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First-Year Experience at Georgia Southern takes an academic turn

During the fall 2006 semester, a task force comprised of faculty from each college and including a representative of the Bulloch County School System met regularly to discuss ways to improve the First-Year Experience (FYE), a program that serves students new to Georgia Southern University. One result of the task force's work is a new event: Conversations with Professors.

June 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Waisanen named National Merit Scholar

Colby Waisanen of Rincon has been named a National Merit Scholar.

June 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS graduates awarded scholarships to continue education

The following South Effingham High School graduates received scholarships to continue their educations.

June 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS NJROTC completes best year in unit’s history

The South Effingham Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has just completed its best year ever, since Capt. Roger Coursey and Chief Petty Officer Larry Harmon started the program when the school opened in 1996.

June 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS Class of 2007

June 14, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


SEHS Class of 2007

June 14, 2007 | By Patrick Donahue Editor | Education


Teachers receive AFA Visions Award

On May 15, retired Air Force Colonel Ed Wexler and Master Sgt. Jim Fox, representing Savannah's Chapter 137 of the Air Force Association (AFA), presented five Effingham County teachers with the AFA Visions Award.

June 12, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS graduates awarded scholarships to continue education

The following scholarships were awarded to graduates of Effingham County High School.

June 12, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


BOE takes a look at career academy

The Effingham County Board of Education discussed a recent visit to Newnan to view the career academy in place there Thursday.

June 12, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Annual drama camp for kids set for June

Children and teens who are interested in acting are invited to attend the annual Summer Drama Camp at Georgia Southern University.

June 12, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Local cadet achieves academic excellence

Charleston, S.C. - Cadet Ray Darwin Webb of Clyo achieved dean's list status at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for the 2006-07 spring semester.

June 12, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Area students participate in spring commencement at GSU

The following area students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro for the spring 2007 term:

June 09, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Technical College System proposes solution to address shortcomings of amended FY '07 budget

Atlanta - The fiscal year '07 amended budget left the needs of the Technical College System of Georgia unmet leading the TCS to consider furloughing adult literacy instructors.

June 09, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


DeBlasio recognized at UGA

Rena DeBlasio was recognized as one of the top 5 percent of her class at The University of Georgia on April 25.

June 09, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Top of their classes

Effingham County High School

June 09, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


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Digging into archaelogical field school

The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to match $2,500 REACH scholarships

Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship program. During the program, REACH scholars receive a renewable annual tuition scholarship of $2,500 for use at a HOPE-eligible institution. Georgia Southern will increase the amount to $5,000.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to become tobacco-free campus Friday

Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Chamber collecting school supplies for students in need

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


New teachers, staff welcomed to school system

Taylor Sauerland fondly recalls the method her fifth-grade teacher at South Effingham Elementary School employed to teach spelling words.

July 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Little Rebel Cheer Camp gets them off their feet

The annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp had its largest turnout, with 80 girls participating this week at Effingham County High School.

July 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham students earn ABAC scholarships

TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.

July 24, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers are on target with their goals

A group of 4-H'ers assembled recently at the Mary Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Education Center with one aim in mind - to pass a test in the Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Wilder earns medical degree from Mercer

MACON - A student from Effingham County received her degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Raising a cheer

Nearly 60 girls have been participating this week in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, an annual fundraiser for the South Effingham High School cheer program.

July 17, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Fun in the summertime for 4-H’ers

The Effingham County Extension office is winding down its summer fun as 4-H'ers have been participating in many events within their summer programming.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Three local students honored at UNG

DAHLONEGA - Three students from Effingham County earned academic recognition at the University of North Georgia for the 2014 spring semester.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECCA sends five students to national conference

Effingham College and Career Academy's SkillsUSA chapter attended the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City from June 23-27. This year's conference marked the 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference for SkillsUSA, a showcase of career and technical education students.

July 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Two Effingham students earn degrees from Emory

ATLANTA - Two students from Effingham County received degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, at its 169th commencement ceremony.

July 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern nutrition training aims to curb childhood obesity

School nutrition managers from across the state recently gathered at Georgia Southern University to attend Culinary Institute II, a 32-hour, weeklong training session by the Georgia Department of Education's School Nutrition Program.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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