University Gears Up for 2nd Annual STEM Fest

Georgia Southern University is gearing up for its 2nd annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) festival this Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive. The festival will feature presentations by the Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education at Georgia Southern, NASA and the U.S. Army.

University Partners with Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau to Present “Museum On Main”

The Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau will open in its new location at 222 South Main Street on Tuesday, Sept. 16, and a large part of the new facility will feature “Museum on Main,” an exhibit highlighting significant pieces of Bulloch County and Statesboro’s history. A 1920s turpentine wagon, originally purchased from W.C. Akins & Sons Hardware on East Main Street in Statesboro, will be the iconic artifact and permanent installation of the new exhibit.

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New York Times Bestselling Author to Present Fries Lecture at Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University will host Susan Orlean, The New York Times bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, as the 2014 Norman Fries Distinguished Lectureship Series speaker on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive. Her presentation titled “Learning By the Book: A Writer Explores the World of Libraries,” is free and open to the public.

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Georgia Southern Football Program Featured in New “We Are the Champions” Exhibit at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame

The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon, Georgia recently unveiled its newest exhibit, We Are the Champions: Georgia’s College Football National Championship Teams. The exhibit highlights a handful of Georgia college football teams declared the best in the country. Georgia Southern University, with its six national titles, has made the list.


University to Participate in New USG Campus Safety and Security Committee

“The safety and well being of our students, our faculty and staff on our campuses is both a concern and a priority,” said Huckaby. “Looking ahead in the University System, as we work to be more student-focused in the academic performance of students, I have concluded that we must simultaneously sharpen our focus on campus safety and behavior.”