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Georgia Southern announces ‘40 Under 40’ Class of 2018

The Georgia Southern University Alumni Association has named the “40 Under 40” Class of 2018.

Designated by the University’s Alumni Association, the honor recognizes young alumni who are leading the way in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.

“We are excited to honor the ‘40 Under 40′ Class of 2018 not only for their leadership in their personal and professional lives but for their commitment to the University,” said Wendell Tompkins, Director of Alumni Relations. “Our outstanding graduates from Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University are leading the way as stalwarts in their communities.”

Chosen by a selection committee based on their professional expertise and achievements, as well as dedication to charitable and community initiatives, “40 Under 40” honorees represent the excellence of the University’s young alumni and demonstrate the positive contributions and remarkable achievements for which Georgia Southern and Armstrong graduates are known.

The full list of “40 Under 40” Class of 2018 honorees is available online here.
The class will be recognized at an awards luncheon on Friday, September 28 in the Nessmith-Lane Center Ballroom on the Georgia Southern Statesboro Campus. In addition, the honorees will be featured in the fall edition of Georgia Southern magazine and on the Alumni Association website.

To learn more about the program, visit

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research institution founded in 1906, offers 141 degree programs serving more than 27,000 students through nine colleges on three campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville and online instruction. A leader in higher education in southeast Georgia, the University provides a diverse student population with expert faculty, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities. Georgia Southern creates lifelong learners who serve as responsible scholars, leaders and stewards in their communities. Visit


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