The Office of Government Relations and Community Engagement provides management and protocol expertise for members of the Georgia Southern community in support of high-level state, national, and international visitors and delegations to the Georgia Southern campus, including visits by heads of state and senior government officials.
Facilitates/Manages Diplomatic and Event Protocol:
- Planning and managing the dignitary’s public speaking logistics and related event arrangements on campus on behalf of the President/Provost’s Office or other designated Georgia Southern University department sponsor.
- Working with the department sponsor or student group on the appropriate approvals, invitation, and planning processes.
- Providing guidance regarding general protocol questions such as flags, staging, order of precedence, seating and gift arrangements.
- Diplomatic protocol support and liaison arrangements for dignitary security with the Department of Public Safety.