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Americus, Ga. (Dec. 9, 2016) – On a somber day for the campus and local community, Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) held its Fall 2016 Commencement today and conferred bachelor's, master’s and specialist degrees to approximately 400 students.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Dec. 8, 2016)--Updated: “We have just received word that GSW Public Safety Officer Jody Smith has succumbed to his injuries and has passed away,” said GSW Interim President Charles Patterson. “We offer our deepest condolences to his family during this very difficult time. Officer Smith was a bright, young and energetic officer, and he will be sorely missed.”
AMERICUS, Ga. (Dec. 6, 2016) – Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) School of Business Administration recently hosted a Business Ethics Panel brunch on Nov. 30. The event included a panel discussion and awards for the School of Business’ Outstanding Students.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Nov. 30, 2016)--The work of a family caregiver is difficult and can be relentless. Unfortunately, awareness for caregiver needs and support often falls short.
Americus Mayor Barry Blount helped remedy that earlier this month as he - in partnership with the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) and in conjunction with a national designation - signed a city proclamation marking November 2016 as National Family Caregivers Month in Americus, Georgia. The signing was held Nov. 14 at City Hall.
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AMERICUS, Ga. (Dec. 10, 2016)--Georgia Southwestern State University will host the funeral for Americus Police Officer Nicholas Smarr Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m in the Student Success Center “Storm Dome” (building 10 in campus map).
AMERICUS, Ga. (Dec. 9, 2016)--Georgia Southwestern State University will be hosting a prayer vigil initiated by GSW's chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity in honor and memory of fallen Americus Police Officer Nicholas Smarr and GSW Officer Jody Smith.
The vigil will take place tonight at 7 p.m. at the front entrance of the Wheatley Administration Building (building number 1 on this map). The community is invited to attend this event.
Family members or handicapped individuals are welcome to park beside the Wheatley Administration Building. Others wishing to attend are asked to park behind the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex (building's number 48 and 49 on the map) or the lot between the Education Center and the Magnolia Residence Hall (buildings 32 and 47 on the map).
For additional information, call (229) 931-2037.
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WHAT: Georgia Southwestern State University's second annual "Wheatley Lighting" event where students, faculty and staff ceremoniously plug in lights that are wrapped around the Wheatley Administration Building