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Faculty Highlights

Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology

Dr. El Shahat honored by Egyptian government
March 5, 2018
The Ministry of State of Emigration & Egyptian Expatriates presented the country’s deepest respect and appreciation for Dr. Adel El Shahat’s scientific, academic and professional achievements.  Dr. El Shahat and 20 other Egyptian expatriate scientists were honored at the Egypt Can 3 (Taa Marbouta) Conference in Luxor held February 24-27, 2018 under the auspices of […]
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Masoud Davari participates in ECE Research Colloquium
February 14, 2018
Masoud Davari, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, presented a fascinating talk about his research on “Integrated Power and Energy Systems for Advanced Smart Grid Technologies” at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering’s Research Colloquium on Feb. 9, 2018.  The abstract of his talk follows.  The department’s Colloquium provides an opportunity for its […]
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College of Business Administration

Don Cox, Ph.D., professor of Finance, featured in WalletHub
February 7, 2018
Professor Don Cox was featured in WalletHub’s pieces about credit score and free credit monitoring. You can read them here: Credit Score: Credit Monitoring:
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Steve Charlier on Joining the National Millennial Community at Georgia Southern University
December 21, 2017
Georgia Southern University Department of Management Associate Professor Steve Charlier talks about GSU joining the National Millennial Community to help engage in the conversation about millennials in the workplace and the future of workforce development.
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College of Education

College of Education professor receives national lifetime mentor award
March 12, 2018
Georgia Southern University College of Education (COE) Professor Brandon Hunt, Ph.D., has been awarded the Jane E. Myers Lifetime Mentor Award and will be recognized at the 2018 American Counseling Association Conference in April for her significant contribution to the counseling profession. With more than 26 years of experience instructing counselors, Hunt has served as […]
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Georgia Southern is helping high school students GEAR UP
March 12, 2018
Georgia Southern University’s College of Education (COE) faculty are making a difference for at-risk high school students by participating in the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) Georgia. The statewide project provides supportive services to help students complete their high school diplomas and prepare them for post-secondary education. First funded in […]
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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 Studies Reduced Sample Sizes
March 13, 2018
Survival data are time-to-event data, such as time to death, time to appearance of a tumor, or time to recurrence of a disease. Accelerated failure time (AFT) models provide a linear relationship between the log of the failure time and covariates that affect the expected time to failure by contracting or expanding the time scale. […]
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Georgia Southern Examines Quantiles Estimation
March 13, 2018
The study considers the problem of estimating a quantile function based on different stratified sampling mechanism. First, we develop an estimate for population quantiles based on stratified simple random sampling (SSRS) and extend the discussion for stratified ranked set sampling (SRSS). Furthermore, the asymptotic behavior of the proposed estimators are presented. In addition, we derive […]
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