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Oglethorpe ranked among top Georgia schools by Intelligent.com

Research company Intelligent.com has once again named Oglethorpe University among its Best Colleges In Georgia. Intelligent.com annually evaluates top schools in the state based on four categories: academic quality, graduation rate, cost and return on investment, and resources available to students. All accredited higher education institutions—from small, private colleges to the largest state universities—were reviewed. […]

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 […]

Coca-Cola Foundation continues support of Oglethorpe’s best and brightest

Last week representatives of The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Foundation visited Oglethorpe University to meet scholarship recipients and receive an update on institutional priorities and goals. Saadia Madsbjerg, president of the Coca-Cola Foundation, and Fran Killeen, The Coca-Cola Company’s Director of Global Community Affairs, visited the Oglethorpe campus Sept. 14 and heard firsthand how the […]

Oglethorpe welcomes largest first year class ever

Oglethorpe University enrolled a record 425 first-year students Fall Semester, the largest freshman class in the university’s 187-year history. The class swelled overall enrollment to its highest level ever as well reaching 1,494. “We’re glad so many students are finding a home at Oglethorpe,” said President Nick Ladany. “The message that Oglethorpe is a place […]

Lance Wallace appointed Vice President for Marketing and Communications at Oglethorpe University

Following a national search, Oglethorpe University President Nick Ladany has named Lance Wallace as Vice President for Marketing and Communications. Wallace joins the university’s senior administrative leadership team on September 14, 2022. In this role, Wallace will lead the University’s Marketing and Communications department, overseeing brand management, strategic marketing and advertising, executive communications, media relations, crisis communications, […]

President’s Leadership Institute inaugural cohort announced

The President’s Leadership Institute, established by the Office of the President in 2022, is a new year-long professional development opportunity for Oglethorpe faculty and staff. Participants will explore the world of higher education, while gaining valuable, transferable leadership skills. The inaugural cohort of faculty and staff who will participate is diverse, representing various disciplines, departments, […]