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2012 Campus News Archive

Fall 2012 SPSU Magazine coverFall 2012 SPSU Magazine is here!
Read all about SPSU students, faculty, alums, programs and projects
LCI logoHelp redevelop area around SPSU by attending Jan. 15 public meeting
Feedback sought on ways to improve area, showcase universities
Best_Schools_logoOnline MSIT degree ranks among top 20 in U.S.
The Best Schools is resource for college-bound students, parents
Lady Hornets 2012-13Women's basketball team undefeated to date!
Hornets have perfect 7-0 record overall; 4-0 in conference play
AT&T logoSPSUTeach receives major gift from AT&T
Purchase of high-tech equipment to aid student teachers
Livable Centers InitiativePublic meeting to kick off new Livable Centers Initiative
SPSU partners with city of Marietta, Life University on plan to redevelop Cobb Parkway and South Marietta Parkway
Regent Kessell StellingRegent Kessell Stelling to deliver commencement address
Largest fall commencement in SPSU history
Civil engineering studentsSPSU to add M.S. in Civil Engineering
Educational requirements for professional licensure increasing
Flight simulatorAerospace engineering program acquires flight simulator
Students will use it to test and retest their aircraft designs
High Museum logoSPSU students help High Museum adapt to digital age
Cloud-based exhibit uses social media to engage public
SPSU soccer logoSPSU to host opening round of NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship
Game is Saturday at 1 p.m., Nuesoft Technology Field
Veterans Day RibbonMilitary Appreciation Week at SPSU
Variety of events to salute members of military among faculty, staff and students
Koger_and_GabrielliTwo at SPSU honored for philanthropy
VP Ron Koger and SPSUTeach Co-Director Alan Gabrielli
Dr. Kai QianNSF grant to produce collaborative course on mobile computing security
Dr. Kai Qian is working with two other universities on project
SPSU soccer Hornets logoSoccer team concludes regular season, advances to SSAC Tournament semifinals
Ranked No. 5 in SSAC; No. 17 in NAIA
Admissions open house at SPSUSPSU has second-largest enrollment increase in University System
Student body of 6,202 represents nearly 7% increase
SPSU basketball logoSPSU Runnin' Hornets rank sixth in nation in preseason poll
New team, new coaching staff tip-off season Oct. 30
Election 2012Students planning mock presidential debate
Audience to cast votes at conclusion of Nov. 5 event
PSLSAMP logoSPSU students collect awards at national research conference
Peach State LSAMP hosted event at UGA
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PolyDay campaign celebrationPolyDay campaign support from community, campus totals $146,500
Inaugural fundraiser to become annual SPSU tradition
SPSU Career ExpoParticipation in co-ops, internships up 39 percent
Orientation sessions fill up fast as students seek positions
Green Energy Challenge winning posterSPSU No. 1 in Green Energy Challenge student poster competition
Students outdid Purdue U. in technical content, creativity
Dr. Deidra HodgesDr. Deidra Hodges named SPSU Teacher of the Year
Electrical engineering professor involved in NSF research on solar cells
GI Jobs logoSPSU still rates as military-friendly institution
Included once again in Military-Friendly Schools Guide
Stephenson_ElizabethInaugural President Rossbacher Endowed Scholarship awarded
Recipient is Elizabeth Stephenson, a Zell Miller HOPE scholar
Hunstein_CarolChief Justice Carol Hunstein to speak at SPSU
Lecture is on the intersection of technology, business and the law
Design2 buildingDesign II building receives fourth industry award
American Institute of Steel Construction gives thumbs-up
SPSU computer game labSPSU has nation's first accredited undergrad CGDD program, 21st accredited SWE program
ABET issues programs initial accreditation
ABET-CAC badgeABET renews accreditation of two CSE programs
Undergraduate programs in computer science and IT receive nod
Dr. Wilson (Bill) BarnesFormer dean of ACM remembered
Dr. Wilson (Bill) Barnes hailed as 'superior teacher' with 'extraordinary commitment' to SPSU
Kia donation to SPSUKia donates two cars to SPSU School of Engineering
New relationship with auto maker expected to benefit students, faculty
Pennsylvania RailroadProfessor's history of Pennsylvania Railroad published by Penn Press
Reviewers call book a "masterful account" sure to be go-to resource
SPSU Soccer HornetMen's soccer team moves up to No. 2 in NAIA poll
Highest ranking in program's history
Sitherwood-LaClede GroupSPSU alum rings NYSE bell
Suzanne Sitherwood is president, CEO of Laclede Group
Dr. Simin NasseriDr. Simin Nasseri honored for role as SME chapter advisor
MET professor one of three educators nationwide recognized
SPSU President Lisa RossbacherState of the University: Work together to move SPSU forward
President outlines vision for future, priorities for coming year
SPSU Games logoSPSU to host 8th Georgia Game Jam Sept. 7-9
More than 200 gaming enthusiasts expected to attend
SPSU soccerSoccer team gears up for 2012 season
Home opener set for Sat., Sept. 1, vs. Reinhardt U.
