STATESBORO-Valentin Soloiu, the Allen E. Paulson Chair of Renewable Energy at Georgia Southern University, has been awarded a $360,000 research for undergraduates grant from the National Science Foundation. The program, under Soloiu's direction, will start next summer and be available to students across the country to explore solutions to energy problems.
SAVANNAH – The following local students were named to the 2013 spring semester dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah:
South Effingham High School graduate Donald Quinones has received a $1,500 Scholarship for Military Children, awarded at Hunter Army Airfield. Hunter Army Airfield is one of more than 250 commissaries operated worldwide by the Defense Commissary Agency.
LONGVIEW, Texas - Caleb Jones of Springfield was named to the spring 2013 president's list at LeTourneau University.
Two South Effingham High School rising seniors will spend a month of their summer studying and learning in a college environment.
Goody's gave the Effingham County High School National Honor Society $200 to help pay for the stoles the NHS seniors wore for their graduation ceremony.
Local students graduate, earn honors from CSU
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has been recognized for broadcast excellence by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a 2013 Emmy Award. GSU received the honor for Best Live Audio during the Southeast Emmy Awards in Atlanta on June 8.
Lamar Allen doesn't serve on the Effingham County Board of Education for the money, but he wouldn't mind receiving a bit more.
Taylor (Newton) Roosevelt, a 2006 graduate of Effingham County High School, earned her master's degree in English Literature from American University in Washington, D.C.
MACON - Lauren Spradley of Springfield, a senior in the College of Liberal Arts, was named to the president's list and dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the spring 2013 semester.
ROME-Two students from Effingham County were named to the 2013 spring semester dean's list at Berry College.
The Effingham County School System improved its scores this year from last year in both the Fifth-Grade Writing Assessment and Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, school officials reported Wednesday.
Effingham County High School valedictorian Hannah Boyd was honored last weekend at Governor Nathan Deal's valedictorian luncheon.
SAVANNAH - David Twibell of Guyton, a student at Armstrong Atlantic State University, was honored during Armstrong's 2013 Army ROTC award recognition ceremony in Savannah. Twibell received the Vietnam Veterans of America Award and the ROTC Honors Award.
Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.
Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.
Effingham students make Berry dean's list
The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event.
Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1.
Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges by Victory Media and will be featured in the winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine. Armstrong was one of only 123 schools nationwide to be named as a STEM Jobs Approved College.
The Effingham County High School chapter of the National Honor Society has had the privilege to serve its community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity over the last couple of months.
The Effingham County Board of Education expects at its December meeting to approve the calendars for the next two school years.
Not every student gets to design, build and test robots in class.
People in Effingham County, and across the state, can give feedback to education leaders on proposed revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.