CAY Inc. to present fourth annual basketball tournament honoring Coach Davis, basketball team

Posted by | October 3, 2018 3:05 pm

   The Community Action for Youth (CAY) Inc. is excited to announce its fourth annual basketball tournament. This year, the tournament is dedicated to Coach/Principal Desse Davis and the 2001-2002 State Runner-up Girls Basketball Team at Swainsboro High School. 

   The tournament will be Saturday, October 6, at 9 a.m. at Swainsboro High School in the old gym. Teams are in the process of signing up now to play…

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Bobcat Athletic teams start fall season

Posted by | October 2, 2018 3:03 pm

East Georgia State College’s Bobcat Baseball and Softball teams both took to the field this past weekend. Bobcat Baseball sent eight players to Macon to play in the GCAA All-Star Baseball Tournament, which included over 20 scouts from Division 1 to the Major Leagues in attendance to watch players from Georgia compete.

“Congratulations to Coach Dusty Hess and his rising stars on their participation in this event,” said Athletic Director … Read More


Amateur Radio Awareness meeting to be held at EGSC-Swainsboro

Posted by | October 2, 2018 9:44 am

On October 13, 2018, an Amateur Radio Awareness meeting will be held at East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro campus from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.at the gazebo near Ezra Pond. This event will promote amateur radio in the area and will help the community understand what amateur radio is all about.

So what is amateur radio? Also called ham radio, amateur radio operators form a worldwide network of people united … Read More


EGSC VP for Academic and Student Affairs has article featured in NISOD publication

Posted by | October 2, 2018 9:28 am

Recently, Dr. Deborah Vess, East Georgia State College’s Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, had an article, “Interdisciplinary Studies Then and Now: Expanding Concepts of Integrative Teaching and Learning,” published as part of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) 40th Anniversary.

The article, titled “Promoting Interdisciplinary Studies,” was originally published in Innovations Abstracts Volume XVI, No. 19 in September of 1994, and has been updated to … Read More


Join EGSC for Friday at the Morgan House

Posted by | October 1, 2018 3:28 pm

On Friday, October 5, 2018, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join East Georgia State College for First Friday at the Morgan House. This month will feature a Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee provided by Business Affairs, where you can come and paint a pumpkin! There will also be a special art exhibit of bricolage from the EGSC Art Class, and the EGSC MusicMakers will provide a jam session.

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Fulford Center to host 8th Annual Family Astronomy Night

Posted by | October 1, 2018 1:12 pm

The Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the Swainsboro campus of East Georgia State College will host its 8th Annual Family Astronomy Night Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. A host of fun-filled activities are planned for the event.

Astronomy Consultant, Tom Faller, will provide an assortment of telescopes for sky observation, and a variety of hands-on science activities will be provided by EGSC science … Read More


President Boehmer gives Annual State of the College Address at EGSC

Posted by | October 1, 2018 10:11 am

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, East Georgia State College held the Annual State of the College Presidential Address in the Academic Building’s tiered classroom. The standing-room-only event allowed EGSC President Bob Boehmer to outline the state of East Georgia State College at this point in time as well as present initiatives that will continue to keep EGSC moving forward into the future of higher education.

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UGA admissions VP visits SHS students

Posted by | September 28, 2018 5:00 pm

   On Tuesday, September 18, Patrick Winter, vice president for admissions at the University of Georgia (UGA), made a visit to Swainsboro High School (SHS) and spoke to the junior and senior classes.
   During his presentation, Winter addressed students regarding admissions, scholarships, study abroad programs, campus life, student work programs, and many other opportunities on campus at UGA. He also discussed benefits of being involved in high school since colleges not
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Swainsboro preps for Region 2-AA play

Posted by | September 28, 2018 4:30 pm

by TROUP BRINSON
   The Swainsboro Tigers will host the Metter Tigers this Friday night as region play gets started for Swainsboro. One would expect that the tough early season schedule has prepared Swainsboro to play its best football against their region foes.
   With Swainsboro (2-2) having a bye last week, the rest of Region 2-AA kicked off their region play and a couple of upsets took center stage. Metter lost
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