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Americus, Ga. (September 19, 2016) – GradSource.com has released their list of “Best Online Master’s Programs in Computer Science” and Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) ranks second in the nation. The university's online Master of Science in Computer Science degree program also earned the #1 ranking in affordability.
Americus, Ga. (September 6, 2016) – RDR Car, Truck & Van Rentals of Americus has partnered with Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) to bring a student rental car to GSW’s campus. Mike Shattles, owner of RDR, delivered the car – a Toyota Corolla – to campus Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Americus, GA (Sept. 1, 2016) – Georgia Southwestern State University and Andersonville National Historic Site will host the 11th annual Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Convocation on Wednesday, September 14 at 11 a.m. in Georgia Southwestern’s Student Success Center. Derek R. Mallett, Ph.D., will be the speaker. The event is free and open to the public.
AMERICUS (Aug. 22, 2016)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) announced today that Jill Hohnecker, Residence Life coordinator, will serve as the university's new director of Community and Student Engagement.
AMERICUS (Aug. 19, 2016) – Early returns show that Georgia Southwestern State University’s Fall 2016 enrollment has increased by 5.9 percent (169 students) from the enrollment this time in Fall 2015 (2,870). As of today (Aug. 19, 2016), Georgia Southwestern’s total stands at 3,039 students – 2,635 undergraduate students and 404 graduate students.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Aug. 12, 2016)—Saturday, Aug. 13 is “Move In” Day at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW). Over 400 new freshman will arrive on campus early with their families to get settled in the residence halls.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Aug. 12, 2016)--Every four years, Olympic fever sweeps the globe. And in Americus, you can't mention the Olympics without mentioning Angel Myers Martino, (now Angel McGuire) the former Olympic champion swimmer who grew up here. Her late father, Kirt Myers, served as Georgia Southwestern State University's School of Education dean. Georgia Southwestern's connection to Olympic swimming doesn't end there, however.
BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (Aug. 3, 2016)--Bainbridge State College (BSC) and Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) today signed an articulation agreement that will continue to benefit the region’s students
AMERICUS (August 2, 2016)—Merriam-Webster defines “fraternity” as “the quality or state of being brothers.” The Kappa Kappa Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity at Georgia Southwestern State University lost one of their “brothers,” Judge John Harper, in 2004 due to a congenital heart defect. On Friday, July 29, 2016, the brothers of Kappa Sigma helped his legacy live on. An endowed scholarship in Harper’s name was fully funded thanks to a gift of $10,500 from the fraternity.
AMERICUS, Ga. (July 28, 2016) -- Georgia Southwestern State University’s School of Nursing recently honored their first six graduates of Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) master’s program. Shaun Cook of Albany, Elizabeth Fussell of Americus, Trent Peachey of Shellman, Gail Ricker of Leesburg, Kayota Tolbert of Saint Marys and Larry Tyrer of Americus are the members of the inaugural class.
AMERICUS, Ga. (July 13, 2016) – Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) 2015-2016 edTPA scores are in and they surpass the Georgia pass rate. edTPA is a new requirement for teachers and teacher candidates in the state of Georgia as of September 1, 2015 per the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.
AMERICUS, Ga. (July 11, 2016) – Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) associate vice president for academic affairs was recently named provost of Wingate University starting in the fall of 2016. After a nationwide search, Helen Tate, Ph.D., was selected to serve as Wingate’s first provost since the 1990s. Retired assistant vice president Lynda Lee Purvis will fill Tate’s role in the interim until a permanent replacement is selected.
AMERICUS (June 21, 2016) – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has just been approved as the exclusive University System of Georgia (USG) school to offer a Bachelor of Business Administration through the eMajor program beginning Spring 2017.