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Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology

CECM Profs win grant from GDOT
October 12, 2016
The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded a $187,076 project to Myung Jeong (PI), assistant professor, and Junan Shen (Co-PI), professor, both in the Department of Civil Engineering & Construction Management.  Dr. Jeong’s and Dr. Shen’s proposal, “Evaluation of Structural Integrity for a Foamed Asphalt Base Course with a High Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Content,” will […]
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Keith Landry named ASCE Fellow
September 20, 2016
Keith Landry, assistant professor of CECM and interim assistant dean for research, has been elected to the rank of ASCE Fellow.  ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Fellows have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that change lives around the world.  It is a prestigious honor held by fewer than 3.5% of ASCE members. […]
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College of Business Administration

Lowell Mooney: The Mentor
July 27, 2016
The Georgia Society of CPAs recently recognized Lowell Mooney, Ph.D., for his service to the Society as Chair over the past year.
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Accounting Faculty Quoted by CNBC on Crowdfunding
July 21, 2016
Two Georgia Southern College of Business accounting faculty members were recently quoted by CNBC on crowdfunding and the tax implications of crowdfunding. Cheryl Metrejean, Ph.D., and Britton McKay, Ph.D., have done extensive research on the subject and commented on and recommended advice to those using fundraising sites, such as GoFundMe, Indiegogo and Kickstarter. The full […]
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College of Education

College of Education faculty invited to educational technology summit at the White House
December 22, 2016
Georgia Southern’s College of Education faculty member Charles Hodges, Ph.D. was invited to the White House in Washington, D.C. on December 14 to participate in the Innovators Summit hosted by the Office of Educational Technology (OET) at the U.S. Department of Education. The Advancing Educational Technology in Teacher Preparation Innovators’ Summit provided an opportunity for […]
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GERA annual meeting discusses public scholarship to educate diverse democracies
November 2, 2016
The Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA) held its 41st annual meeting on October 7 in Augusta. Approximately 100 participants attended the conference representing 22 different universities, colleges, and K-12 schools in the state. “We had a very successful conference this year, even in the midst of Hurricane Matthew evacuations and preparations,” said Conference Co-Chair and […]
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College of Health & Human Sciences

Faculty and Alumni Present Research at 26th Annual EECERA Conference
October 5, 2016
Faculty and alumni from Georgia Southern University attended and presented research at the 26th Annual European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA) Conference that was held in Dublin, Ireland, from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3. Jerri Kropp, Ph.D., associate professor of child and family development (CHFD) in the School of Human Ecology, and CHFD alumna […]
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Nursing Faculty Awarded Grant Through NAPNAP Foundation
September 20, 2016
The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Foundation has awarded three faculty members in the Georgia Southern School of Nursing with a 2016 NAPNAP Foundation research grant in the amount of $5,000. Recipients of the grant are instructor Valerie Martinez, DNP, APRN, CPNP, assistant professor Sheri K. Carey, DNP, APRN, PCNS-BC, CCRN, and assistant […]
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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Faculty Updates from the Dept. of Foreign Languages
November 9, 2016
Dolores Rangel, Ph.D., published a new article entitled “Reflexiones de Federico Campbell sobre el proceso escritural,” in La Colmena 91 (2016): 43-52 (http://lacolmena.uaemex.mx/index.php/lacolmena). Noriko Mori-Kolbe, Ph.D., and Namiko Uchida hosted Haruna Tatsukawa, cultural coordinator from the Japan-America Society of Georgia, at a successful and enjoyable cultural event held the evening of Oct. 13. Tatsukawa and Mori-Kolbe […]
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CLASS Faculty Honored by Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council
October 31, 2016
College of Liberal Arts and Social Science’s (CLASS) faculty members Jonathan M. Bryant, Ph.D., and Sue Moore, Ph.D., were honored at the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council’s (GHRAC) 14th Annual Archives Awards. Bryant, Professor of History, received the Award for Excellence in Research Using the Holdings of Archives for his award-winning book Dark Places of […]
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College of Science and Mathematics

Biology Professor Receives Grant
September 22, 2016
From the Georgia Southern Newsroom: John Schenk, Ph.D., curator of the Georgia Southern Herbarium in the Georgia Southern University Department of Biology, received notification that his National Science Foundation (NSF) Biological Research Collections grant has been funded in the amount of $280,798 to integrate uncatalogued plants into the Herbarium. Schenk’s proposal is titled “Making a […]
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The Evolution of Mimicry
June 10, 2016
Dr. Christian Cox, Assistant Professor of Biology, is an author on a recently published paper in Nature Communications titled, “Coral snakes predict the evolution of mimicry across New World snakes”. In this paper, which was published on May 5, 2016, the research team presents the first definitive evidence that the spread of coral snakes throughout the Western […]
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Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

Telfair named APHA President-Elect
January 13, 2017
Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MSW, MPH professor of public health practice and research and dual chair of the Department of Community Health and Health Policy and Management, has been named President-elect of the American Public Health Association (APHA). “My approach to, and practice of, leadership is to utilize my knowledge, skills and experience to identify and […]
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Georgia Southern Conducts a Preliminary Examination of Blood Lead Levels in Rural Georgia
January 3, 2017
Rural areas are often viewed as lower risk for lead poisoning with toxic exposures seriously impacting development of the brain and central nervous system. This study examined the prevalence of elevated blood lead levels from children
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Last updated: 3/10/2016

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