Georgia Southern Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Nine Line Foundation

Aquaponics Research Center will Provide Educational and Training Opportunities to Homeless Veterans.

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Carl Reiber, Ph.D., and Megan Hostler, Nine Line Foundation president, publicly signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on March 29 to further enhance the institutions’ commitment to improving educational and training opportunities for the veterans in the Savannah area. The purpose of the MOU is to create a formal relationship between the institution and the Nine Line Foundation that will allow the skills learned by the University’s faculty and staff to be transferred into education and sustainable life skills for veterans.

The MOU signing kicked off the Sustainable Aquaponics Research Center’s (SARC) open house event showcasing SARC’s facility and educating the community on their research. SARC is designed to facilitate academic research and student internships in aquaponic and sustainable farming.