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Statement on Georgia Southwestern State University Public Safety Officer Jody Smith

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.” 

GSW School of Business Administration holds Business Ethics Panel


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.

Mayor signs proclamation designating November as National Caregivers Month in Americus

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.

GSW named 2017 Military Friendly® School

AMERICUS, Ga. (November 30, 2016)— Victory Media, the premier media entity for military service members and their families, has named Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) to their Military Friendly Schools® list. Institutions were named to the elite list based on their ability to meet student retention, graduation, job placement, loan repayment, persistence (degree advancement or transfer) and loan default rates for all students, specifically student veterans.

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2nd Annual 'Pancakes with the Presdent' to be served up Nov. 30
'Wheatley Lighting' set for Nov. 30


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

Panorama Series discusses 'Globalism and Nationalism' Oct. 25



Tuesday, October 25th at 4:00 pm in the Carter I Lecture Hall

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