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Construction underway for new music, counseling, office spaces

With student enrollment steadily increasing, several buildings on Oglethorpe’s campus are undergoing renovations to accommodate growth. In 2020, Goodman Hall will be reverted back into a residence hall. Due to this change, the areas currently in Goodman—practice/lesson rooms for music, the Counseling Center, and University Communications offices—will be relocated to remodeled spaces in Lupton and Lowry […]

New report ranks Oglethorpe favorably for value, ‘return on investment’

Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce has released A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges. The report ranks higher education institutions by return on investment—both short and long term—based on data from the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard. One of the primary findings in the report? Bachelor’s degrees from private colleges, […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Dr. Kate Keib

“My path to get here is definitely different than other professors. I knew from the time I was in high school that I wanted to be a journalist. There was no doubt in my mind I wanted to be in the news industry. I went to a college very similar to Oglethorpe—professors who were really […]

President Schall on air with WABE’s ‘Closer Look with Rose Scott’

Oglethorpe’s President Larry Schall was a featured guest on WABE’s Closer Look with Rose Scott on Tuesday. The discussion topics included Schall’s journey to El Paso, Texas in August, Oglethorpe’s partnership with the Dream.US and ‘Dreamer’ scholars, and Schall’s plans after he steps down in June 2020, following 15 years as president. Sophomore Makayla Adams, […]

Oglethorpe students win innovation award for app development

Hammack School of Business students Roi Levi, David Povolotsky and Daniel Ocampo received a $500 award and access to entrepreneurship resources from Georgia Institute of Technology for developing a nightlife app called “A Night Out.” At a round table competition hosted by Georgia Tech in October, the students pitched their app to a panel of […]

Video: Business Dean Dennis Kelly talks career, Hammack School with Atlanta Business Chronicle

Dennis Kelly, dean of the Q. William Hammack, Jr. School of Business, was Sunday’s guest on “Executive Profiles,” Atlanta Business Chronicle’s BIZ series sponsored by Georgia Power. The series is Atlanta’s only locally produced business program, airing after “Meet The Press” on 11Alive. During the interview with Publisher David Rubinger, Kelly discusses his career trajectory, […]

Campus store discounts and holiday gift guide

Get your holiday shopping done on campus this week—and take advantage of special discounts for students, faculty and staff!  The Oglethorpe campus store has something for everyone, from ornaments to clothing to lawn chairs. This week, store hours are Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., before closing for winter break. Here are […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Kevin Dew

“I graduated college in 1977 with a major in math and a minor in theatre, which isn’t your typical combo. I always had in mind when I retired, I wanted to do something in the theatre again. I was just making a living, not pursuing my real passion. So when I retired three years ago, […]

Alumnus among ’25 Under 25′ outstanding Atlanta entrepreneurs

Oglethorpe alumnus Dylan Harper ’19 has been named to the Atlanta Inno’s ’25 Under 25‘, a list of 25 rising entrepreneurs and tech innovators. This designation recognizes young professionals who are taking their careers in their own hands and shaping their communities. Harper is being recognized for establishing Quik Threads, an online retail store dedicated to […]

Humans of Oglethorpe: Ferrin Tinter ’20

“I transferred here my sophomore year of college. Coming here was really scary because I hate change. I didn’t know if I’d make friends, but on my first day of class I sat in front of the girl who is now my best friend. Coming to Oglethorpe has really helped me find my niche and […]