Hess named Head Baseball Coach at EGSC

Posted by | August 14, 2018 9:19 am

East Georgia State College recently named Dusty Hess Head Baseball Coach. Hess had been serving as Interim Head Coach during last season, but will take the reins this season as Head Coach.

Last season, Hess led the Bobcats to a 32-17 win-loss record, gaining several school records and clinching the conference championship before falling to South Georgia State College in conference play.

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Tax Appraiser Speaks at Rotary

Posted by | August 13, 2018 3:53 pm

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its August 13, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. Cason DeVane welcomed everyone to the meeting. Richard McNeely provided the invocation and Gail Ware led the pledge, and Rotary Four-Way Test.  DeVane reminded everyone about the Rotary District Governor’s upcoming visit to Swainsboro on August 27 and the Wounded Warrior Banquet on September 27. For more information about the Wounded Warrior Banquet, contact … Read More


EGSC to hold groundbreaking ceremony

Posted by | August 13, 2018 1:32 pm

On August 16, 2018, beginning at 11 a.m., East Georgia State College will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Jean A. Morgan Student Activities Center Expansion Project. Join the college as they take their next step in meeting the needs of students on campus.

The expansion project will add approximately 15,000 square feet to the existing facility and will provide much-needed student activity space, including a large multi-purpose room, digital … Read More


Dr. Palumbo receives grant

Posted by | August 13, 2018 1:29 pm

Dr. Carmine Palumbo, East Georgia State College Director of Study Abroad, recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of State to attend a Gilman Scholarship Workshop at DePaul University in Chicago, Ill. on Friday, August 10, 2018. This workshop is one of three held nationally to train study abroad advisors to assist students in applying for Gilman Scholarships.

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that … Read More


Burns joins EGSC as Director of Counseling and Disability Services

Posted by | August 13, 2018 11:29 am

East Georgia State College recently welcomed Lori W. Burns as the Director of Counseling and Disability Services. She joins the college from Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services as the Georgia APEX Provider and Social Service Provider Supervisor, where she worked to establish relationships and support Title I school partners to promote school-based behavioral health services and address student mental health and conduct issues, as well as provide personal and academic counseling … Read More


Walker attends IFSTA Conference

Posted by | August 10, 2018 5:05 pm

   Professor Beverley Walker, director of the Fire and Emergency Services Administration Degree programs at East Georgia State College, recently attended the 85th Annual International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Validation Conference & Research Symposium in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 
   The IFSTA Validation Conference is held each July. Committees of technical experts meet and work at the conference addressing the current standards of the National Fire Protection Association and other standards-making groups as
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McKinney and Shepard earn Affordable Learning Grant

Posted by | August 10, 2018 5:03 pm

   East Georgia State College Associate Dean of eLearning Dr. Dee McKinney and Research and Instruction Librarian Katie Shepard were awarded their second Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG) grant this year. The two worked on the grant through the spring and summer semesters and will finish the project at the end of fall semester.

   The duo’s first grant was to adapt one of EGSC’s history classes, HIST 1111: Western Civilization to 1648, Read More


Fulford Center to offer AARP driver safety course

Posted by | August 10, 2018 5:01 pm

   The AARP Smart Driver course will be offered August 20, at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center at East Georgia State College. Founded in 1979, the course has helped millions of drivers stay safe on the roads. It is the nation’s first and largest refresher course designed specifically for drivers age 50 and older.
   The course will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. AARP driver safety instructor
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Bulldogs scrimmage Savannah Country Day

Posted by | August 10, 2018 5:00 pm

by RON WEATHERFORD
   The ECI Bulldogs returned to the football field Saturday to play a limited scrimmage against the Hornets from Savannah Country Day.
   With only three days of practice in pads, the teams agreed to a mini-scrimmage format to begin the season.
   Both teams have some big shoes to fill, and scrimmage games like these see how number ones fair up against number ones on the opposing teams.
   The
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