History & Geography, Department of

Announcement    Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Dr. Omolola Ologunorisa, LT lecturer in Geography and Geographic Information Science (GIS), was awarded a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for 2023. She devoted her time and expertise to serve the College of Humanities and Culture, Osun State University, Osogbo, Nigeria (UNIOSUN) where she presented seminars on GIS curricula and applications, as well as mentored graduate students in the digital humanities. Dr. Ologunorisa also collaborated with Professor Olukoya Ogen of Osun State...
Announcement    Friday, September 22, 2023
Professor Craig Pascoe of the History & Geography Department has been appointed to the Georgia National Register Review Board of the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register of Historic Places is the nation’s official list of historic properties that are worthy of preservation. Properties listed in the National Register include buildings, sites, structures, objects and districts that are significant in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering and...
Announcement    Thursday, September 14, 2023
Over the 2023 Labor Day Holiday weekend, students from Dr. Pascoe's "Southern Foodways and Traditions" course and Dr. Welborn's "Southern Pitmastery: History of Race and BBQ in the U.S. Civil War Era" course participated in a service-learning activity at the local non-profit Comfort Farms in Milledgeville, GA. Students provided volunteer staff assistance for the annual "Q for the Few Backyard Barbecue Competition" hosted by Jon Jackson of Comfort Farms. Some students got the opportunity...
Event    Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Over the 2023 Labor Day Holiday weekend, students from Dr. Pascoe's "Southern Foodways and Traditions" course and Dr. Welborn's "Southern Pitmastery: History of Race and BBQ in the U.S. Civil War Era" course participated in a service-learning activity at the local non-profit Comfort Farms in Milledgeville, GA. Students provided volunteer staff assistance for the annual "Q for the Few Backyard Barbecue Competition" hosted by Jon Jackson of Comfort Farms. Some students got the opportunity...
Announcement    Monday, April 24, 2023
Dr. Opperman's Intro to Oral History class will be showcasing their final projects in a Gallery Walk on Wed 4/26 at 4pm. Join the class to learn more about their research and enjoy goodies from @ourbigoak. 
Event    Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Dr. Opperman's Intro to Oral History class will be showcasing their final projects in a Gallery Walk on Wed 4/26 at 4pm. Join the class to learn more about their research and enjoy goodies from @ourbigoak. 
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Announcement    Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Dr. Bob Wilson, professor emeritus of history and university historian for Georgia College & State University, will give a lecture and sign copies of his newly-finished book, "125 Years of Georgia College (1889-2014) The History of Georgia's Public Liberal Arts University," at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in the state dining room at Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion. There will be a reception and refreshments after his talk. This official update to the university's history took Wilson...
Event    Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Dr. Bob Wilson, professor emeritus of history and university historian for Georgia College & State University will give a lecture and sign copies of his newly-finished book, "History of Georgia College & State University: 125 Years of a Liberal Arts College," at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in the state dining room at Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion. There will be a reception and refreshments after his talk. The 500-page book took Wilson five years to complete. It spans the university's...