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Georgia Southern Alumni Pledge $125,000 for Tormenta FC Endowed Scholarship

Tormenta Futbol Club co-owners and Georgia Southern University alumni Darin H. Van Tassell (’89) and Netra R. Van Tassell (’90) pledged a $125,000 Tormenta FC Endowed Scholarship to the Georgia Southern University Foundation, Inc. The gift agreement, to be delivered in the amount of $25,000 annually for the next five years, is designated for the […]

Examining Racial Disparities and Cardiovascular Health

In America, black adults are 30% more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) than white adults. More than half of this racial disparity may be attributed to substantially greater rates of high blood pressure and vascular dysfunction in black adults. Georgia Southern University’s Biodynamics and Human Performance Center and Medical Laboratory Sciences program have […]

Faculty and Staff Celebrated

Annually, Georgia Southern University recognizes faculty and staff for their years of service during the University Awards of Excellence and Years of Service Recognition ceremony. This year more than 450 faculty and staff were recognized. Thank you to all WCHP faculty and staff for their continued contributions to Georgia Southern. To view the full list […]

Improving Fitness in Georgia Police

Members of the Georgia Southern University Tactical Athlete Readiness and Preparedness Program (TARP) have guided state policy makers in revising the fitness training standards for police cadets in Georgia to focus on functional fitness, mental resilience and injury prevention. Furthermore, the program has formed a partnership with the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC), Georgia’s […]

Guest Speaker: Dr. Hillary McBride

Join the Waters College of Health Professions as they virtually welcome guest speaker, Dr. Hillary McBride, author of The Wisdom of Your Body: Finding Healing, Wholeness, and Connection through Embodied Living. Dr. McBride is a licensed therapist and award winning researcher who specializes in embodiment. She formerly cohosted The Liturgists podcast and hosts the Other […]