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Congratulations to Ibrahim Waziri Jr

Congratulations to Ibrahim Waziri Jr, M.S. Candidate in Applied Engineering (IT) and Graduate Research Assistant has been accepted into Purdue University for their PhD in Information Security


Professor Investigates Cloud Computing Security

Jordan Shropshire, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Information Technology has been awarded a multi-year grant of $108,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve the security of cloud computing systems. Shropshire said just as ordinary computers are susceptible to viruses and malware, clouds can also be infected, which is a serious threat, given the increased reliance on clouds. His research will develop and test security tools to address these threats and reduce security risks. Read more…


2014 GEICO Achievement Award Program.

In 2013, GEICO awarded more than $50,000 in Achievement Awards to undergraduate students from across the country! Now, it’s with great pleasure that Georgia Southern University is invited to participate in the 2014 GEICO Achievement Award Program. Read more…


Eagle Expo Career Fair – Oct 30th

The Office of Career Services is hosting the Eagle Expo Career Fair to allow students and alumni the opportunity to meet employers and graduate schools.  There, they can learn about full-time, internship, and co-op positions from around the country. Read more…


Apply Now for Undergraduate Research Funding Awards

The Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering & Information Technology (CEIT) invites students to submit research proposals under the CEIT Undergraduate Research awards (CEIT-UR) Program.

Apply Now!

The goal of these awards is to enhance student experiential learning via hands-on research projects in collaboration with faculty.  By engaging in these projects, students will develop skills to critically read research literature, acquire and interpret data, integrate and implement technology, write reports and present findings.

CEIT students may submit proposals individually or as a team, with interdisciplinary teams encouraged. The deadline for accepting submissions is Monday, October 14, 2013.  Award winners will be announced on October 21, 2013. Awardees are expected to present a poster summarizing their results during the CEIT Research Symposium in April 2014, and to write a final report no later than May 30, 2014. Visit the CEIT Symposium Poster Gallery to see students’ research posters from last year.

Proposals will be awarded up to  $2,500 to fund equipment, materials, travel, training, or other expenses necessary for the research.  To be considered for one of the CEIT-UR awards, log in to your georgiasouthern.edu Gmail account, then complete and submit the form located at this link.


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