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GSW moves Homecoming to fall, plans events for September 2022

Blue and gold. Fried chicken and Thursday. Homecoming and fall. Some things just belong together. In that spirit, Georgia Southwestern State...

GSW’s Canes Central wins Georgia Historic Trust Preservation Award

Canes Central, previously known as the ACE Skills Center, at Georgia Southwestern State University was among 26 award recipients presented by The...

GSW commencement ceremony to be held May 13

GSW will hold its Spring 2022 Commencement ceremony Friday, May 13 at 3 p.m. in the Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center, also known as...

No tuition increase, special fee eliminated at GSW and other USG institutions

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) recently voted to eliminate the Special Institutional Fee and to not raise tuition...

Georgia Southwestern to host first-ever TEDx event on April 8

One hundred TEDx enthusiasts will come together on Friday, April 8, 2022 for the first-ever TEDx event held at Georgia Southwestern State...

Graduate education classes at Georgia Southwestern completely online this summer

Georgia Southwestern's College of Education plans to hold all graduate classes entirely online again this summer.

Beyond Legacy: The Turner Family

Retired professor Terrell Turner and his wife Janie began a GSW bloodline three generations strong.

Renovated Florrie Chappell Gymnasium unveiled as GSW's new student recreation center

Renovated Florrie Chappell Gymnasium unveiled as GSW's new student recreation center

GSW Homecoming festivities kick off first week of February

GSW will celebrate 2022 Homecoming, themed “Alice in Wonderland,” the week of Monday, Jan. 3.

Georgia Southwestern receives nearly $900K in GEER II funding to support critical need for more nurses

Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will receive $866,723 from the Governors Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER II), which will be used...

Georgia Southwestern to host 42nd annual MLK Convocation

Dr. Myron Pope, vice president for Student Life at The University of Alabama, to serve as keynote speaker

Georgia Southwestern unveils classroom named for Jaha Dukureh, GSW alumna and human rights activist

Georgia Southwestern unveiled a renovated classroom in honor of Jaha Dukureh, a 2013 GSW alumna and human rights activist, on Thursday, Dec. 16 in...

A Trailblazing 'Cane Turns His Tassel!

Graduating in just two and a half years, Jamey Fowler is one of the youngest graduates to walk across GSW's stage at age 20.

Sumter EMC Foundation awards grant to GSW Foundation

Two worthy students at Georgia Southwestern will be the recipients of the scholarship.

Georgia Southwestern to hold two in-person graduation ceremonies on December 17

Jaha Dukureh, women’s rights activist and GSW alumna, will deliver the keynote address for both ceremonies.

Georgia Southwestern introduces new Associate of Science in Nursing degree to address nursing shortage

The two-year program comes in response to regional industry workforce needs and the critical nationwide nursing shortage.

It’s a Donkey! It’s a Chicken! It’s a . . . Chi-Donk-Ephant?

Created in 2011, the Chicken-Donkey-Elephant sculpture was born from a department-wide effort that began in sculpture professor Chuck Wells’...

GSW partners with SOWEGA CASA for annual Toy Drive

Georgia Southwestern is partnering with Southwest Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates (SOWEGA CASA) for a Toy Drive during the month of...

Georgia Southwestern just shy of another record-breaking enrollment for Fall 2021

Georgia Southwestern's Fall 2021 total enrollment is 3,158, just four students down from last year’s record-breaking year, as reported by the...

GSW Visual Arts participates in 9th Annual ‘Empty Bowls’ project helping to eliminate hunger locally

Faculty and students in the Department of Visual Arts at Georgia Southwestern State University’s, along with several other local artists, are...

He’s No Hobby Horse, He’s a Working ‘Cane!

Georgia Southwestern has welcomed eager and hardworking Hurricanes for decades, accumulating storm clouds from all backgrounds and walks of life to...

Georgia Southwestern receives $13K grant from the GOHS to promote alcohol awareness

Georgia Southwestern is proud to announce the receipt of $13,355.60 to participate in the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) Georgia Young...

Twenty GSW students selected for President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program

Georgia Southwestern has named twenty freshmen to the President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program, established to honor the legacy of GSW alumnus and...

GSW voted #1 “Best Place to Work” in Sumter County

Georgia Southwestern State University was recently named the “Best Place to Work” in the Americus Times-Recorder's Best of Sumter 2021 Readers'...

GSW raises nearly $100,000 on Day of Giving from 44 states

Georgia Southwestern's third annual Day of Giving, which ran midnight to midnight on Thursday, September 16, doubled the initial goal of $50,000,...

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