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Remembering Statesboro's "senior statesman" and top Eagle fan Julian Deal

Remembering Statesboro's "senior statesman" and top Eagle fan Julian Deal

Julian Deal was serious, meticulous, and impactful. A family man and the biggest Eagles fan, he leaves a legacy to remember.
Kid's World's Summer Transition Program prepares rising kindergartners — and their families — for success

Kid's World's Summer Transition Program prepares rising kindergartners — and their families — for success

Kindergarten here they come! Congratulations to the graduates of Kid's World Learning Center's five-week Summer Transition Program. The children, and their parents, received vital support as they prepare for the fall.
New digital exhibit commemorates Bulloch County’s fallen WWI heroes

New digital exhibit commemorates Bulloch County’s fallen WWI heroes

A new digital exhibit, created by Georgia Southern University students with the guidance of Dr. Brian Feltman and librarian Autumn Johnson, honors Bulloch County's World War I fallen heroes. The site provides an in-depth look at the lives and sacrifices of these soldiers, particularly those historically overlooked.
Resourcefulness, resilience drive spring 2024 Georgia Southern graduate to degree in public health

Resourcefulness, resilience drive spring 2024 Georgia Southern graduate to degree in public health

Donya Glenn earned his bachelor’s degree in public health from Georgia Southern in just three years. He credits the many student resources on campus for helping him excel as a student and graduate with no student loan debt. He's currently completing an internship at the Willow Hill Heritage & Renaissance Center, and next up, he plans to return to Southern and earn his MPH.
Annie Laura Makes History: 103-year-old honored by the VFW for her service in WWII

Annie Laura Makes History: 103-year-old honored by the VFW for her service in WWII

Annie Laura Bailey Wildenradt was a switchboard operator for Southern Bell when she heeded Uncle Sam's call to join the defense of our nation in World War II. Even as one of the first women to join the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, she was never honored for her dedicated service to our country -- until now!
GS Shooting Sports Education Center continues to grow in success and status

GS Shooting Sports Education Center continues to grow in success and status

It's been almost ten years since Georgia Southern's Shooting Sports Education Center was built, and it continues to offer a wealth of recreational activities. Whether it's bringing Olympic athletes and the USA Archery Target Nationals to our front doorstep, winning national competitions in clay target shooting, or just providing a place for people to come learn about firearms and archery, the SSEC's success and following continues to grow.
Senior Moment| Sprig N’ Dig Garden Club: 50+ bountiful years of planting roots, blooming flowers, and growing friendships

Senior Moment| Sprig N’ Dig Garden Club: 50+ bountiful years of planting roots, blooming flowers, and growing friendships

Sprig N' Dig Garden Club is flourishing thanks to 54 years of friendship, service, dedication, and, of course, a shared love of growing flowers and beautifying our community.
Full Circle: Dr. Naronda Wright shares her journey back home to her professional roots

Full Circle: Dr. Naronda Wright shares her journey back home to her professional roots

Dr. Naronda Wright reflects on the journey of resilience and determination that brought her not only back to Georgia Southern University but also to her historic appointment as the first African-American president of the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals.
Sidewalk Skills: Get to know Statesboro's "Chalk Guy"

Sidewalk Skills: Get to know Statesboro's "Chalk Guy"

Have you seen the impressive chalk drawings that pop up on the sidewalks around the Georgia Southern Statesboro campus? Get to know Daniel Wair, the man behind the art.
A dreamer and a doer: Kristina Patterson is a force for good in the midst of community complexity

A dreamer and a doer: Kristina Patterson is a force for good in the midst of community complexity

Hands-on professor, mom, and community champion, Dr. Kristina (Tina) Patterson moved to Statesboro in 2018 and quickly became an integral part of local efforts to serve youth and address community concerns.