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What You’ll Actually Pay At 1,550 Colleges | NPR

From NPR: With college, there’s the sticker price and the actual price you pay. This is the real cost for each school. There are two prices for every college degree: the sticker price and the net price. The sticker price is the number that most schools list in their brochures. The net price is that […]

Study Abroad Awesomeness

I’ve heard plenty of excuses why students don’t want to study abroad. They don’t want to miss out on a semester. They’re afraid they’ll get behind. Perhaps there’s an internship they want to do, or a concert they want to go see. Maybe they think that it’s too difficult to put all their friends and […]

Turner Lynch Campus Center Wins “Best of the Best” Award

Congratulations to Collins Cooper Carusi Architects, who were recognized for design excellence for Oglethorpe’s Turner Lynch Campus Center, which opened in August 2013. CCCA received first place in the education and research category of the 2014 International Interior Design Association‘s “Best of the Best” Awards, which are “the highest honor that IIDA Georgia can bestow […]

Communications Interns Step Into the Real World at PR Conference

Interns in Pegasus Creative, Oglethorpe’s student communications agency, recently attended the annual Real World PR Conference for college students, hosted by the Public Relations Society of America in February. During the all-day event, the students were able to learn more about PR careers and to ask questions of industry leaders from Chick-fil-A, Georgia Aquarium, Delta Air Lines, Children’s […]

Why Every Tech Company Needs An English Major | Business Insider

From Business Insider: Our tech-centric society needs the communication skills that English majors have in abundance. It’s an increasingly tired meme that we need more STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) graduates. Of course we do. Research shows we need more qualified workers to accommodate an economy that’s increasingly reliant on engineering skills. But there’s something else […]

New Perspectives: LEAD Ecuador

In 2012, OU launched a new partnership with LeadAbroad, an immersive study abroad program that combines the principles of leadership, education, adventure and diplomacy into five-week trips to countries scattered around the globe. Created by dynamic entrepreneurs who have a heart for service and a spirit of adventure, LeadAbroad is a program for young people, […]

Oglethorpe’s Hour

Now in growth mode, the university makes a compelling case for broader, deeper alumni support Ronald Reagan is sworn in as president; Mikhail Gorbachev is named the new Soviet premier. “We Are the World” debuts with fanfare, but it’s Madonna who dominates the pop charts. This is what life looked like in 1985, the last […]

Getting in the Spirit at Oglethorpe

Craig Borne ’15 has a not-so-secret mission: to help students feel more spirited on campus. Borne’s identity is not a government super agent but rather a super student at Oglethorpe. (Sorry, had to do it!) He’s a biopsychology major with a double minor in sociology and chemistry. To top this off, he’s a member of […]