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AMERICUS (May 6, 2014)—Future honor graduate Susanna Turner of Albany was recognized Friday, May 2 with Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) highest academic honor. During the Graduation and Honors Convocation, Turner, a psychology major, was named GSW’s 2014 Outstanding Scholar.
AMERICUS (May 5, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its Spring 2014 Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10 in Convocation Hall of the GSW Student Success Center. Paul Jones, Ph.D., interim president at Darton State College, is the commencement speaker.
AMERICUS (April 30, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University men’s head basketball coach Mike Leeder will serve as interim athletic director (AD) and head coach during the 2014-2015 academic year. The national search to replace Jaclyn Donovan who resigned in December was closed and will reopen in a year. Leeder will take over for current interim AD Randolph Barksdale on June 1.
LEESBURG, Ga. (April 21, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University President Kendall Blanchard, Ph.D., and Lee County High School Principal Kevin Dowling signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today stating that college-level courses will be taught on Lee County High School’s campus through the state’s Accel Program. Beginning next school year, college algebra will be taught in the fall and statistics in the spring.
AMERICUS (April 18, 2014)—“Sirocco,” Georgia Southwestern State University’s Arts Magazine, is published in April of each year by students. A reading and reception celebrating the release of the 2014 edition, “Liberate the Muse,” was held April 16 in the Marshall Student Center Faculty Dining Room.
DUBLIN, Ga. (April 17, 2014)—Having been in place for a little more than a year, Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) officially cut the ribbon today on the External Programs office for the School of Business Administration located on US Highway 80 in Dublin.
AMERICUS (April 16, 2014)—Since 2007, 75 students from Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU) in Shanghai, China have been enrolled in a special accelerated master’s program for exchange students at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW). Monday, April 14 in the Wheatley Administration Building, delegates from SHOU met with officials from GSW and renewed an agreement to continue that program.
AMERICUS, Ga. (April 15, 2014)—Formerly known as SIFE (Students In Free Enterprise), the Georgia Southwestern State University Enactus team continued its legacy of service, entrepreneurship and success at the national competition earlier this month in Cincinnati.
AMERICUS (April 3, 2014)—Josh Curtin, director of Campus Life at Georgia Southwestern State University, was named APCA Advisor of the Year for the Southeast Division at a conference last week in Atlanta.
AMERICUS (April 2, 2014)—The Department of Theater, Communication and Media Arts at Georgia Southwestern State University partnered again this year with the Chattahoochee-Flint RESA Educational Technology Center (ETC) to produce the 10th annual Georgia Movie Academy (GMA) awards at the Rylander Theater Thursday, March 27. The GMA theme was “A Day in the Life.”
AMERICUS, Ga. (April 1, 2014)—Leisa Easom, Ph.D., executive director of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, issued today the following statement of support for “Hidden Heroes: America’s Military Caregivers,” a report by the RAND Corporation:
ATLANTA, Ga. (March 28, 2014)—Columbus businessman and GSW graduate Jerry Newman was selected Saturday as a Regents’ Hall of Fame Award recipient at the 10th Annual Regents’ Salute to Education.This event is organized each year by the University System of Georgia Foundation.
AMERICUS (Mar. 26, 2014)--A diagram created by Georgia Southwestern State University professor of Geology and Physics, Burt Carter, Ph.D., is now being used by Denali National Park and Preserve for a new kids’ informational handout about glaciers.
AMERICUS (March 26, 2014)--“Panama in the Post-World War II Era: Changes in United States - Panamanian Relations,” is the title of Georgia Southwestern State University’s Third World in Perspective Program Seminar, Wednesday, April 9.The seminar begins at 6:30 p.m. in GSW’s Education Center, Room 100.