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Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology

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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Keith Landry speaks at Ranger School graduation
May 1, 2017
On Friday, April 28, Keith Landry was the keynote speaker at Ranger School graduation in Fort Benning, GA.  Keith Landry, Ph.D., P.E., is currently serving as Interim Assistant Dean for Research, Interim Director of CITEMS, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering & Construction Management.  Before joining Georgia Southern, Dr. Landry retired from the […]
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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

Calhoun is named 2017 Faculty Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students
May 18, 2017
College of Education Associate Professor Daniel Calhoun, Ph.D., was named Georgia Southern University’s 2017 First-Year Experience Outstanding Faculty Advocate during a presentation on April 28. The award, presented by the First-Year Experience (FYE) program, annually recognizes excellence in the teaching and mentoring of first-year students. Calhoun serves as the coordinator of the master’s in higher […]
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Phipps receives Deen Day Smith Award for service to community
May 17, 2017
Karen Phipps, director of the College of Education’s EAGLE Academy, was named a recipient of the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Award announced during a May ceremony. The Deen Day Smith Awards honor Statesboro and Bulloch County citizens for their devotion to others and the community. The annual banquet is hosted by the Statesboro […]
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College of Health & Human Sciences

Johnson Awarded the GAFCS Leader Award
May 17, 2017
During the 2017 Georgia Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (GAFCS) Annual Conference in Athens, GA, on March 31, Cynthia Johnson, Ph.D., was awarded the GAFCS Leader Award for her significant contributions to the field of family and consumer science (FCS) through her involvement in the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). Johnson has […]
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Anderson Serves as Visiting Professor at Australian University
March 29, 2017
Kathryn Anderson, Ph.D., ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, LMFT, professor in the School of Nursing, was appointed visiting professor at Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Perth, Australia, from Jan. 30 to Feb. 10. During this time, Anderson provided consultation to ECU faculty and led lectures on how faculty can help facilitate ECU’s goal of implementing curriculum on family […]
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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

CLASS Faculty Member Selected as a NEH Summer Scholar
May 23, 2017
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) faculty member Richard Flynn, Ph.D., was selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar. Flynn was chosen from a national applicant pool and will be attending one of 24 seminars and institutes supported by NEH. The Endowment is a federal agency that, each summer, […]
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Faculty, Students Help Local Church Find Forgotten Graves
May 22, 2017
Department of Sociology and Anthropology faculty and students helped an Effingham church, Turkey Branch United Methodist Church, located a number of forgotten graves in their graveyard. Read the full article from the Savannah Morning News.    
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Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

Georgia Southern Analyzes the Massachusetts Healthcare Law
May 22, 2017
Healthcare in the United States has been one topic of the debates and discussion in the country for many years. The challenge for affordable, accessible, and quality healthcare for most Americans has been on the agenda of federal and state legislatures. There is probably no other state that has drawn as much individual attention regarding […]
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Peace named Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year
May 8, 2017
The 2017 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year “moved our community to new heights of caring,” said Billy Hickman on Tuesday night during the 29th annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala held at Georgia Southern University’s Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education building. After sharing the Biblical story of the Good Samaritan, Hickman praised Dr. […]
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