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17 hrs ago | The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling -- Construction at the...

Civilian employment hit a new peak for the sixth month in a row in March, as the state's unemployment rate held steady from February at 4.5 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana Government, US Governors, 9

18 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse, Springfield-Holyoke leaders to address...

The annual Earth Day celebration at the University of Massachusetts is bringing together a panel, a sustainability fair, capped by a talk by Robert D. Bullard.

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Related Topix: Texas Southern University

23 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Southern University celebrates 100 years: Share photos, memories on NOLA.com

The Southern University Marching Band plays at the halftime show during the Bayou Classic at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Saturday, November 30, 2013.

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Related Topix: African-American

Yesterday | Insurance Journal West

Students at 5 Texas Universities Receive Insurance Council Scholarships

Twenty four insurance and risk management students at five Texas universities were recently awarded academic scholarships from the Insurance Council of Texas Education Foundation.

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Related Topix: Texas, Huston-Tillotson University, Texas Southern University, University of Texas Pan American, Downtown (San Antonio, TX)

Yesterday | The Moultrie News

Tri-county area has plethora of higher learning options

Charleston Southern University marks the big milestone in the fall. Charleston Southern University, formerly Baptist College at Charleston, is one of the largest accredited private universities in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Francis Marion University, Mount Pleasant, SC, Charleston Southern University, Charleston, SC

Yesterday | Statesboro Herald

GSU to host Human Rights Conference featuring Botswana ambassador

Georgia Southern University will host a Human Rights Conference on Saturday featuring Dr. Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, the ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to the United States, as the keynote speaker.

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Related Topix: World News, Botswana, Africa, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

TSU Theatre Stages DREAMGIRLS This Weekend

It has been twenty years since TSU Theatre which is a unit under the Visual & Performing Arts Department produced the musical Dreamgirls but now a modern audience is in for a treat with a brand new re-mounting of the musical that is sure to please and delight.

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Related Topix: Texas Southern University

The Advocate

Southern celebrates 100 years in Baton Rouge

The people that make up the Southern University community will never forget the institution's history.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Baker, LA, New Orleans, LA

Statesboro Herald

GSU anthropology professor honored in memorial service

Georgia Southern University faculty members and students celebrated the life of a longtime anthropology professor who recently died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Georgia Southern University, Lymphoma, Health, University of Florida, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Final Call

Higher standards or end of a mission at Southern University?

The discussion is just starting, President Mason said: "I'm not saying we're going to become Yale or Harvard, and there's no plan in place yet, it's just a vision.'

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Standardized Testing, Education, Nicholls State University, McNeese State University, University of Pennsylvania

Hispanic Business

Georgia Southern University to Host Former U.S. Secretary of Energy

The event is part of No Impact Week, a weeklong challenge in which participants commit to gradually reducing their impact on the planet.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Physics, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Statesboro365

Board of Regents approve tuition hike

The 2014-15 academic year will mark the third year in row tuition to attend the majority of the University System of Georgia's colleges and universities will rise.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Statesboro, GA, Swainsboro, GA, Georgia Southern University, Sylvania, GA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bryan County News

Governor to speak at GSU graduation

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. Deal will address undergraduates as they receive their degrees at 9 a.m. May 10 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Southern University, US Governors, US Military, Fort Gordon, US Army

GwdToday.com

Lander University sets spring commencement for May 3

It will be one of the largest graduating classes in Lander's history. The commencement speaker will be U.S. Sen. Tim Scott , who was appointed by Gov. Nikki Haley in 2013 to finish out the two years remaining in the term of Jim DeMint, who resigned from the position to join the Heritage Foundation.

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Related Topix: Lander University, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Jim DeMint, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Charleston Southern University

The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

WIDENING PROJECT: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Central Middle School, 12656 Sullivan Road, Central.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Texomaland

Ron Kirk to Speak at Austin College of Legal & Political Career

Ron Kirk, former United States Trade Representative, will present Austin College's annual Williams Executive-in-Residence Lecture Thursday, November 7, at 11 a.m. in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall.

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Related Topix: Austin College, Texas Southern University

The Advocate

Park death ruled an accidental drowning

An autopsy revealed Monday that 21-year-old aspiring attorney, Alexandria Shelton, accidentally drowned in the Girard Park drainage ditch where police found her body early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Grambling State University

Statesboro Herald

GSU hosts fourth annual - No Impact Week'

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability has teamed up with the University Wellness Program to host a number of events throughout April that are designed to improve and protect the environment and change behavior when it comes to food, energy, water and waste.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Celebrating the arts for 32 years

Georgia Southern students Amanda Gilbert, left, and Rebekah Henry, both 21, sport springtime-themed painted faces during the annual ArtsFest at Sweetheart Circle Saturday.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

The Town Talk

Southern University president aims for higher standards

Southern University President Ronald Mason says the 134-year-old historically black university needs higher entrance standards.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Nicholls State University, McNeese State University, Thibodaux, LA, Lake Charles, LA

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