“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.”
“This gift shows the unrelenting support that Gov. Sanders had for education and the Arts at Georgia Southern. We are honored to be able to continue exemplifying academic excellence in the Arts and we are extremely thankful for his dedication and service to the state of Georgia, ” said University President Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D.