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Double Eagle gives back to soldiers overseas

Double Eagle Sarah Beth Todd (‘11, ‘13) is no stranger to serving her community. So it’s no surprise that just a few years after graduating, Todd is continuing to serve by spearheading Georgia Power’s participation in The Bert Show’s “The Big Thank You” initiative.

Georgia Southern University partners with The Orianne Society

The Department of Biology at Georgia Southern University and The Orianne Society, a nonprofit organization devoted to the conservation of amphibians and reptiles, have announced a partnership. The memorandum of understanding between the University and The Orianne Society is designed to enhance cooperation and further the mission of research and education by both partners.


Georgia Southern Stories

Photo of Col. Randall Simmons, A Position of Leadership
A Position of Leadership

On Sept. 15, Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Col. Randall Simmons ('95) to the position of Assistant Adjutant General-Army and Commander of the Georgia Army National Guard. He ensures the readiness of all Georgia Army National Guard units - some 11,000 citizen-soldiers who train in armories and regional facilities across the state. "I'm very humbled by the opportunity,” said Simmons. "One thing the Georgia Guard takes a lot of pride in is that we are a national leader in readiness."

Photo of Lori Amy, The Power of Memory
The Power of Memory

Georgia Southern's Lori Amy, a professor in writing and linguistics, earned a Fulbright Scholar Award to research violence as a public health issue. She chose Albania, a country that despite picturesque coastlines, a deep cultural history spanning thousands of years and a vast amount of mineral resources houses a mostly poor population - one of the poorest in Europe - that is traumatized from its violent history. And it was this history, and the stories behind it, that gripped her interest.