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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.
ANDERSONVILLE, Georgia (Nov. 7, 2013)--After years of planning, a new traveling exhibit detailing the American prisoner of war experience opens to the public on Nov. 9 at the James Earl Carter Library of Georgia Southwestern State University.
AMERICUS (Nov. 5, 2013)—Sirocco, Georgia Southwestern State University’s arts magazine, is accepting submissions for its Spring 2014 edition. Sirocco, which has been a part of GSW since 1965, publishes literature, art, and music submissions from faculty, staff, alumni, and students. The theme of the upcoming edition is "Liberate the Muse".
AMERICUS (Nov. 5, 2013)—The Georgia Southwestern State University Music Department will host its annual Fall Concert Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Performance Hall. The event will feature the GSW Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Concert Band and Jazz Band. This concert is free and open to the public.
AMERICUS (Oct. 31, 2013)--The goal of institutions of higher education is to feed the mind; however, the body must also be fed. And college students, who often live on tight budgets, rely on their meal plans each semester. But, if a meal plan does not last the entire semester, some college students have difficulty paying for food. At Georgia Southwestern State University, the Office of Campus Life is tackling this issue with the new food pantry program, “Feed the Future”.
AMERICUS (Oct. 23, 2013)—The Sumter Electric Membership Corporation Foundation, Inc., awarded a grant in the amount of $5,000 to the Georgia Southwestern Foundation. Proceeds from the grant will be used to purchase e-book subscription services for nursing students.
AMERICUS (Oct. 22, 2013)--Every year, all former American prisoners of war, those still missing in action, and their families are honored on National POW/MIA Recognition Day, observed on the third Friday of September. And for the past several years, Sumter County has been a center for this remembrance with the help of The Ride Home, Inc. and its cofounder, Jim “Moe” Moyer.
AMERICUS (Oct. 21, 2013)—Friday, Oct. 18, Georgia Southwestern State University and East Georgia State College of Swainsboro concluded the inaugural “East Meets West” college readiness conference.The event was held on GSW’s campus in Americus.
AMERICUS (Oct. 16, 2013)—In memory of Public Safety Director Oris W. Bryant, Jr., Georgia Southwestern State University has scheduled a memorial service for Saturday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. The event will be held in GSW’s Student Success Center Convocation Hall.
AMERICUS (Oct. 15, 2013)—The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s National Summit and Training Institute is set for Friday, Oct. 25 at Georgia Southwestern State University.Former U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole will speak Friday about the critical need to support Military Caregivers. The Summit’s theme is “Honoring the Mission: Supporting Caregivers Through Education, Skill-building and Hope.”
AMERICUS (Oct. 11, 2013)--On Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, Georgia Southwestern State University and the GSW Foundation named the Capitan Plaza in honor of William H. Capitan, Ph.D., the University’s eighth president. Capitan Plaza is located between Building I and II of the new Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex. The Capitan Plaza includes a commemorative bronze plaque that was unveiled as part of the ceremony along with benches, trees and flowers planted specifically for the area.
By Rebecca Rakoczy - Georgia Perimeter College
"In the Loop" - Georgia Perimeter College Newsletter
(Oct. 3, 2013)--Students graduating with a bachelor degree in information technology are in high demand, and Georgia Perimeter College is doing its part to meet that demand.
AMERICUS (Oct. 9, 2013)—Located on opposite ends of the state, Georgia Southwestern State University and East Georgia State College in Swainsboro are on the same page in their efforts to improve college readiness for high school graduates.The two schools will co-host a conference on college readiness Oct. 17 and 18 at GSW called “East Meets West: Addressing the Challenge of College Readiness in Rural Georgia.”