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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.
AMERICUS, GEORGIA (November 2, 2015) — November is National Family Caregivers Month and the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) is taking advantage of this designation to raise awareness, celebrate, educate, and increase support for family caregivers.
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.