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Oglethorpe communications earns two awards

Oglethorpe prospective student communications and advertising was awarded two 2018 Educational Advertising Awards, a national competition recognizing the field of educational marketing and advertising. Earning awards were the Oglethorpe University Viewbook, a Merit Award in Student Viewbook, and This is Your Story, a Bronze Award in Search Pieces. Judges for the Educational Advertising Awards consisted of a […]

Oglethorpe picks up two Collegiate Advertising Awards

In February 2018, Oglethorpe’s University Communications department received two honors from the Collegiate Advertising Awards, an elite program recognizing higher education organizations for excellence in communications, marketing, advertising and promotions of their schools. Oglethorpe’s Adult Degree Program received a Gold Award, judged to be in the top 5% of entries, for Website Design. Receiving a Silver Award, […]

Oglethorpe captures 6 awards for communications

Oglethorpe’s University Communications was awarded six 2017 MarCom Awards, recognizing creative work that achieves a high level of excellence and sets a benchmark for other industries in the field. Oglethorpe received two Platinum Awards, the highest designation by MarCom, one in print media for the Oglethorpe University Carillon magazine Fall 2016 edition, and one in digital media […]

Oglethorpe welcomes GA Rotary Scholarship Recipients

This year Oglethorpe welcomes three GA Rotary Scholarship recipients: Emma Stahlfors from Sweden studying economics; Anna Boggiss from New Zealand studying creative writing; and Marc Gevers from South Africa studying psychology. Rotary Clubs around Georgia have provided Rotary Scholarship winners from all over the world the opportunity to attend Oglethorpe University. The Georgia Rotary Student Program (GRSP) was founded in 1946, […]

Time Travelers | Art in America

From Art in America By Michael McCanne In 1936, with the clouds of war rising in Europe, Thornwell Jacobs, president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, set about to create a record of human progress thus far, sealed in a room so future civilizations could understand what life was like in the mid-twentieth century. He is […]

New Atlas Obscura book features Oglethorpe’s Crypt of Civilization

Oglethorpe’s famous Crypt of Civilization, sealed in 1940 and not to be opened until 8113, is featured in the new book version of, a popular site that is a friendly tour-guide to the world’s most curious and wondrous places. Created by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton, the book Atlas Obscura: The Explorer’s Guide to the […]