SES students see science in action

Posted by | February 18, 2019 4:10 pm

On January 29, fifth grade students at Swainsboro Elementary School learned about chemical and physical changes through their science studies.

Erin Youmans and Darlene Jordan from East Georgia State College helped the students with hands-on investigations to help them learn the differences between the two types of changes. Students worked with clay and bubble wrap to investigate physical changes, and they investigated chemical changes by observing the effects of steel Read More


UGA Extension to conduct ServSafe training course at EGSC

Posted by | February 18, 2019 4:09 pm

UGA Extension will conduct a ServSafe manager training course on March 20 and March 21 at the Sudie Fulford Community Learning Center at East Georgia State College in Swainsboro. The registration fee is $140 with a deadline of Tuesday, February 19.

ServSafe is a nationally recognized course, certified through the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Registration includes the course book, ServSafe Manager 7th Edition. This is the only acceptable Read More


News from under the Gold Dome

Posted by | February 18, 2019 4:07 pm

by REP. BUTCH PARRISH, District 158

LEGISLATIVE NEWS

Last week, the House passed several pieces of legislation on the House floor, including important measures like the Amended Fiscal Year (AFY) 2019 budget and an adjournment resolution that sets the legislative calendar for the remainder of the session. I highlighted the AFY 2019 in one of my previous newsletters. The House version of the AFY 2019 budget prioritizes areas like our Read More


EGSC students graduate with three degrees

Posted by | February 18, 2019 4:05 pm

During the Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony at East Georgia State College, two students, Amber Brown and Blaine Bellflower, graduated with three college degrees: an Associate of Science in Chemistry, an Associate of Science in Biology, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology. EGSC first offered the Bachelor of Science in Biology during Fall 2012, while both Associate of Science in Biology and Chemistry have been offered since Fall 2017.
Bellflower Read More


Total Wellness Series to begin February 26

Posted by | February 18, 2019 4:03 pm

Health care expenses can represent the number one threat to retirement savings. It is estimated that the average couple will need $280,000 to cover medical expenses in retirement. The first session of the 2019 Total Wellness Series, “Finishing the Race: Understanding Long Term Care Costs and Retirement Income,” is scheduled for February 26, 2019 at noon at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the Swainsboro campus of Read More


Winners announced in Exit: Stage Right Play Writing Contest

Posted by | February 18, 2019 4:02 pm

East Georgia State College recently announced the winners of the annual Exit: Stage Right 10-Minute Play Writing Contest. First place was A Part of the Other by Ronald S. Ellison of Swainsboro. Second place was Trail of Blood by Haley Henderson, Marin Valbuend, Cooper Chu, and Jayden Hestyer of Savannah. Third place was Bus Nine by Kenneth Homer of Statesboro.

The winners of the contest will see their plays performed Read More



Throw Back Thursday!!!

Posted by | February 14, 2019 3:08 pm

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In honor of Throw Back Thursday, I stepped in our back room to take a look back in time! Wondering what happened the year of 1993 (26 years ago), the year I was born (I’m showing my age now), this is what I found!

Hope you enjoy this Throw Back Thursday! —Whit

Marine Christopher M. Peacock was promoted to the rank of Read More


Throw Back Thursday!!!

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:57 pm

****Click on link to see all picures attached****

In honor of Throw Back Thursday, I stepped in our back room to take a look back in time! Wondering what happened the year of 1993 (26 years ago), the year I was born (I’m showing my age now), this is what I found!

Hope you enjoy this Throw Back Thursday! —Whit

Marine Christopher M. Peacock was promoted to the rank of Read More


Happy Valentine’s Day

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:45 pm

Have you done your shopping yet? Reed Conley is checking his gifts to make sure he’s not forgotten anything! The 5-year-old son of Grant and Tiffani Conley attends Swainsboro Pre-K. We at The Forest-Blade hope your Valentine’s Day is just as sweet as the box of Russell Stover chocolates Reed has picked out for his someone special!


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