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Oglethorpe ranked among 2020 Best Value Colleges in Georgia

Oglethorpe University has been ranked among the top schools named Best Value Colleges in Georgia by SmartAsset. SmartAsset has released its sixth annual study on the colleges that give students the best return on their educational investment. To determine the best value colleges and universities across the U.S., they measured a variety of data, including: […]

Broadway’s [title of show] stars crash Oglethorpe Theatre end-of-year awards

Oglethorpe Theatre closed the curtain on the academic year with its annual Wendell Awards—announced virtually this year. The event recognizes theatre students for a range of achievements, including best performances and productions, as determined by theatre department faculty selections and student surveys. This year, in a surprise appearance, Broadway’s Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell joined […]

Economics major selected for American Economic Association scholars program

Rising senior Fatima-Ezzahra Boumahdi ’21 has been accepted into the highly competitive American Economic Association’s Summer Scholars Program (AEASP), marking the third consecutive year that an Oglethorpe student has been selected. AEASP is an eight-week program hosted at Michigan State University. The fellowship provides summer development programs to women and minorities majoring in economics, with […]

Annual awards honor outstanding seniors and faculty

Every year as part of commencement, three awards are presented to exceptional students in the graduating class, and two awards recognize faculty for teaching excellence. Congratulations to this year’s honorees! Syeda Bano ’20, a Politics and Sociology double major, and Erin Raquel Battaglia ’20, a Psychology major, received the esteemed James Edward Oglethorpe Awards. This […]

Communications professor selected for Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program

Dr. Kate Keib, assistant professor of communication studies, has been selected for the Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program, to be held during the 2020-2021 academic year. The Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program was established by former Governor Zell Miller to provide Georgia’s higher education faculty with expanded opportunities for developing important teaching skills, including emerging technologies and […]

Video: Petey Awards honor Oglethorpe’s 2019-2020 student-athletes

Oglethorpe Athletics rounded out the 2019-2020 season on Saturday with the 8th Annual Petey Awards—announced virtually this year. The event, produced by the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), allows Oglethorpe student-athletes to honor the best and brightest performances of the year while reflecting on the athletic year as a whole. The following awards were presented […]

Video: Student entrepreneurs nab funding for business proposals

The end-of-semester finale of the Oglethorpe Idea Incubator program, sponsored by the Oglethorpe Entrepreneur Club and supported by the Hammack School of Business, featured student entrepreneurs pitching their business proposals, similar to TV’s “Shark Tank”. Congratulations to the five student teams who split $4,000 in grant money to fund their business ideas: $1,500 to Travaly (Yasmina Travaly): […]

Freshman selected for College Democrats of Georgia Executive Board

Freshman Nya Davis ’23 has been selected to serve on the College Democrats of Georgia (CDG) Executive Board leadership as Director of Membership. Davis is among three new executive board leaders chosen from a large, competitive applicant pool of college students from across Georgia. An organization of student activists, CDG advocates at all levels of […]