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Oglethorpe in the news: June 7-20

These are the best colleges in Georgia, according to a new 2019 ranking It’s time to bring out the friendly school rivalries. ” RELATED: Two Georgia schools among America’s 50 ‘smartest colleges’ Personal finance site WalletHub just released its 2019 best colleges ranking comparing 951 of the country’s colleges and universities across seven key dimensions, […]

Oglethorpe in the news: May 24-June 6

Opinion: Making a difference in civil, respectful ways As we all know, these graduates didn’t get here on their own. Behind each and every one of them stands family, friends, and mentors. Many of you are here today. Would the graduates please rise, turn toward your guests and give them a rousing ovation for all […]

Oglethorpe in the news: May 3-23

John David Orme Title: Political Science Educator Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States John David Orme has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in political science. Dr. Orme’s view of the world is one of ongoing curiosity of the evolving and changing nature of society. City Lights: “The Tubman […]

Oglethorpe in the news: April 19-May 2

Larry Schall stepping down as president of Oglethorpe University – Atlanta Business Chronicle Larry Schall is stepping down next year after 15 years as president of Oglethorpe University. In “A note from Oglethorpe for friends,” Schall, Oglethorpe’s 16th president, said, “It is with deep conviction, yet with a catch in my throat, that I’ve informed […]

Oglethorpe in the news: April 5-18

Oglethorpe students expand diversity of its museum’s collection Oglethorpe University’s Museum of Art was missing something, student leaders thought. The gallery has grown threefold in the past three years, officials said, with classic century-old French paintings and other artwork. However, there are few pieces depicting the lives of people of color. Oglethorpe University students make […]

Oglethorpe in the news: March 29-April 4

Oglethorpe student helps Buckhead Heritage curate historic landmark map An Oglethorpe University student is leading an effort to make standards for what should be included in the Buckhead Heritage Society’s wide-ranging map of historic community landmarks. The “Buckhead Historic Treasures” map, available online at, has more than 675 entries, from historical markers to cemeteries […]

Oglethorpe in the news: March 22-28

‘Listen: Works By Women’ Celebrates Chamber Music Written By Female Composers | 90.1 FM WABE The road for equal representation in U.S. orchestras hasn’t been an easy or quick one. Whatever statistics you may find, women are still underrepresented in the orchestral world. Sunday evening, Oglethorpe hopes to change that narrative by hosting a celebration […]

Oglethorpe in the news: March 15-21

GET’s DRIVING MISS DAISY To Play At Oglethorpe June 28-July 21 Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), the professional North Fulton theatre company, announces that it will remount its acclaimed production of the Pulitzer prize-winning play Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry this summer. The AJC reported┬áthat Oglethorpe University junior and Clarkston High graduate Claudine Niyonsenga received […]

Oglethorpe in the News: March 1-14

Top Stories Nike Soccer Camps Adds New Location at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia Campers have the opportunity to learn from a collegiate coach who brings a wealth of experience to the game Wes Anania serves as the Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Oglethorpe and brings his 10+ years of coaching experience to the table […]

Oglethorpe in the news: Feb 22-28

Top Stories Group to give Oglethorpe University Dreamers scholarships Some Oglethorpe University students unable to receive federal financial aid because of their immigration status will get scholarships from a national organization created to help them, the organization announced Friday. TheDream.US will begin offering the scholarships at the start of the 2019-20 school year, the organization […]