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Spring 2020 commencement canceled

Blakeley Bartee March 17, 2020

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern University's spring commencement has been canceled in response to COVID-19, GS Communications and Marketing announced in an email Tuesday.The cancellation is in line with...

Classes moved online, residence halls closed in response to COVID-19

Classes moved online, residence halls closed in response to COVID-19
Blakeley Bartee March 16, 2020

STATESBORO — The University System of Georgia announced Monday that all classes will be online for the rest of the semester in response to the novel coronavirus.Georgia Southern University and the rest...

NCAA committee recommends eligibility relief for spring sport student-athletes

NCAA committee recommends eligibility relief for spring sport student-athletes
Elijah Jackson March 13, 2020

The NCAA Division I Council Coordination Committee recommended today that all student-athletes who participated in spring sports should be granted eligibility relief. "Details of eligibility relief will...

Your View: Four Georgia Southern students on COVID-19

Blakeley Bartee March 13, 2020

STATESBORO — At the Russell Union bus stops the Friday afternoon before spring break, we asked four students for their thoughts on the coronavirus, spring break and campus closures.Kiarra Lovett, sophomore...

Letter from the Editor: No matter what happens, The George-Anne will still report the news

Blakeley Bartee March 13, 2020

Dear Georgia Southern University community,My name is Blakeley Bartee, and I am the editor-in-chief of The George-Anne. I would like to take this opportunity to update you all on what will happen to our...

NCAA cancels March Madness along with remaining winter and spring championships

Elijah Jackson March 12, 2020

The NCAA has announced that the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships have been cancelled in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The...

University System of Georgia suspends instruction for two weeks in response to coronavirus

Blakeley Bartee March 12, 2020

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University and all other University System of Georgia institutions will temporarily suspend instruction beginning Monday, March 16 in response to the coronavirus.The announcement...

Men’s basketball post season run cut short by the coronavirus

Elijah Jackson March 12, 2020

The Sun Belt has decided to cancel the remaining games of the 2020 Sun Belt Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships in light of the concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).The announcement...

“Stay calm,” says Georgia Southern medical director on coronavirus

Sarah Smith March 11, 2020

STATESBORO — Dr. Brian DeLoach, medical director for Health Services, addressed the Faculty Senate at their meeting Wednesday night regarding the coronavirus, which the World Health Organization has...

Spring Break and traveling to other countries where the coronavirus is present

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recommendations for those who are traveling during this coronavirus outbreak. Spring break for Georgia Southern is March 16 through March 20.
Sarah Smith March 11, 2020

Update: Georgia Southern Communications and Marketing sent out an email regarding the coronavirus and travel. "All students, faculty, and staff, we encourage you to voluntarily register any upcoming...

Two confirmed cases of coronavirus appear in Georgia

Alexis Hampton and Sarah Smith March 2, 2020

UPDATE: Georgia Southern Marketing and Communications Department urges students to stay up-to-date with current travel alerts from the U.S. State Department and the CDC in an email sent out this morning.The...

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