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Commencement speakers for Class of 2021 and Class 2020 ceremonies announced

Two prominent Atlanta leaders will address the Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 graduates during their respective commencement ceremonies, the university announced today. Georgia State Representative Dar’shun Kendrick, an Oglethorpe alumna, will address the graduating Class of 2021 on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Retired Atlanta Federal Reserve President and Chief Executive […]

2021-2022 Student Government Association & Programming Board announced

The results for the 2021-2022 Student Government Association and Programming Board elections have been announced. These students will represent the student body for the next academic year. President: Justin Bennett Vice President of the Senate: Jakeb Sanders Vice President of the Programming Board: Jillian Heatly Vice President of Inter Club Council: Hrishika Chhertri Treasurer: Olivia […]

Mary Jane Stuart Kohler Memorial Scholarship application deadline May 3

The Mary Jane Stuart Kohler Memorial Scholarship Fund provides a $2000 scholarship to a rising junior or senior female student at Oglethorpe University who best exhibits the distinguishing characteristics of Mary Jane Stuart Kohler: “An outgoing, upbeat personality; passionate in the pursuit of personal excellence; active in campus life; and displaying a strong sense of […]

New rankings put Oglethorpe among best Georgia liberal arts colleges

Oglethorpe University has been recognized as part of the 2021 PLEXUSS Global Rankings in the following areas: # 5 Best Liberal Arts College in Georgia # 6 Best in Georgia Offering Accounting Programs # 8 Best in Georgia Offering Humanities Programs¬† PLEXUSS helps more than seven million students evaluate and connect with 18,0000+ colleges and […]

In-person commencement ceremonies to celebrate 2021 & 2020 graduates

This spring, Oglethorpe University will host on-campus, in-person commencement ceremonies to honor the Class of 2021 and the Class of 2020! These events will be the university‚Äôs first large gatherings in more than a year—and a welcome chance to come together to celebrate an important milestone for our graduates! The Class of 2021 commencement ceremony […]

Oglethorpe’s new sociology honor society inducts first members

Oglethorpe recently launched a new chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta, an international sociology honor society that recognizes the highest achieving sociology majors and minors. Alpha Kappa Delta seeks to promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and other social and intellectual activities that will lead to improvement in […]

Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society taps new members

Oglethorpe University’s Omicron Delta Kappa Circle has tapped 11 new members into the highly selective national leadership honor society: Justin Bennett ’22 Caroline Bond ’21 Nick Breitfeller ’22 Natasha Byrd, associate director of residence life Vivian Manso ’21 Bess Moore ’22 Malisa Reichard ’21 Taylor Roberts ’21 Erin Sherrill, director of career development Dr. Robert […]

Oglethorpe announces plans for full return to campus in Fall 2021

Oglethorpe University President Nick Ladany announced today the university’s plans for a full return to campus for the fall semester. “As we near the mid-semester mark, I continue to be inspired by the commitment and ingenuity of our community,” said President Ladany. “As vaccinations continue to be dispersed and transmission rates slowly decline, we are […]

Canton & Company spotlights Oglethorpe’s successful COVID-19 strategy

Oglethorpe’s partnership with Canton & Company was key to a successful fall semester—and it continues to aid campus operations while navigating the ongoing pandemic. Recently, the public health company released a case study of Oglethorpe’s approach to reopening campus. Canton & Company provided guidance for implementing multiple strategies in fall 2020 to limit the spread […]

Oglethorpe University ranks among the top colleges in Georgia, best liberal arts school

Intelligent.com has named Oglethorpe University among the Best Colleges In Georgia. Oglethorpe was also designated Georgia’s Best Liberal Arts University. Georgia colleges were evaluated based on the quality of education, flexible learning options, cost, student engagement, graduation rate, potential future earnings, and post-graduate employment. All accredited institutions—from small, private colleges to the largest state universities—were […]