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Georgia Southern theatre professor appointed regional chair of Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Georgia Southern University theatre professor Lisa Abbott has stepped into a new role as the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) region 4 chair.

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Compelled to mentor, graduate redirects studies to coach and teach

Following his final wrestling match at Forsyth Central High School, Nathan Kistler left the mat with a newfound vision — to become a coach and teacher and provide the same mentorship that he received throughout school. Yet, as a new student at Georgia Southern University, Kistler chose to study business.

Unable to muster enthusiasm for business courses, he changed his major to middle grades education and the impact was immediate.

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Parker College of Business students meet virtually with potential employers

The School of Accountancy in the Parker College of Business at Georgia Southern University helped more than 60 students meet with potential employers during its first-ever virtual career fair held in June.

Finding his vocation: An education graduate works with special needs students

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia Southern University Double Eagle Benjamin Mitchell (’11,’20) has been teaching students with disabilities from home.

$3.25 million grant provides scholarship opportunities for disadvantaged students to pursue graduate degrees in public health at Georgia Southern

Nandi A. Marshall, DrPH, and Joseph Telfair, DrPH, of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University have received a 2020-25 U.S. Department of Health Resources and Service Administration grant valued at $3.25 million to support the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program. Each year, $650,000 will be available to offer scholarships to qualifying students who wish to pursue a Master of Public Health or Doctor of Public Health at Georgia Southern.