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- Georgia Southern’s gold commitment to military-connected students recognized in latest Military Friendly School rankingGeorgia Southern University has once again been named as a Military Friendly School® and received a “Gold” ranking for 2023-2024 by VIQTORY for its commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful opportunities for its military-connected students.
- Georgia Southern chemistry professor earns USG Hall of Fame Faculty AwardGeorgia Southern University’s Beulah Narendrapurapu, Ph.D., won a 2023 Felton Jenkins, Jr. Hall of Fame Faculty Award presented by the University System of Georgia. This system-wide award recognizes faculty and staff for their commitment to teaching and student success.
- Business Innovation Group announces Patrick Woock as new Director of Business IncubationGeorgia Southern University’s Business Innovation Group (BIG) has hired Patrick Woock, Ph.D., to lead its efforts in supporting south Georgia entrepreneurs as the unit’s new director of business incubation.
- Youth mental health issues on the rise: National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Research Center awards seed grants for faculty research in support of local youth advocacy and resiliencyYouth across the U.S. are increasingly at risk for mental health issues, and Georgia Southern University is directly responding to the needs of local youth. The University’s National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Research Center, which promotes scholarly and collaborative research with community partners to assist young people in overcoming conditions that may threaten their safety, health, emotional needs or intellectual development, recently awarded three seed grants to faculty for research that support youth advocacy and resiliency.
- It’s a good day to plant a tree: Georgia Southern celebrates Arbor DayGeorgia Southern University’s campuses are a little greener after students, faculty and staff came together to celebrate Georgia’s Arbor Day by planting longleaf pine and dogwood trees on the Armstrong and Statesboro campuses, respectively.
- Georgia Southern Business Innovation Group client awarded runner-up prize at Savannah pitch competitionA Georgia Southern University Business Innovation Group (BIG) client and Statesboro-based business won $2,500 and claimed the runner-up spot at the 2023 GRIT Conference Startup Stage Pitch Competition held in January.
- RiteCare Center asks Georgia Southern community to lend their voice to help others find theirsGeorgia Southern University’s RiteCare Center for Communications Disorders is asking students, faculty and staff to lend their voice in an effort to help those who struggle with speech to improve their communication. The RiteCare Center’s third annual Voice Drive is happening now through May. Individuals are encouraged to collect voice recordings to submit to a […]
- Georgia Southern University hosts 34th annual National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Conference March 5-8Georgia Southern University’s College of Education will host the 34th annual National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah March 5-8. The conference brings together more than 1,200 professionals in education, social work, law enforcement, counseling and other child and family advocacy entities from around the country for quality, relevant training to better serve youth.