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Americus, GA (October 29, 2015) —The Sumter Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) Foundation, Inc. awarded a grant in the amount of $5,000.00 to the Georgia Southwestern Foundation, Inc. Proceeds from the grant will be used to enhance equipment for the Georgia Southwestern State University Fitness Center.
AMERICUS (Oct. 29, 2015) – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) welcomes teaching artist Masankho Banda to Americus Nov. 2-5, 2015 for a residency entitled “Creating Community through the Arts and Culture” as part of GSW’s “Windows to the World” global learning initiative.
AMERICUS (Oct. 27, 2015) – The Georgia Southwestern State University School of Nursing was recently ranked 38th in the nation on a list of the “Best Online Nursing Programs” by AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online) in its third annual ranking. Georgia Southwestern was among five universities in Georgia that made the list.
AMERICUS (Oct. 22, 2015) – “Writing is strongly emphasized at Deerfield – it is one of the strengths of our English program,” said Irmgard Schopen-Davis, director of the writing center at Deerfield-Windsor School. “When thinking about ways to keep improving, I remembered reading about the value of peer tutoring and the impact a writing center could have.”
WASHINGTON (Oct. 21, 2015)--The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) recently released its “Best Value” ratings of colleges of education across the U.S., and the Georgia Southwestern State University School of Education was listed as a “Top 5” best value in Georgia. Specifically, GSW’s undergraduate secondary education program was ranked no. 3.
AMERICUS (Oct. 7, 2015) – Judy Orton Grissett, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, recently received an Open Educational Resource (OER) Research Fellowship from the Open Education Group.
AMERICUS (Oct. 6, 2015)—A recent grant award from the Georgia Power Foundation will allow Georgia Southwestern State University Career Services to equip students with the “soft skills” necessary to compete in the job market.
AMERICUS (Sept. 28, 2015) - The Georgia Southwestern State University Office of the President is hosting a student photo contest.
AMERICUS (Sept. 24, 2015) – Georgia Southwestern State University students Rakia Zanders and Ariana Carby recently worked with Southeastern Pneumatic, Inc. (SEP) of Ellaville, Ga. to shoot a promotional video for the company.
AMERICUS (Sept. 22, 2015)—Major national elections don’t take place every year, but National Voter Registration Day does (Tuesday, Sept. 22 this year). Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is doing its part by encouraging students to register their names for participation at the ballot box.
AMERICUS (Sept. 17, 2015)—The Fine Arts Building at Georgia Southwestern State University received much-needed renovation over the summer, and a special ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 25 at 10:45 a.m. to commemorate the improvements. The Fine Arts Building is located on the south end of campus adjacent to the James Earl Carter Library and the Business, History and Political Science Building.
Rosalynn Carter Institute Expands Program Proven to Reduce Caregiver Depression and Raise Satisfaction with Life
AMERICUS, GA (Sept. 9, 2015)—The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s (RCI) signature military caregiver program will expand to Virginia, North Carolina, and Los Angeles, California. With this latest growth, Operation Family Caregiver continues to pursue its strategy of serving families in states with the highest concentration of service members and veterans.
AMERICUS (Sept. 8, 2015)--National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day is Friday, September 18, 2015. In honor of that day, the National Park Service, the Friends of Andersonville, and Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) are hosting the 2015 National POW/MIA Convocation at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16 in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center (Storm Dome) on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University. The featured speaker is Brigadier General Rhonda Cornum, US Army (retired), former POW during the Gulf War
The public is invited to this free event.
AMERICUS (Sept. 4, 2015) – Lauren DiPaula, Ph.D., associate professor of English, has been awarded a $1,000 mini-grant for the fiscal year 2015-16 from the University System of Georgia (USG) Office of Faculty Development. The grant will be used for developing the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at Georgia Southwestern State University.