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ASU to Honor Alumni at “50 under 50” Banquet

By   /  December 7, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Tweet by Pearlie M. Bowser Albany State University will recognize 50 of its best and brightest graduates under the age of 50, at 5 p.m. Sat. Dec. 7, in the Student Center Ballroom located on the campus. The keynote speaker for the event is Mayor Dorothy B. Hubbard, a 1970 ASU graduate. The inaugural edition [...]

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ASU College of Business Supports Local Business One Scoop at a Time

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

File Photo: ASU College of Business faculty, staff and students.

Tweet by Pearlie M. Bowser Faculty, staff and students in Albany State University’s College of Business are steering more business to a local restaurant. The group will stage a cash mob, Friday, Dec. 6 from 12- 2 p.m. at Cool Scoops in downtown Albany. Members of the Marketing Club and Enactus, another student organization, goal [...]

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Are We Lazy in Our Approach to Educating Boys?

By   /  December 4, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Tweet They Have Fundamentally Different Learning Patterns, Says Pioneering Expert; Uncovers Secrets & Offers Tips The problem of boys in education is not a new one – data has been mounting for many years that our sons are simply falling behind our daughters, says pioneering veteran in education, Edmond J. Dixon, Ph.D. But it’s not [...]

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GOVERNOR NATHAN DEAL TO SPEAK AT DARTON’S FALL COMMENCEMENT DEC. 10

By   /  December 4, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Governor Nathan Deal

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY – Darton State College is pleased to announce that Governor Nathan Deal will be the guest speaker at this year’s fall commencement ceremony on Tuesday, December 10 at 7 p.m. in the Cavalier Arena. Deal, who grew up in Sandersville, has devoted much of his life to public service. [...]

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DARTON ANNOUNCES ALL-STEINWAY PIANO INITIATIVE

By   /  December 2, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Darton

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY – Darton State College Foundation and Claire Fox Hillard, director of performing arts, has announced an All-Steinway Piano Initiative, a $1million fund-raising program that aims to provide the music department with 21 Steinway pianos for practice and performance. The initiative will give students and faculty the best equipment possible [...]

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ASU to host panel on obesity in Southwest Geor

By   /  November 20, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Judith Rosenbaum, Research Facilitator

Tweet Obesity has become a nationwide epidemic. Southwest Georgia is especially hard hit, and with obesity linked to a variety of other diseases, it is a focal point for local and regional research efforts. The Albany State University Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions health disparities research community will join this effort on November 20 and [...]

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ASU Social Work Students Attend Rainbow PUSH Coalition Conference

By   /  November 13, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Back row: Kimberly West, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Attorney Janis Mathis and Sabrina Alexander Front row: Jasmine Murphy, Brittany Welch, Tanequa Dorsey, Luticha Haley, Dr. Irma Gibson, Kayla Watson, Latrina Kendrix –Sims, and Kamri Williams.

Tweet by Pearlie M. Bowser ASU undergraduate and graduate social work program students networked with the Rev. Jesse Jackson, civil rights icon, founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, and community and national representatives at the Rainbow PUSH 14th Annual Creating Opportunity Conference: Fairness in the Work Place, the Marketplace and the Public Square. [...]

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Many Students Select a College Major That Doesn’t Fit Their Interests Well

By   /  November 11, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

ACT Report Shows many students select a college major that doesn’t fit their interests.

Tweet ACT Report Shows That Majority of Students Want Help in Making Educational and Occupational Plans Special to the Journal IOWA CITY, Iowa—Only about a third of ACT®-tested high school graduates selected a college major that is a good fit with their interests, according to a new research report from ACT titled College Choice Report Part [...]

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DARTON RECEIVES POSITIVE REVIEWS FOR NURSING PROGRAM

By   /  November 4, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Darton

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY – The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) conducted an onsite visit at Darton State College recently and gave positive reviews, including recommending initial accreditation of the RN to BSN program.

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GEORGIA KIDS SHOW THAT THEY’RE PREPARED, NOT SCARED

By   /  October 29, 2013  /  Community, Education  /   Comments

Tweet Ready Georgia announces winners of annual art, essay, video contest (ATLANTA) – Just in time for Halloween, a number of Georgia youth have creatively illustrated they are “prepared, not scared” for the unexpected. For the fifth year, Ready Georgia – the emergency preparedness campaign from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security (GEMA) – asked [...]

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