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AMERICUS (Jan. 12, 2014)— Georgia Southwestern State University will host its annual MLK Convocation on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. in the Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. The keynote speaker is Angela Walker, associate dean of students in the Division of Student Engagement and Success at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
AMERICUS (Dec. 13, 2014)--College commencement day is a very special one for those involved, their families and their friends.
AMERICUS (Dec. 11, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University has earned 10-year reaffirmation from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The announcement was made at the December SACS meeting earlier this week.
AMERICUS (Dec. 9, 2014)--Professor Emeritus Harold Isaacs, irrefutably Georgia Southwestern State University’s longest serving faculty member, received very special recognition yesterday, Dec. 8. The conference room of the History and Political Science Department was named in his honor.
AMERICUS (Dec. 8, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its Fall 2014 Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. Chancellor Hank Huckaby from the University System of Georgia is the commencement speaker.
ATLANTA (NOVEMBER 21)--University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby today named Dr. Charles Patterson as interim president of Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW).
AMERICUS (Nov. 18, 2014)--After serving 18 years as executive assistant to two different Georgia Southwestern State University presidents, Paula Williams is retiring. President Kendall Blanchard and his wife, Dr. Connie Blanchard, held a retirement reception for Williams Monday, Nov. 17 in the Wheatley Administration Building.
AMERICUS (Nov. 18, 2014)--As part of the University System of Georgia’s SPIRIT of USG Week during International Fraud Awareness Week, Nov. 16-22, 2014, Georgia Southwestern State University is helping educate its campus by sending fraud prevention and awareness tips.
AMERICUS (Nov. 14, 2014)—Mike Leeder has been named permanent athletic director (AD) at Georgia Southwestern State University effective Monday, Nov. 17. President Kendall Blanchard made the announcement today following a national search. Serving as the interim AD since June replacing Jaclyn Donovan, Leeder will remain the head men’s basketball coach.
AMERICUS (Nov. 11, 2014)--The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS), Inc. was held at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colo. Oct. 16-18. The conference was co-sponsored by ATWS, Georgia Southwestern State University, Metropolitan State, and Louisiana State University, Shreveport.
AMERICUS (Nov. 10, 2014)--Beginning this semester, Georgia Southwestern State University has added a new tool to aid in student success. The program called Beacon (a Campus Labs product) is a web-based early alert system, and its main purpose is to identify students that might be lacking the resources they need to succeed and to connect these students to those resources.
AMERICUS (Oct. 31, 2014)—The Visual Arts Department at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is joining with several local organizations to help eliminate hunger and poverty housing in Americus. Under the name “Synergy,” the culmination of two separate initiatives – “Empty Bowls” and “Boundaries” – will take place Sunday, Nov. 2 from 2-5 p.m. in a local Habitat for Humanity International house scheduled for renovation this spring.
AMERICUS (Oct. 28, 2014) – Jeffrey Green, professor and chair of the Department of Theater, Communication & Media Arts at Georgia Southwestern State University, was inducted as a Full Fellow to the Georgia Repertory Ensemble of Artists and Theaters (G.R.E.A.T Fellows) at the Georgia Theater Conference in Columbus, Georgia on October 12.