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  • Traditions | Georgia Southern University
    breezes give way to heated Eagle spirit it can only mean one thing Homecoming This week long observance plays host to thousands of Georgia Southern alumni current students and community members The celebration includes a variety of special events reunions social gatherings and even a parade The week culminates in the Eagles Homecoming game at Paulson Stadium and the announcement of the Homecoming King and Queen Georgia Southern Georgia Southern alumni and fans all know this famous Eagle shout out Georgia Southern spirit is alive and well as fans and alumni make sure everyone knows who we are Whether you run into a fellow alum in the airport see a classmate at a restaurant in Atlanta or are cheering on your Eagles at a sporting event the chant Georgia Southern are the only two words you need to know Watermelon Cutting Each summer the University president and first lady host watermelon cuttings on the Pedestrium near the banks of the campus lakes The tradition began in 1948 when late President Zach Henderson wanted to provide a cool treat to the students faculty and staff who were still on campus during the hot summer months Today more than 200 watermelons put on ice a week in advance are used for each cutting Holiday Lighting of Sweetheart Circle The center of campus for more than 100 years Sweetheart Circle is the perfect backdrop for holiday lights evergreen wreaths and red bows The buildings trees and lampposts on the Circle are draped in lights and decorated with holiday ornaments Each year students and locals alike gather for traditional holiday treats and seasonal music This winter wonderland extends from the Marvin Pittman Administration Building to the GSU shaped boxwood plants dressed in sparkling white holiday lights at the campus entrance Beautiful Eagle Creek When Georgia Southern resurrected the football program in 1981 traditions and spirit needed resurrection as well So legendary Head Football Coach Erk Russell created his own But inspiration came to him in the most unusual of places Inspired by the gnat infested drainage ditch that cut across the field between the team s locker room and practice fields Russell convinced his players that its stagnant water was actually Beautiful Eagle Creek a source of magical waters One More Time After the Eagles won their second straight national championship in 1986 legendary coach Erk Russell said Hey ladies hey fellas hey gentlemen one more time for the greatest team in America The phrase stuck and Russell one of the best motivators at any level of college football began to use it to light a fire in players whenever a game was on the line The Eagles Georgia Southern s athletics teams have adopted several names throughout history but claimed Eagles by a campus vote in 1959 Having one American Bald Eagle on campus is impressive but having multiple eagles is a true triumph The eagles Freedom and Glory live in the campus based Center for Wildlife Education and the Lamar Q Ball

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  • Majors and Programs | Georgia Southern University
    Admissions Related Links Visit Campus Financial Aid Tuition Fees Student Orientation Academics Majors Programs Undergraduate Majors A Z Graduate Programs Online Learning Continuing Education Colleges Allen E Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology College of Business Administration College of Education College of Health and Human Sciences College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences College of Science and Mathematics Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health Jack N Averitt College of Graduate Studies Resources Academic Calendar University Catalog Registrar Provost s Office First Year Experience Zach S Henderson Library Research Office for Research Research at Georgia Southern University Office of the VP for Research Economic Development Research Services and Sponsored Programs Research Integrity Working with Industry Expertise Search Research Centers Institutes Herty Advanced Materials Development Center Rural Health Research Institute STEM Institute Renewable Energy Laboratory Karl E Peace Center for Biostatistics All Centers Institutes and Laboratories Campus Life Student Resources Campus Life at Georgia Southern Counseling Center Health Services Housing Dining Campus Recreation Intramurals Bookstore Library Student Activities Study Abroad Related Links Events Calendar Alumni Friends Alumni Quick Launch Alumni Association Career Services Support Georgia Southern Transcript Request Related Links Things To Do True Blue Georgia Southern Magazine Athletics NCAA Division I Athletics Eagle Athletics Tickets Related Links Campus Recreation Intramurals Recreation Activity Center Golf Course Shop Georgia Southern Giving Virtual Tour Apply Now Undergraduate Graduate MyGeorgiaSouthern Quick Links Alumni Visitors Visitor Information Coastal Georgia Center Continuing Education Nessmith Lane Conference Center University Store Open Records Request Current Students Campus Map Counseling Center Course Search CRI The RAC Eagle Card Center Housing Library Public Safety Registrar Sustainability Faculty Staff Benefits Faculty Handbook Financial Services Human Resources IT Services University Policies Webmail More Parents Jobs Directory Majors and Programs Majors Minors Graduate Programs Academic Resources What Can I Do With My

