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Respiratory Therapy Students Respond During Crisis

When a tornado devastated a local community this past April, students from Georgia Southern University’s Respiratory Therapy program sprang into action. Senior respiratory therapy students, Kelly Gray and Ashley Mathis, were ending their scheduled extern shifts at Memorial Hospital when a tornado touched down in Bryan County, Georgia, placing the hospital on mass casualty alert […]

Sock Drive

Faculty and staff in Georgia Southern University’s Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences (DDTS) are hosting a sock drive to collect new socks for the homeless population in Chatham County, Georgia. Leading the effort is Shaunell McGee, M.H.A., instructor, and Katina Starks, M.Ed., administrative assistant. “I have done a similar drive with students in the […]

Faculty Show Support

Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences faculty members, Kerry Dunn, M.Ed., RT(R)(M), and Laurie Adams, Ed.D., RT(T), traveled to Georgia’s state capitol to show support for licensure efforts for medical imaging professionals. As members of the Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Dunn and Adams met with state senators and discussed the need for more education […]

Radiography Students Give Back

Students enrolled in Georgia Southern University’s Radiography program volunteer monthly to assist with the Second Harvest Food Bank in Savannah, Georgia. Under the guidance of Sharon Gilliard-Smith, M.H.S., RT(T), radiography program director, students assist with sorting, packing and boxing all perishable and nonperishable items that have been donated. Additionally, volunteers assist with event clean-up. The […]

Asked and Received

This past year, Rochelle Lee, Ed.D., assistant professor in the Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences, challenged her colleagues to support the period pantry and food pantry on Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus. The response received by Lee’s call was overwhelming with over 22,261 individual pieces of feminine hygiene products donated in addition to 36 […]