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Georgia Southern University

Digital program saves students more than $1.3M in textbook costs

A digital program offered by the University Store at Georgia Southern University saved students more than $1.3 million in textbook costs during the 2021-22 academic year.

From August 2021 to May 2022, the Day1Access program helped students save $1,330,991.86 by providing digital course materials at a reduced cost versus traditional textbooks. Since its inception in 2019, the Day1Access program has saved Georgia Southern students more than $2.6 million in required course materials costs.

Georgia Institute of Technology
$65M grant to build out AI manufacturing in Georgia

Aaron Stebner outlined an aggressive plan for artificial intelligence and manufacturing when he applied for a faculty position in 2019. Stebner thought it would take 10-15 years of incremental steps and funding to achieve the goal. He was wrong.

Gordon State College
Gordon launches adult learner and veteran center

Gordon State College recently hosted the grand opening of the Adults, Veterans and Non-Traditional Students Center, which will provide this student population with a comfortable and family-friendly space on campus to study, connect, and access on and off-campus resources.

Albany State University
ASU, IBM team up to tackle cybersecurity talent dearth

Albany State University (ASU) is collaborating with International Business Machine Corporation (IBM) as one of 20 schools, to establish a Cybersecurity Leadership Center. The Center will provide students and faculty access to IBM training, software, and certifications at no cost.