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Oglethorpe once again recognized for transfer student success

Oglethorpe University is among only 150 U.S. colleges and universities named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2021 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes the most transfer-friendly schools. The is the third consecutive year Oglethorpe has made the list. The premier honor society for two-year college students, Phi Theta Kappa annually selects those four-year colleges and […]

Student group among new resources to support undocumented students

In February 2019, Oglethorpe University became the first Georgia college to partner with TheDream.US to offer scholarships to qualified immigrant students who came to the U.S. as children. This partnership has helped to welcome DACA recipients and undocumented students to campus, and these students are an influential and proud part of the Oglethorpe community. The […]

Oglethorpe a ‘standout’ in 2021 Forbes College Financial Grades

Forbes recently took a look at the financial health of 921 private not-for-profit colleges to determine their annual college financial ratings—this year as a potential measure of how they will weather the pandemic. The leading finance publication specifically called out Oglethorpe University as a “standout,” citing the university’s “big comeback” financially. “Oglethorpe finished fiscal 2018 […]

Get stormy with Oglethorpe athletics from home

The Stormy Petrels are back! With most fans unable to attend home athletic events in person due to risks associated with COVID-19, Oglethorpe University has formed a new partnership with LocalLive to offer an improved live streaming experience for fans to follow all the live-action. LocalLive is the world’s first live production service powered by […]

Celebrating Black History Month: OU’s first African-American Greek organization Epsilon Iota Psi

Epsilon Iota Psi Sorority, Inc. (EIPsi) was founded at Oglethorpe University on April 25, 2012 as the first African-American Greek organization associated with the university. The “Madames of EIPsi,” along with later additions Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., are important and proud parts of Oglethorpe’s history. “We founded EIPsi […]

LGBTQIA+ student organization revived by freshmen

Starting this semester, Oglethorpe’s LGBTQ+ student organization OUtlet will be revived, helmed by freshman Alex Nukpi ’24. The club had been on hiatus due to change in student leadership, but Nukpi reports they will be fully active on campus this semester. OUtlet has historically been many things: a meeting place for members of Oglethorpe’s LGBTQIA+ community, […]

Oglethorpe a ‘best value,’ with grads’ earning potential above peer institutions

PayScale, a data-driven software company focused on employee compensation, has released its 2020-2021 College Salary Report, which evaluates four-year colleges by earning potential for its graduates, as well as its 2020 College Return on Investment report of best value colleges. PayScale rated Oglethorpe University among the top 35% educational institutions nationwide in median salaries of […]