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AMERICUS, Ga. (June 22, 2017) – On Saturday, June 17 at the first annual Paint the Town Blue gala, Sergeant Nathaniel Milledge was named Officer of the Year for the Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) Department of Public Safety. The event was held in GSW’s Storm Dome.

ATLANTA – (June 20) – Board of Regents Chair C. Thomas Hopkins Jr., MD and Chancellor Steve Wrigley announced today that the Board of Regents named Dr. Neal Weaver as the sole finalist for the position of president of Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) in Americus.

AMERICUS, Ga. (June 13, 2017) – The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Museum recently announced their quarterfinalists for the fifth annual Music Educator Award, and one of Georgia Southwestern State University’s own made the list.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2017)--Georgia Southwestern State University was recognized earlier this month by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) with a 2017 Educational Fundraising Award, which recognizes U.S. institutions for overall performance and improvement in educational fundraising programs. GSW was one of 89 colleges and universities selected from among 554 eligible institutions by CASE.

AMERICUS, Ga. (June 9, 2017) -- Cubing is the term used for solving a Rubik’s cube, and it will be returning to Americus with another competition. On June 24, Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will play host to cube enthusiasts for the Windsor Classic.

ATHENS, Ga (June 6, 2017) – Ellen Cotter, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW), recently completed the 2017 Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program. As one of 15 faculty members from institutions of higher education across the state, Cotter was selected after a highly competitive application and selection process.

AMERICUS, Ga. (May 22, 2017)—Continuing its commitment to advance education, the AT&T Foundation presented Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) with a check today on their campus to support the University’s Gateways to Completion project. The grant funds will help faculty and staff at GSW reduce failure rates in "gateway" courses which have high rates of failure.

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 29.

Americus, Ga. (May 16, 2017) – After nearly a decade at Georgia Southwestern State University, Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) Brian Adler, Ph. D., is retiring on June 1, 2017.

Approximately 260 Georgia Southwestern State University students graduated yesterday - May 4, 2017. The commencement speaker was South Georgia Technical College President John Watford.

Americus, Ga. (May 4, 2017) – Victoria Duren, who graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University today with a degree in nursing, has overcome larger obstacles than most students.  

AMERICUS, GEORGIA (May 3, 2017) — Each year, the month of May is designated as Older Americans Month. The theme, as issued by the Administration for Community Living and U.S. Administration on Aging, for this year’s celebration—“Age Out Loud”—gives aging a new voice to reflect what today’s older adults have to say.

AMERICUS (May 2, 2016)—Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its Spring 2017 Commencement ceremony Thursday, May 4 at 3 p.m. in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. The commencement speaker will be South Georgia Technical College President John Watford.

Five Mattie J.T. Stepanek Caregiving Scholarship winners will receive $2,000

AMERICUS, GEORGIA — The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) is pleased to open nominations for the 2017 Mattie J.T. Stepanek Caregiving Scholarship. The Stepanek Scholarships provide financial assistance to military caregivers who have demonstrated a commitment to caring not only for their loved ones, but also for themselves.

AMERICUS (April 27, 2017)--The home of Georgia Southwestern State University's Department of Public Safety officially received a new name in February when the University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved the "Nicholas Smarr and Jody Smith Memorial Building" moniker. 

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