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Oglethorpe students awarded prestigious scholarship to study abroad

Five Oglethorpe students have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad. Congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients:  Jada Thomas ’23, International Studies major — Cape Town, South Africa in Summer 2023 Brandynn Campbell ’23, Business Administration major […]

OU’s President Ladany joins Excelencia in Education’s “Presidents for Latino Students Success” network

Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority in efforts accelerating Latino student success in higher education, announced today Oglethorpe University President Nick Ladany has been chosen to be part of its “Presidents for Latino Student Success” network. This important national network is composed of college and university presidents and chancellors who commit to making their […]

Oglethorpe receives grant to celebrate first-generation college students

Oglethorpe University is one of 50 institutions nationwide — and one of only two in Georgia — to receive the First Generation College Celebration Grant from the Center for First-Generation Student Success. This annual grant is awarded to colleges and universities to fund programming that will recognize, uplift and honor first-generation students, faculty, staff and […]

Stormy Petrels share Oxford study abroad experience

Study abroad is an incredible way to broaden world views, make meaningful connections with communities all over the world, and forge friendships for life. At Oglethorpe, students have the opportunity to study abroad through Oglethorpe’s 16 International Exchange Partners around the globe — including a premier academic partnership with the University of Oxford in England. This […]

Ambassador of Estonia to U.S. provides global insights to students

Having already housed “tech unicorns,” like telecommunications giant Skype and money-transferring app Wise, Estonia is widely considered to be a preeminent entity in startup activity. Last Thursday, Ambassador of Estonia to the United States Kristjan Prikk visited Oglethorpe University to discuss the emerging entrepreneurial trends of his country, offering engaging insights to aspiring business professionals. […]

Oglethorpe celebrates International Study Abroad Day Feb. 28

On Feb. 28, Oglethorpe will celebrate International Study Abroad Day, a day devoted to bringing awareness of study abroad and its lasting impact on students, campuses, and the global community. Held annually on the last Monday of February, Study Abroad Day builds on International Education Week in November. Join Oglethorpe’s Global Education team, Global Ambassadors, and […]