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Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing


August 31, 2020Asst. Prof. Katz interviewed re: COVID-19 tracing apps
by: Jon DowdingPosted: Aug 28, 2020 / 05:02 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 28, 2020 / 05:41 PM EDT SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Smartphone users have taken to social media to express their concerns over data being shared with COVID-19 tracing apps. WSAV NOW spoke with Frank Katz, assistant professor of IT, about whether you should be concerned. The main […] The post Asst. Prof. Katz interviewed re: COVID-19 tracing apps first appeared on College of Engineering and Computing.
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August 31, 2020Dr. Gursimran Walia wins NSF grant
We are pleased to announce that Gursimran Walia, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science, and his collaborators, have just received notification of a new $600,000 award through the NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education Program: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR). This is a collaborative project that will be carried out with teams of […] The post Dr. Gursimran Walia wins NSF grant first appeared on College of Engineering and Computing.
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College of Arts and Humanities


August 30, 2017Whelan Presents Paper, Conducts Symposium on English Baptist History
On 11 August, a paper by Timothy Whelan, Ph.D., titled “Mary Hays and the Dissenting Tradition of Women’s Correspondence,” was presented at the annual conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism at Ottawa, Canada. Whelan could not attend because of a conflict with another event (see below), but his paper was […] The post Whelan Presents Paper, Conducts Symposium on English Baptist History first appeared on College of Arts and Humanities.
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August 11, 2017CLASS Faculty Receive Annual Awards
Three College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences faculty members received annual awards from Georgia Southern University and CLASS during Fall 2017 Convocation. Chad Posick, Ph.D. received the Georgia Southern University Focus on Excellence Award for Research/Creative Scholarly Activity for his work on understanding violence and its impact on public health. Posick serves as an […] The post CLASS Faculty Receive Annual Awards first appeared on College of Arts and Humanities.
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College of Behavioral and Social Sciences


May 22, 2017Faculty, Students Help Local Church Find Forgotten Graves
Department of Sociology and Anthropology faculty and students helped an Effingham church, Turkey Branch United Methodist Church, located a number of forgotten graves in their graveyard. Read the full article from the Savannah Morning News.     The post Faculty, Students Help Local Church Find Forgotten Graves first appeared on College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
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April 27, 2017Breaking the Cycle: Professor Studies Violence Intervention in Savannah
Absolving crime in cities has been on Assistant Professor Chad Posick’s radar for some time. He’s taking his skills in public policy and program evaluation to the streets of Savannah, Georgia. Prior to coming to Georgia Southern, he spent almost a decade in cities like Rochester, New York, and Boston, Massachusetts, working on efforts such […] The post Breaking the Cycle: Professor Studies Violence Intervention in Savannah first appeared on College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
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College of Business


December 19, 2018Atlanta ‘Super Hub’ Helps UPS Deliver Holiday Packages Faster
from https://www.wabe.org/atlanta-super-hub-helps-ups-deliver-holiday-packages-faster/ *Issam Moussaoui, Ph.D., assistant professor of logistics and supply chain management, is quoted in this article. Around this time last year, Atlanta-based shipping giant UPS was running behind on deliveries: more than three million packages a day were arriving late. In response, the company announced in that it would invest about $7 billion on […] The post Atlanta ‘Super Hub’ Helps UPS Deliver Holiday Packages Faster first appeared on Parker College of Business.
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July 11, 2018Steve Charlier: How to Integrate the Younger Generation into the Workplace
Georgia Southern University Department of Management Associate Professor Steve Charlier, Ph.D., gives advice to businesses on how they can attract the younger generation and how millennials are transforming the workplace. The post Steve Charlier: How to Integrate the Younger Generation into the Workplace first appeared on Parker College of Business.
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College of Education


September 16, 2020COE welcomes new faculty and staff
Georgia Southern University’s College of Education (COE) is excited to welcome new members to the College team this semester including eight faculty and six staff members. New faculty members for Fall 2020 include: Nihan Ağaçlı-Doğan, Ph.D., is a visiting professor in the Department of Leadership, Technology and Human Development. Agacli-Dogan recently completed her Ph.D. in […] The post COE welcomes new faculty and staff first appeared on College of Education.
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September 16, 2020COE’s Ming Fang He selected co-editor-in-chief of prestigious education journal
At the beginning of 2020, Ming Fang He, Ph.D., professor of curriculum studies at College of Education, was selected as co-editor-in-chief for Educational Studies, the Official Journal of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) included in Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) Journal List. Together, Professor Ming Fang He, co-editor-in-chief, Professor Bic Ngo (University of Minnesota-Twin […] The post COE’s Ming Fang He selected co-editor-in-chief of prestigious education journal first appeared on College of Education.
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Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health


May 18, 2018Georgia Southern Identifies Factors for Sickle Cell Carrier Screening Among African Americans
Guidelines recommend that African Americans know their sickle cell trait status to inform reproductive health decisions. Few studies have applied a behavioral theory to identify factors associated with sickle cell trait screening to inform intervention targets to increase this behavior. We applied a Sickle Cell Trait Screening Framework to identify factors associated with African Americans’ […] The post Georgia Southern Identifies Factors for Sickle Cell Carrier Screening Among African Americans first appeared on Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health.
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May 17, 2018Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills, and Applications
Leadership for Health Professionals, Third Edition is the first textbook of its kind to apply traditional knowledge of leadership theory and long-standing best practices of industry leaders to a health organization environment. The comprehensive text is grounded in practical applications of theoretical concepts, and focuses on examples of leadership in actual healthcare settings. Leadership for […] The post Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills, and Applications first appeared on Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health.
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College of Science and Mathematics


August 15, 2019Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program
G & G Professor, Dr. Wei Tu, PhD has been chosen as a Fellow for the Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program; Academic Year 2019-2020. This year’s program will be held on the University of Georgia Campus. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Tu. The post Governor's Teaching Fellows Program first appeared on College of Science and Mathematics.
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August 15, 2019Dr. Amy Potter featured in The Guardian
Geology Professor & COUR Director, Dr. Amy Potter’s research was highlighted in The US Edition of the Guardian today. Check out the article here! The post Dr. Amy Potter featured in The Guardian first appeared on College of Science and Mathematics.
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Waters College of Health Professions


September 16, 2020Clark named Inclusive Excellence Faculty and Staff Fellow
Georgia Southern University’s Office of Inclusive Excellence has named Maya Clark, Ph.D., to the inaugural class of Inclusive Excellence Faculty and Staff Fellows. Fellows were selected based on backgrounds, content expertise and commitment to the integration of inclusive excellence into the fabric of Georgia Southern. Clark currently serves as an associate professor for communication sciences […] The post Clark named Inclusive Excellence Faculty and Staff Fellow first appeared on Waters College of Health Professions.
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September 15, 2020WCHP Announces Annual Award Winners
Annually, the Waters College of Health Professions recognizes faculty for their contributions to Georgia Southern University, the College and the community. During the College’s convocation on August 10, 2020, six faculty were recognized for their accomplishments. Awards were based on the nominations and recommendations of faculty and staff. The following individuals were recognized: Charles “Hal” […] The post WCHP Announces Annual Award Winners first appeared on Waters College of Health Professions.
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Last updated: 4/25/2019