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AMERICUS (Jan. 7, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University recently named veteran GSW campus police officer Michael “Mike” Tracy the new director of Public Safety. Tracy served as interim director following the death of Chief Oris Bryant, Jr. in September of 2013.
Winter 2014 edition of GSW’s alumni magazine "Aeolian" released
AMERICUS (Jan. 3, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University will host its annual MLK Convocation Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 11 a.m. in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center.The keynote speakers are entrepreneurs and GSW alums Theopolis “Theo” and Lakinia Ramsey.
AMERICUS (Dec. 20, 2013)—Jeffrey Waldrop, Ph.D., professor of English, received the Excellence and Commitment to Teaching Award at Georgia Southwestern State University during the graduation awards breakfast Saturday, Dec. 14 in the Marshall Student Center.
AMERICUS (Dec. 16, 2013)—Georgia Southwestern State University’s club fishing team has seen much success during its four-year existence, having won some tournaments and finishing well in others.Team captain Chandler Ray of Arlington, Ga., and his brother Carson continued that success, recently finishing seventh at the Wackem College Open on Lake Lanier.
AMERICUS (Dec. 12, 2013)—The Georgia Southwestern Foundation Board of Trustees held its fall 2013 full board meeting recently with Chairman Jimmy Skipper presiding.During the meeting, George Pritchard was voted a life trustee and four other current members were re-elected: Rick Davis, Mike Denham, Wallace Mays and Skipper. Nominated and elected by their peers, the 26-member group provides external oversight to the Foundation’s operations.
AMERICUS (Dec. 11, 2013)—The name “Waitsman” has long been known for service in the Americus community. Thanks to a new service learning award established through the GSW Foundation by Marie Waitsman and her family, the name will be an integral part of Georgia Southwestern State University, as well.The Leonard and Marie Waitsman Service Learning Award will be available beginning Spring 2014.
AMERICUS (Dec. 10, 2013) —Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 in Convocation Hall of the GSW Student Success Center. Rob Watts, interim president of Georgia Perimeter College, will be the commencement speaker.
AMERICUS (Dec. 9, 2013)--Assistant Professor of political science, D. Jason Berggren, Ph.D., recently returned from a 12-day trip to China (Nov. 13-24). He presented three one-hour lectures on President Jimmy Carter at Southwest Jiaotong University in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. Before students and faculty, Berggren discussed the political rise and election of Carter in 1976 (Nov. 15), Carter’s foreign policy (Nov. 18), and Carter’s relationship with China during his presidency and post-presidency (Nov. 21). Each lecture was followed by a question-and-answer session.
AMERICUS (Dec. 4, 2013)—Harold Isaacs, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history at Georgia Southwestern State University, has edited “Major Third World Developments in the Late 20th and Early 21st Centuries,” the Fall 2013 issue of Journal of Third World Studies (JTWS), published by the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS).
AMERICUS (Nov. 21, 2013)--Nedialka Iordanova, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry, was announced as Georgia Southwestern State University’s 2013-14 Featured Scholar today by President Kendall A. Blanchard, Ph.D.
AMERICUS (May 21, 2014)—The Georgia Southwestern Foundation Board of Trustees held its spring full board meeting Friday, May 16 with Chairman Jimmy Skipper presiding. Local real estate agent Mark Pace will serve as the new Chairman and will lead the group for the next two years.
AMERICUS (May 22, 2014)--The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation presented Georgia Southwestern State University with an Excellence in Rehabilitation Award Friday for its renovation of Collum Hall in 2011.
AMERICUS (Nov. 12, 2013)--Linda Randall and Talisha Lawson, co-advisors of the Georgia Southwestern State University Chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, have received the 2013 Delta Bronze award. The award is in recognition of the efforts made by Randall and Lawson and for the 14% increase in membership since the 2011-2012 academic year.