The Old Governor’s Mansion will be profiled in an upcoming episode of Georgia Traveler that will air this week. Georgia Public Broadcasting will feature the Old Governor’s Mansion during its 8 p.m. Friday presentation commemorating the Civil War sesquicentennial.
What is poverty? Lack of food? Lack of shelter and security?
Georgia College’s 2011 Global Citizenship Symposium moves beyond statistics and reports to explore the consequences of poverty in people’s lives and ways to help create a more equitable world internationally, nationally and locally.
Dr. John R. Swinton has been awarded the Rising Star Award presented by the National Association of Economic Educators and the Council for Economic Education. Swinton is an associate professor of economics and director of the Center for Economic Education.
Dr. Laura Newbern, an assistant professor of English/creative writing, has been invited as a guest artist during Arizona State University’s annual writers conference, Desert Nights, Rising Stars. The conference will be held March 3-6 in Tempe, Ariz.
Congratulations to Old Governor’s Mansion Curator Matt Davis who will speak Friday at the American Association of State and Local Historians Conference in Oklahoma City. Davis will take part in a roundtable discussion, “Burdens, Benefits and Balance: University Based Historic House Museums," with curators from other university-based house museums.