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ATLANTA, Ga. (October 15, 2014)—Today at their October meeting, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved the state’s newest master’s degree in nursing through a partnership between Georgia Southwestern State University and Columbus State University. A Master of Science in Nursing with a major in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) will be delivered completely online beginning January 2015.
AMERICUS (Oct. 14, 2014)--Georgia Southwestern’s Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) demonstrates once again that it is a leader in caregiver advocacy nationwide having been awarded a $962,000 grant from the U.S. Administration on Community Living (ACL).
AMERICUS (Oct. 9, 2014)—Last October, Georgia Southwestern State University and East Georgia State College co-hosted the inaugural conference on college readiness called “East Meets West: Addressing the Challenge of College Readiness in Rural Georgia.” Its purpose was to bring educators from public schools, technical colleges and University System of Georgia institutions together in order to explore ways of ensuring that high school graduates, particularly those in rural parts of the state, are prepared to succeed in college.
Americus, GA, (October 8, 2014)—The Sumter Electric Membership Corporation Foundation, Inc. awarded a grant in the amount of $5,000 to the Georgia Southwestern Foundation, Inc. Proceeds from the grant will be used to purchase iPad minis for the Georgia Southwestern School of Nursing’s clinical faculty.
AMERICUS (Oct. 8, 2014)—“A Great African Mystery” will be the focus of Georgia Southwestern’s annual President’s Convocation Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. in the Student Success Center. Anthropologist Phillips Stevens, Ph.D., will give a lecture based on his research in Nigeria of ancient stone carvings.
AMERICUS (Oct. 3, 2014) – Georgia Southwestern State University is inviting high school students to take advantage of the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 13 as an opportunity to tour the campus and see the many benefits that Southwestern has to offer.
AMERICUS (Sept. 29, 2014)—Ask any scientist and he or she will till you "crayfish" are observed for research and “crawfish” are eaten for supper.
AMERICUS (Sept. 23, 2014)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is hosting the first Third World in Perspective Program Seminar of the 2014-2015 academic year. Titled “Experiences of GSW Students in Bulgaria,” the forum is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Nursing Auditorium of the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Sept. 10, 2014)— According to historical data, over 18,800 Georgians have been held as prisoners of war (POW), with more than 2,630 having died in captivity and over 1,400 still unaccounted for, dating back to the Revolutionary War. To recognize these individuals, Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will again host "The Ride Home" events this year.
AMERICUS (Sept. 2, 2014)—Harold Isaacs, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history at Georgia Southwestern State University, has edited "Prioritizing the Future: Continuity and Change in the Global South in the 21st Century," the Spring 2014 issue of Journal of Third World Studies (JTWS). The Journal is published by the Association of Third World Studies, Inc. (ATWS).
AMERICUS (Aug. 28, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University and the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office are hosting a ceremony honoring first responders Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Jackson Performance Hall. Georgia Lt. Governor Casey Cagle will lead the program.
AMERICUS, Ga. (Aug. 27, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has announced its 2014-2015 Chamber Concert Series, opening with the Kazakh String Quartet Monday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Performance Hall. This year marks the 36th season of the series.
AMERICUS (Aug. 25, 2014)—For a proposal called “GSW Moving Forward,” Georgia Southwestern State University received a $25,000 U.S. Department of Education grant by way of the Adult Learning Consortium of the University System of Georgia.
AMERICUS (Aug. 22, 2014)--Georgia Southwestern State University is proud to host a 90th birthday celebration concert for President Jimmy Carter Saturday, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. in Jackson Performance Hall.