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AMERICUS, Ga. (Jan. 12, 2017) -- Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will host its annual MLK Convocation on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. in the Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. The keynote speaker is Jerry L. Hardee, Ph.D., special assistant to the president (retired) of Life University, and lifelong educator. This year’s theme for convocation is “Realizing King’s Dream in the Urgency of Now.”
AMERICUS, Ga. (January 10, 2017) -- Chasity Moody Oleson is a recent graduate of Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and a veteran. She was recently honored as the School of Business Administration’s Outstanding Online Student.
AMERICUS, Ga. (January 5, 2017) – The Rubik’s Cube was invented in Hungary in 1974. On January 7, 2017, the first Rubik’s Cube tournament in Americus will be held on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW). Americus native and GSW junior, Joshua Cherian, is a “Cube” enthusiast. He has organized the competition set for Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Success Center Conference Rooms.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Jan. 5, 2017) – -- Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and Americus/Sumter County were recently highlighted in the Georgia Trend publication. In the feature titled “Made in Americus,” GSW and Americus are lauded for their efforts in educating an innovative workforce and growing an entrepreneurial economy.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Jan. 4, 2017) – Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) School of Nursing has been honored as a top ranking Online Master’s in Nursing Program and Best Online Accelerated Nursing Program by AffordableColleges.com and AffordableCollegesOnline.com respectively.
From the University System of Georgia
ATLANTA (Dec. 20, 2016)--The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has named the two committees required by Regents’ policy to conduct a national search for the next president of Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW).
Americus Police Officer Nick Smarr and Georgia Southwestern State University Police Officer Jody Smith passed away Dec. 7 and Dec. 8, 2016 after being mortally wounded in the line of duty. They were best friends.
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)--“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.
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.
AMERICUS (Nov. 30, 2016)--Thanks to the presentation of Dr. Nedialka Iordanova and with the help of Dr. Catalina Casaru, related to promoting the GSW Service Learning Study Abroad Program (UNIV 4000), the program’s proposal was selected to be funded by the charity initiatives at OM Partners in Atlanta. The funding totaled $4,591.
ARTICLE FROM THE ALBANY HERALD by Jim Hendricks
ALBANY (Nov 22, 2016) — Art inspired words — 1,000 of them — for college and high school students whose essays were chosen winners in the second annual A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words contest conducted by the Albany Museum of Art.
AMERICUS, GA (Nov. 28, 2016)—For the last two years, Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has infused great emphasis on global awareness throughout its curriculum by way of (but not limited to) international programs and study abroad opportunities. As such, the practice of inviting visiting scholars to work and teach on campus is equally important.