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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 […]

Six reasons to visit the city of Brookhaven | Atlanta Magazine   October 4, 2016 | Jennifer Senator Located between Buckhead and the I-285 perimeter, Brookhaven is one of the metro area’s newest cities (officially designated in 2012). With sprawling parks, historic neighborhoods, plentiful dining and shopping options, a thriving farmer’s market, and easy pedestrian access via the Brookhaven/Oglethorpe MARTA station, this ITP enclave is […]