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Coronavirus Update, 3/11/20

The university continues to monitor the updates on the spread of coronavirus and has formed a COVID-19 Task Force that is assessing the situation on our campus and local community daily to ensure the safety of everyone in the Oglethorpe community. The task force continues to follow the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control […]

Oglethorpe University Presidential Announcement – March 11

Join us as we introduce the 17th president of Oglethorpe University. Wednesday, March 11 at 4:00 PM In person: Conant Performing Arts Center Reception with the new president to follow No RSVP required Online: Watch the announcement live on Facebook In April 2019, Oglethorpe’s 16th president, Dr. Lawrence M. Schall, announced that he will step […]

Coronavirus update for the Oglethorpe community, 3/4/20

Oglethorpe University is continuing to monitor developments with the COVID-19 (Corona) virus. To date, two cases have been confirmed in Georgia, confined to a single family and related to travel to Milan, Italy. We are in close contact with our students travelling abroad and are monitoring their health and safety. As this is an evolving […]

Oglethorpe in the news: Jan. 17-Feb. 6

Major Private Gifts to Higher Education This list covers gifts since 1967. An abridged version of this list was published in the August 23, 2019, Almanac issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Additions to and changes in the list since then appear in bold italics. Last updated on February 3, 2020. Supplements to earlier […]

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 […]