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AMERICUS (Mar. 11, 2014)--Sixteen Georgia Southwestern State University theater students qualified to present at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival on February 4 through 8, at Hollins University and Mill Mountain Theater in Roanoke, Virginia. The students qualified through an external, juried review of their work in the productions of “Unhallowed Arts” and “The Diviners” during fall semester last year.
AMERICUS (Feb. 25, 2014)—One of the most unique experiences you can have in college is studying abroad. Georgia Southwestern State University offers a range of study abroad opportunities to its students, including the upcoming service learning program to Peru during spring break, a trip to Argentina during Maymester, and a program to Bulgaria during the first summer session. In addition to these short visits, students are able to attend colleges aboard for semesters at a time. It is this route that first-year students, Tabias Pittman and Mikaela Shimko, decided to take.
AMERICUS (Feb. 21, 2014)—For the second consecutive week, Georgia Southwestern State University officials met with representatives from a university in China. Monday, Feb. 17, the president of Jilin Institute of Chemical Technology and the dean of their International Exchange Center made a special visit to Georgia Southwestern to renew agreements in business, computer science and general studies.
AMERICUS (Feb. 14, 2014)--Georgia Southwestern State University will host a screening and provide the opportunity to view and discuss Robert Reich's film "Inequality for All," the Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary about income inequality in America. The screening is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 20 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Carter 1 auditorium (Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex).
AMERICUS (Feb. 12, 2014)-- With the progression of icy conditions late this evening, the Georgia Southwestern State University campus will delay its opening until 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 13. This includes the GSW Pre-K Program.
AMERICUS (Feb. 11, 2014)--Classes are on schedule and campus will operate normally Wednesday, Feb. 12. School officials will continue monitoring the forecast for Thursday, Feb. 13. Students, faculty and staff will be notified if further weather announcements are necessary.
AMERICUS (Feb. 6, 2014) – Senior nursing students recently completed pre-Advanced Cardiac Life Support training as part of a new collaboration between Phoebe Putney Health System and the Georgia Southwestern State University School of Nursing. The session was the first of a series of workshops and simulations to help prepare new nurses while allowing them to get a firsthand look at exciting careers at Phoebe.
AMERICUS (Jan. 27, 2014) – Georgia Southwestern State University has received a grant of $6,830 to participate in the GOHS Georgia Young Adult Program. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety addresses the issues of young adult driver crashes, injuries and fatalities and partners with colleges and universities throughout the state to implement the Georgia Young Adult Program (GYAP). This program has proven to be successful using strategies such as peer education, providing educational speakers to schools, and encouraging schools to develop creative, innovative techniques to reduce young adult crashes, injuries and fatalities in their communities.
AMERICUS (Jan. 17, 2014)—The Center for Business and Economic Development at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will host the 19th annual Sumter County Economic Outlook Luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 1 p.m. in the Thomas O. Marshall, Jr. Pavilion Private Dining Room. This event is co-sponsored by the Americus Rotary Club. The featured speaker will be William “Billy” Ussery, executive vice president and external relations with Oglethorpe Power Corporation.
To get in the homecoming spirit, you can order your T-shirt today! $10.00 per shirt. We can also deliver too! Please include $5.00 additional if you would like your T-shirt delivered. Quantities are limited, so reserve your today. Email Josh Curtin to reserve yours. Also, if you prefer to pay via credit card, I can accept credit card payments over the phone, but note there is an additional $.50 charge per $10.00. T-shirts are in so stop by the Division of Student Affairs and get yours today!
AMERICUS (Jan. 13, 2014)—‘Every writer needs a reader’ is the unofficial motto of the Georgia Southwestern State University Writing Center. The Writing Center has seven ‘readers’ and writing consultants who assist students from all disciplines in strategies for all aspects of the writing process free of charge. Alison McCarter is one of the GSW writing consultants, and she has been awarded the 2014 Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) Undergraduate Tutor Award.
AMERICUS (Jan. 7, 2014)—Georgia Southwestern State University recently named veteran GSW campus police officer Michael “Mike” Tracy the new director of Public Safety. Tracy served as interim director following the death of Chief Oris Bryant, Jr. in September of 2013.