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Adult Degree Program

Randall Wright ’19: Student, Athlete, Soldier

Randall Wright ’19 is not your typical college track and field athlete. He is a full-time student in Oglethorpe’s Adult Degree Program, while serving as a specialist in the Georgia National Guard.  Randall has been active in track and field since middle school and wanted to continue running throughout his college career. He reached out to Head Track Coach Kirk Shellhouse, […]

ADP Students Present Psychology Research at Professional Conference

Four students in Oglethorpe’s Adult Degree Program presented their original research at the 2015 meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) in Hilton Head, S.C. Twain Carter, Mary Kathryn Brown, Yeisi Alvarado-Santana and Chelsea Ventura, all students in Dr. John Carton’s spring 2015 Theories of Personality course, each represented their respective class group at the […]

ADP Student Spotlight: Adrian Ambarus

A born entrepreneur, Adrian Ambarus ’16 started his first company, Global Technologies, Inc., in 1995. In 2013, after learning about Oglethorpe’s Adult Degree Program, he enrolled while continuing to work with his company. A native Romanian, Adrian graduates in 2016, with a Bachelor in Business Administration with a concentration in international business innovation and entrepreneurship. While at […]

Oglethorpe Adult Student Shares Inspiring Story with WABE Radio

Olga Rios ’15, a communications and rhetoric studies major, was selected as a featured speaker at the 2015 commencement ceremony, to speak on behalf of Oglethorpe’s non-traditional students. During the week of commencement, she was invited to be featured on NPR/WABE radio’s “A Closer Look” to share her inspiring story about going back to college and earning […]

Adult Degree Program Student Recognized for Excellence

Twain Carter ’15 received the 2015 Adult Degree Program award at Oglethorpe’s annual Honors & Awards Convocation, during the day-long Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium. The award is given to one ADP student in recognition of academic accomplishments and for outstanding contributions to the culture and vitality of the Adult Degree Program. Cecil Rose, assistant director of the Academic […]

Move Ahead at Oglethorpe

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal launched a marketing initiative in 2011 to target residents who have earned some college credit but not completed a degree program. The “Go Back, Move Ahead” campaign is intended to raise college completion rates and prepare Georgia’s workforce to prepare for the availability of new jobs created in the past four […]