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The Windows to the World logo contest winner will be revealed at the Taste of the World event Wednesday, April 3 at 11:30 a.m. at the Marshall Student Center.
AMERICUS (March 29, 2013)—Scholarship recipients at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) shared a meal with their benefactors Thursday, March 14 at a luncheon honoring the two groups.
Twenty-three individuals from major employers in the Americus and Sumter County area participated in an Advancing Sumter leadership development training conducted through the University of Georgia J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development utilizing their Train-the-Trainer curriculum recently. The three-day training session was conducted at Rees Park Economic Development Center in Americus.
AMERICUS (March 28, 2013)—Georgia Southwestern State University President Kendall Blanchard, Ph.D., and Southland Academy Headmaster Ty Kinslow signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Monday, March 25 stating that college-level courses will be taught on Southland’s campus by qualified instructors through the state’s Accel Program. Beginning Fall 2013, the inaugural course will be college algebra.
AMERICUS (March 20, 2013)—In honor of Arbor Day 2013, the Early Bloomer’s Garden Club of Sumter County donated a red maple tree to Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) yesterday.
AMERICUS (March 20, 2013)--The dedication of Georgia Southwestern State University’s Capitan Plaza next Wednesday, March 27 at 11 a.m. has been postponed as the Capitans are not able to attend for personal reasons. Tentatively, the University plans to reschedule the event within the next 30 days.
AMERICUS (March 19, 2013)--We have all occasionally forgotten what day it is, missed an appointment, or misplaced our car keys.You may wonder if this is normal aging or if it is a sign of a more serious problem. With a 2013 funding award of $10,000 from the Mattie Marshall Foundation, Georgia Southwestern State University’s Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) can help answer that question as it is offering a free and confidential memory loss screening program called ROAD (Reaching Out to Assess Dementia).
AMERICUS (March 14, 2013)—Ru Story-Huffman, interim dean of the James Earl Carter Library at Georgia Southwestern State University, was officially named dean today. Prior to her role as interim dean, Story-Huffman served as reference librarian and government information coordinator at the Carter Library. She succeeds Vera Weisskopf who retired in March 2012.
AMERICUS (March 13, 2013)—Since the founding of Georgia Southwestern State University’s Alumni Association in 1971, few members of its Board of Directors have been as dedicated as Glynn Mathis.Having served on the Board for 10 years (2002-2012), Mathis was named a lifetime member at the February meeting.
AMERICUS (March 12, 2013)—The sixth in the Women's Studies Lecture Series at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is set for Wednesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex Auditorium. The topics are intended to honor the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation with a focus on African-American women. Assistant Professor of History Susan Bragg, Ph.D., and Associate Professor of English Elizabeth Kuipers, Ph.D., are the featured speakers.
AMERICUS (Feb. 28, 2013)--After 10 years at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW), Etrat Fathi (left) retired today as the university’s director of Career Services. Her husband, Michael Fathi, Ph.D., is a professor in GSW’s School of Business Administration and is seen standing here during a reception in her honor. Fathi holds a Bachelor of Science from Jundi University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Baltimore. Prior to her tenure at GSW, Fathi served as the director of Career Services at Brewton Parker College in Mount Vernon, Ga. A search is currently under way to find her replacement.
AMERICUS (Feb. 28, 2013) -- A name that is synonymous with service in Americus is Len Hicks. At Georgia Southwestern State University's (GSW) annual alumni awards brunch recently, Hicks was honored with the Leewynn J. Finklea Outstanding Alumni Award.
AMERICUS (Feb. 26, 2013)—Every 10 years the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS COC) requires schools to re-affirm their standing in a process called re-accreditation. Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is in the middle of this process having just launched its required Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) titled “Windows to the World.”
AMERICUS (Feb. 22, 2013)--Heather DeShon, Ph.D., of Southern Methodist University (SMU) will be coming to Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) on Wednesday, Feb. 27 to give two lectures on earthquake and tsunami hazards.The first lecture, “Great Earthquakes and New Insights into Subduction Seismogenesis”, will be in Jackson Performance Hall at 11 a.m. This lecture will be for a general audience and is free and open to the public.
AMERICUS (Feb. 20, 2013)—Harold Isaacs, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW), has edited “Political, Economic, Social, and Cultural Developments in the Third World,” the Fall 2012 issue of “Journal of Third World Studies” (JTWS). The Journal is published by the Association of Third World Studies, Inc. (ATWS).