The browser you are using is out of date and may not support all of the features of this website. Please update your browser to a modern browser that supports HTML5.

AMERICUS, GA (Nov. 1, 2017)--Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is proud to announce the receipt of a $12,875.90 grant to participate in the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) Georgia Young Adult Program.

The GOHS addresses young adult driver crashes, injuries and fatalities and partners with colleges and universities throughout the state to implement the Georgia Young Adult Program (GYAP). This program has proven to be successful using strategies such as peer education, providing educational speakers to schools, and encouraging schools to develop creative, innovative techniques to reduce young adult crashes, injuries and fatalities in their communities.

"The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is committed to changing the tragic trend of young adult driver deaths in Georgia," said GOHS Director Harris Blackwood. "We're here to make changes and I believe the students at Georgia Southwestern State University can help us achieve the goal of lowering driver, crash, injury and fatality rates statewide. Who better to address the challenges and dangers facing young adults than their peers? I'm confident these students can convince their peers to be safer, more conscientious drivers."

With the grant funds, GSW iHelp peer educators will hosts workshops and events on alcohol awareness The University also communicates the dangers of alcohol abuse throughout the school year by email and on social media.

Programming often surrounds events such as National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week in October, Safe Spring Break and summer orientation. Programs involve collaborations with Counseling Services, police, and residence life staff.

The grant runs Oct. 1, 2017 through Sept. 30, 2018. Angie Christmas is the GOHS Grant Coordinator and her contact information is

- GSW -


GSW Website Search


Email Access

To login into email, please select if you are a student or Faculty/Staff

Student Email    Faculty/Staff Email   Manage Spam Quarantine (Employees)


Apply to GSW

Thank you for your interest in Georgia Southwestern. What would you like to apply for?

Undergraduate Admissions    Graduate Admissions    Check Admission Status


D2L Access

To login into D2L, please select GeorgiaView or GoView option

GeorgiaView    GoView


Site Login

You can use this portal to login to the GSW website.  This will allow you to make instant edits to your pages. If you do not have an account and are a GSW Faculty/Staff member please click here.

Please be sure to logout when you are done!