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4 hrs ago | Final Call

Higher standards or end of a mission at Southern University?

The discussion is just starting, President Mason said: "I'm not saying we're going to become Yale or Harvard, and there's no plan in place yet, it's just a vision.'

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Standardized Testing, Education, Nicholls State University, McNeese State University, University of Pennsylvania

11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Georgia Southern University to Host Former U.S. Secretary of Energy

The event is part of No Impact Week, a weeklong challenge in which participants commit to gradually reducing their impact on the planet.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Physics, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Statesboro365

Board of Regents approve tuition hike

The 2014-15 academic year will mark the third year in row tuition to attend the majority of the University System of Georgia's colleges and universities will rise.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Statesboro, GA, Swainsboro, GA, Georgia Southern University, Sylvania, GA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bryan County News

Governor to speak at GSU graduation

Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10. Deal will address undergraduates as they receive their degrees at 9 a.m. May 10 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Southern University, US Governors, US Military, Fort Gordon, US Army

GwdToday.com

Lander University sets spring commencement for May 3

It will be one of the largest graduating classes in Lander's history. The commencement speaker will be U.S. Sen. Tim Scott , who was appointed by Gov. Nikki Haley in 2013 to finish out the two years remaining in the term of Jim DeMint, who resigned from the position to join the Heritage Foundation.

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Related Topix: Lander University, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Jim DeMint, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Charleston Southern University

The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

WIDENING PROJECT: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Central Middle School, 12656 Sullivan Road, Central.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Texomaland

Ron Kirk to Speak at Austin College of Legal & Political Career

Ron Kirk, former United States Trade Representative, will present Austin College's annual Williams Executive-in-Residence Lecture Thursday, November 7, at 11 a.m. in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall.

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Related Topix: Austin College, Texas Southern University

The Advocate

Park death ruled an accidental drowning

An autopsy revealed Monday that 21-year-old aspiring attorney, Alexandria Shelton, accidentally drowned in the Girard Park drainage ditch where police found her body early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Grambling State University

Statesboro Herald

GSU hosts fourth annual - No Impact Week'

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability has teamed up with the University Wellness Program to host a number of events throughout April that are designed to improve and protect the environment and change behavior when it comes to food, energy, water and waste.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Celebrating the arts for 32 years

Georgia Southern students Amanda Gilbert, left, and Rebekah Henry, both 21, sport springtime-themed painted faces during the annual ArtsFest at Sweetheart Circle Saturday.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

The Town Talk

Southern University president aims for higher standards

Southern University President Ronald Mason says the 134-year-old historically black university needs higher entrance standards.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Nicholls State University, McNeese State University, Thibodaux, LA, Lake Charles, LA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Crowley Post Signal

Delta Sigma Theta introduces 2014 Debs and Beaux

Laura-Brooke Banks is the daughter of Frederica and Tyrone Banks and is a student at Lafayette Christian Academy.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Delta Sigma Theta, Broussard, LA, Louisiana State University, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Malaya Watson reflects on 'American Idol' exit

A disappointed but upbeat Malaya Watson is looking ahead to a teenage life that could be "very, very different" now.

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Related Topix: Southfield, MI, Farmington Hills, MI

Statesboro Herald

Former energy secretary to speak at GSU

Georgia Southern University will host Dr. Steven Chu, a Nobel Prize Winner in physics and former U.S. energy secretary, as the keynote speaker for No Impact Week at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Physics, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Statesboro, GA

NOLA.com

Southern University board stalls action on Mason's transformation plan

The Southern University Board of Supervisors again shelved the last piece of a plan that would potentially save the university $1.2 million, according to SU President Ron Mason.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Southern University starts new policing program on campus

With the NFL draft a month away, the LSU football players looking to move on to the next level are down to few opportunities left to show teams their worth.

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Related Topix: Weather, Baton Rouge, LA

NOLA.com

Southern University board to consider staff restructure, resulting in $1 million in savings, president says

Southern System President Ronald Mason hopes his transformation plan will transform Southern into a 21st century system of higher learning.

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WBRZ

Southern University's Centennial Gala

Southern University is preparing for its 2014 Centennial Gala on Thursday, April 17th at L'Auberge Casino in Baton Rouge.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Patch.com

APS Teacher a 2015 Georgia Teacher of the Year Finalist

Patch Staff Report State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge announced Monday that Atlanta public Schools teacher Rita Simmons is one of 10 finalists for 2015 Georgia Teacher of the Year.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Education Etc., Georgia Southern University, Cobb County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Texomaland

Ron Kirk to Speak at Austin College of Legal & Political Career

Simplifying your paperwork and?saving you money are her goals. SHERMAN, TEXAS-Ron Kirk, former United States Trade Representative, will present Austin College's annual Williams Executive-in-Residence Lecture Thursday, November 7, at 11 a.m. in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall.

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Related Topix: Austin College, Sherman, TX, Texas Southern University

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