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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’s 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 […]

Oglethorpe once again recognized for transfer student success

Oglethorpe University is among only 150 U.S. colleges and universities named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2021 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes the most transfer-friendly schools. The is the third consecutive year Oglethorpe has made the list. The premier honor society for two-year college students, Phi Theta Kappa annually selects those four-year colleges and […]

Oglethorpe a ‘standout’ in 2021 Forbes College Financial Grades

Forbes recently took a look at the financial health of 921 private not-for-profit colleges to determine their annual college financial ratings—this year as a potential measure of how they will weather the pandemic. The leading finance publication specifically called out Oglethorpe University as a “standout,” citing the university’s “big comeback” financially. “Oglethorpe finished fiscal 2018 […]