GSU Breifs

Emily Arnold

1. The College of Business Administration was recently named one of Newsweek’s 12 Top Business Schools of 2014. Just recently COBA was also named one of the nation’s Top 30 Best Online MBA Programs by

2. The School of Nursing was recently chosen as part of a test program in which 100 schools received funding to pilot its first-ever White Coat Ceremony. The White Coat Ceremony was initially designed by the APGF to emphasize the commitment of patient-centered care for incoming physicians to medical school and now, more than twenty years later, nurses are a part of the tradition. The School celebrated the result of a collaborative partnership between The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).

3. A representative from the Georgia Secretary of State Office will be at Paulson Stadium this Thursday evening giving out information on how to register to vote in Bulloch County. The representative will be in the Student Tailgate Zone before and throughout the game.

4. The Garden of the Coastal Plain will kick off its 2014-15 “Return to Your Roots, Pursue Your Passion” Lunch and Learn Series on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from noon to 1 p.m. with Culinary Curator Rebekah Faulk. The event will be held at the Garden of the Coastal Plain, 1505 Bland Ave., under the Heritage Pavilion.

5. As the 2014 Norman Fries Distinguished Lectureship Series kicks off, GSU will host Susan Orlean, “The New York Times” bestselling author and staff writer for “The New Yorker.” Orlean will present “Learning By the Book: A Writer Explores the World of Libraries” on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center. The event is free to the public.