News & Stories

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

The Source

The Source is home to everything that’s happening at Oglethorpe. You’ll find our announcements, news and stories and can even submit your own (anyone with an OU email address can submit).  Have a story idea? Let us know!


Oglethorpe press releases and select media clips.

Recent News from Oglethorpe University

Oglethorpe University is launching Flagship 50, a groundbreaking merit tuition scholarship program open to students across the country. Beginning fall semester 2019, Oglethorpe will match the in-state tuition at the flagship institution of each U.S. st…


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.

Merit News

Oglethorpe University uses Merit to celebrate student accomplishments (like dean’s list, academic awards, study abroad, and internships) and turns those achievements into a verified online profile—a personalized Merit page—for every one of our students.