Southern Company Announces $50 million Initiative for Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Initiative aims to provide scholarships, internships, entrepreneurship training, and leadership and career development to HBCU students at qualifying institutions, while also igniting giving from additional corporate partners to increase HBCU funding

USG: Ga Colleges & Universities Have Statewide Economic Impact of $17.7 billion

On average, every dollar of initial spending generates an additional 47 cents for the economy of the region that hosts the institution.

Finalist named for Georgia Institute of Technology presidency

Cabrera is currently president of George Mason University, a top-tier research institution and the largest public university in Virginia.

University System of Georgia enrollment increases to record high

More students are enrolled in Georgia public colleges and universities than ever before. Dual enrollment is also on the rise.

‘Paper-pencil test option’ bill heads to Governor Deal for signature

HB 425, which allows for paper-pencil testing options for state mandated tests, has passed the Georgia Senate and will head to Governor Deal for...

High School Students Explore Healthcare Careers at OFTC

Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) recently hosted its second summer Health Career Camp for high school students interested in healthcare careers, June 17-20...

Carnegie Foundation recognizes UWG for commitment to community engagement

The University of West Georgia has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for its institutional commitment to community engagement through teaching, research and public service with the Community Engagement Classification.

5 Georgians Named to White House 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars List

5 Georgians named --- The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities announced today the names of 63 students from 54 HBCUs who have been selected as 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars – the Initiative's highest student recognition.

Georgia Southern ranked No. 1 in nation on Military Times’ 2019 Best for Vets:...

Military Times has ranked Georgia Southern University first in the nation on the prestigious 2019 Best for Vets: Four-Year Colleges list. “We are extremely proud of...

Georgia’s Board of Regents announces new financial technology academy (fintech)

Fintech - The academy is a statewide initiative to create a talent pipeline for Georgia’s fast-growing financial technology (fintech) business sector.