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  • Campus Life at Georgia Southern | Georgia Southern University
    Related Links Events Calendar Alumni Friends Alumni Quick Launch Alumni Association Career Services Support Georgia Southern Transcript Request Related Links Things To Do True Blue Georgia Southern Magazine Athletics NCAA Division I Athletics Eagle Athletics Tickets Related Links Campus Recreation Intramurals Recreation Activity Center Golf Course Shop Georgia Southern Giving Virtual Tour Apply Now Undergraduate Graduate MyGeorgiaSouthern Quick Links Alumni Visitors Visitor Information Coastal Georgia Center Continuing Education Nessmith Lane Conference Center University Store Open Records Request Current Students Campus Map Counseling Center Course Search CRI The RAC Eagle Card Center Housing Library Public Safety Registrar Sustainability Faculty Staff Benefits Faculty Handbook Financial Services Human Resources IT Services University Policies Webmail More Parents Jobs Directory Campus Life at Georgia Southern The Georgia Southern University campus itself is one of us It breathes It is alive It is a memory maker It is a comfortable place of endless activity and interaction for both educational and personal growth There are a wide variety of facilities services and organizations available to the 20 000 plus students interested in exercising maintaining their health enjoying the outdoors making new friends or sharing ideas Georgia Southern has provided me with a nurturing learning environment and a home away from home I just wanted to thank you for that Emily Chizmar Honors student Math major Located just an hour from historic Savannah Hilton Head Island and the Atlantic coast Georgia Southern s 900 plus acre campus is nestled in the classic Main Street town of Statesboro Georgia It boasts a lively and picturesque downtown where visitors enjoy boutique shops restaurants a seasonal farmer s market and diverse cultural activities Statesboro and Bulloch County continue to grow along with the University and are now home to more than 72 000 residents Even with an abundant downtown students don t have to travel far to find things to do Our campus offers excellent housing dining transportation recreation and health and safety services to a diverse student body from 48 states and 89 countries From the picturesque lawn of Sweetheart Circle with its Georgian style buildings and sprawling live oaks to the rock climbing wall and fitness amenities at The RAC Georgia Southern University remains one of the nation s premier places to live work study and grow Schedule a visit with us today or visit the links below to find out more about our campus Campus Life at a Glance 1 Hour Distance from historic Savannah Hilton Head Island and the Atlantic Coast 20 517 Full time students 200 Student organizations 88 Countries represented by the student body Living Learning Communities We want to make sure our students are successful in their transition to life on the Georgia Southern campus both inside and outside of the classroom In an effort to help our students in this process we have created Living Learning Communities These residential communities are comprised of students who have common academic programs or take one or more classes together In these communities students are provided more

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  • Online Privacy Statement | Georgia Southern University
    Georgia Southern University This policy applies to those sites for which Georgia Southern University is the operator although software hosting and other functions may be provided by third parties Service Providers This Online Privacy Policy describes the type of information Georgia Southern and its Service Providers collect from visitors to our sites what we do with that information and how visitors can update and control the use of information provided on this Site This policy does not necessarily describe information collection policies on other sites such as separate sites operated by our Service Providers that we do not control Many of the resources linked from this Web site are not maintained by Georgia Southern Georgia Southern cannot monitor all linked resources only those pages which fall directly within the University s world wide web structure Georgia Southern is in no way responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these linked resources and the statements views and opinions expressed therein are neither endorsed by nor do they necessarily reflect the opinion of the University This policy may be changed from time to time and without further notice Continued use of University sites after any such changes constitutes acceptance of the new terms If a visitor does not agree to abide by these new terms or any future terms he or she should not use the sites These sites are not directed to children under 13 years of age and children under 13 years of age shall not use these sites to submit any personal information about themselves II Policy Statement 1 Information We Gather Georgia Southern University may collect certain information that is automatically generated when a user visits a site including but not limited to the Internet Protocol address of the originating Internet Service Provider and information provided by cookies stored on your hard drive We may also collect aggregate information about the use of the sites including but not limited to which pages are most frequently visited how many visitors we receive daily and how long visitors stay on each page A visitor may be prompted or required to provide certain personal information in order to access various features and information on the sites Such information may include among other things name address and phone number If a visitor does not want to provide such information he or she may choose not to access those features of the sites Any personal information provided through the sites will be protected in accordance with the provisions of this Policy 2 Use of Information Georgia Southern University uses the information it collects to maintain and improve the websites and in connection with marketing activities Some information may be shared with third party vendors that the University contracts with to complete business transactions provide services or conduct online marketing of the University These websites or third party vendors may also use cookies for tracking purposes Georgia Southern University may disclose and publish aggregate information on an aggregate basis to any party

