Georgia Southern University welcomed an international delegation to campus this week. Members of the Consular Corps., including delegates from Brazil, Quebec Canada, Canada, Hong Kong, Germany, Italy, Nigeria and United Kingdom met with community leaders of the regional economic development authorities of Bulloch, Candler, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Long, Screven and Tattnall counties.
The annual Honors Day Convocation will be held on Wednesday, April 1, at 8:30 a.m. in the Performing Arts Center. For those who cannot make the event, however, proceedings will be live-streamed online by the Multimedia Development Center.
Award-winning political strategist, women’s activist and lifestyle expert, Valeisha Butterfield-Jones, will be the keynote speaker for the annual Women’s Empowerment Conference at Georgia Southern on Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Russell Union.
Competing against graduate law students from around the world, Georgia Southern won first place in the advocacy category of the International Law School Mediation Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, held March 18-21.
Will Allen, a former professional basketball player turned urban farmer, will be the featured speaker at the Center for Sustainability’s (CFS) seminar series on Thursday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center (PAC).