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AMERICUS, Ga. (Nov. 27, 2012)—Georgia Southwestern State University Psychology Professor Chuck Huffman and his Psychology and Modern Life class showcased their arts and crafts skills for a few hours today to help troops in Afghanistan celebrate the holidays.
ROME, Ga. (Nov. 9, 2012)—The 30th annual meeting of the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS), Inc., was held at Berry College in Rome, Ga. last month, featuring over 100 attendees from around the globe.During the event 35 panels and round table discussions were organized all focusing on the theme, “Winds of Change: Crisis and Critique in the Third World.”
AMERICUS (Nov. 7, 2012)—John A. Neuenschwander, Ph.D., a retired history professor and municipal judge from Kenosha, Wis., will be the featured speaker for a Georgia Southwestern State University convocation Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m. in Jackson Performance Hall. The title of his speech is “Oral History in the 21st Century.”
AMERICUS (Nov. 5, 2012)—Following its mission to promote the mental health and well-being of individuals, families and professional caregivers, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) capped its annual summit Oct. 24 and 25 by formally recognizing caregivers and congratulating the former First Lady on her 25 years of service to the caregiving field.
AMERICUS (Nov. 2, 2012)—Philip Szmedra, Ph.D. professor of economics, was announced as Georgia Southwestern State University’s 2012-13 Featured Scholar today by President Kendall A. Blanchard, Ph.D.
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.