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School of Education’s edTPA scores exceed Georgia pass rates

AMERICUS, Ga. (July 13, 2016) – Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) 2015-2016 edTPA scores are in and they surpass the Georgia pass rate. edTPA is a new requirement for teachers and teacher candidates in the state of Georgia as of September 1, 2015 per the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

Tate named provost of Wingate University

AMERICUS, Ga. (July 11, 2016) – Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) associate vice president for academic affairs was recently named provost of Wingate University starting in the fall of 2016. After a nationwide search, Helen Tate, Ph.D., was selected to serve as Wingate’s first provost since the 1990s. Retired assistant vice president Lynda Lee Purvis will fill Tate’s role in the interim until a permanent replacement is selected.

Banner, RAIN downtime June 30 July 1

Banner & RAIN will be down for maintenance starting Thursday, July at noon until 7 am of Tuesday, July 1.

We will do our best to ensure that the downtime is minimal and appreciate your patience.


GSW to be exclusive USG Institution to offer BBA through eMajor

AMERICUS (June 21, 2016) – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has just been approved as the exclusive University System of Georgia (USG) school to offer a Bachelor of Business Administration through the eMajor program beginning Spring 2017.

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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.

Honors and Recognition Ceremony set for April 25 in Jackson Hall

AMERICUS (April 13, 2016)--Georgia Southwestern State University will honor students, faculty and staff Monday, April 25 at 6 p.m. in Jackson Performance Hall during the annual Honors and Recognition Ceremony.

GSW Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month


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