SPSU graduatesWho's earning what?
2011 graduate salary survey data released
Construction Management banquetSPSU Construction Management Department to hold 11th Annual Banquet
Fundraiser is key networking, recruiting opportunity
IFMA logoConstruction Management earns IFMA accreditation
Only 11 schools in North America have earned this distinction
Tad LeitheadTad Leithead to give commencement address Aug. 4
SPSU to confer 202 undergraduate, graduate degrees
Solar panelGreenhouse, solar-panel construction begins: New educational tools to result
Project funded by grant from city of Marietta
SPSU hexagon logoSouthern Polytechnic State University's economic impact estimated at $198 million
University's impact in 2011 is 20% greater than in 2009
Marty Lovrich, SPSU head baseball coachHornets gain new baseball coach
Marty Lovrich comes to SPSU from Auburn
Josh Martin, SPSU athletic trainerMartin Named Athletic Trainer of the Year by SSAC
Honor caps trainer's first year at SPSU
Dr. Richard Cole, interim ACM deanProf. Richard Cole appointed interim dean
Member of ACM faculty since 1987
Matt Griffin, new athletic directorMatt Griffin named new athletic director
Former assistant AD, award winning baseball coach, player
Novelis statueMET faculty, students design statue for Novelis
Work of art unveiled at June 15 opening of R&D center
ASEE logoASEE: ET programs at SPSU still tops
No. 1 in ET degrees for African Americans
Marian Alicea, CET majorStudent lands summer internship with Department of Energy
CET major involved with cutting-edge research in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
GearSproutSPSU alumni develop software app snapped up by Apple
SproutConverter now available in Mac App Store
Magazine_cover_sprg_2012Spring 2012 SPSU Magazine is here!
