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USA Today reports Oglethorpe one of nation’s most diverse, top quality universities of 2018

USA Today’s annual college rankings, prepared by College Factual, named Oglethorpe University one of the southeast’s best in “Top Overall Quality.” College Factual is a college choice resource that evaluates more than 1,300 four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. to create annual rankings based on quality, value and other factors, Oglethorpe also scored an “A” in […]

Men’s soccer ranked 12th in nation

The Oglethorpe men’s soccer team came in at No. 12 in the United Soccer Coaches Division III national poll this week, released Tuesday by the national organization of collegiate soccer coaches. In addition, Oglethorpe also came in at No. 2 in the South Atlantic regional poll conducted by the same organization. The Stormy Petrels had […]

Senior awarded Gilman International Scholarship to study aboard

Senior Ciarán Flake ’18 received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad for the fall 2017 semester. Ciarán will be attending the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. This marks the third consecutive year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs-sponsored scholarship has been awarded to an Oglethorpe student. Ciarán is an […]

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018: Oglethorpe makes best liberal arts list

Oglethorpe University was once again recognized as one of the nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Ranking. Oglethorpe continues to be ranked highly with high school counselors, who were asked to evaluate the reputations of National Liberal Arts Colleges and identify which they think offer the best undergraduate education to their […]

New book examines Oglethorpe’s rebirth, history of Brookhaven

Oglethorpe University’s early 20th century revival plays a prominent role in the new book, Images of America: Brookhaven, a collection of photographs and accounts chronicling the history of the community. A photo of Oglethorpe’s 1919 campus groundbreaking is featured on the cover. Brookhaven, as described on the book’s back cover, “has long benefited from its […]

Photos: OU Dreamers

The Oglethorpe community is full of dreamers, but it’s also filled with Dreamers. Students, faculty and staff gathered in the Turner Lynch Campus Center to inform the campus on the current status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Students organized a letter writing campaign to legislators, while handing out buttons in support […]

Washington Monthly 2017: Oglethorpe a top liberal arts school & “best bang for the buck”

Washington Monthly has once again ranked Oglethorpe University among its top U.S. liberal arts colleges and a Best Bang for the Buck in the Southeast, the “exclusive list of schools that best help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.” Washington Monthly’s annual College Guide & Rankings measures schools based on what they are doing for the country and […]

New OU Museum Research Center presents academic research opportunities

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has launched a new research center that is giving greater accessibility and visibility for its ever-growing permanent collection—and growing academic research opportunities for students. The research center had inauspicious beginnings as a workroom in the museum, but with the help of continuing education student Grady Clinkscales III, the museum began, with […]