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Oglethorpe in the news: Dec. 20-Jan. 16

Oglethorpe museum to host Mississippi photography exhibit An exhibit of travel photography by Atlanta resident Jane Robbins Kerr will open Jan. 10 at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art in Brookhaven. Kerr has traveled the world, photographing people and places, according to the museum. The exhibit will continue through March 1. Admission to the exhibit […]

Oglethorpe in the news: Nov. 15-Dec. 19

Reimagining 1970’s Building I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation – PUPN At Oglethorpe University, an expanded 45,000-square-foot student hub features flex learning spaces. When the Fall semester began on Aug. 19, science and business students at Oglethorpe University attended classes in the newly completed I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation (formerly […]

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, […]

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, […]

Brookhaven ranked among ‘Best Suburbs for Young Professionals’

Brookhaven, home of Oglethorpe University, has received an A+ ranking in Niche’s 2019 Best Suburbs for Young Professionals in the Atlanta area. A wide range of factors were considered in the ranking, including the number of residents age 25-34, diversity, higher education rate, job opportunities, cost of living, and access to bars, restaurants and coffee […]

Georgia ranks no. 1 in business for seventh straight year

Site Selection, a leading economic development trade magazine, named Georgia the leading state in the nation in which to do business for the seventh consecutive year. Georgia has been ranked among the top 10 states in Site Selection’s business climate rankings throughout the last decade and is the only state to win the business publication’s […]

Remembering Dr. Donald Stanton, Oglethorpe University President (1988-1999)

Dr. Donald Sheldon Stanton, Oglethorpe’s 14th President, passed away on October 30, 2019. Dr. Stanton served in higher education throughout his entire professional life, and served as Oglethorpe’s president from 1988 to 1999. During Dr. Stanton’s tenure, Oglethorpe University saw unprecedented growth in facilities, with added or renovated space equivalent to more than two-thirds of […]

Oglethorpe in the news: Oct. 25-Nov. 14

Georgia colleges hoping Dreamers win U.S. Supreme Court case Two Georgia colleges and universities have sided in support of young immigrants seeking federal financial aid to college and other benefits in a case scheduled to come before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. Brookhaven’s Oglethorpe University joins other colleges to support DACA case before Supreme […]

Oglethorpe in the news: Oct. 4-24

A scholarship program makes college a reality for undocumented students With the academic year in full swing, thousands of college students across the country are unable to pay for a higher education because their legal status blocks them from scholarships or financial aid, including from the federal government, the largest provider. Brookhaven city candidates stake […]