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Headlines that defined Georgia Southern’s reputation

Sarah Smith

January 13, 2020

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern was granted university status in 1990. 30 years later, GS has had ups and downs that have won championships, changed laws and landed mentions in national news outlets. Here are some moments fro...



February 14, 2019

SGA senator to hold listening session for diversity and inclusion proposal

Rachel Adams

October 22, 2018

A Student Government Association senator will hold a listening session Tuesday at the Russell Union to discuss a proposal to promote and improve discussion about diversity and inclusion among students.Keyshawn Housey, SGA sen...

Protesters march to swim meet to address University’s response to “triggerish” incident

Matthew Enfinger and Tori Collins

October 19, 2018

Student organizations marched on Georgia Southern University’s Statesboro campus Friday in protest of the university’s response to a student’s usage of the N-word in July.Last summer, GS received national attention when...

Georgia Southern president announces plans to improve diversity and inclusion on campus

Matthew Enfinger

September 4, 2018

Georgia Southern University President Shelley Nickel sent an email to the campus community Tuesday regarding the university's next steps in improving diversity and inclusion on campus.Plans detailed in Nickel's letter include ...

Georgia Southern hosts campus discussion on racism in response to ‘triggerish’ incident

Emma Smith

August 16, 2018

The Georgia Southern Counseling Center and Office of Multicultural Affairs held "Coping With Racial Battle Fatigue" Wednesday night, highlighting struggles students of color may face during their college career and ways to cope.The eve...

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