Friday, February 23, 2018

HR administrator named interim president at Albany State

The former human-resources administrator for Georgia’s university system has been named interim president of Albany State University.

Adrian Peterson to address graduates at Fall Commencement this Friday

In 2001, Georgia Southern retired Peterson’s No. 3 jersey, and in 2012, he was a unanimous choice for induction into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame Class

School leader criticized for handling of cheerleader protest

Lawyers for Georgia’s board of regents said Tuesday a university president failed to keep state officials informed about moving cheerleaders off the field before football games after some black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem.

University: Cheerleaders who knelt for anthem to be on field

A Georgia university which moved its football cheerleaders inside a stadium tunnel after a group of black cheer squad members knelt during the national anthem has decided to let them again take the field during pre-game ceremonies.

It’s time to apply for FAFSA Student Aid

More than 238,000 students applied for AID on the first day applications were accepted for 2018-2019.

At more US colleges, video gamers get the varsity treatment

In some ways, they’re like typical college athletes. They’re on varsity teams. They train for hours between classes. Some get hefty scholarships. But instead of playing sports, they’re playing video games.

Georgia student identified after drawing swastika on high school football field

Ahead of a monstrous football game Friday night, school officials in one district were trying to reassure parents and students that the student who drew a swastika on the football field would be held responsible. 

Georgians donate glasses so others can view future eclipse

The nonprofit astronomy group plans to distribute the glasses to underprivileged children in South America and Asia for the eclipse that will pass through those continents in 2019

Update On Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound of GA High School Teacher in...

An update on the teacher who fell victim to his own gun in the classroom last week.

Georgia teacher indicted on sex charges involving student

The student was reported 16 and in the teacher's geometry class. Do you feel like these cases are becoming more common?