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Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing


June 1, 2020Dr. Qing and Dr. Xu receive prestigious AFS Howard F. Taylor Award
Every year, the American Foundry Society recognizes several members of the metalcasting community for their accomplishments and contributions to the industry. The awards celebrate lifetimes of service, impactful research, volunteer leadership, and innovation. AFS’s Howard F. Taylor Award was established to recognize a paper presented at the annual Metalcasting Congress that has the greatest long-range […]
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May 8, 2020DoD CySP Awards 3 GS Students
Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) is designed to support the recruitment of new cyber talent … who have skills necessary to meet DoD’s cyber requirements and help secure our nation against threats of information systems and networks. DoD CySP provides scholarships to students in pursuit of cyber-related degree at National Centers of […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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.    
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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.
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College of Education


June 9, 2020College of Education awards internal research and scholarship support for 2020-21
Each year, the College of Education (COE) provides internal support for faculty research and scholarship projects in efforts to support the institutional research agenda of the College, have a significant impact on the college’s outreach to P-12 and community constituents, and enhance the college’s capacity to conduct significant education scholarship. The COE hosts opportunities for […]
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June 9, 2020College awards tech mini grants for 2020
The College of Education values innovative classroom and teaching practices. In encouraging faculty to provide students with unique and rigorous coursework, the College issued a call for proposals to receive Technology Innovation for Teaching mini-grants in early Spring 2020.  “These grants will support faculty members in their endeavors to learn about and utilize emerging technology […]
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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’ […]
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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 […]
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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.
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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!
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Waters College of Health Professions


June 29, 2020Georgia Southern students organize community health fairs in Chatham County
More than 100 students from various disciplines in the Waters College of Health Professions at Georgia Southern University helped bridge wellness and the community earlier this year by organizing community health fairs at various locations in Chatham County.  This is the second year that health professions students have organized these events for Chatham County residents. […]
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May 8, 2020Broxton Recognized for Contributions to Georgia Southern
Each year, Georgia Southern University awards University Awards of Excellence to faculty and staff who have been identified as outstanding individuals making contributions to the success of Georgia Southern. This year, Hedly “Lee” Broxton has been named the recipient of the staff award for Research. Broxton has served as the scholarship and research specialist for […]
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Last updated: 4/25/2019