• Through the Storm Covid-19

    Through the Storm

    Georgia Southern Adapts and Excels in Wake of Pandemic Some of Georgia Southern’s greatest stories describe how the Universityweathered storms. From winning a difficult bid in Savannah in 1906 to establish the First District A&M School, to transitioning from a secondary school to a teachers college, to reviving a football program with a visionary coach…

  • The Eagle Has Landed

    Georgia Southern Alumni Reflect on Work with NASA Space Program In the summer of 1967, Georgia Southern graduates Bob Pound (’67) and Charlie Abner (’67) hopped in a car and headed for Cape Canaveral with one mission — to “fix NASA.” In January of that year, NASA was conducting a pre-flight check for the crew of Apollo…

  • To the Moon and Back Again

    Alumnus Helping NASA Return to the Moon by 2024 No one on Earth has stepped foot on the Moon since Apollo 17 landed there in December 1972. But NASA is relying on the new space exploration program, Artemis, to change history and take the first woman and the next man to the moon by 2024. Georgia Southern…

  • The Call To Public Service

    An Alumna’s Journey to the Bench Rachel Ross Krause (’96) has an easy answer for why she became a lawyer. “I’d like to say that I was inspired by Perry Mason or ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’,” she said. “But really it’s because my mom used to tell me I could argue with a brick wall and…

  • Making History

    Alumna and Literature Professor Wins State Election Ghazala Hashmi (’86) comes from a family of educators and always knew she would teach. “I think since I was 12 years old, I knew that I wanted to be a professor of English,” she said. “Both my father and mother always encouraged academics and a love of…

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