GSU News Briefs

Emily Arnold is the current news editor for The George-Anne.

Skyler Black

  • Lorraine Gilpin, Ed.D, professor of the College of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning at Georgia Southern University passed away August 30, at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. In her honor, the flag on Sweetheart Circle was flown at half-staff on Friday, Sept. 12.
  • GSU’s six national titles made the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame’s newest exhibit, “We Are the Champions: Georgia’s College Football National Championship Teams,” which highlights a handful of Georgia college football teams declared the best in the country.
  • This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month guest speaker, Adriana Bosch is an award-winning producer and filmmaker. She will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public.
  • The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced the GSU Molecular Biology Initiative as a finalist in the Post-Secondary Outreach category for the 2014 STEM Education Awards. The announcement comes just in time for the GSU STEM fest starting Saturday, Sept. 20, which willinclude a presentation by NASA.
  • GSU will host “The Moth Project” at various locations on campus each evening from 7 p.m. until midnight beginning Thursday, Sept. 11 through Sept. 17. Presented by PlantBot Genetics, the project focuses on educating the public about the decline of pollinator populations and the need to preserve the environment while seeking alternative solutions for pollination.
  • SGA President Azell Francis and Director of Equal Opportunity Gary Gawel will represent GSU on USG’s new Campus Safety and Security Committee who is looking to review and develop recommendations on matters related to public safety at the System’s 31 public colleges and universities as announced by USG Chancellor Hank Huckaby.