The Georgia Southern Opera presents “Opera Breve VII: Trick AND Treat!” This year’s double bill is the Opera’s seventh annual installment of the popular “Opera Breve” series and is comprised of two American one-act operas, Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Medium” and William Bolcom’s “Lucrezia.” Performances will take place on Friday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m., in the Emma Kelly Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts, 33 E. Main Street. Admission to the event is free.
Georgia Southern University Business Innovation Group (BIG) has received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for its 2015 project in entrepreneurship for communities with populations of 25,000 – 200,000. In addition, the Georgia Southern University City Campus was recognized with a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award by the IEDC for its 2015 project in real estate redevelopment and reuse for communities with populations of 25,000 – 200,000.
On Monday, Oct. 12, Georgia Southern University kicks off a Homecoming week full of festivities and activities centered around the theme “Viva Las Southern,” a Las Vegas-style celebration.
The Dean of Students Office at Georgia Southern University has received a $6,500 grant through the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to participate in the Georgia Young Adult Program.
The National Youth-At-Risk Center (NYAR) has awarded a research grant to two Georgia Southern University professors for a study titled “The Impact of CrossFit Intervention for Youth-At-Risk at the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.”