Read all about SPSU alums, students, faculty and the latest projects
Summit logoSPSU hosts another successful Polytechnic Summit
Registrants are from U.S. and foreign universities, industries
Women in ElectronicsFive SPSU students win Women in Electronics Scholarships
Atlanta WIE chapter awarded only six scholarships
SPSU logoSPSU, GHC extend collaborative partnership
GHC to use classrooms at SPSU for at least 3 more years
SPSU logoSPSU to match REACH scholarship funds
Governor's new needs-based program
GraduateCobb Chamber leader to address SPSU's largest graduating class
SPSU to award an estimated 490 degrees in two ceremonies
SPSU President Lisa A. RossbacherDr. Rossbacher rated a 'Most Influential' Georgian
SPSU president included in James magazine annual feature
Mahmoud GhaviCenter for Nuclear Studies receives NRC grant
$435,000 to support faculty development in nuclear studies
SPSU logoSPSU students host International Festival
Multicultural event is in Student Center April 18
SPSU logoSPSU ranks fourth in Georgia in Businessweek College ROI report
Earnings minus college costs measured
Girl scoutsGirl Scouts turn 'Trash Into Treasure' with help of ATT
Eco-friendly fashion produced with recycled paper, fabric
Glenn AllenMemorial service planned for Prof. R. Glenn Allen
Life of Mechatronics Engineering Program founder to be celebrated April 12
Niknejad-Tehran Bureau editorFounder/editor of Iran's Tehran Bureau to visit campus April 12
Presentation on journalism, new media and Iran open to all
Richard BennettSPSU and Atlanta officials meet in China
WSB-TV News series on China documents partnerships being formed
Dillon_MegDr. Meg Dillon receives Fulbright Specialists Award
SPSU team for MCAACM student team wins national MCAA competition
SPSU wins $5,000 in first time as finalist
ITE team wins Georgia Traffic BowlITE team wins Georgia Traffic Bowl again
SPSU moves on to Southern District competition in April
Billy_OldenSPSU's first CGDD grad lands job in industry
Billy Olden, '11, is lead programmer on mobile application
Governor's Teaching FellowsTwo SPSU professors named Governor's Teaching Fellows
Honorees are Dr. Beth Stutzmann and Dr. Don Ariail
SPSU logoSPSU to host accounting conference
March 21 program open to students throughout Georgia
Runnin' Hornets team photoRunnin' Hornets to make 14th appearance at NAIA tournament
SPSU set to play University of the Cumberlands in opening round
SPSU Social Business TeamSPSU social business team wins chance at $50K in start-up funds
Proposed organization to offer financial assistance to local abused women
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Frank Blake, CEO of The Home DepotHome Depot CEO to speak at SPSU
March 21 presentation on 'Leadership with Integrity'
Hornets basketball logoRunnin' Hornets seek another SSAC Championship
Finished season 24-5 overall, 15-3 in SSAC
SPSU tagSPSU gets tagged!
Apply for your SPSU license plate now!
rossbacherSPSU president heads up Distance Education Task Force
Group to look at improvements to technology of online learning
spsu logoUN ambassador to visit SPSU Feb. 27
E-Week logoSPSU celebrates Engineering Week
Featured events include luncheon, open forum, Lockheed case study
Sam ConnNew CIO appointment announced
Sam Conn comes to SPSU from Georgia Military College
black history monthBlack History Month exhibition, program set for Feb. 14
Celebrating African culture through the ages
SPSU logoSPSU, Purdue University explore collaboration
Engineering technology students, faculty to benefit
Irish Fulbright Scholars visit SPSUIrish Fulbright Scholars visit SPSU
Visits part of ongoing efforts to internationalize campus and curricula
SPSU basketball Hornet logoMen's basketball team No. 3 in NAIA
Runnin' Hornets have 17-3 record
Black History Month artSPSU celebrates Black History Month
Observance marked by wide variety of events throughout February
IKRC logoStudent sustainability organization
Southern Polytechnic State University has formed the first U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) student organization in Georgia.
Garrett BaileySPSU home to state's Engineering, Engineering Technology Students of the Year
Second year SPSU students have gotten both awards
baseball logoBaseball season is here
MCAA_logoSPSU student team makes final cut for upcoming MCAA competition
First time in Final Four for CM students
SPSU basketball HornetSPSU men No. 4 in Basketball Coaches' Poll
Hornets buzz up the list from No. 13
Freshmen move inHelping freshmen turn into sophomores
SPSU improves freshmen retention rate via concerted student-success effort
SPSU logoSPSU schools undergo big changes for 2012
School of Engineering created; two other schools make changes
RankingsSPSU ranks!
U.S. News & World Report rates MSIT tops among online graduate IT programs
Chosun University South KoreaSPSU signs cooperative agreement with university in South Korea
Partnerships in engineering, other disciplines planned
Engineering_Innovation_ScholarshipFirst Engineering Innovation Scholarship awarded
Mechatronics major Garrett Bailey is recipient
SPSU to host Future City Competition on Jan. 21SPSU to host Future City Competition on Jan. 21
Middle school students present their vision of the future