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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.”
AMERICUS, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2013)—The Rylander Theatre presents "Unhallowed Arts: The Birth of Frankenstein." The performance is a Rylander Repertory Production. Rylander Theater/CP Productions is a partnership between the Americus Theatre and Cultural Authority and Georgia Southwestern State University. The performance will be held at the Rylander Theatre and is free and open to the public. The production opens on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 8:00 PM. The other showings are as follows:
AMERICUS (Sept. 27, 2013)—Originally scheduled for March of this year, Georgia Southwestern State University and the GSW Foundation have rescheduled a naming event to honor William H. Capitan, Ph.D., for Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 11:15 a.m. Capitan was the University’s eighth president, serving from 1979 to 1995. GSW will be naming the Capitan Plaza in his honor.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Sept. 25, 2013)—Georgia Southwestern State University’s Theater, Communication and Media Arts presents “The Diviners” by Jim Leonard. The performance will be held in the GSW Fine Arts Theater and is free and open to the public. The production opens on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 8:00 PM. The other showings are as follows:
AMERICUS (Sept. 17, 2013)--Georgia Southwestern State University is proud to host internationally known Steinway Artist David Osborne in a tribute concert on Oct. 5, 2013 for former President Jimmy Carter, who turns 89 on Oct. 1. The concert will be held in Georgia Southwestern’s Jackson Performance Hall and will begin at 7:30 p.m.
AMERICUS (Sept. 9, 2013)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is hosting the first Third World in Perspective Program Seminar of the 2013-2014 academic year. The seminar, “Using Community Theatre to Promote Diabetes Education and Prevention in the South Pacific Islands,” is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Education Center, Room 100.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Sept. 4, 2013)—Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has announced its 2013-2014 Chamber Concert Series, opening with the Georgia Guitar Quartet Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Performance Hall. This year marks the 35th season of the series. The complete concert series schedule is listed below.
AMERICUS (Aug. 30, 2013)--“Amazing Grace,” “Cotton Rows to the Left” and “Wilson Brothers Rolling Store”: These are the names of artworks done by Winfred Rembert. On Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, Rembert, a folk artist and civil rights advocate, answered questions about his life and artwork to students, faculty, and community members at the Jackson Performance Hall on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University.
AMERICUS (Aug. 30, 2013)--For the third consecutive year, the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will make a stop at Georgia Southwestern State University in honor of National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day. The GSW campus will serve as the Wall’s site from Thursday, Sept. 19 through Saturday, Sept. 21. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is Friday, Sept. 20.
(Aug. 28, 2013)--Rep. Sanford Bishop spent a few hours on campus earlier this summer to record a public service announcement for the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving.The two minute video promotes the RCI's innovative program, Operation Family Caregiver.