“We’re pleased to be in the top 100 tier,” said Thomas Koballa, Ph.D., dean for the College of Education. “The College of Education continues its commitment to offer high-quality online graduate programs which provide students with the cutting-edge skills they need to increase their employment options. We have a committed faculty trained to teach distance learners, and students from across the region and state know they will be engaged in a rigorous graduate program that furthers their career as an educator in many professional settings.”
“It’s always a good day to see the Eagle Nation spread a little wider,” said President Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D. “This historic event truly does allow us to forge a partnership to establish our first permanent research station in Latin America. Students and faculty will be able to experience South American culture and heritage while gaining valuable research experience.”
The University has rescheduled its MLK Celebration speaker Michele Norris, the first African-American female host for NPR, until Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.
“We are gratified by the recognition and believe it reflects the hard work and dedication of our faculty, staff, and students,” stated Allen C. Amason, dean of the Georgia Southern College of Business. “We believe it also reflects the quality of our programs, the value of our degrees and our commitment to providing a great education and a strong return to our stakeholders.”
“We are excited about the receipt of this grant because it allows us to continue educating students on the dangers of distracted and impaired driving,” said Nicole Withers, administrative coordinator for the Office of Alcohol and Other Drugs Programs at Georgia Southern. “We will be able to continue our efforts to keep the student body, community and other drivers safe as we encourage them to steer away from destructive decisions.”