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AMERICUS, Ga. (Sept. 10, 2014)— According to historical data, over 18,800 Georgians have been held as prisoners of war (POW), with more than 2,630 having died in captivity and over 1,400 still unaccounted for, dating back to the Revolutionary War. To recognize these individuals, Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will again host "The Ride Home" events this year.
AMERICUS (Sept. 2, 2014)—Harold Isaacs, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history at Georgia Southwestern State University, has edited "Prioritizing the Future: Continuity and Change in the Global South in the 21st Century," the Spring 2014 issue of Journal of Third World Studies (JTWS). The Journal is published by the Association of Third World Studies, Inc. (ATWS).
AMERICUS (Aug. 28, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University and the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office are hosting a ceremony honoring first responders Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Jackson Performance Hall. Georgia Lt. Governor Casey Cagle will lead the program.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Aug. 27, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has announced its 2014-2015 Chamber Concert Series, opening with the Kazakh String Quartet Monday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Performance Hall. This year marks the 36th season of the series.
AMERICUS (Aug. 25, 2014)—For a proposal called “GSW Moving Forward,” Georgia Southwestern State University received a $25,000 U.S. Department of Education grant by way of the Adult Learning Consortium of the University System of Georgia.
AMERICUS (Aug. 22, 2014)--Georgia Southwestern State University is proud to host a 90th birthday celebration concert for President Jimmy Carter Saturday, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. in Jackson Performance Hall.
AMERICUS (Aug. 19, 2014)--Each year during welcome week, recipients of private GSW scholarships gather to say "Thank You" to their donors by writing thank you notes, taking pictures with fellow recipients and sharing words of gratitude by video.
AMERICUS (Aug. 19, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University President Kendall A. Blanchard has announced his plans to retire, effective Dec. 31, 2014.
ANDERSONVILLE, Georgia (Aug. 18,2014)--National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day is Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. In honor of that day, the National Park Service, the Friends of Andersonville, and Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) are hosting the 2014 National POW/MIA Convocation at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the Jackson Hall Auditorium on the campus of Georgia Southwestern. The public is invited.
AMERICUS (Aug. 16, 2014)--The Department of Public Safety at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) recently launched an online parking management system in effect for the 2014-2015 academic year.
AMERICUS (Aug. 12, 2014)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is providing Microsoft Office free to every student. Office 365 includes the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more. As long as you’re a student at GSW, you’ll be able to use this software for free.
AMERICUS (Aug. 12, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University renewed an agreement recently making it easy for military service members to earn a college degree. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed with the Department of Defense’s Voluntary Education Program, applies to all branches of the U.S. military to use Tuition Assistance Funds to pay for school. This applies to service members, their eligible adult family members, civilian employees, and military retirees.
AMERICUS (July 31, 2014)—The University System of Georgia adopted a tobacco-free campus policy in March of this year. The policy goes into effect at all USG institutions on Oct. 1. Georgia Southwestern State University will get ahead of the semester by beginning its tobacco free status on August 1.