News & Stories

University Communications serves as the voice for Oglethorpe University, delivering the latest news, stories and on-campus event coverage.

The Source

Go to the Source to find out everything that’s happening at Oglethorpe. You’ll find our news, stories, announcements and events. Have a story idea? Let us know!


Oglethorpe press releases and select media clips. (pre-December 2017 Newsroom Archive)

Student Hometown News

Oglethorpe University uses Merit to share student accomplishments (like dean’s list, academic awards, study abroad, and internships) with each student’s hometown media, high school and state government representatives. These achievements appear on a personalized Merit page for every one of our students.

Oglethorpe University’s Merit Page

Founded in 1835, Oglethorpe University is Atlanta’s only co-educational small private college, home to 1250 eclectic and engaged students representing 33 states and 31 countries. Renowned for its groundbreaking Core program, Oglethorpe connects theory and practice through the A_LAB (Atlanta Laboratory for Learning), an incubator for students’ experiential learning outside the classroom.


Oglethorpe University’s national award-winning magazine delivers the biggest Oglethorpe news and stories as well as alumni updates. The Carillon is published twice per year.