PBS Show TIME TEAM AMERICA Highlights Georgia Southern University at Camp Lawton Tonight

In 2012, the PBS show TIME TEAM AMERICA tracked the adventures of Georgia Southern University archeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, Georgia as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise. The episode will premiere tonight at 9 p.m. on PBS.

‘One More Time’ Recyclable Clothing to Make its On-campus Debut at ’Boro Browse and the Student Org Fair

The new on-campus recycling initiative, ‘One More Time’, with Renew Merchandise and the Center for Sustainability (CfS) will make its debut on campus at ’Boro Browse and the Student Org Fair, Aug. 26 and 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Russell Union Rotunda. Named one of the top green universities in the country by The Princeton Review for the past four years, Georgia Southern will deepen its commitment to sustainability even further through this partnership with Renew Merchandise.

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Ogeechee River Public Information Session to Discuss Research on the River

Members from the Georgia Southern University Department’s of Biology, Geology and Geography, and the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences will hold a public information session on the Ogeechee River Monitoring and Research project on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center.

The project comes after the November 2013 Consent Decree requiring King America Finishing Inc. to fund a Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) proposed by the University titled “Assessment of Hydrological, Biological and Environmental Components of the Lower Ogeechee River Ecosystem.”


University Celebrates New $8.65 Million Communication Arts Building

“As we look toward the future, we designed this building in such a way that we can adapt as the media continues to adapt,” said Pamela Bourland-Davis, Ph.D., Chair and professor of the Department of Communication Arts.


Georgia Southern University Granted First Undergraduate Manufacturing Engineering Program in the State of Georgia

“Manufacturing is returning to the U.S., and the state of Georgia can now prepare its citizens for careers in this fast-growing field,” said Mohammad Davoud, dean of the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology. “Employees trained in manufacturing will enable Georgia to attract corporations and industries to invest in the state and region. These corporations need manufacturing engineers who are trained to think innovatively and use state-of-the-art techniques and technologies. The new Manufacturing Engineering program at Georgia Southern will do just that.”