U.S. National Tick Collection Temporarily Closes to Visitors; Re-opening Scheduled for Spring 2015

The U.S. National Tick Collection (USNTC) at Georgia Southern University is temporarily closed to visitors and tours as it prepares for expansion and relocation. The collection will relocate to the Math and Physics building in an effort to provide additional space for specimens, storage, research and improved fire protection. The expected completion date is Spring 2015.

Georgia Southern Vice President Named Interim President of Georgia Southwestern State University

University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby today named Georgia Southern University’s Charles Patterson, Ph.D., as interim president of Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW).

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Georgia Southern University Featured in National Association of Manufacturers Member Focus

Georgia Southern University is featured in the latest edition of the National Association of Manufacturers’ digital newsletter. President Brooks Keel was interviewed in the November 2014 edition of Member Focus: The Workforce Issue, Manufacturing the Next Generation. You can view the article, which discusses how to teach Millennials to manufacture products in the United States, on pages 12-15.

The College of Business Administration's Business Innovation Group will participate in Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 17-22.

City Campus Plans for Another BIG Global Entrepreneurship Week

The Georgia Southern University Business Innovation Group (BIG) will participate in “Global Entrepreneurship Week,” Nov. 17-22. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), a Kauffman Foundation initiative, is a worldwide celebration of the innovators and job creators that bring ideas to life.

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Georgia Southern University Golf Course named ‘Best New Course’ by Golf Digest

“This represents a number of things that speak loudly and boldly about what Georgia Southern is and where we are going,” said University President Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D. “We are a university on the move and are always looking for ways to better serve our students and community. This is one more way in which we can tell the world that we are different, and we are special.”