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Hohnecker named director of Community and Student Engagement

AMERICUS (Aug. 22, 2016)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) announced today that Jill Hohnecker, Residence Life coordinator, will serve as the university's new director of Community and Student Engagement. 

Early indications show GSW enrollment eclipses 3,000 for first time since 2011

AMERICUS (Aug. 19, 2016) – Early returns show that Georgia Southwestern State University’s Fall 2016 enrollment has increased by 5.9 percent (169 students) from the enrollment this time in Fall 2015 (2,870). As of today, Georgia Southwestern’s total stands at 3,039 students – 2,635 undergraduate students and 404 graduate students.

GSW gearing up for Fall semester, Move-in day is Saturday

AMERICUS, Ga. (Aug. 12, 2016)—Saturday, Aug. 13 is “Move In” Day at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW). Over 400 new freshman will arrive on campus early with their families to get settled in the residence halls.

GSW professor, former Olympic swimmer reflects on her time in the pool

AMERICUS, Ga. (Aug. 12, 2016)--Every four years, Olympic fever sweeps the globe. And in Americus, you can't mention the Olympics without mentioning Angel Myers Martino, (now Angel McGuire) the former Olympic champion swimmer who grew up here. Her late father, Kirt Myers, served as Georgia Southwestern State University's School of Education dean. Georgia Southwestern's connection to Olympic swimming doesn't end there, however.

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GACollege411 transitions to GAFutures

GACollege411 is transitioning to GAFutures and will be down starting Wednesday, July 20th at 5pm through Tuesday, July 26.

During this downtime the online GSW undergraduate application will be unavailable, however students can complete the paper application available at

GSW to host sports, science and reading camps this summer

Every summer, Georgia Southwestern State University hosts a number of summer camps for local youth. The University's first camp will commence the week of May 30.


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