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  • Contact Us | Georgia Southern University
    Southern University Office of the VP for Research Economic Development Research Services and Sponsored Programs Research Integrity Working with Industry Expertise Search Research Centers Institutes Herty Advanced Materials Development Center Rural Health Research Institute STEM Institute Renewable Energy Laboratory Karl E Peace Center for Biostatistics All Centers Institutes and Laboratories Campus Life Student Resources Campus Life at Georgia Southern Counseling Center Health Services Housing Dining Campus Recreation Intramurals Bookstore Library Student Activities Study Abroad Related Links Events Calendar Alumni Friends Alumni Quick Launch Alumni Association Career Services Support Georgia Southern Transcript Request Related Links Things To Do True Blue Georgia Southern Magazine Athletics NCAA Division I Athletics Eagle Athletics Tickets Related Links Campus Recreation Intramurals Recreation Activity Center Golf Course Shop Georgia Southern Giving Virtual Tour Apply Now Undergraduate Graduate MyGeorgiaSouthern Quick Links Alumni Visitors Visitor Information Coastal Georgia Center Continuing Education Nessmith Lane Conference Center University Store Open Records Request Current Students Campus Map Counseling Center Course Search CRI The RAC Eagle Card Center Housing Library Public Safety Registrar Sustainability Faculty Staff Benefits Faculty Handbook Financial Services Human Resources IT Services University Policies Webmail More Parents Jobs Directory Contact Us General Information Website Georgia Southern University Phone 912 GSU INFO or 912 478 4636 Undergraduate Admissions Website Office of Admissions Email admissions georgiasouthern edu Phone 912 478 5391 Graduate Admissions Website Office of Graduate Admissions Email gradadmissions georgiasouthern edu Phone 912 478 5384 Financial Aid Website Office of Financial Aid Email finaid georgiasouthern edu Phone 912 478 5413 Human Resources Website Department of Human Resources Phone 912 478 5468 Registrar Transcript Requests Graduation Information Website Office of the Registrar Phone 912 478 5152 Athletics Website GSEagles com Phone 912 478 5376 Alumni Website University Advancement The Office of Alumni Annual Giving Phone 912 GSU ALUM or 912 478 2586

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  • Mobile | Georgia Southern University
    Student Resources Campus Life at Georgia Southern Counseling Center Health Services Housing Dining Campus Recreation Intramurals Bookstore Library Student Activities Study Abroad Related Links Events Calendar Alumni Friends Alumni Quick Launch Alumni Association Career Services Support Georgia Southern Transcript Request Related Links Things To Do True Blue Georgia Southern Magazine Athletics NCAA Division I Athletics Eagle Athletics Tickets Related Links Campus Recreation Intramurals Recreation Activity Center Golf Course Shop Georgia Southern Giving Virtual Tour Apply Now Undergraduate Graduate MyGeorgiaSouthern Quick Links Alumni Visitors Visitor Information Coastal Georgia Center Continuing Education Nessmith Lane Conference Center University Store Open Records Request Current Students Campus Map Counseling Center Course Search CRI The RAC Eagle Card Center Housing Library Public Safety Registrar Sustainability Faculty Staff Benefits Faculty Handbook Financial Services Human Resources IT Services University Policies Webmail More Parents Jobs Directory Introducing the Georgia Southern App Store All the mobile tools you need in one place The Georgia Southern App Store is the place to find all the recommended mobile apps for current students faculty and staff organized into easy to use categories for quick access By using the Georgia Southern App Store you can be sure that the most important and useful apps are right at your fingertips To get started download the app store to your smartphone or tablet The Georgia Southern App Store is optimized to work on mobile devices it s not intended for desktop computers Once you have the Georgia Southern App Store installed you can browse the collection of mobile apps recommended for you and choose which ones you want to install on your device s Note On iOS and Android devices the GS App Store will install in the background once you click Install If you re stuck on a blank page just close your browser e

