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Oglethorpe University’s OUR Time Campaign Raises $50.2 Million, Surpasses Goal More Than One Year Early

Campaign achieves largest single fundraising total in university history Oglethorpe University has exceeded the $50 million fundraising goal for its Our Time comprehensive campaign, announced publicly at its launch in 2013. Originally envisioned to conclude in June 2017, the campaign has raised $50.2 million to benefit capital and program objectives, the Annual Fund, student scholarships, […]

CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, Atlanta Arts Leader Richard Garner to Speak at Oglethorpe University’s 2015 Commencement

(ATLANTA) – The 2015 Oglethorpe University Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 16 at 9:00 a.m. on the academic quadrangle of the campus, at 4484 Peachtree Road, N.E, in Atlanta, Ga. Oglethorpe University President Lawrence M. Schall and Board of Trustees Chair Ceree Eberly, Chief People Officer at The Coca-Cola Company, will preside […]

Arts Partnerships to Bring the Alliance Theatre, Horizon Theatre & Capitol City Opera to Oglethorpe’s Conant Performing Arts Center

(Atlanta, February 19, 2015) – Oglethorpe University has partnered with three leading Atlanta arts organizations—the Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre, the Horizon Theatre Company, and Capitol City Opera Company—to present performances and provide educational opportunities for students of all ages at the Conant Performing Arts Center. “With the unfortunate dissolution of Georgia Shakespeare in the fall, […]

Oglethorpe University Awarded Three-Year Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support Core Curriculum

(Atlanta, September 16, 2014) – The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has selected Oglethorpe University to receive a sizable three-year grant to support its “Explorations in the Core,” program, which evaluates and implements innovations in the Oglethorpe Core curriculum. The grant is awarded through the foundation’s Liberal Arts Colleges Program. Oglethorpe’s award-winning, innovative core curriculum has […]

“STEALING BASE: Cuba at Bat” Makes Atlanta Debut at Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

Arlés del Rio, Untitled from the series Esperando que caigan las cosas del cielo or Deporte nacional (Hoping That Things Fall from the Sky or National Sport), 2012. Shelley and Donald Rubin Private Collection. September 4, 2014 – The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is pleased to present STEALING BASE: Cuba at Bat, a visual exploration of baseball through the varied perspectives of […]