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AMERICUS, GA (Nov. 8, 2016)--On Nov. 23, 1906 the lead headline for the Americus Times-Recorder read “Sumter is the Winner,” having been named the county for Georgia’s Third District Agricultural and Mechanical School. One hundred ten years later, faculty, staff and students at what is now known as Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) feel like they are the winners, living and learning in a community that places importance on service to others.
AMERICUS (Nov. 8, 2016) – Sue Crosby of Helena, GA received the 2016 Georgia Volunteer Caregiver of the Year Award at the 29th annual Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s National Summit Gala on Friday, Oct. 21. Crosby was nominated by the Heart of Georgia Altamaha CARE-NET.
AMERICUS (Nov. 8, 2016) – Pepsi Faust of Winterville, GA received the 2016 Georgia Para-Professional Caregiver of the Year Award at the 29th Annual Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s National Summit Gala on Friday, Oct. 21. Faust was nominated by the Northeast Georgia CARE-NET/AAA.
AMERICUS (Nov. 8, 2016)—Shelia Smith of Palmetto, GA received the 2016 Georgia Family Caregiver of the Year Award at the 29th Annual Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s National Summit Gala on Friday, Oct. 21. Smith was nominated by the Atlanta Regional CARENET/AAA for her compassion and selflessness to her family and her community.
AMERICUS, GEORGIA (October 29, 2016) — 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, Nevada Senior Services (NSS), Inc., was announced Friday, Oct. 21 at the Rosalynn Carter Institute’s (RCI) National Summit and presented with a $15,000 cash award, generously donated by Johnson & Johnson.
Americus, GA (October 18, 2016) – Georgia Southwestern State University is proud to announce the receipt of a grant worth nearly $11,000 to participate in the GOHS Georgia Young Adult Program. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety addresses young adult driver crashes, injuries and fatalities and partners with colleges and universities throughout the state to implement the Georgia Young Adult Program (GYAP).
AMERICUS, Ga. (October 17, 2016) – Topmanagementdegrees.com recently released their list of the Top 50 Most Affordable Online MBA Programs and Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) ranks #7.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Sept. 29, 2016)—Georgia Southwestern State University and Interim President Charles Patterson will host the school’s 7th Annual President’s Classic Golf Tournament Friday, Oct. 21 at GSW’s Griffin Bell Golf Course in Americus.
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.