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Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology

GenCyber Junior Investigators Camp a Success
July 3, 2017
Bronwin Parish, a seventh grader at Esther F. Garrison School of Arts in Savannah, Georgia, now knows how to practice safe internet use thanks to the Junior Investigators’ Summer Experience, hosted at Georgia Southern June 19-23. “I didn’t really know much about cybersecurity, and then I heard about this camp,” Parish said, standing next to […]
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Adel El Shahat elevated to IEEE Senior Member
May 9, 2017
Adel El Shahat, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has been elevated to the grade of IEEE Senior member. Realization of this grade requires extensive experience and reflects professional maturity and documented achievements of significance. Only 10% of IEEE Power & Energy Society members and only 8% of IEEE members have the distinction of being a Senior […]
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College of Business Administration

Where Are The Retail Stores Going?
May 11, 2017
On Wednesday, May 10, John Brown, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, discusses the economy and the decline of retail stores on GPB’s “On Second Thought,” hosted by Celeste Headlee. http://gpbnews.org/post/where-are-retail-stores-going
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Georgia Southern faculty member’s research making an impact in education
May 1, 2017
Georgia Southern University College of Business Assistant Professor of economics, Jeff Schiman, Ph.D., was recently mentioned on the National Council on Teacher Quality website in a commentary by Hannah Putman for research he conducted with Ben Ost from the University of Illinois at Chicago on teacher absence rates. His research focuses on teacher absence rates […]
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College of Education

COE welcomes new faculty and staff for fall 2017
September 18, 2017
Georgia Southern University’s College of Education (COE) is excited to welcome new members to the College team this semester including 10 faculty and two staff members. New faculty members for fall 2017 include:   Christina Abney, M.Ed., is an instructor of science education in the Department of Teaching and Learning. With over 24 years of […]
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Two COE faculty named University Excellence Award recipients
August 23, 2017
  During Georgia Southern University’s annual convocation held on August 9, two of the six University-wide Awards for Excellence were captured by College of Education faculty members. Wendy Chambers, Ph.D., was named a recipient of the 2017-2018 Award for Excellence in Contributions to Instruction, and Cordelia Zinskie, Ed.D. received an Award for Excellence in Service. […]
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College of Health & Human Sciences

CHHS Names Annual Faculty and Staff Award Winners
August 16, 2017
Annually the College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) recognizes faculty and staff for their contributions to Georgia Southern University, the College and the community. On August 9, 2017, Dean Barry Joyner, Ph.D., presented awards to two faculty members and two staff members during the College’s annual convocation. Awards are based upon the nominations and […]
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Scott Selected as a 2017 American Society of Interior Designers Ones to Watch Scholar
July 31, 2017
Angelita Scott, Ph.D., assistant professor in the College of Health and Human Sciences, has been selected as a 2017 American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Ones to Watch Scholar. Scott has worked in the interior design profession for nearly 15 years and currently teaches interior design courses in the School of Human Ecology. The ASID […]
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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Whelan Presents Paper, Conducts Symposium on English Baptist History
August 30, 2017
On 11 August, a paper by Timothy Whelan, Ph.D., titled “Mary Hays and the Dissenting Tradition of Women’s Correspondence,” was presented at the annual conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism at Ottawa, Canada. Whelan could not attend because of a conflict with another event (see below), but his paper was […]
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CLASS Faculty Receive Annual Awards
August 11, 2017
Three College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences faculty members received annual awards from Georgia Southern University and CLASS during Fall 2017 Convocation. Chad Posick, Ph.D. received the Georgia Southern University Focus on Excellence Award for Research/Creative Scholarly Activity for his work on understanding violence and its impact on public health. Posick serves as an […]
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Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

Georgia Southern Examines Sociocultural Factors Associated With Mammography
September 22, 2017
Dr. Yelena Tarasenko, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, recently co-authored a study aimed at examining the sociocultural factors associated with mammography screening among Latina immigrants. The lead author, Dr. Juan Luque is an Associate Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina. The study examined an association between […]
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Georgia Southern Examines Utilization of Cervical Cancer Screenings
September 22, 2017
Dr. Yelena Tarasenko, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, recently co-authored a study aimed at examining the prevalence and correlates of cervical cancer screening utilization and adherence among a growing population of Hispanic immigrant women in coastal South Carolina. The lead author, Dr. Juan Luque is an Associate Professor […]
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