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Oglethorpe University featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges

Oglethorpe University is included in the latest edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges, a bestselling compilation of the top 300+ institutions in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Now in its 40th year, the Fiske Guide highlights the “best and most interesting” colleges and universities. Striving to be “helpful, honest, and straightforward” in its […]

Oglethorpe grad completes competitive internship with NASCAR

This summer, recent film and media studies graduate India Martin ’23 took to the speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina as part of NASCAR‘s Diversity Internship Program. Martin interned with 36 other undergraduate and graduate students in the highly-competitive 10-week program, which selects a diverse group of young professionals to gain valuable career experience alongside industry […]

Levy, Mattern to serve as co-directors of Core program

As the fall semester nears, Oglethorpe University’s distinctive Core program will have a new leadership structure with Dr. Judith Levy joining current director, Dr. Stephen Herschler Mattern, to serve as co-directors. As Co-Director, Levy will work side-by-side with Mattern as a leader for the Core program, considering the needs of students, faculty, and staff to […]

[WATCH] Dear Professor – Dr. Kate Keib and Valeri Cruz ’23

In this continuing series, graduating seniors write a letter to the Oglethorpe professor who impacted them the most. Watch as the chosen professor reads a letter from their student. Valeri Cruz ’23 will graduate this May with a degree in communication studies. As a student, she was involved in a number of organizations across campus. […]

Oglethorpe University receives grant to support student scholarships

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation has awarded Oglethorpe University a $615,000 grant to provide scholarships in the 2023-24 academic year. The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation is a public charity that provides support for the education of female students in nine Southeastern states. For decades, they have provided scholarship support to Oglethorpe University students in a […]

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 […]