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Georgia Southern students hold sit-in over removal of Safe Space training

Georgia Southern students hold sit-in over removal of Safe Space training

The Current's Jabari Gibbs provides the background on the current situation unfolding at Georgia Southern.
Exploring Employability: A journey through R.E.A.L Skills

Exploring Employability: A journey through R.E.A.L Skills

Step into a world where learning meets excitement at the Regional Employability Skills Day (R.E.A.L Skills in the Boro event). Join Ja'Kori as he describes the wonderful journey of discovery and inspiration, where the Great Promise Partnership and The City of Statesboro Village Builders organized a transformative event aimed at preparing students with the skills needed for success.
Xcel Strategies holds Xcel Xpo 2024 Career Training and Exhibition for students across the region

Xcel Strategies holds Xcel Xpo 2024 Career Training and Exhibition for students across the region

Students from Bulloch County were among the 100+ students to attend the event, which offered hands-on and virtual workshops, group training sessions, and one-on-one coaching.
Mike Yawn to retire after 29 years in education

Mike Yawn to retire after 29 years in education

Bulloch County native and current principal of Brooklet Elementary School Mike Yawn will retire at the end of this school year. Current BES assistant principal Krista Branch will serve as interim principal until the district names Yawn's permanent replacement.
Rotary Club of Statesboro awards 18 Service Above Self Scholarships

Rotary Club of Statesboro awards 18 Service Above Self Scholarships

The Rotary Club of Statesboro has selected 18 high school seniors as recipients of the 2024 Service Above Self Scholarships. The $1,000 scholarships will be used to fund their college educations.
University System of Georgia extends test optional waiver

University System of Georgia extends test optional waiver

With state colleges already test optional, this means no test scores will be required for admission at 23 of USG’s 26 public colleges and universities during the Academic Year 2025-2026 (Fall 2025, Spring 2026 and Summer 2026). The temporary waiver does not apply to the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Georgia, and Georgia College & State University.
SEB High team wins GA Science Olympiad Championship

SEB High team wins GA Science Olympiad Championship

At the championship, held at Georgia Tech in March, the STEM Club’s members medaled in 14 of the 24 individual events, bringing home eight first-place finishes, two second-place medals, and four third-place.
GaDOE: CTAE graduation rate rises to 97.75%

GaDOE: CTAE graduation rate rises to 97.75%

This rate – which applies to students who complete a Career Pathway – exceeds the overall state graduation rate by 13.35 percentage points, underscoring the relevance and effectiveness of CTAE opportunities. Pathway completers are prepared to pursue higher education, enter the military, accept an apprenticeship opportunity, or immediately begin their career.
OTC shines at FBLA Collegiate State Competition

OTC shines at FBLA Collegiate State Competition

The top 4 in each competition move on to compete in the National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida June 24-27, 2024.
Grant Gearhart presented with leadership award from Foreign Language Association of Georgia

Grant Gearhart presented with leadership award from Foreign Language Association of Georgia

Gearhart is an associate professor of Spanish, the coordinator of Georgia Southern’s experiential learning for the Department of World Languages and Cultures, and host of the “World Languages Collaborative Podcast."