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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 […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: James Aiken ’22

James Aiken ’22 is an Adult Degree Program student majoring in Business.   About a month into flight school, I’m sitting on the couch, watching the news before one of my flight lessons. It was something like six o’clock in the morning in Arizona, so it was nine-something in New York. I turned on the news […]

Supporting service members and veterans at Oglethorpe

As a yellow ribbon school, Oglethorpe University is proud to support service members and veterans through tuition discounts. The Yellow Ribbon Program helps pay for some out-of-state, private school, or graduate school tuition that the Post-9/11 GI Bill doesn’t cover. Prospective students can find out if they are eligible for the program and view participating […]

Oglethorpe in top percentile of Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education rankings

When it comes to student success, Oglethorpe is a peer leader. The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education University Rankings is an annual assessment of colleges and universities that puts student success and learning at its heart in an effort to measure institutions’ “educational impact.” Their 2018 rankings of 1054 institutions place Oglethorpe University in the top 44% of […]

Oglethorpe ranked among Best Colleges in Georgia for Business Majors

Career website Zippia has released its Best Colleges In Georgia For Business Majors and ranked Oglethorpe among the top five institutions in the state. “(We) decided to take a look at the data on the 40 institutions of higher learning in the Peach State to determine which programs offer the best career opportunities for business majors,” explained Zippia […]

Kathy Le ’17: Discovering a Dedication to Service

“You know when you have that feeling, that intuition, that something just feels right? After taking a campus tour, I knew I was going to Oglethorpe.” Kathy Le ’17 felt a connection to OU from the very beginning, and after that campus visit, she began a three-year journey during which she learned about communication and […]

Case study competition tests students’ accounting skills

Junior and senior Accounting students had the chance to practice their skills in Oglethorpe’s first Intermediate Accounting II Case Competition, held on campus in April. “More than ever before, accounting students need to find ways to stand out in the marketplace and demonstrate their ability to do more than crunch numbers,” said assistant professor of accounting Dr. Floran […]

Nonprofit Management Minor Now Available in the Evening

Oglethorpe’s Nonprofit Management minor will be offered in the Adult Degree Program for the first time in the Fall 2016 semester! Nonprofit organizations have an important, valuable role to play in the world today; they address difficult questions, take on tough challenges, and deliver life-changing services to those who need them most. If you’re a […]

Finish Your ITT Tech Degree at Oglethorpe University

Former ITT Tech students who have not finished their degree may be able to do so in the Adult Degree Program at Atlanta’s Oglethorpe University. Oglethorpe University is an affordable, private, liberal arts college with evening classes tailored toward the busy schedules of working adults. Oglethorpe offers several programs in the evening that may be […]