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Eight Liberty County teens to graduate from National Guard Youth

Eight Liberty County teens are among more than 200 teens set to graduate from the National Guard sponsored Youth Challenge Academy at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 21 at the Macon City Auditorium.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Education agencies partner to host policy forum

ATLANTA - The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and the Georgia School Boards Association will hold a half-day session for area school board and state legislative candidates from 12:30-4:45 p.m. June 26 at Savannah Technical College. The Education Policy Forum is designed to provide future education decision makers with non-partisan, research-based information on which to develop positions.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local teen invited to presidential inauguration

Donnie Pulliam has been invited to attend the 2009 Presidential Inauguration conference in Washington, D.C. He will witness the inauguration, Oath of Office, attend the Inaugural Ball, and the Inaugural Address of the 44th president of the United States. He received a special invitation from the Junior National Youth Leadership Conference, which he attended last spring in Washington D.C. This summer, Donnie will attend the alumni conference in Boston, Mass. Donnie will be going to the eighth grade this fall at Midway Middle School. He is seeking sponsors to help with the expenses pertaining to his trip to ...

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local makes merit list at Darton College

Jennifer A. Kendrick of Hinesville has made the merit list at Darton College for the spring 2008 semester.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local graduates from University of West GA

CARROLLTON - The University of West Georgia held Commencement Ceremonies for the spring semester May 10 on campus. Approximately 781 fall graduates earned degrees. Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna, UWG president, approved degrees for 607 undergraduates and 174 graduate students.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SSU to host workshop for adults interested in attending college

SAVANNAH - Did you know more than one-third of all Savannah State University students are adult learners? To meet the needs of this sizeable population, SSU will host a free workshop for adults interested in continuing or enhancing their education at the undergraduate or graduate level at 7 p.m. June 25, 2008 in the ballroom of the King-Frazier Student Center located on the SSU campus.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local educator is tops in nation

The Council of Administrators of Special Education has name Liberty County educator Dr. Jan La Boone outstanding special education administrator of the year for the entire United States.

July 02, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Junior Rangers June 17-21 at Fort Morris

Kids, 7-12 years old, are invited to put some fun into their summer with the2008 Junior Ranger Program at Fort Morris.

June 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Bachelor's in education now available from ABAC

TIFTON - Georgia Southwestern State University and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College are doing their part to combat the teacher shortage in Georgia.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Faith Baptist Christian Academy sends off 18 grads

Cale Ward, son of Craig and Patty Ward of Midway, was salutatorian of the 2008 graduating class at Faith Baptist Christian Academy.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Valdosta State University announces Dean's ListValdosta State University announces Dean's List

The following area students have been named to the Spring 2008 Dean's List at Valdosta State University in Valdosta. To make the Dean's List, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and must have a semester grade point average of at least 3.66 with at least 10 hours of course work. Grade point averages are based on a 4.0 scale.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Back to School Rally planning under way

Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc.'s annual Back to School Rally is more than a month away, but organizers are spreading the word early, hoping to bring in an even larger crowd than normal.

June 25, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Savannah State boasts $128M regional economic impact

SAVANNAH - Savannah State University's total impact on the local economy was approximately $128 million during the fiscal year 2007, according to a study conducted by the Selig Center for Economic Growth in the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business. The University System of Georgia's Intellectual Capital Partnership Program, an initiative of the Board of Regents' Office of Economic Development, commissioned the study.

June 24, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah State boasts $128M regional economic impact

SAVANNAH - Savannah State University's total impact on the local economy was approximately $128 million during the fiscal year 2007, according to a study conducted by the Selig Center for Economic Growth in the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business. The University System of Georgia's Intellectual Capital Partnership Program, an initiative of the Board of Regents' Office of Economic Development, commissioned the study.

June 24, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Area students participate in GSU spring commencement

These students are candidates for a degree from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. The ceremony was held May 10, in Paulson Stadium. Sen. Johnny Isakson delivered the commencement address.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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No-pay MBA completes test run

Why go into heavy debt and disrupt your life for a certification of business training that you can get essentially for free? That's the question Laurie Pickard asked when she launched her No-Pay MBA project in August of 2013, setting out to earn an MBA using Massive Online Courses, or MOOCs.

March 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


First Islamic college in United States granted accreditation

Zaytuna, a small liberal arts college in Berkeley, California, has been granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The accreditation makes Zaytuna the first accredited Muslim college in the United States, reports Education News.

March 19, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Students earn deans honors

Brandon Standard, of Allenhurst, a senior, was named to the dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the fall 2014 semester. Inclusion on this list requires students to meet grade-point-average standards specific to the college or school within the university.

March 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Helen Keller on optimism, education and never giving up

In 1987, Congress passed a resolution designating the month of March as "Women's History Month," a tradition that each president since Ronald Reagan has honored.

March 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Going paperless on state tests

The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.

March 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education


BI wins state Reading Bowl again

Bradwell Institute won its second consecutive state Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl championship March 7.

March 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Co. students plant tree

Long County High School students recently planted a tree at the school to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day.

March 11, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education


Area student wins tuition grant

Catherine Wood from Hinesville won a $500 tuition grant at the recent Stallion Day event at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.

March 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


FPCA student makes district Honor Band

David McGee, a sixth-grader at First Presbyterian Christian Academy, recently performed with the Middle School Honor Band for the Georgia Music Educators Association's first district.

March 11, 2015 | Jeremy McAbee | Education


LCCA students fare well at regional

Though only in its third year of operation, the Liberty College and Career Academy is making its presence known in the trade-skills competition circuit.

March 11, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Honor roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

First grade A Honor Roll

March 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rotary hears update on school system

The Hinesville Rotary Club heard from Liberty County School administrators on the state of the district and its plans at the club's meeting last week.

March 11, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act changes what schoolkids choose to eat at cafeterias

Students are choosing fruits in the cafeteria line more now than in 2012, when nutrition changes for school lunches were implemented, according to a study from Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut, The New York Times reported.

March 11, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Long County names STAR student, teacher

The 2015 Long County STAR student and teacher were honored by the Long County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 23.

March 09, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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