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Oglethorpe in the News

Reporter Newspapers: “Oglethorpe University, Latin American Association call for change amid protests“. (June 3, 2020) Outgoing Oglethorpe President Larry Schall will be the next President of NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education), reported the Boston Globe and Inside Higher Ed. (June 3, 2020) In Reporter Newspapers’ article “Commentary: Who had the best branding in […]

Statement of Solidarity

Dear Oglethorpe Community, It is with great humility and sadness that we reach out to you as protests unfold in the aftermath of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. These senseless deaths and the continued crisis of racism-fueled violence in America has caused immeasurable suffering and pain. Watching the endless stream […]

An Update from President Schall

Dear Oglethorpe Community: Greetings from the President’s Office. As this pandemic brought our semester on campus to a halt, I have been amazed at how our faculty and staff have come together to deliver the Oglethorpe academic experience remotely. Not only have our students and faculty adapted the classroom experience to a virtual environment with […]

Senior’s research seeks to protect Hawaiian dolphin population

Have you ever come across wildlife at the beach and wondered what to do? You are not alone, according to biology student Alex Prots ’20. Prots’ assistance with faculty-led research on spinner dolphin conservation policy took her to the coasts of Hawaii. There, she learned that wildlife, specifically Hawaiian spinner dolphins, were being treated poorly […]

Oglethorpe in the News, Feb. 7-March 26

Oglethorpe opens film studies program The state’s longest-serving college president, Larry Schall, plans to leave his post at Oglethorpe University after spending 15 years improving the Brookhaven institution. The student body has mushroomed from about 800 to more than 1,300 last fall, and he expects the incoming 2020 class to be even bigger. Presidential Announcement […]

Commencement message for the class of 2020, 3/18/20

A message to seniors from President Schall No Description Due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus, we are saddened to have to cancel the in-person 2020 commencement exercises scheduled for May 9, 2020. A planning group of senior class officers and student leaders are meeting to develop alternate ways to celebrate, which may include the ability […]

Oglethorpe opens film studies program | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In March, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution spotlighted Oglethorpe’s new Film and Media Studies major and minor. Oglethorpe opens film studies program The state’s longest-serving college president, Larry Schall, plans to leave his post at Oglethorpe University after spending 15 years improving the Brookhaven institution. The student body has mushroomed from about 800 to more than 1,300 […]

Housing Update, 3/12/20

Dear Residents, As you read in the President’s notice, we are suspending classes for the week of March 16th and going to a full online class schedule starting March 23rd for the rest of the semester.  At this time, residence halls are open.  We want to make sure students that want and need to be […]