EGSC to host Critical Thinking Conference

Posted by | September 20, 2017 10:35 am

On Friday, September 29, 2017, East Georgia State College will hold its fifth annual Critical Thinking Conference. The theme for this year’s conference is “A Single Rain: Using Biomimicry to Think and to Solve.” The conference is from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at EGSC’s Swainsboro campus.

Sign-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Luck Flanders Gambrell Building Rotunda, with the welcome and keynote address at 9 a.m.

The … Read More

Did you attend ECJC, EGC or EGSC?

Posted by | September 20, 2017 8:32 am

East Georgia State College will hold its second Alumni and Friends Gala, “A Night Under the Stars,” on Saturday, October 7, 2017 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center. This event, sponsored by the EGSC Alumni Association, will celebrate the college’s past friends, attendees and graduates, whether from Emanuel County Junior College, East Georgia College, or East Georgia State College.

The event will feature food, … Read More


Posted by | September 20, 2017 7:00 am

Beginning this weekend, the Boneyard downtown venue will be closed in preparation for the beginning of construction for the renovation project to take place there.  All yard sellers and flea market vendors are to use the parking lot behind the county courthouse for their Saturday morning activities.  It is anticipated that the update and renovation of this area will take between 8 and 10 months.  Please spread the word to … Read More

Banned Books Week events to be held at EGSC

Posted by | September 19, 2017 12:30 pm

The Annual Banned Books Celebration for 2017 will kick off this year on Monday, September 25, 2017 at the East Georgia State College Library with a lecture by EGSC Assistant Professor of Humanities Christian Kraus at 11 a.m. in the EGSC Learning Commons Room J503. His topic will be “Technology and Censorship in the Internet Age” and will involve themes from Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451.

After Kraus’s talk, the official … Read More

Pumpkin Patch Presented at Rotary

Posted by | September 18, 2017 3:11 pm

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its September 18, 2017 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. Al Lawson called the meeting to order and welcomed members and guests. Mitchell Fagler gave the invocation, and Cason Devane led the pledge and Four-Way Test.

Lawson introduced Sheila Metts and Linda Carmichael from the Calvary United Methodist Church who provided information about the Pumpkin Patch.

The Pumpkin Patch began in 2010 and was … Read More

Georgia Aquaculture Association to meet at EGSC

Posted by | September 18, 2017 9:17 am

On September 27, 2017, beginning with registration at 9:30 a.m., The Georgia Aquaculture Association will hold their Annual Meeting at East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro campus. There will be presentations from researchers on projects related to water and fish.

The aquatics workshop in the afternoon will offer two hours of pesticide credit for commercial aquatic pesticide applicators. Pond owners and lake managers are invited to enjoy that workshop. There will … Read More

Is your church’s information up to date?

Posted by | September 15, 2017 5:06 pm

We at The Blade are currently putting the finishing touches on our county magazine and are attempting to update our list of churches throughout the county. Please take a look at the list below to ensure that your church’s information is up to date. Since our county magazine is a helpful tool for visitors and newcomers, should any of your church’s information be amiss, you could be missing out on … Read More

EGSC to hold annual week of events

Posted by | September 15, 2017 11:21 am

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, East Georgia State College will hold its annual State of the College Presidential Address, kicking off their annual September week of events on their Swainsboro campus. Beginning at 11 a.m. in the Luck Flanders Gambrell Building auditorium, EGSC President Dr. Bob Boehmer will present his annual address regarding the college’s challenges and accomplishments for the past year and the plan for EGSC looking to the … Read More

EGSC to hold Constitution Day events

Posted by | September 15, 2017 10:30 am

In celebration of the creation of the American Constitution, East Georgia State College will sponsor special events to commemorate our Constitutional heritage. EGSC will commemorate the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions that will address some of the most pressing challenges to our constitutional system. This year, both East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro and Statesboro campuses will be host events to on September 18.… Read More

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