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AMERICUS (Feb. 14, 2013)--The James Earl Carter Library at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is hosting an exhibit through the end of February of historic documents relating to the civil rights history in Americus and Sumter County.Collected and preserved by the Americus-Sumter County Movement Remembered Committee, Inc. (ASCMRC), these documents reflect vital African American campaigns for voting rights, educational opportunities, and real freedom in Southwest Georgia.
AMERICUS (Feb. 6, 2013)—Administrators from Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and Sumter County Schools met Friday, Feb. 1 to talk about ways both organizations can improve preparedness for aspiring college students. Among topics discussed was enhancing communication, creating a “college-bound culture,” addressing curriculum needs, and developing an annual essay writing contest designed to make students aware of the importance of good writing, with prizes in the form of GSW scholarships. The group will reconvene soon and plans to work together closely in the future.
AMERICUS (Jan. 31, 2013)—Lauren Groff, author of “Arcadia,” is set to give the annual Griffin Bell Distinguished Lecture. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Jackson Performance Hall at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW).
AMERICUS (Jan. 29, 2013)—With the beginning of a new year brings new resolution, a new semester and a brand new building. Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is pleased to announce that the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex’s second phase (Carter II) is now finished providing a 35,000 square foot home to the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI), the Psychology and Sociology (Psych/Soc.) Department and lab space for nursing science courses. The move is now complete.
AMERICUS(Jan. 28, 2013)—High school students from all over Georgia squared off Friday, Jan. 25 at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) to put their math skills to the test.
AMERICUS (Jan. 23, 2013)—After serving as Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) director of Human Resources (HR) since 2005, Janet Siders will retire effective Aug. 1, 2013.The search for a new HR director will begin soon. President Kendall Blanchard made the announcement today.
AMERICUS (Jan. 17, 2013)—The Center for Business and Economic Development at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will host the 18th annual Sumter County Economic Outlook Luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 1 p.m. in the Thomas O. Marshall, Jr. Pavilion Private Dining Room. This event is co-sponsored by the Americus Rotary Club. The featured speakers will be Phil Szmedra, Ph.D., and Randall Valentine, Ph.D., from the Georgia Southwestern School of Business Administration.
AMERICUS (Jan. 10, 2013)—With agreements at over 20 institutions in China, South Korea and India, Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is making an effort to attract students from all over the world.On Monday, Jan. 8, University officials met with representatives from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formally agreeing to continue working together for the mutual benefit of both institutions.
AMERICUS (Jan. 3, 2013)—Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will host its annual MLK Convocation Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 11 a.m. in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. Karla Heath-Sands of WALB-TV in Albany is the keynote speaker.
AMERICUS (Dec. 12, 2012)—Eugenia P. Bryan, Ph.D., associate professor of English, received the Excellence and Commitment to Teaching Award at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) during the graduation awards breakfast Saturday, Dec. 8 in the Marshall Student Center.
AMERICUS (Dec. 11, 2012)--Georgia Southwestern State University graduated nearly 390 students Saturday, Dec. 8 during its Fall 2012 Commencement. William "Dink" NeSmith, chair-elect of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, delivered the keynote address.
AMERICUS (Nov. 30, 2012) —Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its Fall 2012 Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 in Convocation Hall of the GSW Student Success Center. William “Dink” H. NeSmith, Jr., chair-elect of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, will be the commencement speaker.
AMERICUS (Nov. 30, 2012)—The Georgia Southwestern Foundation, Inc. has named Reda K. Rowell, director of development at Clayton State University (CSU) in Morrow, as its executive director, effective Dec. 3.Rowell succeeds Boyce E. “Stick” Miller.