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AMERICUS (Nov. 25, 2015) – Anna Champion, assistant director of Campus Recreation and director of Fitness and Wellness at Georgia Southwestern State University, recently completed Ironman 70.3 Miami on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015.
AMERICUS (Nov. 17, 2015)—The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving at Georgia Southwestern State University was recognized as an “Outstanding Team” Oct. 21 at the annual Chancellor’s Service Excellence Award ceremony put on by the University System of Georgia. The event was hosted by Georgia Perimeter College this year. This was the first USG Service Excellence Award for any division at Georgia Southwestern.
AMERICUS (Nov. 11, 2015) – Mark Grimes, D.B.A., associate professor of management, was today presented with Georgia Southwestern State University’s “Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Award” by Lauren DiPaula, Ph.D.; Samantha Price, president of the Student Government Association; and Surge, the GSW mascot during one of his classes.
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AMERICUS (Nov. 5, 2015) – Georgia Southwestern State University’s Fall 2015 enrollment increased by 3.3 percent (89 students) from Fall 2014, as was reported by the University System of Georgia (USG) today. Georgia Southwestern’s total enrollment now stands at 2,755 students. This number includes both undergraduate and graduate students.
Institute provides financial scholarships to support 5 caregivers
AMERICUS (Nov. 5, 2015) — At its 28th Annual National Summit Oct. 23, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) presented five Mattie J.T. Stepanek Caregiving Scholarships to deserving caregivers supporting their loved ones, who were injured as a result of their military service.
AMERICUS (Nov. 4, 2015) – Sherrill Fore of Americus received the 2015 Georgia Para-Professional Caregiver of the Year Award at the 28th annual Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s National Summit Gala on Friday, Oct. 23. Fore was nominated by the West Central Georgia CARE-NET.
AMERICUS (Nov. 4, 2015) – Andy Walker of Athens received the 2015 Georgia Volunteer Caregiver of the Year Award at the 28th annual Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s National Summit Gala on Friday, Oct. 23. Walker was nominated by the Northeast Georgia CARE-NET.
AMERICUS (Nov. 4, 2015)—Tammy Manning Singleton of Macon received the 2015 Georgia Family Caregiver of the Year Award at the 28th annual Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s National Summit Gala on Friday, Oct. 23. Singleton was nominated by the Middle Georgia CARENET for her compassion and dedication to her family.
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.