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AMERICUS (Dec. 3, 2015) – Betty Pope and her family have a long legacy of service and philanthropy in Americus and Sumter County, specifically sharing their time, talent, and treasure with Georgia Southwestern State University. On Saturday, Dec. 12, Pope will be presented with an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree.
AMERICUS (Dec. 3, 2015)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its Fall 2015 Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, in Convocation Hall in the GSW Student Success Center. The commencement speaker is Sen. Dean Burke, M.D. (Bainbridge, Ga. – District 11).
AMERICUS (Nov. 25, 2015) – Mark Laughlin, D.M.A., associate professor of music at Georgia Southwestern State University, received a $400 grant from the Georgia Music Teachers Association (GMTA). Laughlin was awarded the grant at the GMTA State Conference at Agnes State College on Nov. 5.
AMERICUS (Nov. 25, 2015) – Anna Champion, assistant director of Campus Recreation and director of Fitness and Wellness at Georgia Southwestern State University, recently completed Ironman 70.3 Miami on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015.
AMERICUS (Nov. 17, 2015)—The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving at Georgia Southwestern State University was recognized as an “Outstanding Team” Oct. 21 at the annual Chancellor’s Service Excellence Award ceremony put on by the University System of Georgia. The event was hosted by Georgia Perimeter College this year. This was the first USG Service Excellence Award for any division at Georgia Southwestern.
AMERICUS (Nov. 11, 2015) – Mark Grimes, D.B.A., associate professor of management, was today presented with Georgia Southwestern State University’s “Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Award” by Lauren DiPaula, Ph.D.; Samantha Price, president of the Student Government Association; and Surge, the GSW mascot during one of his classes.
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AMERICUS (Nov. 5, 2015) – Georgia Southwestern State University’s Fall 2015 enrollment increased by 3.3 percent (89 students) from Fall 2014, as was reported by the University System of Georgia (USG) today. Georgia Southwestern’s total enrollment now stands at 2,755 students. This number includes both undergraduate and graduate students.
Institute provides financial scholarships to support 5 caregivers
AMERICUS (Nov. 5, 2015) — At its 28th Annual National Summit Oct. 23, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) presented five Mattie J.T. Stepanek Caregiving Scholarships to deserving caregivers supporting their loved ones, who were injured as a result of their military service.
AMERICUS (Nov. 4, 2015) – Sherrill Fore of Americus received the 2015 Georgia Para-Professional Caregiver of the Year Award at the 28th annual Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s National Summit Gala on Friday, Oct. 23. Fore was nominated by the West Central Georgia CARE-NET.
AMERICUS (Nov. 4, 2015) – Andy Walker of Athens received the 2015 Georgia Volunteer Caregiver of the Year Award at the 28th annual Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s National Summit Gala on Friday, Oct. 23. Walker was nominated by the Northeast Georgia CARE-NET.
AMERICUS (Nov. 4, 2015)—Tammy Manning Singleton of Macon received the 2015 Georgia Family Caregiver of the Year Award at the 28th annual Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s National Summit Gala on Friday, Oct. 23. Singleton was nominated by the Middle Georgia CARENET for her compassion and dedication to her family.
AMERICUS (Nov. 4, 2015) — Named in honor of a great humanitarian, the Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award is the highest award given in the caregiving field. This year’s winner, AARP, was announced at the Rosalynn Carter Institute’s (RCI) National Summit and was presented with a $15,000 cash award, generously donated by Johnson & Johnson.
AMERICUS (Nov. 3, 2015)--The GSW Enactus team was awarded $1,500 grant from the ADP Veteran Empowerment Project to work with local veterans in developing a sustainable business as well as promoting the advantages of hiring veterans.