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Savannah Tech upgrades Liberty labs

Savannah Technical College – Liberty Campus recently expanded its facilities and areas of study to meet the needs of traditional students seeking viable careers and adult students making career changes to become more marketable in a competitive job market. The college partners with local manufacturers; the Liberty County School System; universities such as Georgia Southern and Armstrong Atlantic State University; and government entities, such as the Liberty County Development Authority, to participate in growing the community's workforce.

January 23, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


FBLA members place at region

Long County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America attended the Region 3 competition Jan. 15 at Savannah Arts Academy.

January 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long graduation rate above state's

The Long County Board of Education received good news at its Monday meeting. Long County High School's 2013 graduation rate exceeded its 2012 numbers and the state of Georgia's average. This news followed earlier reports that the school's rate reportedly had decreased from the previous year and was less than the state's 2013 graduation rate of 71.5 percent.

January 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


4-H shedules summer camps

Planning for 4-H summer camps is under way, and registration for the June slots is just around the corner.

January 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE cuts community-service graduation requirement

In a fast-paced regular meeting of the Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday, the board approved a second reading of two policies effectively eliminating the community-service requirement for graduation.

January 17, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Student nominated for medical congress

James Fox Jr., a senior at Long County High School in Ludowici, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.

January 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS students place in FFA contests

Twelve Liberty County High School FFA members traveled last month to Berrien County High School in Nashville, Ga., to compete in Southeast Georgia Career Development Event.

January 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long band performs at Sugar Bowl

At least one Tide got to roll Thursday in New Orleans.

January 06, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long 4-Hers excel at home and away

Members of the Long County 4-H club recently demonstrated their skills and ability to excel locally and on the road.

January 04, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


LES, MMS combine for holiday concert

Liberty Elementary and Midway Middle schools students joined together for a choral concert recently in the LES cafeteria. Fellow students and family members were invited. The performance included a mix of Christmas favorites and contemporary tunes.

December 30, 2013 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Education


LCCA students complete dual-enrollment credentials

At a Dec. 17 ceremony, Liberty College and Career Academy students who completed dual-enrollment credentials for the public schools' academy and Savannah Technical College this semester were recognized. The 52 students met Savannah Tech's admissions and course-work requirements to earn credentials in various programs, including law and justice, aircraft support, manufacturing, psychology and sociology.

December 27, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Work starts on GSU sports education center

STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.

December 26, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


SavTech opens art contest for students

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College is accepting entries for the 18th annual Manufacturing Appreciation Week student design competition.

December 26, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Path2College has gift-giving options

ATLANTA - This holiday season, people can give the gift of a college education by contributing to a 529 college savings plan.

December 24, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long FLBA spead cheer

Long County Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members on Wednesday visited Coastal Manor nursing home to spread Christmas cheer to the residents. Wearing Santa hats and jingle-bell necklaces, 36 members spent an hour singing carols in the common areas and some rooms. They also made Christmas cards for each resident. After visiting the nursing home, FBLA members and parents attended a Christmas social at Chili's in Hinesville.

December 22, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Armstrong dropping 'Atlantic' from name

The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Joseph Martin Elementary recently released its most recent honor roll:

April 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Scholarship applications online

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - Hinesville Alumnae Chapter's 2013-14 scholarship applications are available for download at Hinesvillealumnae.com.

April 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong adds economics degree

SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.

April 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor to speak at GSU graduation

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU hosts military family day

On April 5, Armstrong Atlantic State University held a military family day for children whose parents are stationed on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Diploma-to-Work fair shows seniors options

High-school seniors who graduate next month but still are unsure of which career path to take were introduced to a variety of options Friday during the Liberty County School System's first Diploma to Work event at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Flemington.

April 15, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Schools' app will keep students, parents informed

Liberty County Board of Education members were introduced Tuesday to the school system's newly designed free app and taught a lesson in using social media. The Liberty County School System app will debut May 1, school officials said.

April 11, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

The following students were named to Button Gwinnett Elementary's most recent honor roll:

April 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty County High School

The following students were named to Liberty County High School's most recent honor roll:

April 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Frank Long Elementary

Frank Long Elementary recently announced its most recent honor roll.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Smiley Elementary

Smiley Elementary School recently named the following students to its honor roll.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute recently named the following students to its honor roll.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student earns Color Rocks Foundation honor

Nicholas Carter of Liberty County High School is one of 12 seniors to be honored last month by the Colored Rocks Foundation at the Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


SavTech team wins at SkillsUSA

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College students won 12 medals at the 2014 SkillsUSA Postsecondary State Conference on March 13-15 at the Georgia International Convention at Atlanta Technical College.

April 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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