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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 […]

Oglethorpe University & Gables Residential, Inc. Partner to Develop “Gables Oglethorpe” Residential Community

Development to feature 374 apartment homes, classroom space, and community park Campus expansion to accommodate Oglethorpe’s enrollment growth (Note: The project was later renamed Gables Brookhaven.) (Atlanta, September 3, 2014) — Oglethorpe University and Gables Residential, Inc., a real estate development company headquartered in Atlanta, have partnered to construct Gables Oglethorpe, a mixed-use luxury apartment […]

Oglethorpe University Joins Institute of International Education Coalition to Double Number of Students Who Study Abroad by End of Decade

Oglethorpe pledges to increase student study abroad participation by 40% Oglethorpe launches GO:Rome study abroad center in summer 2014 May 21, 2014 – Oglethorpe University has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. […]

OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science

March 11, 2014 The exhibitions OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science, an Atlanta Science Festival event, and BLIND/SIGHT: Conversations with the Visually Inspired will be on view at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art from March 22 through May 4, 2014. OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing over of Art & Science, an exhibition […]

Dr. Glenn Sharfman Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Oglethorpe University

Contact: Renee Vary, 404-364-8868 or [email protected] (ATLANTA, GA) – Following a nationwide search, Oglethorpe University has selected Dr. Glenn Sharfman as its new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Sharfman comes to Oglethorpe from Manchester University (North Manchester, Ind.), where he has been Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of […]