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AMERICUS (Oct. 22, 2012)—The Georgia Southwestern State University Music Department will host its annual Fall Concert Tuesday, Oct. 23, 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. 17, 2012)—For a quarter-century, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) has promoted the mental health and well-being of individuals, families and professional caregivers. The RCI’s annual Summit and Training Institute is scheduled for Oct. 24 and 25 at its home on Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) campus.This year’s theme is “Enabling Caregiving Communities Across the Lifespan.”
AMERICUS (Oct. 17, 2012)—In connection with next week’s RCI Summit and the 25th anniversary of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI), RCI-Korea will lead a convocation Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. in the Jackson Performance Hall.The topics covered will be the “Present State of Caregiving for the Elderly in South Korea,” and “Migrant Women and Caregiving in South Korea: A Socio-cultural Approach.”
AMERICUS (Oct. 10, 2012)—Two recent Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) School of Education graduates recently received some much-needed assistance in equipping their new classrooms.Katie Mueller, a third grade teacher at Sumter County Elementary School, and Michael Bobbitt, a mathematics teacher at Taylor County High School, both earned New Teacher Assistance Grants worth $1,000 from Georgia Power.
AMERICUS (Oct. 3, 2012)—Georgia Southwestern State University, (GSW) in collaboration with the Rylander Theatre, will host the 48th annual Georgia Theatre Conference (GTC), October 10-14, 2012. The event will bring more than 1200 people to the campus and community, including 600 students from 27 high schools and colleges around the state.
AMERICUS (Sept. 22, 2012)—Harold Isaacs, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW), has edited “Global Change, Shifting Dynamics, and the Third World,” the Spring 2012 issue of “Journal of Third World Studies” (JTWS).The Journal is published by the Association of Third World Studies, Inc. (ATWS).
AMERICUS, Ga. (Sept. 18, 2012)--Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Georgia Southwestern State University to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools ® list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Sept. 17, 2012)—On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed in Philadelphia, Pa. by 39 delegates. Two signers were from Georgia: Abraham Baldwin and William Few. To commemorate Georgia’s involvement in that monumental occasion, the Student Government Association (SGA) at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will be hosting a Constitution Day Lecture featuring U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop Monday, Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Student Success Center Conference Rooms 2410, 2413 and 2417.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Sept. 12, 2012)—Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has announced its 2012-2013 Chamber Concert Series, opening with the Atlanta Guitar Trio Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Performance Hall.The complete concert series schedule is listed below.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Sept. 11, 2012)—For the second consecutive year, the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will make a stop at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) 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. 20 through Saturday, Sept. 22. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is Friday, Sept. 21.
AMERICUS (Sept. 10, 2012)—Complete College Georgia (CCG) – Gov. Nathan Deal’s initiative to increase the numbers of Georgians earning a degree – reached another milestone today with the release of a report with specific plans by institutions in both the University System of Georgia (USG) and Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
A caring human resource--After 34 years at Georgia Southwestern State University, Brenda Davis (center), benefits manager, officially retired Aug. 31. Since 1978, Davis has been a caring and helpful member of the Georgia Southwestern family. Above, Davis stands with colleagues from the Department of Human Resources, Becky Ann Morris (left) and director Janet Siders. A retirement reception was given in her honor on Wednesday, Aug. 29. Davis earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Georgia Southwestern in 1996. Following her retirement, Davis will work part-time with Dr. Bryan Davis as GSW completes the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) reaffirmation process required every 10 years.
ANDERSONVILLE, Ga. (Sept. 5, 2012)--National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day is Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. In honor of that day, the National Park Service, the Friends of Andersonville, and Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) are hosting the 2012 National POW/MIA Convocation at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 19 in Jackson Performance Hall.
AMERICUS (Aug. 30, 2012)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is hosting the first Third World in Perspective Program Seminar of the 2012-2013 academic year. Titled "Experiences of GSW Students in Bulgaria," the forum is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Education Center, Room 100.