing the FAFSA is required to be eligible for federal grants and loans, such as the Pell Grant and Stafford Loan. Submission of the FAFSA can also be used to receive state awards, such as Hope and Zell […]

Alumni unite to launch the Oglethorpe Black Alumni Network

Oglethorpe University alumni have come together to form the Oglethorpe Black Alumni Network (OBAN), which officially launched during Alumni Weekend in April 2022. Mentorship, scholarship, and community are at the heart of this new affinity group, founded by Black alumni who graduated between 2008 and 2019. “I wanted to take advantage of the relationships and […]

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 […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Stephen Graffius ’24

Stephen Graffius ’24 is a junior physics-engineering dual degree major.  “The reason I came to Oglethorpe is because I was recruited to run cross country and track. And it’s worked out so far, which is really nice. I’ve picked up a lot of things along the way that I wouldn’t have really expected—like joining a […]