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Summers shares financial aid guidance in national U.S. News webinar

Oglethorpe University Director of Financial Aid Chris Summers ’03 participated Sept. 27 in a national webinar titled “Solving the Higher Education Affordability Gap Through Technology and Innovation.” The session was designed to explain how financial aid works, avoiding accumulating excessive student loan debt, approaches college take to inform families and technological innovations that are changing […]

Fall elections complete 2023-2024 student government association roster

Fall elections for the 2023-2024 Student Government Association were recently held, completing the leadership roster from the spring 2023 elections.  As part of SGA, these students will meet weekly to discuss campus issues, bring awareness to student concerns, and work to administer the budget for student organizations. Congratulations to the following leaders who will represent […]

Oglethorpe’s Carson speaks at Congressional Black Caucus legislative conference in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Leroy Carson, assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship and founding director of Oglethorpe University’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center, moderated a panel on entrepreneurship and innovation during the 52nd Annual Legislative Conference Sept. 20-24 in Washington, D.C. The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is the leading policy conference on issues impacting African […]

Oglethorpe introduces new certificate in digital media

To keep pace with the ever-changing communications industry, Oglethorpe recently introduced a Certificate in Digital Media available to all degree-seeking students. More and more employers are seeking professionals who are proficient in digital platforms and able to communicate effectively in today’s digital landscape. With this certificate, students in any major can demonstrate to employers they […]

Oglethorpe achieves all-time high in total enrollment

The Fall Semester census numbers are in, and it’s official: Oglethorpe University is the largest it has ever been in its 188 years of existence. Thanks to last year’s record-setting first-year class and strong retention efforts year-over-year, Oglethorpe’s total headcount swelled to 1,540, up from 1,494 last year, which was the previous record for total […]

Office of Student Success welcomes new staff, expands student services

One initiative identified in Oglethorpe University’s Strategic Plan calls for building a professional advising unit of highly trained personnel to increase student retention and graduation rates. To help achieve that, Oglethorpe has welcomed new staff in the Office of Student Success, led by Dr. Vivian Medrano, senior director of student success. In addition to Assistant […]