Posted by Halei Lamb | August 14, 2018 3:25 pm
On July 30, Swainsboro Elementary School held a successful open house with more 700 people in attendance. Parents and students met their new teachers, hear positive words from Principal Valorie Watkins and Assistant Principal Rossie Wiggins, and become familiar with their new classrooms.
Other organizations were available to give parents information and resources.
One of those organizations was Family Connection. Through generous funding from the Mill Creek Foundation, Family Connection … Read More
Posted by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College | August 14, 2018 1:33 pm
Posted by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College | 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.
Hess says that he is looking forward to … Read More
Posted by Halei Lamb | 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
Posted by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College | 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
Posted by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College | 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
Posted by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College | 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
Posted by Halei Lamb | 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 … Read More
Posted by Halei Lamb | 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
Posted by Halei Lamb | 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 … Read More