Top 10 Stories of 2012
This past year was one of records and milestones. Check out Georgia Southern University’s Top 10 stories from 2012.
Georgia Southern Welcomes 1,500 New Alumni
Last month, more than 1,500 students earned their degrees from Georgia Southern during three ceremonies held indoors at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Highlights from the ceremonies included the first degree awarded from the Georgia Southern engineering program which began last fall. Georgia Southern began offering engineering degrees in civil engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering in fall 2011 becoming one of the nation’s newest engineering schools. In addition, Georgia Southern presented its first ever Doctor of Clinical Psychology degree (Psy.D.). The program trains students to become generalists who practice psychotherapy and psychological assessment.
If you have a family member or friend who graduated and did not have a chance to attend, watch the ceremonies online. Watch Now.
Faculty Profile: Camille Broadway
Georgia Southern University Department of Communication Arts professor S. Camille Broadway, Ph.D., was among 12 fellows selected for the 2013 Scripps Howard Entrepreneurial Journalism Institute.
She recently spent a week at the Institute, which is housed at Arizona State University. The nationwide fellowship program helps faculty develop courses and programs in entrepreneurial journalism.
Broadway is now developing a course in entrepreneurial journalism.
Eagle Nation in Education
Eagle Nation in Education is a public service project of Eagle Nation on Parade created to offer K-12 students in Bulloch County an opportunity to express, create and expand their artistic abilities. The University received 464 submissions and ultimately named 7th grader Kelsey Fallin as the winner. The William James Middle School student will now work with a Georgia Southern graduate student to create her design on the six-foot-tall fiberglass eagle, which will be unveiled at the University’s ArtsFest on April 6.
Soaring to Victory
The Georgia Southern University Athletic Foundation has embarked on the Soaring to Victory Capital Campaign to benefit Eagle Athletics. The campaign heralds a generational opportunity to impact the University, the community and the region for the next 25 years. You and your family and/or business can be a part of this exciting campaign to benefit so many.
Recent Grads Launch Online Student Marketplace
Two Georgia Southern University graduates recently launched List-A-Trade, an online student market place that allows college students to trade items, buy items, and sell items nationwide.
The creators, Travis Reeves and Austin Hawkins (pictured above), originally met their freshmen year at Georgia Southern through mutual friends. Little did they know, four years later they would become business partners.Read more…
Southern Conference Names 25 Athletes to Fall Academic All-Conference Team
More than 20 Georgia Southern Eagles were named to the Academic All-Southern Conference Team for the 2012 fall semester as announced by the league office recently.
Of the Eagles’ 25 Academic All-Southern Conference selections, seven each came from the men’s soccer and the women’s soccer teams, while the volleyball team had six honorees each.
ON THE CALENDAR:
January 14: Spring Semester Classes Begin
Men’s Basketball vs. Davidson
January 17: Men’s Basketball vs. College of Charleston
January 19: Men’s Basketball vs. Citadel
January 20: Women’s Basketball vs. Wofford
January 21: MLK Holiday – Georgia Southern Offices Closed
January 29: Soledad O’Brien to speak at Georgia Southern
February 2: Georgia Southern Night @ Atlanta Hawks. more info…
These are just a few select events that are taking place this month, so please check the below calendars for more information.
For more information on University events, please visit the University Calendar.
For information on athletics events, please visit: GSeagles.com.
Last updated: 4/13/2016