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AMERICUS (Sept. 15, 2017)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is fortunate to count three of the most notable U.S. national figures as alumni: the late former U.S. Attorney General Griffin Bell, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and former President Jimmy Carter, who attended GSW in 1941-42.

AMERICUS (Sept. 8, 2017)--The Georgia Southwestern campus will be closed for business and classes will be canceled on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12.

AMERICUS (Sept. 7, 2017)—Georgia Southwestern State University’s Agerton Observatory will host an open house from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8.


AMERICUS, GA (Sept. 5, 2017) – Georgia Southwestern State University and Andersonville National Historic Site will host the 12th annual Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Convocation on Wednesday, Sept.13 at 11 a.m. in Georgia Southwestern’s Student Success Center. Mindy Kotler will be the speaker. The event is free and open to the public.

AMERICUS, GA (Sept. 1, 2017) – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) participated in a signing for a new articulation agreement in several academic programs today in the Wheatley Administration Building on GSW’s campus.

AMERICUS, Ga. (August 30, 2017) – recently published their list of the Best 4-Year Colleges in Georgia, and Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) ranked among the top ten.

AMERICUS (Aug. 25, 2017)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will show the award-winning documentary “Elephants in the Coffee,” at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 29, in the Carter 1 Nursing Auditorium of the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex. Following the screening, filmmakers Thomas Grant and Shelby Evans, both from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC), will discuss the film and the filmmaking process.


AMERICUS (Aug. 24, 2017)—Georgia Southwestern State University has announced its 2017-2018 Chamber Concert Series, opening with guitarist Lily Ashfar on Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Performance Hall. This year marks the 39th season of the series.

AMERICUS (Aug. 23, 2017)—Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) economic impact on the region was $88.7 million in fiscal year 2016.  

In Americus, almost 92 percent of the sun will be covered by the moon during the solar eclipse that will take place Monday, Aug. 21. The Georgia Southwestern State University Department of Geology and Physics has made plans to help members of campus and the community view this rare event. 

Student body increases for 8th consecutive semester

AMERICUS (Aug. 18, 2017) – After the first week of classes, early figures indicate Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will set a new record enrollment.

ALBANY, GA – Albany Technical College (ATC) and Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) held a signing for new articulation agreements in several academic programs on today in the Executive Board Room of the Logistics Education Center of the Albany Tech campus.

AMERICUS (August 14, 2017)—Harold Isaacs, Ph.D., the late professor emeritus in history, spent nearly 50 years on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW). A beloved and respected member of the GSW community, Isaacs’ legacy will live on for generations to come thanks to a bequest that was recently finalized worth more than $600,000.

AMERICUS, GA (Aug. 12, 2016)—This morning, nearly 920 college students are getting situated in their home for the next 10 months on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW). “Move-In Day” 2017 has come to Americus. The move-in process will continue throughout the weekend in the Southwestern Oaks, Magnolia and Southwestern Pines residence halls. Classes, however, do not begin until Tuesday, Aug. 15, which marks the official beginning of the fall semester.

The Welcome Week 2017 is now available. Click on the image below to view the schedule in a new window.

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