Georgia Southern University
Founded in 1906 is the largest and most comprehensive re-search institution in the central coastal Southeast. The University is a residential campus of 19,000 students and a premier choice for the state’s HOPE Scholars. Students representing almost every U.S. state and 103 nations bring a diverse spectrum of backgrounds, interests and talents to the University community.
GSU offers more than 115 degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels through eight colleges: College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Information Technology, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, and the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies.
Comprising nearly 700 acres, the University grounds are beautiful featuring gently rolling lawns, scenic ponds and soaring pines. The historic core of campus is the quintessential college portrait – Georgian-style red brick buildings with white columns around a sweeping, tree-lined circular drive named Sweetheart Circle.
The Georgia Southern Eagle’s 15 Division I teams compete in the Southern Conference. Across the board commitment to excellence has resulted in an unprecedented six NCAA I FCS football national championships and NCAA tournament participation in men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, golf, women’s tennis and volleyball.
For more information please visit www.georgiasouthern.edu.
Ogeechee Technical College
Statesboro is home to Ogeechee Technical College, a Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. Ogeechee Tech’s main campus is located at One Joseph E. Kennedy Boulevard, just off U.S. 301 South of Statesboro. The College also operates centers in Evans County (in Claxton and Hagan) and Screven County (Sylvania).
Ogeechee Technical College has a very diverse group of program offerings, with everything from Veterinary Technology to Cosmetology, Accounting to Nursing, and Automotive Technology to Geographic Information Systems. A major provider of graduates for the area’s public safety agencies, OTC has programs in Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Emergency Medical Critical Care Transport Professional, Firefighter I & II, Fire Science, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, and Basic Law Enforcement through a Regional Law Enforcement Academy.
Numerous medical programs, business and industry related programs, and Natural Resources programs, such as Wildlife & Plantation Management and Agribusiness, give nearly anyone a chance to find a career path that is challenging and rewarding.
Ogeechee Tech’s Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management and Culinary Arts programs provide many of the professionals that serve the area’s hospitality establishments—so an OTC graduate may be assisting you on your visit to Statesboro and Bulloch County.
In addition to providing over 120 programs of study in a variety of disciplines, the College provides GED and Adult Literacy training and testing, plus Economic Development and Continuing Education programs. Ogeechee Tech also offers a number of meeting spaces to accommodate smaller groups up to several hundred attendees. A conference center, auditorium, boardrooms, computer labs, and other spaces are perfect for small to mid-sized meetings and conferences.
Beautiful grounds, ample free parking, and state of the art media support, all contribute to OTC’s ability to host meetings and conferences. Affordable and convenient, Ogeechee Technical College’s facilities may be just what you are looking for to meet the needs of your next event. Facilities may be reserved by calling Kathleen Kosmoski at 912-486-7409, or emailing [email protected].
Learn more about Ogeechee Technical College by visiting www.ogeecheetech.edu.