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Georgia Southern to Send Christmas Cards to Troops

Georgia Southern to Send Christmas Cards to TroopsGeorgia Southern University’s Division of  Continuing Education and the Military Affairs Directorate need signatures on 2,000 Christmas cards that will be sent to U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan.

Students, faculty, staff and community members are asked to drop by the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive, to sign the cards from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Nov. 28 – 30.

Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel, Ph.D., and Eagles head football coach Jeff Monken lead the the Eagle Nation in signing some of the Christmas cards Wednesday morning at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center.

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Organizers urge everyone to take time to spread some “Eagle Cheer” this Christmas season with the men and women who defend the United States.


Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 120 degree programs serving more than 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. The University is one of the Top 10 most popular universities in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report, and is a top choice of Georgia’s HOPE scholars. Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered approach to education. Visit:

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