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AMERICUS (May 23, 2013)—The Georgia Southwestern Foundation Board of Trustees held its spring full board meeting earlier this month with Chairman Jimmy Skipper presiding.During the meeting, Rick Whaley (’89) was voted a life trustee and four other current members were re-elected: Barry Blount (’78), Jay Cliett, Doug Moses (’97) and Jeffrey Waldrop, Ph.D. Nominated and elected by their peers, the 28-member group provides external oversight to the Foundation’s operations.
AMERICUS (May 20, 2013)—One clear, but sometimes overlooked, learning opportunity on college campuses is collaboration between schools.With that in mind, students from Georgia Southwestern’s School of Business Administration and School of Nursing worked together on a project at the end of the spring semester.
AMERICUS (May 16, 2013)—LaVerne Worthy, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW), is the 2013 recipient of the Professor of the Year Award voted on by the class of 2012. The honor was presented to her at Spring Commencement on May 4 in the Student Success Center.
AMERICUS (May 10, 2013)—President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter made a rare two visits to campus last week. Following the May 2 building dedication and statue unveiling at Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex, the Carters attended commencement on Saturday, May 4. GSW President Kendall Blanchard, Ph.D., served as master of ceremonies and introduced President Carter to the graduates.
AMERICUS (May 3, 2013)--May 2, 2013 will go down as a very special day in the annals of Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) history.GSW President Kendall Blanchard said as much during a ceremony honoring former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.
AMERICUS (April 24, 2013)—During Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) Honors Convocation earlier this month, nursing major Logan Hanley, a graduate of Southland Academy, was presented with the University’s highest academic honor, the 2013 Outstanding Scholar Award.
AMERICUS (April 22, 2013)—“Sirocco,” Georgia Southwestern State University’s “magazine of the arts,” is published in April of each year by students.A reading and reception celebrating the release of the 2013 edition, “Kindling the Flames,” was held April 10 in the Marshall Student Center Faculty Dining Room.
AMERICUS, Ga. (April 19, 2013)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its second and final ribbon cutting Thursday, May 2 at 5 p.m. for the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex.Celebrating the completion of the Complex’s second building, the event will be highlighted by the unveiling of a statue featuring GSW alumna and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.
AMERICUS, Ga. (April 16, 2013)—Hundreds of junior high students squared off Saturday, April 6 at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) to put their math skills to the test.
AMERICUS, Ga. (April 15, 2013)—After receiving 14 entries from students, faculty, staff, and members of the Americus community, judges of Georgia Southwestern State University’s “Windows to the World” logo contest selected the submission from Boris Peltsverger, Ph.D., Simon Baev, Ph.D., and Tatiana Baeva. Peltsverger is the dean of the GSW School of Computing and Mathematics, Baev is an assistant professor of computer science and Baeva (Baev's wife) has a master's degree in fine arts. Baeva is also a student in the GSW Master of Science in computer science graduate program.
AMERICUS (April 5, 2013)—Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its Spring 2013 Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4 in Convocation Hall of the GSW Student Success Center. Georgia Sen. Jason Carter is the commencement speaker.
AMERICUS (April 3, 2013)--“The American War in Vietnam: Still One More Lesson to Learn!” is the title of Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) Third World in Perspective Seminar Wednesday, April 10.The session begins at 6:30 p.m. in GSW’s Education Center, Room 100.