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AMERICUS (May 26, 2016)—“Carleen Wise is a wonderful illustration of the saying ‘keep your eyes on the prize.'" These words came from Liz Wilson, Ph.D., dean of the School of Business Administration, when describing recent Georgia Southwestern State University graduate Carleen Wise, a native of Plains, Ga.
AMERICUS (May 26, 2016)—The Georgia Southwestern Foundation Board of Trustees held its spring full board meeting Thursday, May 19. This served as local real estate agent Mark Pace’s last meeting as chairman. Will Peterson, assistant vice president of Human Resources for Phoebe Putney Health System, was voted the new chair and will serve a two-year term.
REYNOLDS/WARNER ROBINS/UPATOI (May 20, 2016) – The Georgia Southwestern Foundation, Inc. recently received $5,000 in grant funds from the Flint Energies Foundation. The funds from the grant will be used to purchase Gait analysis software to further the education of Exercise Science students.
AMERICUS (May 24, 2016)–Every year Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) welcomes incoming freshman and transfer students and their parents to campus for S.T.O.R.M. Day. The first S.T.O.R.M. Day of the year lands on May 26.
AMERICUS (May 11, 2016)– “Sirocco,” Georgia Southwestern State University’s annual student-published Literary and Visual Arts Magazine was recently released for 2016. A reading and release party held on April 21 celebrated the new edition titled, “Scattered Thoughts.”
AMERICUS (May 11, 2016)-– An annual report on the economic impact of the University System of Georgia on the state reveals a 9.2 percent increase from fiscal year 2014 to 2015. Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) impact increased by five percent from $76.5 million to $80.4 million.
AMERICUS (May 6, 2016)--Georgia Southwestern State University held its Spring 2016 Commencement today and conferred bachelor's and master's degrees to approximately 250 students. The event was held in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. Retired State Senator George Hooks delivered the keynote address.
AMERICUS (May 5, 2016)--The Department of Theater, Communication and Media Arts at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) just released the "teaser" trailer for its first feature film, "Which Way There."
AMERICUS, GEORGIA (May 4, 2016) — Each year, the month of May is designated by the President of the United States 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—“Blaze a Trail”—emphasizes the ways older adults are reinventing themselves through new work and new passions, engaging their communities, and blazing a trail of positive impact on the lives of people of all ages.
AMERICUS (April 27, 2016)—Georgia Southwestern State University held its Spring 2016 Honors and Recognition Ceremony Monday, April 25. Held in Jackson Performance Hall, this event, in a more comprehensive way, recognized faculty and staff for excellence in teaching, scholarship, advising and service, as well as student excellence in each academic discipline.
AMERICUS (April 21, 2016)—Kathleen Tucker of Americus was awarded recently for her service to Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and the Alumni Association. Tucker was named the Leewynn J. Finklea Outstanding Alumni Award recipient at GSW’s Spring Alumni Event April 9.
AMERICUS (April 18, 2016)—Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its Spring 2016 Commencement ceremony Friday, May 6 at 3 p.m. in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. The commencement speaker will be George Hooks. An Americus insurance agent, Hooks served 32 years in the Georgia General Assembly.
AMERICUS, GEORGIA (April 15, 2016) — RCI REACH, a program of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) in collaboration with Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, is now available in Sumter and the surrounding counties.
AMERICUS, Ga. (April 13, 2016)--Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is pleased to announce that 20 members have been invited and inducted into its membership through the Pi Gamma Chapter of Georgia Southwestern State University. These members include Lauren Barfield, Aryn Beall, Amanda Berstler, Mishelle Butler, Hannah Conger, Haley Hagin, Cassidy Jolly, Hillaree McClelland, Samantha Nelson, Shakela Peak, Ashley Rhodes, Rebecca Sauls, Stephanie Summerlin, Taylor Summers, Catherine Sumner, Rebecca Swords, Hope Teasley, Kyndall Tomlinson, Zachery Ward and Mary Wilson.
AMERICUS, Ga. (April 6, 2016)—Preston Weaver, Aramark residential location manager at Mercer University, was recently named Aramark food service director at GSW (GSW Dining). Having served as interim director since Feb. 1 upon the position vacated by Shane Collins, Weaver’s first day as permanent director was March 15.