Georgia Southern University to Welcome Families at Fall Family Weekend

The Georgia Southern University Office of Orientation and Parent Programs will host the University’s annual Fall Family Weekend in downtown Statesboro from Sept. 26 to 28. The main events include an outdoor movie, silent auction and a full day of activities.

Center for Sustainability Goes Green for GreenFest 2014

“We hope that visitors will learn that it’s easier than they might think to make green choices,” said Lissa Leege, Ph.D., director of the Center for Sustainability. “We have the technology to reduce energy and water use and can make the choice to reduce waste and eat sustainably grown food.”

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University Named Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine

For the fourth year in a row, Georgia Southern University has been named a Military Friendly School® by G.I. Jobs magazine for its efforts to provide educational opportunities to America’s veterans, active-duty troops and their families. The 2015 Military Friendly Schools list was released Sept. 23 and can be found at www.militaryfriendlyschools.com.

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Alumnus Luke Bryan Farm Tour to Aid in Scholarships

Georgia Southern University alumnus and famed Country singer Luke Bryan will visit the Statesboro area during his annual Farm Tour at Perry Field on Wednesday, Oct. 8 in Claxton. A portion of the proceeds from the tour will provide scholarships for Georgia Southern students.

Students from the Georgia Southern University School of Nursing chat after donning their white coats during the University's inaugural White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 19 at the Performing Arts Center. The White Coat Ceremony was initially designed by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) to emphasize the commitment of patient-centered care for incoming physicians to medical school. More than twenty years later, nurses are now a part of the tradition.

School of Nursing Celebrates Inaugural White Coat Ceremony

“Being chosen to participate in the inaugural White Coat Ceremony acknowledges the stellar reputation that the School of Nursing programs at Georgia Southern University have at the national level,” said Jean Bartels, Ph.D., former AACN president and the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Georgia Southern University. “This ceremony places the School of Nursing in elite company and recognizes the program for its historically strong curriculum and accomplished graduates.”