• Protecting the Nest

    Georgia Southern Plays Role in Growing Sea Turtle Populations It’s before dawn on St. Catherines Island in Liberty County, Georgia, but Sydney Davis is already wide awake and ready to embark on an adventure through the uninhabited island.  Davis joins a group of students and researchers by climbing onto an ATV to navigate through unsettled…

  • Caring for Orphaned Wildlife

    Georgia Southern Interns Learn the Ways of the Wild Rescuing a baby raccoon from a trash can turned Alexis Neal into a wildlife rescue advocate. A junior health science major on the Armstrong Campus, Neal saw a photo that someone had posted online of a baby raccoon in the Gamble Hall trash can.  “I was…

  • Her Beacon of Hope

    Why Birds Inspire Biology Major An ornithology class in college transformed Corina Newsome’s life.  A junior at the time, she’d always considered birds “pretty mundane” until a professor’s passion and enthusiasm caused her to take another look. “They were all just little brown birds to me,” she says, “and what’s exciting about that? He basically…

  • Doing the Right Thing

    Georgia Southern Alumnus Appointed Georgia’s Top Cop Vic Reynolds (‘79), director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), says one of the most valuable lessons he ever learned about law enforcement came from Richard Waugh, a beloved former criminal justice professor at Georgia Southern. “He always emphasized that law enforcement was one of those careers…

  • Meet Our 40 Under 40

    Of Georgia Southern’s 126,000-plus living alumni, more than 50,000 are under 40 years of age.  The Alumni Association recently honored its Class of 2019 40 under 40, representing the excellence of the University’s young alumni and demonstrating the positive contributions and achievements for which University graduates are known. Rahman Anjorin Georgia Southern University2009 B.S. Health/Kinesiology,…

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