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Community Events

Throughout the year, community members are invited to join Georgia Southwestern in a variety of celebrations such as annual Homecoming festivities, 'Under the Lights' soccer kick-off, fine arts exhibitions, musical performances, summer camps, and more!

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Upcoming Events

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GIAA Wrestling Tournament

February 3 - 4 GSW Storm Dome GSW will host the Georgia Independent School Association (GIAA) Boy’s Wrestling Championships inside GSW’s Storm Dome arena from February 3-4, 2023.
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Souper Bowl Fundraiser

11:00 am - 1:00 pm School of Nursing, Carter I GSW nursing students and faculty are raising money for their upcoming study away trip to Mayfield, Kentucky (that was hit by EF4 tornado last year) over Spring Break in March. They will have a variety of soups and chili for $6 including a drink.
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FCCLA Region 7 STAR Events Competition

8:00 am - 2:00 pm GSW Storm Dome Georgia Southwestern is hosting our region's Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) STAR competition Friday, February 10th. Members will compete in a variety of competitions by addressing various personal, work and community issues through their education in Family and Consumer Sciences classes.
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SGA Presidents 50th Reunion

3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Charles Wheatley Administration Building GSW's Student Government Association invites all former SGA Presidents back to campus for the 50th Reunion celebration on Saturday, February 18.
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Preview Day

8:30 am - 1:30 pm GSW Storm Dome Ready to Take Tomorrow by Storm? Join us for Preview Day on Saturday, February 18 and get a snapshot of life at Georgia Southwestern. Students and parents will learn about admissions, financial aid, and scholarships. Attendees will also explore academic programs, interact with faculty, and enjoy a student-led campus tour.
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Teddy Bear Toss

7:30 pm GSW Storm Dome Bring a toy to toss on the court Wednesday, February 22 for the Phoebe Women's & Children's Health Services department! If you don't have any gently used or new plush toys to donate, Parker's Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. has generously donated 500 stuffed bears for fans to throw. We'll toss them when the GSW men's basketball team scores its first point of the evening!
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Teacher Career Fair

10:00 am – 1:00 pm GSW Storm Dome In collaboration with Chattahoochee Flint-RESA, GSW will host the 2023 Teacher Career Fair with recruiters from school systems throughout the state of Georgia. Certified educators and those eligible for teaching certification for the 2023-24 school year are encouraged to participate in the career fair. Candidates may contact Debby Ford at or call (706) 570-8251 and recruiters may contact Amber Ward at or call (229) 931-2164 for more information.
Faculty and Friends Recital

Faculty and Friends Recital

7:30 pm Jackson Performance Hall Join the Georgia Southwestern State University 2022-23 Chamber Concert Series! Faculty and Friends will perform at 7:30 p.m. with reception to follow.
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Chamber Concert Series Presents: Adam Sadberry

7:30 pm Jackson Performance Hall Join the Georgia Southwestern State University 2022-23 Chamber Concert Series! Adam Sadberry will perform at 7:30 p.m. with reception to follow.
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Spring Graduation

TBD GSW Storm Dome Join us in celebrating the Spring class of 2023!
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Hailstorm Athletics Fundraiser

6:00 pm Wolf Creek Plantation Join Georgia Southwestern athletics at the 4th Annual Hailstorm event! Sponsor a golf ball for a chance to win a grand prize of $25,000. Reception includes dinner, live music, and open bar sponsored by Wolf Creek Plantation and 13th Colony Distilleries.
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Homecoming & Family Weekend

All Week GSW Campus Grab your best blue and gold to help celebrate homecoming week! Mark your calendar for a week of festivities including soccer, and the coronation of homecoming king and queen!
Keep up with our Hurricane Athletics events by attending games or watching virtually.
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