Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society inducts new members at EGSC

Posted by | August 29, 2017 10:48 am

On Wednesday, August 16, 2017, East Georgia State College’s newest honor society, Beta Beta Beta, inducted its first four members. Alicia Winfrey and Joleishia Cooper were inducted as regular members, and Tanner Peebles and Bethaney Fortner were inducted as associated members.

The goal of TriBeta is to improve the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extend the boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Founded in 1922, the society … Read More

Joyner named AVP for External Campuses at EGSC

Posted by | August 28, 2017 12:44 pm

Caroline Joyner, Director of East Georgia State College’s Statesboro Campus, was recently named Associate Vice President for External Campuses.

“East Georgia State College is proud to announce the promotion of Caroline Joyner to the role of AVP for External Campuses,” said EGSC President Dr. Bob Boehmer. “In this new role, Caroline will have responsibility for strategic direction of both our Statesboro and Augusta campuses. She is uniquely qualified for this … Read More

EGSC’s economic impact over $80 million

Posted by | August 28, 2017 10:23 am

An annual study of the University System of Georgia’s (USG) economic impact shows that East Georgia State College (EGSC) had a $80,140,200 impact on the communities in its region during fiscal year 2016. This is an increase of over $9 million (or 13.1%) from fiscal year 2015’s economic impact of $70,849,180.

EGSC has campuses in Swainsboro, Statesboro and Augusta, and showed a regional employment impact of 991 jobs in the … Read More

Henry makes UGA Dean’s List

Posted by | August 25, 2017 5:18 pm

   Michael O. Henry was recently recognized by the faculty and administration of the University of Georgia for his scholastic achievement of making the Spring 2017 Dean’s List. He is attending the College of Pharmacy. Henry is the son of Mike Henry of Adrian and Andrea Henry of Swainsboro.

Oglesby names Region 4 FBLA officer, attends training

Posted by | August 25, 2017 5:15 pm

   Emanuel County Institute FBLA member and chapter president MacKayla Oglesby was recently selected to serve as a Georgia FBLA Region 4 Officer for the 2017-2018 year.

   As part of the duties and responsibilities of being an officer, Oglesby was required to attend the Region Officer Academy (ROA) at Camp John Hope in Fort Valley on July 15 and July 16. At this conference, she networked with other region officers from … Read More

Benefit to be held for Jordan Thompson September 16

Posted by | August 25, 2017 5:07 pm

   A benefit for Jordan “Shaky” Thompson will be held September 16 beginning at 1 p.m. at the Swainsboro Moose Lodge, located at 206 Harmon Road. Admission at the door will be $10 per person or $15 per couple. Entertainment will include Chuckie P. and Friends. There will be a corn toss tournament as well, which teams can enter for $25. Sign-up for the tournament will be at 12 p.m., with … Read More

Dairy Queen sponsors annual Miracle Treat Day

Posted by | August 25, 2017 5:05 pm

   On July 27, Dairy Queen sponsored its famous Miracle Treat Day. For every blizzard sold that Thursday, $1 or more was donated by our local DQ store to local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. For more than 10 years, the DQ system has celebrated Miracle Treat Day. Thanks to the generosity of local DQ stores and DQ customers, more than $2 million has been donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across … Read More

ECI document review opportunities

Posted by | August 25, 2017 4:56 pm

   Emanuel County Institute (ECI) invites all school stakeholders to give feedback and insight on several important documents. Interested persons may stop by the school’s front offic,e where the documents will be available for review according to the following schedule:

   • School Improvement Plan — August 28, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

   • Title I Parent/Student Compact — August 29, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

   • Parent Involvement Plan — August 30, 7:30 … Read More

Pastoral anniversary celebration slated for Temple of Grace Holiness

Posted by | August 25, 2017 4:53 pm

   Temple of Grace Holiness Church Inc., located at 51 Overstreet Rd., will host its 2017 pastoral anniversary celebration in honor of Apostle L.S. and Elder W. Travett on Monday, August 28, through Saturday, September 2, at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The closing service will be held Sunday, September 3, and will begin at 11:30 a.m.

   Special speakers to be featured will include Apostle M. Shephard on Monday, Bishop W. Grant on … Read More

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