    Original URL path: http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/mobile/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) on Campus | Georgia Southern University
    Coastal Georgia Center Golf Course Parking and Transportation Watson Pods College of Business Administration Hanner Complex Paulson Stadium Wildlife Center Outdoor Classroom College of Education Health Services Psychology Building Williams Center Cone Hall Hendricks Hall Public Safety Zach S Henderson Library View Campus Map Close According to the American Red Cross sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the U S Over 350 000 people will suffer from sudden cardiac arrest this year It can happen to anyone anytime anywhere and at any age An AED is the only effective treatment for restoring a regular heart rhythm during sudden cardiac arrest and is an easy to operate tool for someone with no medical background Georgia Southern has implemented a program to place AEDs in buildings across campus The goal is to have at least one AED in every campus building The first phase has begun The units are being placed in white AED cabinets on the wall in accessible locations Each building that has an AED will have a sticker on the front doors of that building All you need to do is ACT Anyone can use an AED to help save a life Training is not required The AEDs are designed to talk and guide you through the steps Time is of the essence All you have to do is retrieve the AED from the cabinet and open it up If anyone is down do not think twice Grab the AED and follow directions For more information about AED s please see the AED policy Campus AED Locations In Case of Emergency Instruct someone to call 911 Grab the AED Follow the directions it gives you For more information regarding the University s AED program please contact Office of Public Safety 912 478 5234 aed georgiasouthern edu What is an Automated External Defibrillator AED An automated external defibrillator or AED is a portable electronic device that analyzes the heart s electrical rhythm and if necessary delivers a shock to a person in sudden cardiac arrest Do I need medical training to use an AED Medical training is not required to use an AED The AED Oversight Committee recommends that everyone take the opportunity to view the training video on the website on how to use the campus AEDs at a minimum CPR AED classes will be offered for those wanting to receive additional training Can I harm someone by using an AED if they do not really need it No The AEDs will only deliver a shock when detected and medically necessary Can I be sued for using an AED on someone No Georgia is one of many states that have a Good Samaritan Act or law that protects individuals from a civil lawsuit when rendering care in an emergency Code of Georgia 51 1 29 51 1 29 3 What is the University s AED Program Georgia Southern University is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all faculty staff students

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  • Mission and Vision | Georgia Southern University
    Laboratory Karl E Peace Center for Biostatistics All Centers Institutes and Laboratories Campus Life Student Resources Campus Life at Georgia Southern Counseling Center Health Services Housing Dining Campus Recreation Intramurals Bookstore Library Student Activities Study Abroad Related Links Events Calendar Alumni Friends Alumni Quick Launch Alumni Association Career Services Support Georgia Southern Transcript Request Related Links Things To Do True Blue Georgia Southern Magazine Athletics NCAA Division I Athletics Eagle Athletics Tickets Related Links Campus Recreation Intramurals Recreation Activity Center Golf Course Shop Georgia Southern Giving Virtual Tour Apply Now Undergraduate Graduate MyGeorgiaSouthern Quick Links Alumni Visitors Visitor Information Coastal Georgia Center Continuing Education Nessmith Lane Conference Center University Store Open Records Request Current Students Campus Map Counseling Center Course Search CRI The RAC Eagle Card Center Housing Library Public Safety Registrar Sustainability Faculty Staff Benefits Faculty Handbook Financial Services Human Resources IT Services University Policies Webmail More Parents Jobs Directory Mission and Vision Georgia Southern University is a public Carnegie Doctoral Research university devoted to academic distinction in teaching scholarship and service The University s hallmark is a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice extends the learning environment beyond the classroom and promotes student growth and life success Georgia Southern s nationally accredited academic programs in the liberal arts sciences and professional studies prepare a diverse and select undergraduate and graduate student population for leadership and service as world citizens Faculty staff and students embrace core values expressed through integrity civility kindness collaboration and a commitment to lifelong learning wellness and social responsibility Central to the University s mission is the faculty s dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas high academic expectations and individual responsibility for academic achievement Georgia Southern faculty are teacher

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